BookBanter’s Top 15 Reads of 2011 & the Biggest Disappointment of the Year

2011 was another great year for books, making it another tough time for choosing the best of the best.  You can find my top 15 reads of 2010 here.  And I managed to curb the best of the best list down to twenty, and some more tough culling to bring it down to fifteen.


Ghost Story

Ghost Story by Jim Butcher



11/22/63 by Stephen King


Ready Player One

Ready Player One by Ernest Cline
Interview with Ernest Cline



Wonderstruck by Brian Selznick



Deadline by Mira Grant
Interview with Mira Grant


Demon Fish

Demon Fish by Juliet Eilperin
Interview with Juliet Eilperin


Inmate 1577 by Alan Jacobson
Interview with Alan Jacobson


Alloy of Law by Brandon Sanderson
Interview with Brandon Sanderson


Half-Past Dawn by Richard Doetsch
Interview with Richard Doetsch


Discount Armageddon by Seanan McGuire (Coming March 6th)
Interview with Seana McGuire


The Shadow Men by Christopher Golden and Tim Lebbon
Interview with Christopher Golden


Physics of the Future by Michio Kaku


Brave New Worlds edited by John Joseph Adams
Interview with John Joseph Adams


Harbor by John Ajvide Lindqvist


Wise Man’s Fear by Patrick Rothfuss
Interview with Patrick Rothfuss

Biggest Disappointment of the Year:

A Dance with Dragons by George R. R. Martin
Interview with George R. R. Martin