Tuesday, December 31, 2013

My 12 Favorite New Reads from 2013

To celebrate the end of the year, I've decided to feature a few of my favorite new reads from 2013. I've read a lot of awesome books over the last twelve months, but here are my twelve absolute favorites for the year.

Creator Class
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

A smart, thought-provoking, and disturbingly plausible vision of the future that will forever color my view of the world as we know it.

Meaty Balls!
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Irreverent, charmingly offensive and awesome!

Fire Country (The Country Saga, #1)
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Fire Country is an outstanding, memorable story. I couldn't put it down.

Iron William and the Carpenter's Tears
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Great plot, well-researched, and above all, fun to read!

Heart of the Witch
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

A thrilling adventure.

Blue Hearts of Mars
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

A tale of love in the face of injustice and fear.

The Ruthlessness of Cats and Dogs

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Humorous and suspenseful with a touch of romance.


The Kinshield Legacy
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

One of those books that make me want to read everything from the author.

Eric Elmoor and The Gauntlet of Godric (Book 1)
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Fantastic fantasy, coming of age in a world torn between technology and tradition.

Train to Nowhere

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Outstanding! Train to Nowhere is YA Dystopian at its finest.

Finnegan's Quest

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Full length novel, but reads like a fable. Beautiful language use. Well edited.

City of Golden Shadow (Otherland, #1)
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Surprising, complex, and insane...but I like it.



Want to see what else I read this year? Check out my 2013 year in books on Goodreads.