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Wednesday, 19 December 2012

The Blue Room’s Best Reads and Movies 2012

The Reads

Vulpi, by Kate Gordon, is my best read of 2012, but the runners-up were:-

1.      Tom McNeal – To Be Sung Underwater
2.      Josh Ritter – Bright’s Passage
3.      William McInnes/Sarah Watt – Worst Things Happen at Sea
4.      Edward Hogan – Hunger Trace
5.      James Boyce – 1835
6.      Paul D Carter – Eleven Weeks
7.      Laura Buzo – Holier than Thou
8.      Lily Brett – Lola Bensky
9.      John Green - The Fault in Our Stars
10.  Lili Wilkinson – Pink

HMs – Susan Johnson – My Hundred Lovers, Peter Rix – Water Under Water, Kirsten Tranter – A Common Loss, Danny Katz – SCUM, Laura Buzo – Good Oil, Lili Wilkinson – Love Shy, Bill Bryson – At Home, Mardie McConnochie – The Voyagers, Joanna Trollope – The Soldier’s Wife, Carrie Tiffany – Mateship with Birds, TC Boyle – The Women, Nick Earles – Welcome to Normal.

The Movies

1.      The Descendants
2.      The Sessions
3.      Love is All You Need
4.      Paul Kelly Stories of Me
5.      Declaration of War
6.      My Week with Marilyn
7.      The Skin I Live In
8.      The Way
9.      Women of the Sixth Floor
10.  Vincent Goes to Sea

HMs – Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, The Angels’ Share, Chinese Takeaway, Delicacy, A Happy Event, Ides of March, Intouchables, Love is in the Air, Margin Call, The Sapphires, Young Adult, Your Sister’s Sister, Ruby Sparkes, Where Do We Go Now, Paris Manhattan.

1 comment:

  1. :o)