In no particular order….o.k. they are entirely in the order I like them…so here goes the best books I’ve read this year, according to, yes, me. If you don’t agree that’s cool, start your own damn blog. But really, I think you’ll like these books.

To read my full review see the posting for the month as noted.

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt (November)

The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert (October)

Wild by Cheryl Strayed (December)

The Gravity of Birds by Tracy Guzeman (August)

Life after Life by Kate Atkinson (July)

And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini (September)

Restaurant Man by Joe Bastianich (September)

The End of Your Life Book Club by Will Schwalbe (January)

The Dalai Lama’s Cat by David Michie (February)