Author Kate Atkinson's novel tops the list of the half-year's best, which includes a Stephen King offering
Amazon released its Best Books of 2013 list on Monday, just in time for summer reading. The website's editors picked their Top 20 offerings from January to June, with "Life After Life" by Kate Atkinson topping them all.
"Life After Life" asks the question, "What if you could live again and again, until you got it right?
The novel follows the story of Ursula Todd who is born, dies and is reborn over and over until she is able (or not) to save the world. Will she be successful? You'll just have to read the book.
Here is the rest of Amazon's list:
"The Son" by Philipp Meyer
"Frozen in Time: An Epic Story of Survival and a Modern Quest for Lost Heroes of World War II" by Mitchell Zuckoff
"The Interestings: A Novel" by Meg Wolitzer
"And the Mountains Echoed" by Khalid Hosseini
"Eleanor & Park" by Rainbow Rowell
"Gulp: Adventures on the Alimentary Canal" by Mary Roach
"After Visiting Friends: A Son's Story" by Michael Hainey
"Tenth of December: Stories" by George Saunders
"The Golem and the Jinni: A Novel" by Helene Wecker
"Joyland (Hard Case Crime)" by Stephen King
"Schroder: A Novel" by Amity Gaige
"The Guns at Last Light: The War in Western Europe, 1944-1945" by Rick Atkinson
"The Woman Upstairs" by Claire Messud
"The Ocean at the End of the Lane: A Novel" by Neil Gaiman
"Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls" by David Sedaris
"Smoke and Pickles: Recipes and Stories From a New Southern Kitchen" by Edward Lee
"Lean In: Women, Work and the Will to Lead" by Sheryl Sandberg
"The Shining Girls: A Novel" by Lauren Beukes
"Between Man and Beast: An Unlikely Explorer, the Evolution Debates, and the African Adventure That Took the Victorian World by Storm" by Monte Reel