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The Story's Picks in 2008

2008 was an awesome year for reading and I’m expecting an even more impressive reading year for 2009. But in the spirit of a new year, I thought I would reflect on the books that made 2008 a reading year to remember. The following novels are some of my favorites books from 2008. They all posses at least one quality that made a lasting impression. Be it... unforgettable characters, intriguing plot line, impeccable writing, you get the idea. And they are by no means in any particular order! Here are
The Story’s top fifteen book picks for 2008:
1. The Adoration of Jenna Fox by Mary. E. Pearson
2. Cracked Up to Be by Courtney Summers
3. Identical by Ellen Hopkins
4. The Comeback Season by Jennifer E. Smith
5. Sisters of Misery by Megan Kelley Hall
6. City of Ashes by Cassandra Clare
7. Chasing Windmills by Catherine Ryan Hyde
8. Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston
9. Wake by Lisa McMann
10. Living Dead Girl by Elizabeth Scott
11. Perfect Chemistry by Simon Elkeles
12. The Elite by Jennifer Banash
13. Violet in Private by Melissa Walker
14. Bewitching Season by Marissa Doyle
15. Lament by Maggie Stiefvater

Keep in mind there were quite a few novels that I didn’t get around to reading and they may or may not have been listed, had I done so.

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