Saturday, January 1, 2011

2010 Laundry List Wrap-Up

I kick off each year with a huge laundry list of books to get through for Bitsy Bling Books.  Just when I get through a load, it seems another wonderful pile awaits.  That's okay because I love reading much more than I like doing actual laundry. Here's a look back at the books I finished and returned neatly to their special place on the Bitsy Bling Book shelf.  For more information and to read my reviews click on titles.  It will take you to Goodreads.  If you add any of these books to your shelf don't forget to mention Bitsy Bling Books recommended it!  I'd really appreciated it. Thanks!

* Book made Bitsy Bling Books Top Ten of 2010
  1. Vienna Blood by Frank Tallis
  2. Ace of Hearts by Jean Holloway
  3. A Promise Is A Promise by Faye Risner
  4. Heartless by Jaimey Grant
  5. The Seven Year Bitch by Jennifer Belle
  6. Through A Glass Darkly by Karleen Koen
  7. * One Last Thing to Do Before I Die by Steven Drew Goldberg
  8. The Jeremy Snaps of the Dragon by Jo S. Wun
  9. A Time To Tell by Maria Savva
  10. The Eight by Katherine Neville
  11. The Sin Eater's Prince by Keta Diablo
  12. Musical Chairs by Jen Knox
  13. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
  14. * A Trace of Smoke by Rebecca Cantrell
  15. Ghost Stories of Washington by Barbara Smith
  16. * The Eighth Scroll by Dr. Laurence Brown
  17. Rabbit:  Chasing Beth Rider by Ellen C. Maze
  18. Someday by Alice Yi-Li-Yeh
  19. The Cutting Edge by Darcia Helle
  20. Bones of Contention by Jeanne Matthews
  21. The Map of Moments by Christoper Golden, Tim Libbon
  22. The Year of Disappearances by Susan Hubbard
  23. Love and Scandal by Donna Lea Simpson
  24. Shared by Joel Blaine Kirkpatrick
  25. Fear No Evil by Robin Caroll
  26. The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson
  27. * Caraliza by Joel Blaine Kirkpatrick
  28. The Suspicions of Mr. Whicher by Kate Summerscale
  29. Lark and Termite by Jayne Anne Phillips
  30. On the Gathering Storm by Jason McIntyre
  31. * The Wedding Gift by Kathleen McKenna
  32. While the Savage Sleeps by Andrew E. Kaufman
  33. Drowned Sorrow by Vanessa Morgan
  34. The Poison of A Smile by Steven Jensen
  35. The Seance by John Harwood
  36. Happy Hour by Michele Scott
  37. * Purple Jesus by Ron Cooper
  38. * Cursed by Jeremy Shipp
  39. Do Tampons Take Your Virginity by Marie Simas
  40. The Spurned Viscountess by Shelley Munro
  41. Draculas by Crouch, Kilborn, Strand and Wilson
  42. * The Red Church by Scott Nicholson
  43. The Raising by Laura Kasischke
  44. A Sudden Outburst of Cosmic Duck by Troy Blackford
  45. No Greater Sacrifice by John C Stipa
  46. * Haunting Miss Trentwood by Belinda Kroll
  47. Mistletoe and Mayhem by Kate Kingsbury
  48. The Mischief of the Mistletoe by Lauren Willig
  49. * The Vespertine by Saundra Mitchell
  50. A Rogue's Pleasure by Hope Tarr
  51. A Game of Chances by T.C. Blue
  52. Fingersmith by Sarah Waters
  53. The Lying Game by Sara Shepard

I want to extend a special thanks to all the indie authors, Net Galley, Amazon, Smashwords, Harper Collins (various divisions), Carina Press, Houghton Mifflin, B&H Publishing and Bancroft Press.  Also, to all my fellow book bloggers and followers who participate, comment and read what I have to say.


  1. I'm going to have to use your list for my own 2011 challenge next year. (I need to read 110 books) So far I have like seventy. (Which is sort of daunting) but I still need to pick another forty!

  2. You read some great books this year :)
    The Book Thief, which I also read this year, is one of the few books that has ever made me good, but so sad...

  3. Thanks for reading THE SEVEN YEAR BITCH!
    Love, Jennifer Belle

  4. You could be qualified to receive a $1,000 Amazon Gift Card.