Super Six Sunday – Favorite Books of 2013 So Far…

Posted 25 August, 2013 by Heather in Blog, Heather, meme, Super Six Sunday / 11 Comments

Welcome to our  newest edition of Super 6 Sundays!

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Super Six Sunday is an original bookish meme hosted at Bewitched Bookworms and inspired by “Top Ten Tuesday” from The Broke and The Bookish . You can see the weekly schedule of themes here.

We’re happy to see so many people participating, so check back later and visit the other Super Six Sunday posts to spread the love!

It’s Heather here today sharing my ….

Super Six Books of 2013 so far!

I’ve only read 38 books this year, but I’ve read a few that have been so good that I just need to stop and share them. 

ComeAliveThere haven’t been that many series that have grabbed my attention and held it lately, made me really need to read the next book ASAP like the new adult horror/romance Experiment in Terror series by Karina Halle. The seventh book was super creepy, steamy, angsty, and just oh so good.  (Goodreads / Amazon / My Review)

FalseSight

False Memory was one of my favorite books of 2012, and the second book in this series, False Sight packed as much of a thrilling punch as the first one did. I loved the sci-fi parallel world turn this book took, and Dan Krokos isn’t afraid to take the characters into dark places. (Goodreads / Amazon / My Review)

Icons

I loved the Beautiful Creatures series that Margaret Stohl and Kami Garcia wrote together, so I was eager to check out the books that they’re putting out on their own. And I was blown away by Icons. I listened to the audiobook, and all I can say is that was the perfect way to ingest this book. Simply emotional, heartbreaking, lyrical, and perfect. Pushy and I will be reviewing this book soon. (Goodreads / Amazon)

ShadesofEarth

Shades of Earth, the final installment of this sci-fi trilogy by Beth Revis was a highly anticipated book on my list. It was a highly emotional, action packed, and high-stakes finale as they fight for their lives on Centari Earth, which was their final destination all along. (Goodreads / Amazon / Pushy and Heather’s Review )

TheFury

Ah, The Fury–horror at it’s finest. This book ranks up in my top ten of books for the last few years. Gritty, scary, smart and unique characterizations, and one of the longest books at nearly 700 awesome pages. (Goodreads / Amazon / My Review)

FifthGrave

Charley Davidson’s snark and Reyes’ sexiness are in fine form in this fifth installment of Darynda Jones’ Charley Davidson Grim Reaper series. Each book keeps getting better and better, and I seriously can’t wait for the next one to come out. The stakes are raised in each of these books as the mythology grows incrementally. And the ending of this one was a jaw dropper. (Goodreads / Amazon / Danny and Heather’s Review)

 

What books of that you’ve read in 2013 have blown you away? Are there any that you can’t stop recommending to other people?

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……and next week’s topic is: Super 6 Stories I Loved As a Kid from Pushy

Happy Sunday! 

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11 Responses to “Super Six Sunday – Favorite Books of 2013 So Far…”

    • Come Alive is my favorite book in that series so far, and it’s wrapping up with another book. The narrator for Icons made it so fantastic. I highly recommend listening to the audiobook if you like to listen.

  1. Greta

    The bestest books I’ve read this year are:

    Gone Girl – Gillian Flynn
    14 – Peter Clines
    The Witch’s Daughter – Paula Brackston
    Bedbugs – Ben H. Winters
    Life of Pi – Yann Martel
    The Fault in Our Stars – John Green

    • I liked that Shades of Earth was different, made me like it that much more. Come Alive is much different from the rest of the series since it’s the seventh book, but it’s also the only book told from the male main character’s POV. The rest of the series is from the female’s POV so the vibe is very different. You might want to start with book #1, Darkhouse, which is free on Amazon.
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