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Amazon Announces its Picks for Best Books of 2010

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Nov 8 2010
Amazon Announces its Picks for Best Books of 2010

Amazon Announces its Picks for Best Books of 2010

On Friday, Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced its choices for the Best Books of 2010. The list includes the Top 100 Editors’ Picks, the Top 100 Customer Favorites, and top 10 lists in 23 categories such as Literature & Fiction, Mystery & Thrillers, Romance and Non-fictiion.

The Top 10 Editors’ Picks include:

  1. “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot
  2. “Faithful Place: A Novel” by Tana French
  3. “Matterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War” by Karl Marlantes
  4. “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption” by Laura Hillenbrand
  5. “The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration” by Isabel Wilkerson
  6. “Freedom: A Novel” by Jonathan Franzen
  7. “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest” by Stieg Larsson
  8. “To the End of the Land” by David Grossman
  9. “Just Kids” by Patti Smith
  10. “The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine” by Michael Lewis

The top 100 Customer Favorites are ranked according to number of customer orders of books published for the first time in 2010.

The Top 10 Customer Favorites were:

  1. “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest” by Stieg Larsson. The third book in the Millenium Trilogy.
  2. “Woman Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything” by Geneen Roth
  3. “Mockingjay” by Suzanne Collins
  4. “Dead in the Family” by Charlaine Harris. This is Book 10 in the Sookie Stackhouse series. The HBO series, “True Blood” is based on this series.
  5. “The Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machine” by Michael Lewis.
  6. “Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime” by John Heilemann
  7. “The Short Life of Bree Tanner” by Stephanie Meyer. This is part of the Twilight Saga.
  8. “Freedom” by Jonathan Franzen
  9. “Sh*t My Dad Says” by Justin Halpern
  10. “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot

To see all of the lists go to www.amazon.com/bestbooks2010

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