Finally, here’s my list of favorite reads for 2005. I know some of you have already put up your favorites of 2005 but for those of you who haven’t I hope you’ll share some of your favorites soon.

Brick Lane by Monica Ali
Case Histories by Kate Atkinson
Agnes Grey by Anne Brontë
Billie Morgan by Joolz Denby
The Woman in Black by Susan Hill
The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri
Memories of My Melancholy Whores by Gabriel García Márquez
The Time Traveler’s Wife by Audrey Niffenegger
The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafón

Die A Little by Megan Abbott
Don’t Look Back by Karin Fossum
Lake of Sorrows by Erin Hart
Tainted Blood by Arnaldur Indridason
Death at la Fenice by Donna Leon
Knots & Crosses by Ian Rankin
Gallows View by Peter Robinson
Murder on Astor Place by Victoria Thompson

Don’t Let’s go to the Dogs Tonight by Alexandra Fuller
Truth & Beauty by Ann Patchett
Embroideries by Marjane Satrapi