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December 23, 2010  

End of year extravaganza! This week, Rebecca, Jenn and Josh talk gush about their favorite books of 2010.

Bookrageous Episode 10; Our Favorites of 2010

Intro Music; Oi to the World - No Doubt

What We’re Reading


[1:15] Bastard Out of Carolina by Dorothy Allison

[1:50] The History of Love by Nicole Krauss


[3:00] The Vikings by Robert Ferguson

[4:45] Chocolate Wars by Deborah Cadbury


[6:05] The Illumination by Kevin Brockmeier

[8:40] Vaclav and Lena by Haley Tanner

[9:35] Papertoy Monsters by Brian Castelforte and Brian Castleforte (also,

Break Music; Joy to the World - P4KO

Our Favorites of the Year A List in 5 Rounds

Round 1


[13:35] Mr Peanut by Adam Ross


[16:30] Skippy Dies by Paul Murray


[18:38] I Just Lately Started Buying Wings by Kim Dana Kupperman

Round 2


[19:50] Room by Emma Donoghue and The Passage by Justin Cronin


[21:55] A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan and Day For Night by Frederick Reiken


[25:35] The Girl Who Fell From the Sky by Heidi Durrow

Round 3


[27:00] Good Eggs by Phoebe Potts


[28:25] Matterhorn by Karl Marlantes and Click: When We Knew We Were Feminists, edited by J. Courtney Sullivan and Courtney E. Martin


[32:00] An Unfinished Score by Elise Blackwell

Round 4


[34:20] Aurorarama by Jean-Christophe Valtat and Johannes Cabal the Detective by Jonathan Howard


[38:16] The Emperor of All Maladies by Siddhartha Mukherjee


[41:25] The Girl with Glass Feet by Ali Shaw

Round 5


[43:22] Packing for Mars by Mary Roach and Black Hole Sun by David Macinnis Gill


[46:00] The Heroine's Bookshelf by Erin Blakemore, Bad Marie by Marcy Dermansky, and The Typist by Michael Knight


[51:20] A Visit From the Goon Squad by Jennifer Egan, How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe by Charles Yu, The Tiger by John Vaillant, and Kraken by China Mieville

Other Great 2010 Lists

[56:20] Books on the Nightstand's snazzy Holiday Gift Guide

[57:55] Largehearted Boy's incredible Book List Aggregation

Find Us!

Bookrageous on Tumblr, Podbean, Twitter, Zazzle (for the Bookrageous 2011-2012 calendar)

Find Us Online: Josh, Rebecca, Jenn

Outro Music; Oi to the World - No Doubt

Happy Holidays!

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