Originally posted on Monday, 03 February 2014 at ROPL.org.
Now that the holidays are over and you’re looking for something to read, we’ve complied a list of links for you! Here are some of the best books of 2013. If we don’t have them (and we have a lot) give the library a call and we can place the books on hold for you.
Enjoy! Keep warm and snuggle up with a good book.
- Instead of creating a best of 2013 list, NPR tried something a little different. Mix and match themes to find the perfect book to read: NPR’s Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2013’s Great Reads
- Popular book cataloging site Goodreads asked it’s users for their favorite books of 2013: Goodreads Choice Awards: Best Books of 2013
- Amazon.com has a bunch of lists of their best books of 2013.
- The New York Times’ best 10 books of 2013.
- Check out the Huffington Post’s tag for lots of best books of 2013 (on a range on topics).
- The staff at Slate pick out their best books from 2013.
- Barnes & Noble has a collection of their best new books of 2013.
- The New Yorker split their best list into two parts: part one and part two
- New Republic’s best books of 2013.
- BBC’s top 10 books of 2013.
- Forbes’ best books of 2013.
- Mother Jones’ staff picks the best books of 2013.
- Publisher’s Weekly picks their best books of 2013.
- David L. Ulin (LA Times) picks his best books of 2013.
- The Guardian has a collection of articles on the best books of 2013 from a variety of sources.
- Popular newsletter Brain Pickings has compiled their list of the 13 best books of 2013.
And, for the younger set!