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Day 351: Best Books I Read in 2013

Over the past year, I read 67 books, far surpassing my goal of 52 books. As a result of my voracious reading, I have developed a list of the best books I read this year.



  1. S by Doug Dorst and JJ Abrams: A story written in the margins of a Hemingway-esque book.
  2. The Explorer by James Smythe: I couldn't put this book down. It was among the most frightening and exciting books I've read.
  3. The Handmaid's Tale by Margaret Atwood: It almost turned me into an ultra-feminist.
  4. The Collector by John Fowles: This was the serial killer story that spawned all serial killer stories.
  5. The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman: I ripped through this book in one evening, loved every minute of it and wished it would never end.
  6. Ready Player One by Ernest Cline: It was a book of pop culture references aimed directly at me.

Not all of these books were new books this year but they were new to me. I would recommend all of these books to anyone who will listen to me. 

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