The online literary newsletter Shelf Awareness announced its top books for 2013: 10 each for fiction, nonfiction, and kids.
Congratulations to Pacific Northwest author Daniel James Brown for the selection of his nonfiction account of the University of Washington crew team’s quest for the gold in the 1936 Berlin Olympics, The Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics. Brown lives near Seattle.
As previously mentioned, we are also excited to see a nwbooklovers favorite and Holiday Catalog title, What the Heart Knows: Chants, Charms, and Blessings by Joyce Sidman, illustrated by Pamela Zagarenski, on the list.
Which books from the list have you read?