Best Books I Read in 2013

Best Reads of 2013
Here are some of the best books I read in 2013 in both the adolescent and adult fields:

In the Time of the Butterflies, Julia Alvarez
Movable Feast Ernest Hemingway
The Last Days of Ptolemy Gray, Walter Mosley
Lady in Gold, Anne-Marie O’Connor
Me Before You, Jo Jo Moyes
The Round House, Louise Erdrich
Tenth of December, George Saunders
A Visit from the Goon Squad, Jennifer Egan
The Fault in Our Stars, John Green
Chime, Franny Billingsley
The Absolutely True Diary of a Part Time Indian, Sherman Alexi
The Machine Gunners, by Robert Westall
Delirium Lauren Oliver
The last five books fall into the Young Adult category, and only one, Tenth of December was written this year. Hope you’ll find this diverse list enjoyable.

About Sally Hobart Alexander

Blinded at the age of twenty-six, I left California and elementary school teaching for life in Pittsburgh, Pa. There, I met my husband, got a Masters' degree in social work, had two kids, now 35 and 32, and became a writer. Surprisingly, the writing career led me full-circle to teaching, and I teach in Chatham University's M.F.A. program and lead two writing critique groups. Always, since the age of 26, I have traveled, not in the stereotypic darkness attributed to blindness, but a mist. My blog then, "traveling through the mist" will deal with issues in my culturally different life as a blind writer, teacher, speaker, and human being.
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