Thursday, January 02, 2014

Book list for 2013

In 2013, I read 35 books. 31 fiction books, 2 memoirs and 2 non-fiction books. I also listened to 22 audiobooks.

My favorite books of the year were these first four. The Penny & Hobb books were continuations on a series that I have read and loved for a while. The Simsion & Semple books were marvelous in their odd and and wonderful characters.
How The Light Gets In by Louise Penny
Blood of Dragon by Robin Hobb
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
Where’d You Go Bernadette by Maria Semple

The Hum and the Shiver by Alex Bledsoe
Wisp of a Thing by Alex Bledsoe
The Wolves of Midwinter by Anne Rice
The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon
Revenge Wears Prada by Lauren Weisberger
The Elite by Kiera Cass
Mrs Queen Takes the Train by William Kuhn
Sisterland by Curtis Sittenfeld
Insurgent by Veronica Roth
Divergent by Veronica Roth
This One Is Mine by Maria Semple
Dead Ever After Charlaine Harris
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson
The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey
Family Pictures by Jane Green
Farewell Dorothy Parker by Ellen Meister
Beautiful Creatures by Kami Garcia
Death by a Honeybee by Abigail Keam
Illuminations by Mary Sharratt
The Uninvited Guests by Sadie Jones
Royal Flush by Rhys Bowen
A Royal Pain by Rhys Bowen
Her Royal Spyness by Rhys Bowen
Home Front by Kristin Hannah
The Good House by Ann Leary
Love Anthony by Lisa Genova
Little Bee by Chris Cleave

This Is The Story of a Happy Marriage by Ann Patchett
The Tao of Martha by Jen Lancaster

The New Rules of Marathon Nutrition by Matt Fitzgerald
The Wisdom of Compassion by His Holiness The Dalai Lama

I got so lucky with awesome audiobooks this year. I have greatly enjoyed all of these!
Jumper books by Steven Gould, 2nd book Reflex, 3rd Impulse
Iron Druid books by Kevin Hearne. Books in order: Hounded, Hexed, Hammered, Tricked, Trapped, Two Ravens and One Crow, Hunted, Grimoire of the Lamb.
Grave Mercy and Dark Triumph by Robin LaFevers
The Spirit Thief and The Spirit Rebellion by Rachel Aaron
Fingal O’Reilly Irish Doctor by Patrick Taylor
Inferno by Dan Brown
Calculated in Death and Thankless in Death by JD Robb
The Witness by Nora Roberts
Flanagan’s Run by Tom McNab
You Are An Ironman by Jacques Steinberg

If you have some favorites of 2013 you would like to share, or your own list on the internet, please share with us in the comments! I'm always on the lookout for good books.


westmetromommy said...

I read quite a bit...hence the book blog. I did put a list of all my reviews, ranked by my star rating up if you are interested:

Soupy said...

Here is my list! Just completed it today! :) (writing, that is!)
I have a few on your list on my pile and /or holds list! ANy you realllllly think I should read? Suggest them on my blog post!

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