Inkcrush is hosting Faves of TwentyEleven Book Awards this entire week. A week of books–ohlala!

Here are my faves of 2011:

1. Favorite Book Read in 2011: Daughters of Rome by Kate Quinn

2. Most Powerful: Beatrice & Virgil by Yann Martel

3. Brilliantly Funny: Sh*t My Dad Says by Justin Halpern

4. Most Beautiful Story: The Russian Concubine by Kate Furnivall

5. Delicious Rainy Day Comfort Read: Harry Potter Series by J.K. Rowling (I hadn’t read any of them until this year!)

6. Adrenalin-fueled, Unputdownable Award: Divertgent by Veronica Roth

7. Atmospheric & Vivid Setting: The Lotus Eaters by Tatjana Soli

8. I-So-Want-To-Go-There: The Russian Concubine by Kate Furnivall

9. Would Make the Best Movie: Exit the Actress by Priya Parmar

10. Best Under-Appreciated, Hidden Gem Book: The Course of Honor by Lindsey Davis