Thursday, 2 January 2014

My Top Reads of 2013

What a great year 2013 turned out to be for amazing reads. My kindle has been working overtime with so many downloads and I wanted to share with you the ones that touched me in many ways. 
Some of these books made my cry, others had me laughing out loud and there are those in this list whose story has never left me.


Drum rolI............and in no particular order my top reads for 2013 are…




Leave of Absence
Tanyja J Peterson




Deadly Shadows
Shirley Wells




Somebody to Love
Sheryl Browne




Missing Believed Dead
Chris Longmuir



Move Over Darling
Christine Stovell




The Class Ceiling
Kerry Fisher




Foxden Acres
Madalyn Morgan




Life After 6 Tequilas
Gina Rossi





Tall Dark & Kilted
Lizzie Lamb





An Englishwoman's Guide to the Cowboy
June Kearns





The Showing
Will Macmillan Jones





Wild Water

Jan Ruth



I hope you will check out some if not all of these reads..... enjoy!

As always, thanks for stopping by and have a great day... until next time!

15 comments:

Chris Stovell said...

How very kind of you, Pauline - I'm thrilled to bits that you enjoyed Move Over Darling and delighted to be in such great company. Thank you so much.

Wishing you a happy, healthy and highly-successful 2014!

JB JOHNSTON said...

Some great books on the list. I have read some and some on my tbr pile! x

Chris Longmuir said...

Thanks for including me, Pauline. It's such a thrill when I see one of my books on someone's list.

Tanya J Peterson said...

Thank you, Pauline! I am deeply honored that Leave of Absence is on such an esteemed list. I've read some of these books, and they are indeed fabulous. I'm pleased that now I have some new suggestions to add to my TBR list.

Pauline Barclay said...

Hi Chris, it is a great read and needed to be on my list. Happy New Year to you too and more soon!

Pauline Barclay said...

Hello JB, they are all fab reads. Enjoy :)

Pauline Barclay said...

Hello Chris, I have read two of your books, Night Watcher and your latest, Missing Believed Dead, both great reads as I watch over my shoulder, just in case they followed me... :)

Pauline Barclay said...

Hi Tanya, your book had a profound effect on me. Moving and beautiful.

Clio Story said...

Congratulation and Happy New Year!

June Kearns said...

Thank you so much Pauline!
I'm so glad that you enjoyed my book. What a compliment to be included in this list. Such great reads.
Happy New Year!

Sheryl Browne said...

Awww, thank you so much, Pauline. What an honour to be included on the Top Reads list of such a fabulous author! Thrilled!!! To bits!!! Have a fabulous and successful 2014!!!:) xxx

Shirley Wells said...

Oh, wow, thank you so much for including Deadly Shadows on your list. Always a thrill to know the book has stayed with someone. Thank you!

Have a wonderfully happy and successful 2014!
Sxxx

Madalyn Morgan said...

Thank you, Pauline. I'm delighted that you consider Foxden Acres to be one of your top reads in 2013 and honoured to be in such good company. Have a happy, healthy, successful 2014. Love Maddie xxx

Rosemary Gemmell said...

A very good list, some of which I've read! Wishing a wonderful 2014, Pauline!

Lizzie Lamb said...

bELATED COMMENT, Pauline. Thank you so much for saying how much you enjoyed Tall, Dark and Kilted. As with all first novels, it was a real labour of love. Some of my favourite reads are featured there, too.