Thus far, 2013 has been an excellent literary year for me. I launched Typographical Era with Aaron Westerman, finished my Master’s Degree in Information Sciences, and got a job in my local public library system. But on top of all that, I’ve also managed to read some really amazing books in the last 6 months.
As Aaron said in his Best of the First Half of 2013 post, readers love nothing more than literary lists (and a good book of course), and I am no exception. When I’m not reading, reviewing, or painting my nails, I spend a great deal of time devouring lists. From topical/subject-focused lists to upcoming release directories, these mini-catalogs are a great way to reach out to all reader niches in a timely and effective manner.
So before I get too far down the list loving rabbit hole, here is a brief register of the best books of 2013 according to me: