2013 RUSA Notable Books, Listen List, & Reading List

 

Thank you to the Reference and User Services Association (RUSA) who share their fine reading and listening lists with us every year!

Below are the excellent titles published and distributed by Macmillan that were honored with a place on one of the 2013 lists.

Congratulations to all!

RUSA’s 2013 Notable Books List:

Outstanding fiction, nonfiction and poetry for adult readers.

Fiction:

HALF-BLOOD BLUES by Esi Edugyan

Nonfiction:

LEONARDO AND THE LAST SUPPER by Ross King

Poetry:

"Inferno" by Dante, Trans. Mary Jo Bang., Illus. Henrik Drescher

See all of the RUSA Notable Book winners here!

RUSA’s 2013 Listen List highlights:

Audiobooks that provide extraordinary listening experiences.

BRING UP THE BODIES by Hilary Mantel, Narrated by Simon Vance

THE INQUISITOR by Mark Allen Smith, Narrated by Ari Fliakos

MR PENUMBRA'S 24-HOUR BOOKSTORE by Robin Sloan, Narrated by Ari Fliakos

See the full Listen List here!

RUSA’s 2013 Reading List:

Top picks in adrenaline, mystery, romance, sci-fi, women’s fiction and other genres.

Adrenaline:

THE SURVIVOR by Gregg Hurwitz (short list) 

THE INQUISITOR by Mark Allen Smith (short list) 

Historical Fiction:

BRING UP THE BODIES by Hilary Mantel (WINNER) 

Horror:

THE RITUAL by Adam Nevill (WINNER) 

THIS BOOK IS FULL OF SPIDERS by David Wong (short list)

Mystery:

THE BEAUTIFUL MYSTERY by Louise Penny (short list)

DON'T EVER GET OLD by Daniel Friedman (short list)

See the full Reading List here!

Again, thank you to RUSA and to all of the hard-working librarians on their selection committees!

Now let's go read already.

 

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