Blue in the Sky

A lesbian wife and mother tries her hand at something new. Surely there is a hat that fits out there somewhere!

2010 in Books Saturday January 1, 2011


The Girl with the Dragon Tatoo Stieg Larsson – January 6

The Lace Reader Brunoia Barry – January 18

The Killing Tree Rachel Keener – January 8

The Third Angel Alice Hoffman – January 15

Twenties Girl Sophie Kinsella – January 23

Slow Man John Coetzee – January 20

The Last Summer (of You and Me) Ann Brashares – January 26

The Hour I First Believed Wally Lamb – January 30

South of Broad Pat Conroy – February 14

Firefly Lane Kristin Hannah – February 6

Fieldwork Mischa Berlinkski – March 3

Knit Two Kate Jacobs – February 25

Magic Hour Kristin Hannah – March 7

The Vagrants Yiyun Li – March 16

Nanny Returns Emma McLaughlin & Nicola Kraus – March 25

Size 12 is Not Fat Meg Cabot – March 15

Then We Came to the End Joshua Ferris – March 26

The Secret Between Us Barbara Delinsky – March 28

While My Sister Sleeps Barbara Delinsky – April 1

A is for Alibi Sue Grafton – May 13

Rise and Shine Anna Quindlen – April 28

Brooklyn Colm Toibin – April 21

Winter Garden Kristin Hannah – April 23

Turning Angel Greg Iles -April 26

One Fifth Avenue Candace Bushnell – May 6

Best Friends Forever Jennifer Weiner – May 9

Sarah’s Key Tatiana de Rosnay – May 11

Babel Tower A.S. Byatt -May 28

The Help Kathryn Stockett – May 25

Very Valentine Adriana Trigiani – June 12

Little Beauties Kim Addonizio – June 9

The Condition Jennifer Haigh – June 15

Outlander Diana Galbadon – July 14

Under the Dome Stephen King – August 3

True Colors Kristin Hannah – July 18

Look at Me Jennifer Egan – July 27

A Quiet Belief in Angels R.J. Ellory – August 16

The Pact Jodi Picoult -August 28

Opposite of Me Sarah Pekkanen – September 8

House Rules Jodi Picoult – September 12

The Crimson Petal and the White Michel Faber – October 22

Open House Elizabeth Berg – September 18

The Bonfire of the Vanities Tom Wolfe – October 27

Needful Things Stephen King – November 5

The False Friend Myla Goldberg – December 3

Room Emma Dognoghue – December 20


Misconceptions: Truth, Lies and the Unexpected on the Journey to Motherhood Naomi Wolf – January 15

Self-Made Man Norah Vincent – January 23

Loving What Is Byron Katie – February 16

Care of the Soul Thomas Moore –

Committed: A Skeptic Makes Peace with Marriage Elizabeth Gilbert – February 19

Look Me in the Eye: My Life with Asperger’s John Elder Robison – March 1

Madness: A Bipolar Life Mayra Hornbacher – March 10

Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat & Obsession Julie Powell – March 19

Lit: A Memoir Mary Karr – March 23

What I Talk About When I Talk About Running: A Memoir Haruki Murakami – April 1

Bonk: The Curious Coupling of Science & Sex Mary Roach – April 5

Quantum Wellness: A Practical and Spiritual Guide to Health and Happiness Kathy Freston – May 1

Loose Girl: A Memoir of Promiscuity Kerry Cohen – April 11

A Drinking Life Pete Hamill – May 7

The Politician: An Insider’s Account of John Edward’s Pursuit of the Presidency Andrew Young – May 19

The Innocent Man: Murder and Injustice in a Small Town John Grisham – June 2

While They Slept: An Inquiry into the Murder of a Family Kathryn Harrison – May 31

Women, Food and God: An Unexpected Path to Almost Everything Geneen Roth – June 5

Mennonite in a Little Black Dress: A Memoir of Going Home Rhoda Janzen – June 3

The Kiss: A Memoir Kathryn Harrison – June 4

Lift Kelly Corrigan – June 15

Crazy Love Leslie Steiner Morgan – June 21

Seeking Peace: Chronicles of the Worst Buddhist in the World Mary Pipher –

Buddhist Meditation for Beginners Jack Kornfield – July 26

Columbine Dave Cullen – July 24

The Battle for God: Fundamentalism in Judaism, Christianity and Islam Karen Armstrong – August 8

Living Oprah: My One-Year Experiment to Walk the Walk of the Queen of Talk Robyn Okrant – August 5

The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon David Grann – August 10

Where Men Win Glory: The Odyssey of Pat Tillman Jon Krakauer – October 14

How Starbucks Saved My Life: A Son of Privilege Learns to Live Like Everyone Else Michael Gates Gill – September 24

Waiter Rant: Thanks for the Tip – Confessions of a Cynical Waiter The Waiter – November 11

I Shudder: And Other Reflections on Life, Death and New Jersey Paul Rudnick – November 14

No Plot? No Problem: A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days Chris Baty – November 30

The Center Cannot Hold: My Journey Through Madness Elyn R Saks – December 13


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