Tag Archives: Top Books of 2011

Books of 2011 # 8 – Meet The Dogs of Bedlam Farm

The only children’s book to make the list, but of course it is also a doggy book! Meet the Dogs of Bedlam Farm by Jon Katz My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is Jon Katz’s first children’s book, and … Continue reading

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Books of 2011 # 9 – An Angel With Fur by Russell Blake

Russell Blake is an author that I have only come across this year, and this was a book he sent me for a review. Readers of my blog will know I am a sucker for Dog Stories, and this one … Continue reading

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Books of 2011 # 10 – Field Notes on Science and Nature (edited by) Michael R Canfield

When I read this originally I knew that it would be one of my top books of the year, even then when I had many more books still to read during the year. Field Notes on Science and Nature by … Continue reading

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Books of 2011 # 11 – A Troubled Man by Henning Mankell

Another one that in some ways could easily have been more highly placed. The top Scandanavian writer in my view, and one of the top fictional detectives in Kurt Wallander. A shame that the series has come to an end, … Continue reading

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Books of 2011 # 12 – Concrete Pearl by Vincent Zandri

This was a tough choice for this not to make it into the top 10, as it is a cracking good read, but others just have the edge on it. Concrete Pearl by Vincent Zandri My rating: 5 of 5 … Continue reading

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Books of 2011 # 13 – Dante’s Numbers by David Hewson

This was a holiday read for me, and another entry into the top thirty-one for David Hewson. The Nic Costa series, of which this is the 7th book gets stronger and stronger, and this outing sees Nic, Falconie, Peroni and … Continue reading

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Books of 2011 # 14 – Savage Run by C J Box

Another entry for C J Box in my top thirty-one of 2011. Savage Run by C.J. Box My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the second Joe Pickett novel and the series is getting stronger. The series is set … Continue reading

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