Friday Morning Bookclub

January 1, 2011

The Results Are In !

Filed under: Favorite Books,Polls,Rate The Book,The Linnet Bird — susanbright @ 2:53 pm

It is official. The Friday Morning Bookclub’s favorite book for 2010 is….. The Linnet Bird by Linda Holeman. This makes sense as it is also the only book that was voted 5 omelets on a scale of 1-5. The Linnet Bird takes place in the 1820’s in Liverpool, England. After the death of her mother, 11-year-old Linny Glow is forced into prostitution by her step father. Linny eventually escapes this life and flees to India on the “fishing fleet” a boat filled with young women heading to India to meet wealthy, suitable, available men. The Linnet Bird was beautifully written and a wonderful book club choice. A must read!

It was a tight race, and coming in second is Cutting For Stone. Third place goes to The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo. Here are the complete results:

  The Linnet Bird 19.4% (13 votes)

  Cutting For Stone 17.91% (12 votes)

  The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo 16.42% (11 votes)

  Little Bee 13.43% (9 votes)

 The Thirteenth Tale 10.45% (7 votes)

 Olive Kitteridge 8.96% (6 votes)

 Moloka’i 5.97% (4 votes)

 My Enemy’s Cradle 4.48% (3 votes)

 Pride and Pejudice 1.49% (1 votes)

 My Name is Mary Sutter 1.49% (1 votes)

 The Memory Thief 0% (0 votes)

 The Red Thread 0% (0 votes)

    Total Votes: 67

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