Monday, November 25, 2013

Lists

by Dru Ann Love

I had nothing for this month’s post.  I couldn’t think of anything to write about until I saw it and I thought would make a great post. 

LISTS.

We all do it.  It helps us to organize our daily lives and keep us up-to-date.  However, during this time of year, the most interesting lists frequently pops up on the Internet and that is…”Best of” or “Top 5” list of 2013.  Below are some that I found.  Enjoy.

World’s Best Shopping Cities
  1. New York
  2. Tokyo
  3. London

Top 10 most popular Thanksgiving destinations
  1. New York City, New York
  2. Chicago, Illinois
  3. Las Vegas, Nevada

Top 10 Most Expensive Hobbies In The World 
  1. Dressage
  2. Flying
  3. Drag Racing

Top 10 Holiday Tech Gifts of 2013
  1. Apple iPad Air
  2. Pebble Smartwatch
  3. Sony PlayStation 4
The Best Gifts For Babies And Kids
  1. Paint Your Own Funky Rainboots
  2. Tetris Link
  3. Hello Kitty Airlines Play Set

Ask.com top 10 most-asked questions of 2013
  1. Royal Baby. What is the royal baby's name?
  2. Boston Marathon. Where was the Boston Marathon bomber found?
  3. Syria. Will the U.S. invade Syria?

Kirkus’ Best Mysteries & Thrillers of 2013 (Listed are the ones I’ve read)
  1. Breaking Point by C.J. Box
  2. Never Go Back by Lee Child
  3. The Shadow Tracer by Meg Gardiner
  4. As She Left It by Catriona McPherson
  5. Silken Prey by John Sandford

Publisher’s Weekly Best Books of 2013
  1. Sea of Hooks by Lindsay Hill
  2. Going Clear: Scientology, Hollywood & the Prison of Belief by Lawrence Wright
  3. Dirty Wars: The World Is a Battlefield by Jeremy Scahill

Library Journal – Best Books 2013: Mystery
  1. Cries of the Lost by Chris Knopf
  2. Nightmare Range by Martin Limón
  3. How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny

Best Job in America 2013
  1. Biomedical Engineer
  2. Clinical Nurse Specialist
  3. Software Architect

So, what’s on your 2013 list?
Can you think of any other lists that you've seen?
Have you read any of the "best of books"?

2 comments:

  1. I just finished HOW THE LIGHT GETS IN. Man, she's SOOOO good. I want to be her when I grow up. Her books are so soulful as well as well-plotted.

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  2. I had to Google Dressage...

    I love Louise Penny....

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