10 best books of December 2013, according to Amazon's editors

From the latest in Michael Connelly's "Lincoln Lawyer" series to a graphic novel about our planet's prehistoric inhabitants, Amazon's "10 Best Books of December" list offers titles that should appeal to a broad range of readers. Here are the 10 books, with thoughts on each from Amazon editorial director Sara Nelson.

By , Staff Writer

1. 'The Gods of Guilt,' by Michael Connelly

Connelly's fifth novel centering on lawyer Mickey Haller, finds Mickey confronting a case in which his former client is found dead and he realizes he may have put her in danger. Amazon editorial director Sara Nelson says she found Mickey to be a fascinating protagonist. "It's very Michael Connelly, this character who's likable but flawed," she says. "[It] feels like you could know the guy."

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