November 2012 Round Up

It’s coming to the end of the year, and I’m mulling around my final best-of post. Thinking about what’s on my top 10 list for work. Just wondering, of all that I’ve read this year, what’s going to bubble to the top… I suppose I’ll have to work on that before the end of next month.  ALSO: you have one more day to enter my blogiversary giveaway. Go. Now. (But come back and read the rest of the post, okay?)

The top of the pile this month? I read a LOT of good stuff (and some not-so-good stuff), but I think this one moved me most:

Behind the Beautiful Forevers

A fascinating, moving, thoughtful look on poverty and globalism. A must read.

As for the rest:

Middle Grade:


The Cup and the Crown
Deadly Pink
The Drowned Vault
Geeks, Girls, and Secret Identities
In a Glass Grimmly

Gustav Gloom and the People Taker
Margaret and the Moth Tree
The One and Only Ivan

Splendors and Glooms
The Wednesdays
Anne of Green Gables 
Mr. Terupt Falls Again


The Crown of Embers
Jepp, Who Defied the Stars

 Adult fiction:

Brave New World


Clara and Mr. Tiffany (DNF)

What was your favorite book this month?

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