The books we loved in 2023

Making a list of the best books in any year is a challenge — there are too many great ones to choose from. Nevertheless, here are some of our favorites to add to your bookshelf or reader from 2023.

  1. Outlive by Dr. Peter Attia: With the goal of guiding readers toward a longer and healthier life, this book serves as a manual for longevity. It offers nutritional, exercise and mental health strategies to fight age-related diseases like cancer, diabetes and dementia.
  2. Fayne by Ann-Marie MacDonald: Set in the late 19th century, Fayne follows Charlotte Bell’s life at her secluded estate on the English-Scottish border and explores themes including science, love and identity.
  3. Spare by Prince Harry: The world-famous British royal shares a behind-the-scenes look at his life, examining the trials and tribulations of royalty and his journey toward finding his own purpose.
  4. Hello Beautiful by Ann Napolitano: Author of “Dear Edward”, her latest is a touching exploration of self-discovery, love and life’s unexpected encounters, written in a way only Napolitano can.
  5. The Complete Persepolis by Marjane Satrapi: This 20th anniversary edition of the beloved graphic novel with a new introduction by the author examines Iran’s political landscape from Satrapi’s childhood to today.

What were the books you couldn’t put down or left their mark on you this past year? Share your thoughts with the Shopper’s Voice community!

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