A Year of Reading: 2013

Quintana of Charyn  - Melina Marchetta Howl's Moving Castle (Howl's Moving Castle, #1) - Diana Wynne Jones Crown of Midnight - Sarah J. Maas This Song Will Save Your Life - Leila Sales All Our Yesterdays - Cristin Terrill Through the Ever Night - Veronica Rossi The Shadow of the Wind - Lucia Graves, Carlos Ruiz Zafón Fangirl - Rainbow Rowell Daughter of the Forest - Juliet Marillier The Curse of Chalion - Lois McMaster Bujold

It is a challenge to narrow down my top-reads of 2013, but I have put forth a good effort to pick the ones that left the biggest impression on me.  Not surprisingly, many of my choices are fantasy, but I managed to find a few gems in other genres as well.   Here's my top-ten (in no particular order), followed by a few honorable mentions:

 

* Quintana of Charyn by Melina Marchetta

* Howl's Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones

* Crown of Midnight by Sarah J. Maas

* This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales

* All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill

* Through the Ever Night by Veronica Rossi

* The Shadow in the Wind by Carlos Luis Zafron

* Fangirl by Rainbow Rowell

* Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier

* The Curse of Chalion by Lois McMaster Bujold

 

Honorable Mentions

 

* Splintered by A.G. Howard

* The Sea of Tranquility by Katya Millay

* Mistborn: The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson

 

I wish you all a safe and fun-filled New Year.  Happy Reading! :)