Here’s my list of favorite books from 2014.
(I’m limiting myself here to books that I’ve reviewed on the blog this year. For more favorites, check out this year’s End of Year Survey.)
- The Winner’s Curse by Marie Rutkoski
- In the Age of Love and Chocolate by Gabrielle Zevin
- To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before by Jenny Han
- All Our Yesterdays by Cristin Terrill
- And We Stay by Jenny Hubbard
- The Unbound by Victoria Schwab
- The Strange Maid by Tessa Gratton
- The Screaming Staircase by Jonathan Stroud
- Illusions of Fate by Kiersten White
- The Vanishing Season by Jodi Lynn Anderson
- Bad Luck Girl by Sarah Zettel
- Blue Lily, Lily Blue by Maggie Stiefvater
- Mortal Heart by Robin LaFevers
- This Song Will Save Your Life by Leila Sales
Shout out to Afterworlds by Scott Westerfeld and Clariel by Garth Nix which were both very close to making the final cut! (And to Love and Other Perishable Items by Laura Buzo–I don’t think I’m getting my review of it written by the end of 2014 so watch for it on my 2015 list!)
This list is also a Pinterest board.
11 thoughts on “14 for 2014”
I read THIS SONG WILL SAVE YOUR LIFE so early this year that I think it gets forgotten whenever I make lists like this :/ But it was seriously one of the best books of the year, one of my all-time contemporary faves, and one that I rec to teens all the time!
The way I keep track is I “pin” all of my reviews for books I really loved into a end of year favorites board and then when it gets to December I start cutting to ten. It’s the only way I keep track of everything I read.
I’m ashamed to admit that I still need to read all of these. :( I just read Grave Mercy and the Dark Triumph and loved them. I’m excited for Mortal Heart.
here’s my TTT
Also, I still have my $30 Amazon giveaway going.
No shame! I hope you add some of these to your TBR :)
You’re in good company with your best of 2014 list! The Winner’s Curse, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, And We Stay, Blue Lily, Lily Blue, and Afterworlds are all on our 2014 Best of the Very Best list… and thus now all on my TBR pile :)
Great list…even if we don’t have much over lap…but I do see books on this list that I do need to get to. =)
My TTT is here.
Love Illusions of Fate! Definitely one of my favorites of the year!
You’ve got some great picks there, judging by all the reviews I’ve read this year. I haven’t read any of them yet, but several are headed on to my TBR list.
Hope you enjoy the ones you end up picking up.
Even though ours don’t overlap, The Winner’s Curse, To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before, and All Our Yesterdays are honorable mentions for me for sure :D
Okay, I’ve seen The Unbound on way too many lists today. I think that’s a sign that I should dust it off my shelf and read it.