The Best of 2014

Writing this post wasn’t easy. According to Goodreads, I’ve shelved 27 books in my FAVOURITES virtual shelf for 2014. Choosing a fraction of that 27 was difficult. Without further ado, here are the cream of the crop of 2014:


 The Best of the Best: All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

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The Best in YA: Aristotle & Dante Discover the Universe by Benjamin Alire Sáenz

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The Best in Historical Fiction: The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes

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The Best Series Ender: City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clare

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The Best in Horror: Night Film by Marisha Pessl

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The Best in Science Fiction: Archetype by M.D. Waters

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The Best in Urban Fantasy: Written in Red by Anne Bishop

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The Best Debut: One Man Guy by Michael Barakiva

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Best Movie Adaptation: If I Stay by Warner Bros.

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 The Best in Contemporary Fiction: I’ll Give You the Sun by Jandy Nelson

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Avant Garde Award: S. by J.J. Abrams & Doug Dorst

17860739What made your ultimate best this year?