While the year is only half over, Amazon’s editors have already selected their favorite new books in 2013 ("Best Books of the Year So Far 2013: Top 20"). At the top of their list is Kate Atkinson’s Life After Life followed by Khaled Hosseini’s And the Mountains Echoed. Other books among the top 20 are below. They are popular, or soon will be once they all arrive in the library, so place your holds now.
Joyland by Stephen King
Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead by Sheryl Sandberg
The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman
Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II by Mitchell Zuckoff