01 December 2013

I liked these books, 2013 edition.

This hasn't been my best year for reading or blogging, alas. But as end-of-year tradition dictates, here are the ones I did read that knocked my socks clean off! (Links go to my reviews if I managed to get them written.)

Bury Me Deep and Dare Me, Megan Abbott
The Thinking Woman's Guide to Real Magic, Emily Croy Barker
Fatale (comics series), Ed Brubaker/Sean Phillips
The Book of Dangerous Animals, Gordon Grice
NOS4A2, Joe Hill
The Wooden Shepherdess, Richard Hughes
At the Mouth of the River of Bees, Kij Johnson
The Next Time You See Me, Holly Goddard Jones
Ghost Lights, Lydia Millet
Anna and the French Kiss, Stephanie Perkins
All three Fairyland books by Catherynne M. Valente
The Weird, edited by Ann and Jeff Vandermeer
Saga (comic series), Brian K. Vaughan/Fiona Staples
Winner of the National Book Award and Amy Falls Down, Jincy Willett


  1. I just started the Emily Croy Barker book after you mentioned it last week! Love it so far.... It's filling that gap that I have in my soul while I wait for the next Deborah Harkness book to come out....

  2. Excellent. I really really want it do well, because I NEED the sequel.


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