Another year of great reading has come and gone, and it’s time to begin a new list. But before we do that, which one did we enjoy the most in 2011?

We like to award points to all our books read throughout the year and find out which was our favourite. Well, the prize goes to The Book of Emmett by Deborah Forster. You can read our review here. Why not add it to your reading list for 2012 and let us know what you think.


Our preference list is as follows –

1. The Book of Emmett by Deborah Forster

2. Diary of a Bad Year by J.M. Coetzee

3. Jasper Jones by Craig Silvey

4. Trespass/The Road Home by Rose Tremian

5. My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin

6. A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

7. Room by Emma Donoghue

8. Lady Chatterley’s Lover by D.H. Lawrence

9. The Alchemist by Paulo Coelho

10. Something Wicked This Way Comes by Ray Bradbury

11. A Mercy by Toni Morrison

12 Long Song by Andrea Levy