Jodie's Top Ten of 2013
Jodie is our resident Fantasy, Sci-Fi and gaming specialist. He's also the Night Manager, which figures.
Here are his picks for the best of 2013.
A fabulous read blending genre fiction with literary style writing. Unique and cool!
The sequel to Stormdancer. A non stop Japanese inspired Steampunk adventure filled with mythology and action galore
Book three of Mr. Atkinson's World War 2 trilogy. This final book takes us from D-Day in Europe on until the end of the war. Inspirational and well written.
Another fantastic piece of historical fiction by the master himself. 1356 is the year the English fought the French in the Battle of Poiters, amidst the Hundred Years War.
A story of nostalgia and sometimes dark things. I found myself at various times reminiscing on my own past, lost in Gaiman's beautiful writing.
Though it presents itself as a history of Dungeons & Dragons, this book encompasses so much more.
Sanderson is such a skilled and detailed writer you feel that if magic were real you could actually preform miracles
While this is an old book newly republished, I found it stands well with all the new releases this year. If I could nominate the entire run of his Hard Case reprints as one choice, I would