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Saturday, December 31, 2011

The Best of 2011: Top 10 Debut Series

Wow, can you believe that 2011 is over?!?! I sure can't! And what a great year it's been here at Reading Between the Wines! Full of so many great books and new friends! I've compiled a 'Best Of' list for the year and out of over 150 reads these are the ones I've most enjoyed. This is not in any way a list of all of my favorites, I've read so many amazing books this year I don't think we have the time or page capacity for that! But these are the novels that I've rated the highest (4-5 wine glasses) and who's stories still stick with me today! Besides, you can always check out my GoodReads shelf for that. Maybe you've read some of these, maybe you haven't, and if you haven't then I recommend that you pick them up soon! 
Over the New Years weekend I'll have my Top Debut AuthorsTop 10 Paranormal Romances, Top 10 Debut Series and my The Ultimate Top 10 Books Read of 2011 PLUS a Giveaway. Each novel was read & reviewed here (see my reviews) and debuted in 2011! So let's get started....


Top 10 Debut Series:
A series that debuted in 2011 with more then one release this year

10. Deep in the Heart of Texas by Katie Lane
Going Cowboy Crazy (Deep in the Heart of Texas, #1) Make Mine a Bad Boy (Deep in the Heart of Texas, #2)

9. Blood Hunter by Nina Croft
Break Out (Blood Hunter, #1) Deadly Pursuit (Blood Hunter, #2)


8. McCabe Trilogy by Maya Banks
In Bed with a Highlander (McCabe Trilogy, #1) Seduction of a Highland Lass (McCabe Trilogy,  #2) Never Love a Highlander (McCabe Trilogy, #3)

7. Sweetblood by Laurie London
Bonded by Blood (Sweetblood, #1) Embraced by Blood (Sweetblood, #2)

6. Demons of Infernum by Rosalie Lario
Blood of the Demon (Demons of Infernum, #1) Mark of the Sylph (Demons of Infernum, #2) Touch of the Angel (Demons of Infernum, #3)

5. Connor Clan by Anita Clenney
Awaken the Highland Warrior (Connor Clan, #1) Embrace the Highland Warrior (Connor Clan, #2)

4. Immortal Guardians by Dianne Duvall
Darkness Dawns (Immortal Guardians, #1) Night Reigns (Immortal Guardians, #2)

3. Lords of Deliverance by Larissa Ione
Demonica spin-off
Eternal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #1) Immortal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #2)

2. Men Who Walk the Edge of Honor by Lori Foster
When You Dare (Men Who Walk the Edge of Honor, #1) Trace of Fever (Men Who Walk the Edge of Honor, #2) Savor the Danger (Men Who Walk the Edge of Honor, #3)

1. Play by Play by Jaci Burton
The Play by Play series is a steamy, sexy peek into the world of sports as seen through the Riley family. Mick Riley is a professional football player, his brother Gavin plays baseball. Their sister Jenna runs the family sports bar and doesn’t want anything to do with any guy involved with sports. Their parents are heavily involved in their lives and it’s a loving, tight knit family.
The Perfect Play (Play by Play, #1) Changing the Game (Play by Play, #2)

3 comments:

Sophia Rose said...

That's a great list of series.

Thanks for sharing!

Dianne Duvall said...

Yay! My Immortal Guardians made the list! Congratulations to the other authors whose series made the list! Looks like I have quite a few books to add to my TBR list. :-)

Happy New Year!

Anita Clenney said...

I'm thrilled that the Connor Clan warriors are on your list. Thanks so much and I hope you have a wonderful 2012!