Booklist 2014

The Reading list Books 2014
Literature

Malcolm Brooks Painted Horses
Alix Christie Guttenberg’s Apprentice
Lynn Cullen MrsPoe
Anthony Doerr All the Light We Cannot See
Maria Duenas The Time in Between
Charles Finch The Last Enchantments
Thomas Christopher Greene The Headmasters Wife
Ned Hays Sinful Folk
Susan Hill The Strange Meeting, The Magic Apple Tree
**Bruce Holsinger A Burnable Book
*Nancy Horan Under the Wide and Starry Sky (Franny Stevenson)
*Anthony Holden Poems that make Grown Men Cry
Martin Jensen The King’s Hound
Sarah Jio Goodnight June
Rachel Kuschner Flamethrowers
Wendy Lesser Why I Read
David Liss Day of Atonement
Charlie Lovett First Impression
Elizabeth May Falconer
Hilary Mantel The Assassination of Margaret Thatcher
Val McDermid Northanger Abbey
Jennifer McMahon The Winter People
Patrick Modiano Missing Person
Solomon Northup 12 Years a Slave
*Robin Oliveira I always loved you (Mary Cassatt in Paris)
Jeremy Page Salt Sea Change
Hilary Scharper Perdita
Julie Schumacher Dear Committee Members
Nina Siegal The Anatomy Lesson
Alexander McCall Smith Forever Girl
Rosie Thomas The Illusionist
Helene Wecker Golem and the Jinni
*Gabrielle Zevin Storied life of AJ Fikry

Mystery
Meg Anbott Fever
Stephanie Barron Jane and the Twelve Days of Christmas
Cara Black Murder in Pigalle
*Alan Bradley The Dead in their Vaulted Arches
*Alan Bradley As Chimney Sweepers Come to Dust
*Christopher Brookmyre Bred in the Bone When The Devil Drives
Susanna Calkins From The Charred Remains
Andrea Camilleri Fourth Secret
Kate Carlisle The Book Stops Here
Alys Clare Blood of the South
**John Connolly A Wolf in Winter
*Diana Gabaldon Written in my own Heart’s Blood
Alex Grecian The Devil’s Workshop
Susanna Gregory Death in St James’s Park
Elly Griffiths The Outcast Dead
**Martha Grimes The Way of all Fish (Sequel to Foul Matter)
Martha Grimes Vertigo 42
Sophie Hannah Monogram Murder (new Poirot)
Peter James A Twist of the Knife
Emma Jameson Marriage can be Murder
Charlaine Harris Midnight Crossing
Gregory Harris Bellingham Bloodbath
Anthony Horowitz A Study in Silks
Rupert Penny Jones White Chapel
J. Sydney Jones Empty Mirror, Requiem in Vienna, The Silence
Craig Johnson Any Other Name, Wait for Signs
Charlie Lovett First Impression
Peter May Entry Island
Alexander McCall Smith The Handsome Man’s Cafe
Carol McCleary No Job For a Lady, Alchemy of Murder, Illusion of Murder
Sharyn McCrumb King’s Mountain, Nora Bonesteel’s Christmas
Mary Miley Silent Murders
Jenny Offill Dept of Speculation
Lauren Owens The Quick
Gigi Pandian The Accidental Alchemist
Oliver Potzsch The Ludwig Conspiracy
**Ian Rankin Saints of the Shadow Bible
Paula Paul Medium Dead
Anne Perry Blood on the Water
Thomas Perry A String of Pearls
Deanna Raybourn Night of 1000 stars
Kathy Reichs Bones Never Lie
Peter Robinson Children of the Revolution
John Sandford Field of Prey, Deadline
AD Scott Beneath the Abbey Wall
Ian Simpson Murder on the Second Tea
Simone St James Silence for the Dead (Haunting of Maddy Clare)
Olen Steinhauer All The Old Knives
Sam Thomas The Harlot’s Tale (midwife mystery)
*Charles Todd Hunting Shadows (Rutledge)
*Charles Todd Unwilling Accomplice (Bess Crawford)
*Nicola Upson Death of Lucy Kyte
Bob van Laerhoven Baudelaire’s Revenge
*Jacqueline Winspear Care And Management of Lies
Kim Wright City of Light (city of mystery)

