100 Best Books of 2011: Fiction

100 most borrowed fiction books of 2011. All the kids’ stuff is gone and I’ve taken out the non ficton (well,  that is,  I’ve taken out  Eat, pray, love, the only non fiction book in the Overall Top 100), to leave you with pure, unadulterated fiction.
  1. The girl with the dragon tattoo / Stieg Larsson
  2. Spider Bones / Kathy Reichs
  3. Toys / James Patterson
  4. The girl who played with fire / Stieg Larsson
  5. 10th Anniversary / James Patterson
  6. Don’t blink / James Patterson
  7. Breath / Tim Winton
  8. The lost symbol / Dan Brown
  9. Private / James Patterson
  10. The book thief / Markus Zusak       ……
  11. Hell’s corner / David Baldacci
  12. The girl who kicked the hornets’ nest / Stieg Larsson
  13. Alex Cross’s trial / James Patterson
  14. The quickie / James Patterson
  15. 61 hours : a Reacher novel / Lee Child
  16. Swimsuit / James Patterson
  17. Maralinga / Judy Nunn
  18. 9th Judgement / James Patterson
  19. Floodtide / Judy Nunn
  20. Cross fire / James Patterson
  21. Nine dragons / Michael Connelly
  22. Sing you home / Jodi Picoult
  23. Echo park / Michael Connelly
  24. 10 short stories you must read in 2010
  25. The confession / John Grisham
  26. Handle with care / Jodi Picoult
  27. House rules / Jodi Picoult
  28. Big girl : a novel Danielle Steel
  29. Heart and soul / Maeve Binchy
  30. Tribute / Nora Roberts
  31. The postcard killers : a novel / James Patterson
  32. Chasing fire / Nora Roberts
  33. Born bad / Josephine Cox
  34. Caught / Harlan Coben
  35. False impression / Jeffrey Archer
  36. The shadow of your smile / Mary Higgins Clark
  37. U is for undertow / Sue Grafton
  38. Last chance cafe / Liz Byrski
  39. Red lily / Nora Roberts
  40. The bodies left behind / Jeffery Deaver
  41. Bed of roses / Nora Roberts
  42. Black Hills / Nora Roberts
  43. Smash cut / Sandra Brown
  44. Happy ever after / Nora Roberts
  45. Port mortuary / Patricia Cornwell
  46. 8th confession / James Patterson
  47. A song in the daylight / Paullina Simons
  48. Cloudstreet / Tim Winton
  49. Sizzling sixteen / Janet Evanovich
  50. Breaking dawn / Stephenie Meyer
  51. Homecoming / Cathy Kelly
  52. The brass verdict / Michael Connelly
  53. The scarecrow / Michael Connelly
  54. I, Alex Cross / James Patterson
  55. Sail / James Patterson
  56. Southern lights / Danielle Steel
  57. True blue / David Baldacci
  58. Cross country / James Patterson
  59. Hard girls / Martina Cole
  60. Monsoon / Di Morrissey
  61. A prisoner of birth / Jeffrey Archer
  62. The plantation / Di Morrissey
  63. The reversal / Michael Connelly
  64. 206 bones / Kathy Reichs
  65. The hunger games / Suzanne Collins
  66. Scream for me / Karen Rose
  67. The forgotten garden / Kate Morton
  68. The turning / Tim Winton
  69. 10 short stories you must read in 2011
  70. Deadly intent / Lynda La Plante
  71. Fractured / Karin Slaughter
  72. Judge and jury / James Patterson
  73. Stone cold / David Baldacci
  74. The appeal / John Grisham
  75. The silent country / Di Morrissey
  76. Tick, tock / James Patterson
  77. The fifth witness / Michael Connelly
  78. Trip of a lifetime / Liz Byrski
  79. Bad behaviour / Liz Byrski
  80. Out of the blue / Nora Roberts
  81. Devin and Shane : the MacKade brothers / Nora Roberts
  82. Fortune cookie / Bryce Courtenay
  83. Gone tomorrow / Lee Child
  84. Run for your life / James Patterson
  85. Scarpetta / Patricia Cornwell
  86. Eclipse / Stephenie Meyer
  87. Devil bones / Kathy Reichs
  88. Fishing for stars / Bryce Courtenay
  89. Kindred in death / J. D. Robb
  90. The islands / Di Morrissey
  91. The land of painted caves : a novel / Jean M. Auel
  92. This charming man / Marian Keyes
  93. Portobello / Ruth Rendell
  94. The front / Patricia Cornwell
  95. Worst case / James Patterson
  96. Twilight Stephenie Meyer
  97. Mini shopaholic / Sophie Kinsella
  98. Sanctuary / Nora Roberts
  99. The five greatest warriors / Matthew Reilly
  100. Edge / Jeffery Deaver
  101. I’ll walk alone / Mary Higgins Clark
  102. The first rule : a Joe Pike novel / Robert Crais
  103. The time traveler’s wife / Audrey Niffenegger

By now you know the drill; the last four books all tied for 100th spot, so you get a list of 103.


Lawley

Author: Lawley

Technology Coordinator for Cockburn Libraries.  Most recent reads: Gotham / Nick Earls -- The Life and Death of Sophie Stark / Anna North -- Universal Harvester / John Darnielle -- The handmaid's tale / Margaret Atwood.

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