In 2012 I read 123 books...here is my list of 5 star books for the year...5 stars could be based on style, text, plot, characterization or if I just plain old loved it. Ya can be mixed in with classics...it is my personal preferences for books, not just if they will end up in in an English lit class down the road.
Winter Garden, Kristen Hannah
Kill you twice, Chelsea Cain.
Criminal, Karin Slaughter
Divergent, Veronica Roth.
Before I Fall, Lauren Oliver.
The Borrower, Rebecca Makkai
Pandemonium, Lauren Oliver.
In one Person, John Irving.
Sister, Rosamund Lupton
Delirium, Lauren Oliver
Labor Day, Joyce Maynard.
To Kill a Mockingbird, Harper Lee
Daughter of Smoke and Bone, Lalani Taylor.
Light from a Distant Star, Mary McGary Morris's
Extremely loud and Incredibly Close, jonathon Safan Foer,
The Age of Miracles, Karen ThompsonWalker