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2014 Books


  1. Poehler, Amy: Yes Please (memoir/audiobook)
  2. Johnston, Tim: Descent (fiction)
  3. Wilson, G. Willow: Ms. Marvel (comic book)
  4. Vanderkam, Laura: 168 Hours (nonfiction)
  5. Ward, Jesmyn: The Men We Reaped (memoir)
  6. Ng, Celeste: Everything I Never Told You (fiction)
  7. Vanderkam, Laura: What the Most Successful People Do Before Breakfast (nonfiction)
  8. Pullman, Philip: Northern Lights (fiction)
  9. Pullman, Philip: The Subtle Knife (fiction)
  10. Pullman, Philip: The Amber Spyglass (fiction)
  11. Vaughn, Brian K. and Staples, Fiona: Saga, Vol. 4 (comic book)


  1. Nordberg, Jenny: The Underground Girls of Kabul (nonfiction)
  2. Oliver, Lauren: Rooms (fiction)
  3. Horn, Stacy: The Restless Sleep (nonfiction)
  4. Hillebrand, Laura: Seabiscuit (nonfiction)
  5. Faber, Michael: The Book of Strange New Things (fiction)


  1. Waters, Sarah: The Paying Guests (fiction)
  2. Lowe, Rob: Stories I Only Tell My Friends (memoir/audio book)
  3. Prentice, Claire: The Lost Tribe of Coney Island (nonfiction)
  4. Robinson, Marilyn: Lives in Ruins (nonfiction)
  5. Verstynen, Timothy and Voytek, Bradley: Do Zombies Dream of Undead Sheep?(nonfiction)
  6. Mandel, Emily St. John: Station Eleven (fiction)
  7. King, A.S.: Ask the Passengers (YA fiction)
  8. Bechdel, Alison: Fun Home (memoir, comic)
  9. Flynn, Gillian: Gone Girl (fiction)


  1. O’Malley, Brian Lee: Seconds (fiction/comic book)
  2. Atwood, Margaret: Stone Mattress (fiction/short stories)
  3. Tanner, Adam: What Stays in Vegas (nonfiction
  4. Galbraith, Robert: The Cuckoo’s Calling (fiction/audio book)
  5. Beukes, Lauren: Broken Monsters (fiction)
  6. Kim, Suki: Without You, There Is No Us (memoir)
  7. Richtel, Matt: A Deadly Wandering (nonfiction)
  8. Biss, Eula: On Immunity (nonfiction)


  1. Grossman, Lev: The Magician King (fiction)
  2. Grossman, Lev: The Magician’s Land (fiction)
  3. Hillenbrand, Laura: Unbroken (nonfiction/audio book)
  4. Hartwig, Dallas and Melissa: It Starts With Food (nonfiction)
  5. Vaughn, Brian K: Y: The Last Man — The Deluxe Edition Book Three (comics)
  6. Vaughn, Brian K: Y: The Last Man — The Deluxe Edition Book Four (comics)


  1. Abbot, Meg: The Fever (fiction)
  2. Rachman, Tom: The Rise and Fall of Great Powers (fiction)
  3. Netzer, Lydia: How to Tell Toledo From the Night Sky (fiction)
  4. Gay, Roxane: Bad Feminist (essays)
  5. Rubin, Gretchen: Happier at Home (nonfiction)
  6. Taylor, Chris: How Star Wars Conquered the Universe (nonfiction)
  7. Winters, Ben: Countdown City (fiction/audio book)
  8. Winters, Ben: World of Trouble (fiction)
  9. Grossman, Lev: The Magicians (fiction)
  10. Wieve, Kurtis: Rat Queens, Vol. 1: Sass and Sorcery (comic book)
  11. Vaughn, Brian K: Y: The Last Man, Vol. 1: Unmanned (comic book)
  12. Vaughn, Brian K: Y: The Last Man, Vol. 2: Cycles (comic book)
  13. Vaughn, Brian K: Y: The Last Man — The Deluxe Edition Book Two (comic book)
  14. Vaughn, Brian K: Y: The Last Man — The Deluxe Edition Book Three (comic book)


