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December 2013

2013's best books?

December 19, 2013 | Erin | Comments (0)

There is a whole slew of lists out there proclaiming to be the definitive one. Which is the best? You be the judge. Here are links to the lists, and a sample book from each.


                The New York Times 

  15796700Also available in eBook format


                Publisher's Weekly



                The Atlantic

SedarisAlso available in audiobook,

large print,

eBook and eAudiobook


                The Independent

 The-casual-vacancy-by-jk-rowlingAlso available in audiobook,

large print and eBook


                Library Journal

  PanopticonAlso available in eBook format


                Goodreads Choice Awards 

  MalalaAlso available in audiobook,

large print, and eBook



 18170143Also available in audiobook

and eBook



DAN-BROWNAlso available in audiobook,

large print, eBook,

and eAudiobook

Are there any you don't see on a list that you think should be? Personally, I'm a little bummed that The Ocean at the End of the Lane didn't make it onto any of the big-name lists. It was by far my favourite read of the summer.

Ocean_at_the_End_of_the_Lane_US_CoverAlso available in audiobook,

large print and eAudiobook

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