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Top Ten Tuesday / December 31, 2013

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Top Ten Tuesday is a weekly meme hosted by The Broke and the Bookish to show off our book-related lists!

Wow, I’m quite sad saying goodbye to this year. It was a year of big things for me, namely getting married and buying my first property. So thank you to 2013, which will forever be an unforgettable year.

Book-wise, I managed to read 68 books this year. There were so many that I loved, some true standout books and characters this year, so this list was really, really tough to put together. But after making some painful cuts (Code Name Verity, Eleanor & Park, All Our Yesterdays), here are my top ten of 2013:

Top Ten Books

I’ve Read in 2013











Are any of these your top reads for 2013? Let me know which ones you loved and which ones you’re thinking about reading and I’ll do my best to convince you!

I just wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone for supporting the blog this year. I’ll be taking a couple of weeks off in January due to work but I’ll be back towards the end of the month. Here’s to a great 2014!

12 Responses to Top Ten of 2013

  1. prettybooks says:

    The Screaming Staircase & Gone Girl are both on my 'to-read' list. I definitely want to get to Gone Girl at least.

  2. The Lit Girl says:

    Gone Girl was on my list, too! I loved it so much, and now I am dying to read her other novel, 'Dark Places'! (I've already read 'Sharp Objects') Happy new year!
    My recent post The Books of 2013

  3. Gone Girl and Wonder and both definitely on my list! Sharp Objects in on the Kindle Xmas sale too! The Screaming Staircase is sitting on my shelf and I can't wait to start it.
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  4. elwoodcock says:

    Loved The Screaming Staircase (haven't read any of the others)

  5. Crini says:

    Love the pictures of your list! Looks so pretty.

    I bought The Rithmatist just yesterday and can't wait to read it. I'm currently reading the second book in his Mistborn trilogy and it's SO good. I think he might me a new favorite author of mine.

    I only read Wonder and Angelfall from your list and I enjoyed both a whole lot.
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  6. Caroline says:

    What a fantastic selection of books and well done for keeping the list to 10!

    I know that that wasn't an easy task. Love you graphics as always

  7. 68 books? Wow. I only managed to read 30. I think. I'll check out some of these books to see if they're up my alley.
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  8. You always have such gorgeous graphics, Daphne! I'm impressed 🙂 Looks like you've read some really amazing books…
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  9. kateormand says:

    This post is fab! Love the images. I really enjoyed THE NIGHT ITSELF too!

  10. Caitlin says:

    I love your graphics! S&S made my list too…so so awesome. I loved The City's Son as well

    Cait x
    My recent post My Best Books of 2013

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