Recommended Reads of 2013 by Justine Solomons

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So I’ve kept a list of books read since 1995, I may have mentioned that before, I’m quite geeky about it, if you’re interested the list is here.

I’ve listed my favourite reads of the year below and if you buy copies through the links you’ll be supporting Byte the Book so if you fancy giving them a go please do click away.

Here are my top reads of 2013:

Novels (traditionally published)
The Circle by Dave Eggers
Beautiful Ruins by Jess Walter
Kiss Me First by Lottie Moggach
Harvest by Jim Crace
The Mistress’s Revenge by Tamar Cohen
The Yellow Birds by Kevin Powers
Tell the Wolves I’m Home by Carol Rifka Brunt
Where’d You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple
Apple Tree Yard by Louise Doughty
Ten Things I’ve Learnt About Love by Sarah Butler
The Anchoress by Paul Blaney
Still Alice by Liaa Genova
Before I Met You by Lisa Jewell

Novels (Self Published)
Feral Youth by Polly Courtney
Dear Sister by Judith Summers

Non-Fiction/Biography
The Trip to Echo Spring: Why Writers Drink by Olivia Laing
Bedsit Disco Queen: How I grew up and tried to be a pop star by Tracey Thorn
Running Like a Girl by Alexandra Heminsley
A Greedy Man in a Hungry World: How (almost) everything you thought you knew about food is wrong by Jay Rayner

Non-Fiction/Biography (Self Published)
A Month In Music by Alex Watson

Letters
Here and Now by Paul Auster and J.M. Coetzee 

Poetry
The Customs House by Andrew Motion

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