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Joy Calderwood
Barbara Fielding
Sissy Jacobson
Sunnie Gill
Sally Roddom
 
 
Joy Calderwood's Favorite Reads of 2005
Based on books read in 2005
 
Favorite Read of 2005
Favorite Suspense and Favorite Debut Novel
CAST OF SHADOWS, Kevin Guilfoile
 
Historical Suspense
MAISIE DOBBS, Jacqueline Winspear
 
Historical Novel
THE SWORD OF ATTILA, Michael Curtis Ford
 
Contemporary Novel
New Read: THE HONK AND HOLLER OPENING SOON, Billie Letts
Reread: MY FRIEND SASHIE, Jane Duncan
 
Fantasy
THIS SCEPTER’D ISLE, Mercedes Lackey & Roberta Gellis
 
Science Fiction
JACK THE BODILESS, Julian May
 
Adventure
DINOSAUR SUMMER, Greg Bear
 
Romance
HIGHLAND SUNSET, Joan Wolf
 
Humor
HONORIA, Melissa McCann
 
Short Story
AKITADA’S FIRST CASE, I.J. Parker
 
Youth
HARRY POTTER AND THE PRISONER OF AZKABAN, J.K. Rowling
 
Movie
CINDERELLA MAN
 
Fantasy Series
The Doubled Edge, Mercedes Lackey & Roberta Gellis
  THIS SCEPTER’D ISLE
  ILL MET BY MOONLIGHT
  BY SLANDEROUS TONGUES  (added 2007)
 
Mystery Series
Maisie Dobbs, Jacqueline Winspear
  MAISIE DOBBS
  BIRDS OF A FEATHER
  PARDONABLE LIES
  MESSENGER OF TRUTH (added 2006)
  AN INCOMPLETE REVENGE  (added 2008)
 
 
Barbara Fielding's Favorites of 2005
Based on books published in 2005

Literature/Fiction
MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA by Arthur Golden

Suspense/Mystery
THE BROKER by John Grisham
 
Romantic Suspense
BLACK ROSE by Nora Roberts
 
Romantic Comedy
TO DIE FOR by Linda Howard
 
Contemporary Romance
MATCH ME IF YOU CAN by Susan Elizabeth Phillips
THE OCEAN BETWEEN US by Susan Wiggs
 
Inspirational Fiction
FAIR IS THE ROSE by Liz Curtis Higgs
    
Favorite Historical Fiction
A BREATH OF SNOW AND ASHES by Diana Gabaldon
 
Favorite Reread
OUTLANDER by Diana Gabaldon
 
Favorite Series
Outlander Series by Diana Gabaldon

Non-Fiction   

A MILLION LITTLE PIECES by James Frey
 
Best Debut Author
Robert Liparulo for COMES A HORSEMAN
 
New Authors Discovered
    Liz Cutis Higgs
    Robert Liparulo
    Marsh Hubler
 
Favorite Movies
PRIDE AND PREJUDICE

Sissy Jacobson's Favorite Reads of 2005
Based on books read in 2005

Best Literature/Fiction Reread of 2005
PEYTON PLACE by Grace Metalious
 
Best Stand Alone Category
FLAMINGO DINER by Sherryl Woods
 
Best Category Series
THE ROSE COTTAGE SISTERS by Sherryl Woods
 
Best Inspirational Memoir Reread
THE HIDING PLACE by Corrie Ten Boom
 
Best Non-Fiction
A DEADLY GAME, THE UNTOLD STORY OF THE SCOTT PETERSON    INVESTIGATION by Catherine Crier with Cole Thompson 
 
Best Contemporary Romantic Thriller
ONE LAST DANCE by Eileen Goudge
 
I haven't found too many new books that I liked this year, so most of my reading has been from my keepers or backlists from authors I like. - SJ
 
 
Sunnie Gill
   Tops and Bottoms 2005
 
 
Sally Roddom's Favorite Reads of 2005
Based on books read in 2005
 
Mystery/Thriller
RETRIBUTION by Jilliane Hoffman
THE LITTLE HOUSE by Philippa Gregory
DEAD RUN by P.J. Tracy
THE DEVIL'S FEATHER by Minette Walters

Historical
DARK FIRE by C.J. Sansom

Humour
THE WELL OF LOST PLOTS by Jasper Fforde

Romance
NORTHERN LIGHTS by Nora Roberts

Religion
THE YADA YADA PRAYER GROUP by Neta Jackson

Literature/Fiction
THE KITE RUNNER by Khaled Hosseini
SISTER OF MY HEART by Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni
THE GREAT PRETENDER by Millenia Black

Fantasy
ERAGON by Christopher Paolini
THE 10TH KINGDOM by Kathryn Wesley

Supernatural
DEAD UNTIL DARK by Charlaine Harris
THROUGH VIOLET EYES by Stephen Woodworth

Biographical
DRY by Augusten Burroughs
SLAVE by Mende Nazer
SKY BURIAL by Xinran Xue

 
 
 

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