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  51N2BTqr WL. SL160  RUSAs Reading List: 2010

Runners-Up

Beat the Reaper, by Josh Bazell

The Neighbor, by Lisa Gardner

Shatter, by Michael Robotham

The Tourist, by Olen Steinhauer

Runners-Up

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 Cornwell51hzv E3OPL. SL160  RUSAs Reading List: 2010

Runners-Up

Cleopatra’s Daughter, by Michelle Moran

Etta, by Gerald Kolpan

Grace Hammer, by Sara Stockbridge

The Owl Killers, by Karen Maitland

Runners-Up

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

Runners-Up

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

Runners-Up

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

Runners-Up

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

Runners-Up

After You, by Julie Buxbaum (I LOVED this novel! icon smile RUSAs Reading List: 2010 )

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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