Top 10 Books of 2013 (So Far)

I’ve read some pretty dang good books so far this year:

The Age of Miracles by Karen Thompson Walker

Gorgeous coming-of-age story with a sci-fi twist.

Letters to the End of Love by Yvette Walker

Exquisitely poetic and fresh take on an old old topic

Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead

Fantastic and perceptive social satire

How to Be a Good Wife by Emma Chapman

Thought-provoking psychological thriller

This One is Mine by Maria Semple

Hilarious and touching satire of the music set in LA


Elemental by Amanda Curtin

A captivating and beautifully written historical fiction

Black Mountain by Venero Armanno

Sinister and exciting tale of secret experiments


The Middlesteins by Jami Attenberg

Funny and perceptive tale of a very dysfunctional family


Dogs at the Perimeter by Madeleine Thien

Compassionate and heartbreaking exploration of the impact of oppressive regimes

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Dark, psychotic and utterly unputdownable thriller

Your turn: Have you read any of these? What did you think? What’s the best book you’ve read so fat this year?

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