Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Now It's Goodreads' Turn to List the Top Books of 2013

It should come as no surprise that Goodreads has followed (copied?) Amazon with its own top reads of 2013.  Here they are - by genre.

Fiction - Khaled Hosseini - And the Mountains Echoed
Mystery & Thriller - Dan Brown - Inferno
Historical Fiction - Kate Atkinson - Life After Life (I didn't agree with this one for Amazon
     or, now, for Goodreads)
Fantasy - Neil Gaiman - The Ocean at the End of the Lane
Paranormal Fantasy - Jim Butcher - Cold Days
Science Fiction - Margaret Atwood - Madd Addam
Romance - J.R. Ward - Lover at Last
Horror - Stephen King - Doctor Sleep (aren't there any horror writers out there besides
     King and Koontz?)
Memoir & Autobiography - Malala Yousafzai - I am Malala
History & Biography - Brian Jay Jones - Jim Henson, The Biography
Nonfiction - Temple Grandin/Richard Panek - The Autistic Brain:  Thinking Across the
Food & Cookbooks - Tim Federle - Tequila Mockingbird, Cocktails with a Literary Twist
Humor - Allie Brosh - Hyperbole and a Half, unfortunate situations, flawed coping
     mechanisms, mayhem, and other things that happened
Graphic Novels & Comics - Kami Garcia/Margaret Stohl/Cassandra Jean - Beautiful
     Creatures:  The Manga
Poetry - J.R.R. Tolkien/Christopher Tolkien - The Fall of Arthur
Debut Goodreads Author - Emma Chase - Tangled
Young Adult (YA) Fiction - Rainbow Rowell - Eleanor & Park
Young Adult (YA) Fantasy - Veronica Roth - Allegiant
Middle Grade & Children's - Rick Riordan - The House of Hades
Picture Books - Drew Daywalt/Oliver Jeffers - The Day the Crayons Quit

There you have it.  Just in time for holiday shopping.  Everybody you know has to fit into one of these categories...Don't they?

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