Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Thesaurus Top 10 for the Week! (with micro reviews)

There is something for everyone

1. Cabin Fever: Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Jeff Kinney, (Penguin)

The latest in runnaway best-selling kids series.

2. Death Comes to Pemberley, P.D.James (Allen & Unwin)

Love your crime with a Regency twist?

3. The Sense of an Ending, Julian Barnes (Random House)

A Booker Prize Winner - and for this year too! (2011)

4. Inheritance: Inheritance Cycle, Christoher Paolini, (Random House)

A fantastical conclusion to Saphira and Eragon's epic adventures.

5. IQ84: Book 1, 2 and 3, Haruki Murakami & Jay Rubin (Random House)

An mpressively sized and impressively delivered reimagining of 1984.

6. Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography, Walter Isaacson (Hachette)

A topical and moving portrait of the creator of Apple.

7. All That I Am, Anna Funder (Penguin)

A novel of memory and surving living with the past.

8. The Street Sweeper, Elliot Perlman (Random House)

Page turning and well written = a winning combination.

9. After Words, Paul Keating (Allen & Unwin)

A deliciously delightfully decadent decoding of our culture.

10. Mawson and the Ice Men of the Heroic Age - Scott, Shackleton and Amund, Peter Fitzsimons, (Random House)

Another assured biography from the ever reliable Fitzsimons.

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