RUSA’s Reading List: 2010

Need to add to your TBR list?  Let RUSA (the Reference and User Services Association of the ALA) help…  Each year RUSA names one book in eight genres as the top pick for 2010.  Here are the awards:

  • Adrenaline (Action, Thrillers, and Adventure) Winner: Gone Tomorrow, by Lee Child 


Beat the Reaper, by Josh Bazell

The Neighbor, by Lisa Gardner

Shatter, by Michael Robotham

The Tourist, by Olen Steinhauer


Red Wolf Conspiracy, by Keith Redick

Turn Coat, by Jim Butcher

Warbreaker, by Brandon Sanderson

The Warded Man, by Peter V. Brett

  • Historical Fiction Winner: Agincourt, by Bernard Cornwell


Cleopatra’s Daughter, by Michelle Moran

Etta, by Gerald Kolpan

Grace Hammer, by Sara Stockbridge

The Owl Killers, by Karen Maitland


The House of Lost Souls, by F. G. Cottam

The Little Stranger, by Sara Waters

The Seance, by John Harwood

The Unseen, by Alexandra Sokoloff


The Brutal Telling, by Louise Penny

The Dark Horse, by Craig Johnson

Dog on It, by Spencer Quinn

The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie, by Alan Bradley


Chemistry for Beginners, by Anthony Strong

Goddess of the Hunt, by Tessa Dare

The Temptation of the Night Jasmine, by Lauren Willig

Vision in White, by Nora Roberts


The Empress of Mars, by Kage Baker

Flood, by Stephen Baxter

The Quiet War, by Paul J. McAuley

Steal Across the Skies, by Nancy Kress


After You, by Julie Buxbaum (I LOVED this novel! 🙂 )

The Beach Street Knitting Society and Yarn Club, by Gil McNeil

Prayers for Sale, by Sandra Dallas

Shelter Me, by Juliet Fay

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