The Emerald City Book Review Gem is awarded to my favorite books of the year in various genres and categories. (Note that books were read and reviewed, but not necessarily published in the year indicated.) Click on each title to be taken to my original review.

2015 Gems

2015 Releases: FictionGirl Waits with Gun / NonfictionThe Fellowship

Historical fiction: New – The Wild Girl / Classic: Shadows on the Rock

Translated fiction: The True Deceiver

Fantasy: The Golem and the Jinni

New-to-me Author: Margery Sharp

Memoir/Nature: H Is for Hawk; The Shepherd’s Life

Nonfiction: Is that a Fish in Your Ear?

Children’s/YA: El Deafo; Krabat and the Sorcerer’s Mill; Seacrow Island; The Hired Girl

Rereads: Tam Lin

Series: The Wolves Chronicles


2014 Gems

2014 Releases: Fiction: Hild   Nonfiction: In the Kingdom of Ice
Classic Fiction: Barchester Towers and The Brandons
Historical Fiction: The White Witch
Children’s: All-of-a-Kind Family
Nonfiction: The Age of Wonder
Rereads: Witch Week

2 responses to “ECBR Gems

  1. I started reading The Age of Wonder in December and plan to finish it this month. I see why you made it one of your gems of 2014. It will surely be on my ten best list for 2015.

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