the last visible dog (intertext) wrote,
the last visible dog

A few "bests" to round out the year

I don't believe I could think of ten of anything that rated as a "best" - there've been quite a lot of "passably entertaining" but not a lot of memorable. I should get out more, and should take up some kind of 50 book challenge to inspire my brain, too. Anyway, for what it's worth, here goes:

Best movie seen in 2005: Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind Hands down. No contest. It's hard even to think of a runner up. (I know this was released in 2004, but I saw it on dvd)

Best novel: Cloud Atlas, David Mitchell. Runners up: Never Let Me Go Kazuo Ishiguro, and Case Histories, Kate Atkinson (not necessarily in that order; I'm hedging my bets).

Best Fantasy: Od Magic, Patricia McKillip, with The Hallowed Hunt by Lois McMaster Bujold coming a close second.

Best Children's book: The Sea of Trolls, Nancy Farmer, with Conrad's Fate, Diana Wynne Jones as the runner up. (sorry Harry).

Happy New Year, everyone!
Tags: books, movies, newyear, reading

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