What a great year! What great reading!
While 2014 has practically flown by for me, I did manage to get quite a bit of reading done along the way! As usual, it was hard to narrow down my favorites, but I also did manage to come up with a list of winners. In no particular order, here are the books that moved me this year:
The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Paris Winter by Imogene Robertson
Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty
The Martian by Andy Weir
A Man Called Ove by Frederick Backman
The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman
My Real Children by Jo Walton
Bittersweet by Colleen McCullough
Alias Hook by Lisa Jensen
California by Eden Lepucki
One Kick by Chelsea Cain
Frog Music by Emma Donoghue
Sycamore Row by John Grisham
The Fortune Hunter by Daisy Goodwin
You can find our staff’s book reviews on the above titles (and about 8,000 other books) in our Reading Room at http://readingroom.rrpl.org
Check it out and maybe you will discover your new favorite book!
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Everyone!