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What better way to start the year with some good book recommendations. And, since it’s the month of love and here at OBS we love to tell you about our favorites books and see you happy, the OBS staff has put together a list of the must-read books that you must have in your hands to keep you busy for the rest of the year. Enjoy!

Must Read Books 2010

A: Angel of Vengeance – Trevor O Munson
The Alchemist – Paulo Coelho
Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter – Seth Grahame-Smith
Afterlife (Evernight) – Claudia Gray (March 2011)
Archangel’s Consort, Guild Hunter – Nalini Singh (January 25/11)
Awakened (House of Night) – PC & Kristin Cast
Archangel’s Consort – Nalini Singh (January 2011)
Angelfire – Courtney Allison Moulton (February 15/11)

B: The Brookehaven Vampires – Joann Martin Sowles
Beastly – Alex Flinn
Balefire Series – Cate Tiernan
Beautiful Creatures – Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
Beautiful Darkness – Kami Garcia and Margaret Stohl
Blue Bloods Series – Melissa De La Cruz
Bloodlines – Richelle Mead (August 23/11)

C: Cryer’s Cross – Lisa McMann (February 2011)
Crossed – Ally Condie (November 2011)
Castle in the Sky – Diana Wynne Jones
Camera Obscura – Lavie Tidhar (April 26, 2011)

D: Dawn of the Dreadfuls – Steve Hockensmith
Dreadfully Ever After – Seth Grahame-Smith (March 2011)
Dracula – Bram Stoker
Dead Reckoning – Charlaine Harris (May 2011)
The Dark and Hollow Places (Forest of Hands and Teeth) – Carrie Ryan (March 2011)
Darkest Mercy (Wicked Lovely) – Melissa Marr (Feb 2011)
Darkness Calls – Marjorie M. Liu
Dreams of a Dark Warrior – Kresley Cole (February 15/11)

E: Everlasting – Alyson Noel (June 2011)
Eternal Rider, Lords of Deliverance – Larissa Ione (April 2011)

F: Frankenstein – Mary Shelly
Forever – Maggie Stiefvater (July 12th, 2011)

G: The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo – Stieg Larsson
The Girl who played with Fire – Stieg Larsson
Ghostgirl – Tonya Hurley

H: Harry Potter Series – J.K. Rowling
Hunger Games Trilogy – Suzanne Collins
Hate List – Jennifer Brown
Howl’s Moving Castle – Diana Wynne Jones
The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy – Douglas Adams
How to Live Safely in a Science-Fictional Universe – Charles Yu
Hunt the moon – Karen Chance (June 2011)

I: Interview with a Vampire – Anne Rice
Infernal Devices – KW Jeter (reprint, April 2011)
Iron Crowned (Dark Swan Series) – Richelle Mead (March 2011)

J: Jane Eyre (movie tie-in edition) – Charlotte Bronte
Jane Slayre – Charlotte Bronte and Sherri Browning Erwin

K: The King of Plagues – Jonathan Maberry
Kiss of Snow – Nalini Singh (June 2011)

L: The Lost Hero – Rick Riordan
Logic of Demons – H.A. Goodman
Late Eclipse – Seanan McGuire (March 1st, 2011)
Lover Unleashed – J.R. Ward (March 2011)
Little Sister – Kara Dalkey

M: Morlock Night – KW Jeter (reprint, April 2011)
The Mortal instruments – Cassandra Clare
Matched – Ally Condie
The Maze Runner (Maze Runner Trilogy, Book 1) – James Dashner
The Morganville Vampire Series – Rachel Caine

N: NightShade – Andrea Cremer

O: Ouran High School Host Club  – Bisco Hatori
Okami Official Complete Works – Capcom
Once in a Full Moon – Ellen Schreiber

P: Percy Jackson Series – Rick Riordan
Perchance to Dream – Lisa Mantchev
Pandora Hearts – Jun Mochizuki
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies – Jane Austin and Seth Grahame-Smith

Q: Queen of the Damned – Anne Rice (Book 3 of The Vampire Chronicles)

R: Rosemary and Rue – Seanan McGuire
Rise of the Dark Lanterns – Geoff Johns

S: Sleeping Beauty – Phillip Margolin
The Scorch Trials (Maze Runner Trilogy, Book 2) – James Dashner
The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel Series – Michael Scott (books 1-4)
Succubus Revealed (Georgina Kincaid Series) – Richelle Mead (September 2011)
Shadowfever – Karen Marie Moning
Spellbound – Kelley Armstrong (July 2011)

T: Three – Ted Dekker
The Twilight Saga: The Official Illustrated Guide – Stephenie Meyer (April 12/11)
The Gathering – Kelley Armstrong (April 2011)
This side of the Grave – Jeaniene Frost (February 22/11)

U: Usurper of the Sun – Housuke Nojiri

V: Vacations from Hell – Libba Bray, Cassandra Clare, Claudia Gray, Maureen Johnson, Sarah Mlynowski
Vampire Knight – Matsuri Hino
Vampire Kisses Series – Ellen Schreiber

W: Wuthering Heights – Emily Bronte
Wolfsbane: A Nightshade Novel – Andrea Cremer (July 2011)
Where She Went – Gayle Forman (April 2011)
The Warlock (The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel) – Michael Scott (May 2011)

X: xxxHolic – Clamp
X/1999 – Clamp

Y: Young Justice: Sins of Youth – Peter David and Todd Nauck

Z: The Zombie Survival Guide: Recorded Attacks – Max Brooks
Zombies!: Eclipse of the Undead – El Torres

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