Romance
Mary Balough Only Enchanting
Tessa Dare Romancing the Duke
Susan Hayes and Loretta Nyhan I’ll be Seeing You
Madeline Hunter Accidental Duchess
Susanna Kearsley Splendor Falls
Susanna Kearsley A Season of Storms
Stephanie Laurens By Winter’s Light
Amanda Quick Otherwise Engaged, The Hot Zone
*Deanna Raybourn Whisper of Jasmine
Imogen Robertson Circle of Shadows
Jess Russell The Dressmaker’s Duke

Steampunk
Maragret Foxe Prince of Hearts, a dark heart
Colleen Gleason The Clockwork Scarab
*Emma Jane Holloway A Study in Silks, in Darkness, in Ashes
Cherie Priest Boneshaker
Meljean Archer The Iron Duke

Children’s /YA
Anne Bishop The Others, Written in Red, then Murder of Crows
Alan Bradley The Dead in their Vaulted Arches
Gail Carriger Curtsies and Conspiracies
Colleen Gleason Clockwork of Scarab
Jennifer Holm 14th Goldfish
Sarah J. Maas Thrones of Glass (Assassin prequels)
*Gregory McGuire Egg and Spoon
*Ransom Riggs, Hollow City (Miss Peregrine)
William Ritter Jackaby (para Sherlock)
**Maria Semple Where’d You Go Bernadette?
Robin Sloan Ajax Penumbra
Lemony Snickett All the Wrong Questions

Memoir
Alain Baraton The Gardener of Versailles
John Cleese So, Anyway
Martha Grimes Double Double
Tom Nissley A Readers Book of Days
*Mary Robinson Everybody Matters, (my life giving voice)
*Janice MacLeod Paris Letters
*Carol Wall Mr Owita’s Guide to Gardening

Science Fiction
Lev Grossman Magicians trilogy
***Deborah Harkness The Book of Life (Discovery of Witches3rd)
Charlaine Harris Midnight Crossing(ed. Dead but not Forgotten)
Robin Hobb, Dragon series!, Fool series
GRR Martin et al. Rogues
Diana Pharaoh Francis The Black Ship, The Cipher
Terry Pratchett Raising Steam
Terry Pratchett Stephen Baxter The Long Mars
*Douglas Nicholas Something Red, The Wicked
Terry Pratchett and Stephen Briggs Turtle Recall revised Disc World
*Patrick Rothfuss The Slow Regard of Silent Things
Samantha Shannon The Bone Season, The Mime
Sherwood Smith Blood Spirits, Revenant Eve, Banner of the Damned
Sherry Thomas The Burning Sky

2014 Nonfiction
Peter Ackroyd Foundation
Alain Baraton The Gardener of Versailles
Benedict Carey How We Learn
Phil Cousineau The Painted Word
Richard Flanagan The Narrow Road to the Deep North
Thomas Foster 25 Books at Shaped America
Robert Frost Letters (vol 1)
Atul Gawande Being Mortal
Marilyn Johnson This Book is Overdue
Ruth Kassinger A Garden of Marvels
**Elizabeth Kolbert The Sixth Extinction, an Unnatural History
Gale Lawrence The Beginning Naturalist
William Patrick Martin A Lifetime of Fiction
Elizabeth May Falconer (Edinburgh)
Alexander McCall Smith What WH Auden Can do for You
Tim McGrath Give Me a Fast Ship
Robert A. Mello Moses Robinson and the Founding of Vermont
Terry Pratchett A Slip of the Keyboard
Michelle Raffin The Birds of Pandemonium
Amity Schlaes Coolidge
*Hampton Sides In The Kingdom of Ice
Amy Stewart The Last Bookstore in America
Matthew Stewart Nature’s God

Short Stories
John Connolly Caxton Lending Library Museum of literary Souls, Museum of Literary Souls
Douglas Nicholas The Demon
George Orwell All Art is Propaganda
Kathy Reichs Bones in her Pocket
Charles Todd The Maharani’s Pearls

Humour
Ben Cathryn Sill Field Guide to Little Known and Seldom Seen Birds

* denotes excellent reads!

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2 comments on “Booklist 2014

  1. Laura Strand says:

    Who determines this book list? What’s the criteria?

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