On Friday, Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) announced its choices for the Best Books of 2010. The list includes the Top 100 Editorsâ€™ 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 Editorsâ€™ Picks include:
- “The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot
- “Faithful Place: A Novel” by Tana French
- â€œMatterhorn: A Novel of the Vietnam War” by Karl Marlantes
- “Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption” by Laura Hillenbrand
- “The Warmth of Other Suns: The Epic Story of America’s Great Migration” by Isabel Wilkerson
- “Freedom: A Novel” by Jonathan Franzen
- “The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet’s Nest” by Stieg Larsson
- “To the End of the Land” by David Grossman
- “Just Kids” by Patti Smith
- “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:
- â€œThe Girl Who Kicked the Hornetâ€™s Nestâ€ by Stieg Larsson. The third book in the Millenium Trilogy.
- â€œWoman Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everythingâ€ by Geneen Roth
- â€œMockingjayâ€ by Suzanne Collins
- â€œDead in the Familyâ€ by Charlaine Harris. This is Book 10 in the Sookie Stackhouse series. The HBO series, â€œTrue Bloodâ€ is based on this series.
- â€œThe Big Short: Inside the Doomsday Machineâ€ by Michael Lewis.
- â€œGame Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetimeâ€ by John Heilemann
- â€œThe Short Life of Bree Tannerâ€ by Stephanie Meyer. This is part of the Twilight Saga.
- â€œFreedomâ€ by Jonathan Franzen
- â€œSh*t My Dad Saysâ€ by Justin Halpern
- â€œThe Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacksâ€ by Rebecca Skloot
To see all of the lists go to www.amazon.com/bestbooks2010