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2013 FAVORITES December 17, 2013

Posted by Rosemary in Book List, Top Ten.
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I made my list
I checked it twice
These are the books
That are oh so nice!

NONFICTION TITLES
Boys in the Boat by Daniel Brown – triumphant quest for 1936 Olympic gold medal in Berlin
Backyard Parables by Margaret Roach – garden writer shares life philosophy and love of gardening
Fresh off the Boat by Eddie Huang – young chef’s cheeky, irreverent memoir

FICTION TITLES
Longbourn by Jo Baker – enthralling historical fiction from the servants’ point of view.
Sense and Sensibility by Joanna Trollope – smart, updated version of Austen’s classic
Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion – autistic young man reaches out to help barmaid find her father
Long Live the King by Fay Weldon – second in author’s delectable Edwardian trilogy
Norwegian by Night by Derek Miller – an 82-year-old American veteran risks his life to save a little boy
The Good House by Ann Leary – untrustworthy but completely endearing main character
Me before You by JoJo Moyes – powerful novel presents difficult moral choices

~Rosemary

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