1. Room by Emma Donoghue
2. Freedom by Jonathan Franzen
3. Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
4. The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot
5. Let’s Take the Long Way Home by Gail Caldwell
6. Super Sad True Love Story by Gary Shteyngart
7. The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet by David Mitchell
8. Great House by Nicole Krauss
9. Mr. Peanut by Adam Ross
10. A Mountain of Crumbs by Elena Gorokhova
Click here for the full list of our Top 40 Books of 2010.
Click here for other “Best Books of 2010″ coverage on The Book Case, including some of our editors’ thoughts on their favorites. Here’s hoping for another good year of reading in 2011!