2013 was a great year to be a reader, but even more so to be a writer of short stories. 

Alice Munro became the first Canadian woman (and only the second Canadian overall) to win the Nobel Prize in literature for her short stories, while Lynn Coady won the Giller Prize for Hellgoing, also a collection of short stories.

On the other end of the literary spectrum is Eleanor Catton with her 800-odd page book, The Luminaries‚Äč, which won the Governor General's Literary Award for Fiction. Catton was born in London, ON and raised in New Zealand from the age of six. Now 28, she has become the youngest person to win the Man Booker prize for The Luminaries this year.

At 8:10 a.m., Mandy Brouse, co-owner of Words Worth Books in Waterloo will be on The Morning Edition to share some of her picks for the top books of 2013.

And at noon, she will join us for a special live chat and reveal her entire list of the best books of 2013, including fiction, non-fiction, young adult and children's books. 

Plus we'll launch the CBC KW book club - so tune in to find out how you can join us and discover the first book we'll be reading.

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