ABC’s Favorite Books of 2008 (M – N)

(My NaNo wordcount: 46392)

Another week, another post of the year’s favorites.

This time it’s Martijn (El Capitan, Film & TV, Hip & Hype, Humor, Magazines, Science, and Sport buyer, The Hague), Michael (Pool Person, Future Mickey Mouse, The Hague) and Nicki (IT Diva) who – succinctly – post their year’s best.

After the jump, of course.



1. Carter Beats the Devil by Glen David Gold
2. The Invention of Hugo Cabret by Brian Selznick
3. Darkly Dreaming Dexter by Jeff Lindsay
4. Broken Prey by John Sandford
5. The Road by Cormac McCarthy


1. Black Man’s Burden by Basil Davidson (still reading it!)
2. Betrayal by Aaron Allston
3. By Any Means Necessary by Malcolm X
4. All-Star Superman Volume 1 by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely
5. The Robots of Dawn by Isaac Asimov


Acid Alex by Al Lovejoy (not available via normal sources and only readable by someone from South Africa)(see
Lethal Affairs by Xenia Alexiou and Kim Baldwin (not biased or anything 😉 )
Peony in Love by Lisa See
Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid
Intruders by Michael Marshall