Even now that our many, many enthusiastic discussions have ended and our 2013 Best of the Year list is locked at 100, we're still thinking about the year in books. We can't help it; it's what we love -- reading books, writing about reading books, talking about reading books.
"What are you reading?" and "What books are you loving?" are default for us the way that "Hi!" and "How are you?" are for most folks. We know you, our fellow book junkies, are the same: always open to reading recommendations, intent not to miss a great book for lack of knowing about it.
So, we asked authors to name their favorite title published in 2013, and to recommend two other books from their shelves.
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