Our Top Books of 2013

It has been very difficult to narrow it down, but here are our favourite books of 2013.

My top 10 reads of 2013 (in no particular order) were:

 

If You Find Me by Emily Murdoch

Review here: http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/05/review-of-if-you-find-me-by-emily-murdoch/

If You Find Me cover

 

Follow Me Down by Tanya Byrne

Review here: http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/04/review-of-follow-me-down-by-tanya-byrne/

Follow me Down cover

 

The Reindeer Girl by Holly Webb

Review here: http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/12/review-of-the-reindeer-girl-by-holly-webb/

The Reindeer Girl cover

 

The Sound by Sarah Alderson

Review here: http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/08/review-of-the-sound-by-sarah-alderson/

The Sound cover

Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo

Review here: http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/07/review-of-siege-and-storm-by-leigh-bardugo/

Siege and Storm cover

 

This is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E Smith

http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/04/review-of-this-is-what-happy-looks-like-by-jennifer-e-smith/

Happy Looks Like cover

 

Infinite Sky by CJ Flood

http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/02/review-of-infinite-sky-by-c-j-flood/

Infinite Sky

 

The Twistrose Key by Tone Almjhell

Review here: http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/11/review-of-the-twistrose-key-by-tone-almhjell/

Twistrose Key cover

 

The Quietness by Alison Rattle

http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/04/review-of-the-quietness-by-alison-rattle/

The Quietness cover

 

By Any Other Name by Laura Jarratt

http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/04/review-of-by-any-other-name-by-laura-jarratt/

By Any Other Name cover

Wendy’s favourite books of 2013:

The Toucan Brothers by Tor Freeman

Review here: http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/08/review-of-the-toucan-brothers-by-tor-freeman/

The Toucan Brothers

 

The Abominators by J.L Smith

Review here: http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/01/review-of-the-abominators-and-my-amazing-panty-wanty-woos-by-j-l-smith/

Abominators

 

The Bigfoot Escape by Suzanne Selfors

Review here: http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/06/review-of-the-imaginary-veterinary-book-1-the-bigfoot-escape-by-suzanne-selfors/

BigFootEscape-book-cover

 

 

Picture books we loved:

Nanny Fox by Georgie Adams

Review here: http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/08/review-of-nanny-fox-by-georgie-adams-and-selina-young/

Nanny Fox cover

 

Star Girl by Karin Littlewood

Review here: http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/12/review-of-star-girl-by-karin-littlewood/

Star Girl

 

Naked Trevor by Rebecca Elliott

Review here: http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/02/review-of-naked-trevor-by-rebecca-elliott/

 

naked_trevor cover

 

Chapter books we loved:

The Secret Diary of Pig

http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/11/review-of-the-unbelievable-top-secret-diary-of-pig-by-emer-stamp/

Pig Diary

 

Weird World of Wonders: World War II

Review here: http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/06/review-of-weird-world-of-wonders-world-war-two-by-tony-robinson

Tony Robinson WW2 cover

 

Oliver Fibbs: Attack of the Alien Brain

oliver-fibbs

Pamela’s favourite books:

Crown of Midnight by Sarah J Maas

Review here: http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/10/review-of-crown-of-midnight-by-sarah-j-maas/

Crown of Midnight cover

Scent of Magic by Maria V Snyder

Scent of Magic cover

 

All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill

Review here: http://www.bookbabblers.co.uk/2013/08/review-of-all-our-yesterdays-by-cristin-terrill/

All our Yesterdays cover

Thank you to everyone who sent us books to review in 2013!