Best Reads of 2011 – Adult Fiction

Here are my Top 11 Adult Books of 2011. These selections are not ranked or in any particular order outside of alphabetical. And although the majority of them came out this year, several are less recent.

5 Stars:

The Blade Itself and Before They Are Hanged by Joe Abercrombie – Fantasy, I will definitely be reading The Last Argument of Kings in 2012!

A Book of Tongues by Gemma Files – Dark Fantasy/Horror

The Lost Fleet: Dauntless by Jack Campbell – Science Fiction

Outcast Mine by Jamie Craig – M/M Romance

Prince of Thorns by Mark Lawrence – Fantasy

The Spirit Thief by Rachel Aaron – Fantasy

Unveiled by Courtney Milan – Historical Romance

Zoo City by Lauren Beukes – Urban Fantasy

4.5 Stars:

Dark Descendant by Jenna Black – Urban Fantasy

The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern – Fantasy

About April

I'm a librarian, reader, and writer whose main goal in life is to be able to swim in books the way Scrooge McDuck swims in money. Although my reading choices will always be wildly eclectic and I never plan on leaving any genre unexplored, my favorite reads tend to be Fantasy, Young Adult, Science Fiction, Gay Romance, or Historical Fiction. You can e-mail me at inspector[dot]librarian[at]gmail[dot]com.
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2 Responses to Best Reads of 2011 – Adult Fiction

  1. Redhead says:

    Isn’t Joe Abercrombie just totally addictive? You’re gonna LOVE Last Argument of Kings. the end of that book is just brutal. Speaking of brutal, Yay for Prince of Thorns too! I just can’t get enough of this dark brutal creepy stuff. is that telling? 😉

    I’ve been meaning to read Rachel Aaron, those books look like a lot of fun.

  2. A couple of these I do want to get. Sounds like an amazing list here. 🙂 I did enjoy Joe Abercrombies books too. But I need to get to the third one, review books have torn me away from the series I love and want to finish. That’s one I think I’ll need to get to here in 2012. 🙂

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