Books Read in 2014

2014 by the Numbers

Favorites of 2014: Novels

Favorites of 2014: Nonfiction

Favorites of 2014: Comics

2014: That’s a Wrap!


* Titles marked with an asterisk are audiobooks.

  1. Wave by Sonali Deraniyagala
  2. Asunder by Chloe Aridjis
  3. Script and Scribble: The Rise and Fall of Handwriting by Kitty Burns Florey
  4. Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison by Piper Kerman *
  5. The Cost of Love and Sanity by Jaye Cheríe
  6. The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams *
  7. Calling Dr. Laura by Nicole J. Georges
  8. The Gods of Heavenly Punishment by Jennifer Cody Epstein
  9. On Such a Full Sea by Chang-Rae Lee
  10. In the Body of the World by Eve Ensler
  11. Drink: The Intimate Relationship Between Women and Alcohol by Ann Dowsett Johnston
  12. Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo, and Me by Ellen Forney
  13. The Free by Willy Vlautin
  14. Redefining Realness: My Path to Womanhood, Identity, Love & So Much More by Janet Mock
  15. The Ten Faces of Innovation by Thomas Kelley
  16. Only the Good Die Young by K. K. Hendin
  17. Boxers by Gene Luen Yang
  18. The Shallows: What the Internet is Doing to Our Brains by Nicholas Carr
  19. Saints by Gene Luen Yang
  20. The Good Luck of Right Now by Matthew Quick
  21. The Property by Rutu Modan
  22. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  23. Generation Roe: Inside the Future of the Pro-Choice Movement by Sarah Erdreich
  24. All the Birds, Singing by Evie Wyld
  25. Margherita Dolce Vita by Stefano Benni
  26. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood *
  27. From Wonderland with Love: Danish Comics in the Third Millenium ed. by Steffen P. Maarup
  28. HRC: State Secrets and the Rebirth of Hillary Clinton by Jonathan Allen and Amie Parnes
  29. The Year of the Hare by Arto Paasilinna
  30. A Girl Walks into a Wedding by Helena S. Paige
  31. Paris at the End of the World: How the City of Lights Soared in its Darkest Hour, 1914-1918 by John Baxter
  32. Blue is the Warmest Color by Julie Maroh
  33. This Way for the Gas, Ladies and Gentlemen by Tadeusz Borowski
  34. From the Mouth of the Whale by Sjón
  35. The End of the Affair by Graham Greene *
  36. Astrid and Veronika by Linda Olsson
  37. Czech, Moravian and Slovak Fairy Tales by Parker Fillmore
  38. Gunnar’s Daughter by Sigrid Undset
  39. My Brilliant Friend by Elena Ferrante
  40. The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
  41. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
  42. The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street by Susan Jane Gilman
  43. I Remember Nothing: and Other Reflections by Nora Ephron
  44. The Story Hour by Thrity Umrigar
  45. Bad Feminist: Essays by Roxane Gay
  46. I Am Having So Much Fun Here Without You by Courtney Maum
  47. Landline by Rainbow Rowell *
  48. Thérèse Raquin by Émile Zola *
  49. The Giver by Lois Lowry
  50. Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America by John Waters *
  51. Console Wars: Sega, Nintendo, and the Battle that Defined a Generation by Blake J. Harris
  52. Looking for Trouble by Victoria Dahl
  53. The Imaginary Life by Mara Torres
  54. Hyperbole and a Half by Allie Brosh
  55. Liar, Temptress, Soldier, Spy: For Women Undercover in the Civil War by Karen Abbott
  56. Flirting with French: How a Language Charmed Me, Seduced Me, and Nearly Broke My Heart by William Alexander
  57. The Devil’s Highway by Luis Alberto Urrea
  58. Wolf in White Van by John Darnielle
  59. Dracula by Bram Stoker *
  60. Breakfast at Tiffany’s by Truman Capote *
  61. The Heart Does Not Grow Back by Fred Venturini
  62. Revenge by Yoko Ogawa *
  63. Pro: Reclaiming Abortion Rights by Katha Pollitt
  64. Mockingjay by Suzanne Collins *
  65. Ironweed by William Kennedy
  66. Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
  67. Foxcatcher by Mark Schultz with Dave Thomas
  68. The Bees by Laline Paull *
  69. The Good Women of China by Xinran
  70. Jerusalem: A Family Portrait by Boaz Yakin
  71. The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez
  72. Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
  73. Tomboy by Liz Prince
  74. The Hospital Suite by John Porcellino
  75. Today is the Last Day of the Rest of Your Life by Ulli Lust
  76. Men Explain Things to Me by Rebecca Solnit
  77. Euphoria by Lily King *
  78. An Artist of the Floating World by Kazuo Ishiguro
  79. Never Have I Ever: My Life (So Far) Without a Date by Katie Heaney
  80. The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky
  81. Kill My Mother by Jules Feiffer
  82. Ash by Malinda Lo
  83. El Deafo by Cece Bell
  84. We Have Always Lived in the Castle by Shirley Jackson *
  85. Dept. of Speculation by Jenny Offill

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