thinking out loud

Marineko Book Awards 2007

Like last year, books listed are books I read or re-read in 2007, not necessarily published in 2007.

Best Fantasy
Widdershins, Charles de Lint

Best Fantasy (YA)
The Sea of Trolls, Nancy Farmer

Best YA (Non-Fantasy)
Crash, Jerry Spinelli

Best Romance
Once and Always, Judith McNaught

Best Chick Lit
The Jane Austen Book Club, Karen Joy Fowler

Best Novel (Non-Fantasy, Non-YA)
(because otherwise only fantasy or YA books will be chosen)
The Namesake, Jhumpa Lahiri

Best Poetry
The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy, Tim Burton

Best Non-Fiction
The Yellow-Lighted Bookshop, Lewis Buzbee

Best Manga Serial (Shojo)
NANA, Yazawa Ai

Best Manga Serial (Shonen)
BECK, Harold Sakuishi

Best Standalone (one-shot) Manga
Double House, Haruno Nanae

Best Re-Read
♥ Diana Wynne Jones’ Chrestomanci books

Other Favorites From 2007
Fragile Things, Neil Gaiman
Orphan’s Tales: In The Night Garden, Catherynne M. Valente
The Good Fairies of New York, Martin Millar
Blade of Fire, Stuart Hill
Percy Jackson and the Titan’s Curse, Rick Riordan
Tithe, Holly Black
Spindle’s End, Robin McKinley
The Goose Girl, Shannon Hale
The Undomestic Goddess, Sophie Kinsella
Marshmallows For Breakfast, Dorothy Koomson
My Name Is Red, Orhan Pamuk
Confessions of a Part-Time Sorceress, Shelly Mazzanoble
The Biblioholic’s Guide To Book Blogs, Rebecca Gillieron and Catheryn Kilgarrif

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