- Time Magazine's Top 10 Fiction Books and Top 10 Non-Fiction Books
- Entertainment Weekly's 10 Best Fiction Books of 2013 and 10 Best Non-Fiction Books of 2013
- Barnes & Noble's Best New Books of 2013
- The New Yorker's Best Books of 2013, Part 1
- The New Republic's Best Books of 2013
- NPR's Best Books of 2013
- New York Magazine's The 10 Best Books of the Year
If you're like me, your stocking is already stuffed but chances are you'll probably make time for at least one or two more books before 2013 runs out, so peruse these lists and start reading! And don't forget that books make an excellent holiday gift.