  1. Enger, Lin: The High Divide (fiction) (Sept. 23 from Algonquin)
  2. LeDuff, Charlie: Detroit: An American Autopsy (audiobook/nonfiction)
  3. Bardugo, Leigh: Shadow and Bone (audiobook/YA fantasy)
  4. Lee, Chang-rae: On Such a Full Sea (fiction)
  5. Doughty, Caitlin: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes (memoir)
  6. Booker, Sheri: Nine Years Under (memoir)
  7. Bardugo, Leigh: Siege and Storm (audiobook/YA fantasy)
  8. Edmonds: Michael: Risking Everything (nonfiction)
  9. Bardugo, Leigh: Ruin and Rising (audiobook/YA fantasy)


  1. Harris, Blake: Console Wars(nonfiction)
  2. Thomas, Rob: Veronica Mars: The Thousand-Dollar Tan Line (fiction/audio book)
  3. lockhart, e.: We Were Liars (YA fiction)
  4. Poundstone, William: Rock Breaks Scissors (nonfiction)
  5. Novak, B.J.: One More Thing (short stories)
  6. Ames, Robert: The Good Spy (nonfiction)
  7. Johansen, Erika: The Queen of the Tearling (YA fiction/fantasy)


  1. Goetz, Thomas: The Remedy (nonfiction)
  2. Weir, Andy: The Martian (fiction/audio book)
  3. Jamison, Leslie: The Empathy Exams (essays)
  4. Blanding, Michael: The Map Thief (nonfiction)
  5. Ojito, Mirta: Hunting Season (nonfiction)
  6. McCraken, Elizabeth: An Exact Replica of a Figment of My Imagination (memoir)
  7. Patchett, Ann: Truth and Beauty (memoir)
  8. Vaughan, Brian K. and Staples, Fiona: Saga Vol. 1 (graphic novel)
  9. Vaughan, Brian K. and Staples, Fiona: Saga Vol. 2 (graphic novel)
  10. Vaughan, Brian K. and Staples, Fiona: Saga Vol. 3 (graphic novel)
  11. Sloan, Robin: Mr. Penumbra’s 24-Hour Bookstore (fiction)


  1. Hicklin, Nathaniel: The Adventures of Israel St. James (YA fiction)
  2. Offill, Jenny: Dept. of Speculation (fiction)
  3. Ghattas, Kim: The Secretary (nonfiction)
  4. Oyeyemi, Helen: Boy, Snow, Bird (fiction)
  5. Offerman, Nick: Paddle Your Own Canoe (memoir/audio book)
  6. Clarke, Caroline: Postcards from Cookie (memoir)
  7. Thompson, Anne: The $11 Billion Year (nonfiction)


  1. Harford, Tim: The Undercover Economist Strikes Back (nonfiction)
  2. Janik, Erika: Marketplace of the Marvelous (nonfiction)
  3. Hoffman, Carl: Savage Harvest (nonfiction)
  4. Deraniyagala, Sonali: Wave (memoir)
  5. Rowell, Rainbow: Attachments (fiction)
  6. Smith, Sally Bedell: Elizabeth the Queen (nonfiction)
  7. Ruderman, Wendy and Laker, Barbara: Busted (nonfiction)
  8. Ozeki, Ruth: A Tale for the Time Being (fiction)
  9. Makler, Irris: Hope Street, Jerusalem (memoir)


  1. Cohen, Leah Hager: I Don’t Know (nonfiction)
  2. Fowler, Karen Joy: We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves (fiction)
  3. Dedman, Bill and Newell, Paul Clark Jr.: Empty Mansions (nonfiction)
  4. Swidey, Neil: Trapped Under the Sea (nonfiction)
  5. Leong, Tim: Super Graphic (nonfiction)
  6. Bailey, Catherine: The Secret Rooms (nonfiction)
  7. Messud, Claire: The Emperor’s Children (fiction)