Questions About Books: 2012, Part 8 (The Last…Really!)

books 2012Syosset R and R tries to follow as many other book blogs as time allows just because we love books and we also like to see how others are doing it.  Recently we saw a blog post onThe Broke and the Bookish called “Julia’s End of Year Book Survey” in which a list of questions about books for 2012 were answered.  The list originated as a survey on the blog The Perpetual Page Turner where it is to be found yearly.  Syosset R and R has circulated some of the questions to our library staff and hope to be publishing the answers that we get back throughout the first half of January 2013.  So our thanks to both of the aforementioned Blogs for the inspiration.  Here’s the eighth and last installment (we promise) of questions, answered by Evelyn, Readers’ Services LibrarianSyosset R and R would like to thank those who took the time to answer our questions.

Best Book You Read in 2012?

 The Light Between OceansThe Light Between Oceans by M. L. Stedman

wildWhere’d you go, BernadetteBook you recommended to people most in 2012?  Wild by Cheryl Strayed.

Most thrilling, unputdownable book in 2012? Quirky and funny………Where’d you go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple

Favorite book cover in 2012 

In the Shadow of the BanyanparisMost beautifully written book read in 2012?  In the Shadow of the Banyan by Vaddey Ratner.

Book You Are Most Anticipating For 2013?  Edward Rutherfurd who wrote New York and many other historical fictions books is coming out with Paris in March.  I can’t wait.

– posted by Sonia, Readers’ Services

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