Books of 2014

Previous Lists: 201320122011201020092008
Shooting for 52 again this year. Links go to my comments and ratings on LibraryThing.

  1. Miss Peregrine’s home for Peculiar Children – Ransom Riggs
  2. Curtsies & Conspiracies – Gail Carriger
  3. Advances in Patient Education – Barbara K. Redman
  4. Critical Library Instruction: Theories and Methods – Maria Accardi, Emily Drabinski, Alana Kumbier (eds)
  5. The Girl Who Soared Over Fairyland and Cut the Moon in Two – Catherynne Valente
  6. Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald – Therese Anne Fowler
  7. Sophie’s World – Jostein Gaarder
  8. The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line – Rob Thomas
  9. Dreams of Gods & Monsters – Laini Taylor
  10. Night of Cake & Puppets – Laini Taylor
  11. Saga Volume 1 – Brian K. Vaughan
  12. Complete Stories – Dorothy Parker
  13. East of West Volume 1 – Jonathan Hickman
  14. Siddhartha – Herman Hesse
  15. Beloved – Toni Morrison
  16. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves – Karen Joy Fowler
  17. Hild – Nicola Griffith
  18. Saga Volume 2 – Brian K. Vaughan
  19. We Were Liars – E. Lockheart
  20. Swordspoint – Ellen Kushner
  21. Attack on Titan Volume 1 – Hajime Isayama
  22. Saga Volume 3 – Brian K Vaughan
  23. Zine – Pagan Kennedy
  24. This Is How You Lose Her – Junot Díaz
  25. The Silkworm – Robert Galbraith
  26. Y, the Last Man – Brian K Vaughan
  27. Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Last Gleaming (S8E8) – Joss Whedon
  28. My Real Children – Jo Walton
  29. The Girl With All The Gifts – MJ Carey
  30. Tales of the City – Armistead Maupin
  31. Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore – Robin Sloan
  32. Whiskey Tango Foxtrot – David Shafer
  33. Narcissus and Goldmund – Herman Hesse
  34. Smoke Gets in Your Eyes – Caitlin Doughty
  35. Three Golden Keys – Peter Sís
  36. I Work at a Public Library – Gina Sheridan
  37. Unmade – Sarah Rees Brennan
  38. All Men Are Mortal – Simone de Beauvoir
  39. The Truth is a Cave in the Black Mountains – Neil Gaiman
  40. The Magician’s Land – Lev Grossman
  41. The Circle – Dave Eggers
  42. 84, Charing Cross Road – Helene Hanff
  43. Introduction to Data Science – Jeffrey Stanton
  44. On Beauty – Zadie Smith

44 books
25 novels
20 speculative fiction
13 new books out this year
9 for young people
8 graphic novels or picture books
7 published before 1990
6 non-fiction
4 in translation (all European)
2 story collections