In 2009, I read a total of 143 books – some old, some new. This made narrowing down favorites very difficult! So, instead of a simple Top 10, I’m listing by category.
All favorites listed below were published in 2009.
143 books consumed in 2009.
58 authors never read before.
120 scifi/fantasy novels read.
12 graphic novels read.
42 were young adult or children’s books.
79 book reviews written.
18 tv/movies received in 2009.
317 books received in 2009.
Favorite Debut Novel:
Tempest Rising, by Nicole Peeler
Favorite Space Opera:
Diving into the Wreck, by Kristine Kathryn Rusch
Favorite Dark Fantasy Novel:
In Shade and Shadow, by Barb and J.C. Hendee
Favorite Urban Fantasy Novel:
Favorite Horror Fantasy:
Nekropolis, by Tim Waggoner
Favorite Time Travel Novel:
The 13th Hour, by Richard Doetsch
Favorite Super Hero:
City of Souls, by Vicki Pettersson
Favorite Tie-In Novel(s):
Favorite Series Debut/Standalone:
Favorite Graphic Novel:
Runaways: Dead End Kids, by Joss Whedon
Top 10 YA and Children’s SF/F Books:
1. My Soul to Take, by Rachel Vincent
2. Fablehaven: Secrets of the Dragon Sanctuary, by Brandon Mull
3. Ice, by Sarah Beth Durst
4. Leviathan, by Scott Westerfeld
5. Incarceron, by Catherine Fisher
6. Vampirates: Black Heart, by Justin Somper
7. Adventurers Wanted: Slathbog’s Gold, by M. L. Forman
8. Curse of the Spider King, by Wayne Thomas Batson and Christopher Hopper
9. Starfinder, by John Marco
10. The Hourglass Door, by Lisa Mangum
What were some of your favorites?