Favorite Books of 2014

30 Dec

I love lists and picking out my favorite books read in 2014 was difficult but so much fun. I divided the books into categories and sometimes included up to two honorable mentions. Asterisks denote that these titles have made My Most Favorite Favorites.

(Click on links for reviews.)

Adult Fiction (Published in 2014)

-The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry by Gabrielle Zevin

Adult Fiction (Published before 2014)

-Tales of the City by Armistead Maupin*
-The Grapes of Wrath by John Steinbeck*

Adult Non-Fiction

-Choose Your Own Autobiography by Neil Patrick Harris

-My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor
-The Public Library: A Photographic Essay by Robert Dawson

Graphic Novel

-Amulet (series) by Kazu Kibuishi
-Comics Squad: Recess! by Various
-Earthling! by Mark Fearing

Middle Grade Fiction (Published in 2014)

-A Snicker of Magic by Natalie Lloyd
-The Meaning of Maggie by Megan Jean Sovern
-Death by Toilet Paper by Donna Gephart

Middle Grade Fiction (Published before 2014)

-The Trumpet of the Swan by E.B. White*
-The Chronicles of Narnia by C.S. Lewis
-The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien

Picture Book

-Once Upon an Alphabet by Oliver Jeffers
-Three Bears in a Boat by David Soman
-Rules of Summer by Shaun Tan

Young Adult (Published in 2014)

-The Strange and Beautiful Sorrows of Ava Lavender by Leslye Walton
-Dr. Bird’s Advice for Sad Poets by Evan Roskos
-Evil Librarian by Michelle Knudsen

Young Adult (Published before 2014)

-Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan
-Daughter of Smoke & Bone by Laini Taylor


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