We’re celebrating another terrific year of great reads by giving away our 12 favorite books of 2013. Among these RIFer favorites are books that got rave reviews and hit the bestseller and ‘Best of 2013′ lists. You read them here first!
From Anthony Marra’s astounding debut novel A Constellation of Vital Phenomena (which we hear President Obama is reading now) to the bestselling expose Five Days at Memorial to thrillers like The Andalucian Friend – our Best Books of 2013 Box o’ Books has something for everyone.
Just in time for the holidays, so you can pass them on to family and friends (after you read them yourself, of course!).
It was tough to choose just 12 books from among all the amazing reads we’ve shared with you this year. The books below are all distinguished by topping the bestseller lists, getting rave reviews, hitting a Best of 2013 list, and/or being a favorite read among RIFers.
We want to hear all about the books you’d put on a Best Books of 2013 list. Tell us about your favorites in the comments!
This giveaway promotion has ended. The deadline for entry was 11:59 P.M. (Eastern Time) on December 8, 2013. Keep reading to get your first look at the next great book. Subscribe at the top of this page to get exclusive weekly updates on our members-only Read It First giveaways.
The Andalucian Friend by Alexander Soderberg
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
The Dinner by Herman Koch
Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink
The Funeral Dress by Susan Gregg Gilmore
Giada’s Feel Good Food by Giada De Laurentiis
Lady Catherine, the Earl, and the Real Downton Abbey by The Countess of Carnarvon
The Panopticon by Jenni Fagan
The People in the Trees by Hanya Yanagihara
Saturday Night Widows by Becky Aikman
Schiller’s Liquor Bar Cocktail Collection by Keith McNally
Stuck in the Middle with You by Jennifer Finney Boylan