Favorite reads of the first half of 2013

aviator's wife
The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin

mapofthesky
Map of the Sky by Felix J. Palma

mebeforeyou
Me Before You by Jojo Moyes

smalldamages
Small Damages by Beth Kephart

lookingforme
Looking for Me by Beth Hoffman

bookofathousanddays
Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale

bernadette
Where’d You Go, Bernadette? by Maria Semple

hatelist
Hate List by Jennifer Brown

angleofrepose
Angle of Repose by Wallace Stegner

countdown
Countdown by Deborah Wiles

reconstructing
Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

treegrows
A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

5thwave
The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey

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10 Responses to Favorite reads of the first half of 2013

  1. bermudaonion (Kathy)
    Twitter: bermudaonion
    says:

    I’ve read 5 of those books and loved them so I’m making note of the rest.

  2. aw, we have some in common

  3. Melissa
    Twitter: avidreader12
    says:

    Love A Tree Grows in Brooklyn! Bernadette and Aviator’s Wife are two I really enjoyed this year too.

    • CarrieK
      Twitter: booksandmovies
      says:

      Melissa – I still can’t believe it took me so long to read A Tree Grows in Brooklyn.

  4. Beth Hoffman says:

    I’m really tickled to see my novel on your list. Thank you, Carrie!

  5. Glad to see Looking for Me and A Tree Grows in Brooklyn on your list!