Ninth Anniversary! Top Ten Books of the Year!

Here it is my ninth anniversary for this blog, and as is my custom, I am posting my top ten of the books I reviewed this year.

This year is much more of a mixed bag than last year. I have selected a classic science fiction novel, several contemporary novels, several historical novels, a couple of older classic novels, and even one ghost story. Although a few nonfiction novels made it to my periodic best book posts, I selected all fiction books this time. I read one of the books on the list for the Literary Wives blogging club and another for one of my projects, the Booker prize project.

So, with no more ado, here is my top ten list, in the order that I reviewed the books: