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End of Year Top 5 Book List 2013

It's time to do a final recap on my top 5 books of 2013, All of these books are great and have a 10/10 rating- enjoy!

5. Alex Rider: Stormbreaker  - Antony Horowitz
My first experience of Horowitz's spy world- and I absolutely loved it! It reminded me of the Cherub books (below) but I think that the books are most alike to the young James Bond Novels (Charlie Higson)

4. Beautiful Creatures - Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl
You may have seen the film, but have you read the book? The novel came first and it gets first prize (in a competition of movies and books anyway) A great romance/action/fantasy/all round great read! 

3. Cherub: The Recruit - Robert Muchamore 
This is the first book in the Cherub Series, all of the books are equally good and each got a 10/10 rating!

2. TimeRiders: The Mayan Prophecy - Alex Scarrow
The long awaited Mayan Prophecy is the latest installment in the TimeRiders Series and it is one fast read! In some ways a very different novel to the others in the series but as I don't like to disclose too many spoilers: You'll have to read the series to know what I mean!

1. Skulduggery Pleasant: Last Stand of Dead Men

As far as the title is concerned fans of Pleasant will understand but non-fans or fans-to-be won't. Sorry about that... The storyline is gripping, and the writing is flawless;
The pages seem to turn themselves... Will it really be the last stand of (the) Dead Men, or will Landy do one of his famous 'turn-arounds?' You'll again: have to wait and see...

Happy New Year and have a very book-ish 2014

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