Staff Picks for 2014

Our 2014 Faves!
Looking for something great to read? Check out the following list of some of the library staff's favorites reads of 2014. We've also thrown in some movies at the end for variety's sake!

We've got a selection of these on display in the library. Stop in and let us know your favorites!


Alarson, Daniel. At Night We Walk in Circles
Baillie, Martha. The Search for Heinrich Schlögel
Balsam, Ronald. Once We Were Brothers
Bellow, Saul. Seize the Day
Binchy, Maeve. Chestnut Street
Bloom, Amy. Lucky Us
Butler, Nicholas. Shotgun Lovesongs
Collins, Wilkie. The Woman in White
Condran, Jeffrey. Prague Summer
Cullen, Lynn. Mrs. Poe
Davis, Lydia. Can't and Won't (stories)
DeBoard, Paula Treick. The Fragile World

Doerr, Anthony. All The Light We Cannot See
Doughty, Louise. Apple Tree Yard
Echenoz, Jean. 1914: a novel
Eggers, Dave. The Circle: a novel
Epstein, Joseph. The Goldin Boys: stories
Faber, Michael. The Book of Strange New Things: a novel
Five Russian Dog Stories
Ford, Richard. Let Me be Frank with You
Fossum, Karin. Broken
Fowler, Karen Joy. We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves
French, Tana. The Secret Place
Geni, Abby. The Last Animal: stories

Gilman, Susan Jane. The Ice Cream Queen of Orchard Street: a novel
Go, Justin. The Steady Running of the Hour: a novel
Harrison, A.S.A., The Silent Wife: a novel
Harvey, Samantha. Dear Thief
Hayes, Terry. I am Pilgrim: a thriller
Henriquez, Cristina. The Book of Unknown Americans
Hirsch, Edward. Gabriel: A poem
Horan, Nancy. Under the Wide and Starry Sky: a novel
Hull, Jonathan. Losing Julia
Juska, Elise. The Hazards of Sleeping Alone: a novel
Kafka, Franz. Metamorphosis and Other Stories
Keillor, Garrison. Guy Noir and the Straight Skinny

Kubica, Mary. Good Girl: a novel
Manko, Vanessa. The Invention of Exile: a novel
Marciano, Francesca. The Other Language: stories
Maupin, Armistead. The Days of Anna Madrigal
Mirvis, Tova. Visible City
Manaweera, Nayomi. Island of a Thousand Mirrors
Norman, Howard A. The Next Life Might be Kinder
Offill, Jenny. Dept. of Speculation
O’Neill, Heather. The Girl Who was Saturday Night
Penman, Sharon Kay. A King’s Ransom
Richman, Alyson. The Lost Wife
Schumacher, Julie. Dear Committee Members

Seth, Vikram. An Equal Music
Stiefvater, Maggie. Blue Lily, Lily Blue (YA)
Tropper, Jonathan. This is Where I Leave You
Villalobos, Juan Pablo. Quesadillas
Waters, Sarah. The Paying Guests
Weir, Andy. The Martian (SF)
Zevin, Gabrielle. The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry


Cooperman. The Question of the Missing Head
Fowler, Christopher. Bryant and May and the Bleeding Heart
Hitchman, Beatrice. Petite Mort


Brown, Daniel. The Boys in the Boat. Nine Americans and their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics
Doyle, Tom. Man on the Run: Paul McCartney in the 1970s
Gawande, Atul. Being Mortal
Gay, Timothy M. Satch, Dizzy and Rapid Robert: The Wild Saga of Interracial Baseball Before Jackie Robinson
Gonzales, Laurence. Flight 232: A story of Disaster and Survival
Goodheart, Adam. 1861: The Civil War Awakening
Graeber, Charles. The Good Nurse: A True Story of Medicine, Madness and Murder
Halbreich, Betty. I’ll Drink to That. A Life in Style With a Twist
Hill, Christopher. Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy

Johnson, Steven. How We Got to Now. Six Innovations that Made the Modern World
Letters of Note. An Eclectic Collection of Correspondence Deserving of a Wider Audience
Nestor, James. Deep: Freediving, Renegade Science and What the Ocean Tells Us About Ourselves
Petrusich, Amanda. Do Not Sell at Any Price: The Wild Obsessive Hunt for the World’s Rarest 78 RPM Records
Short, Martin. I Must Say: My life as a Humble Comedy Legend
Sides, Hampton. In the Kingdom of Ice. The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeanette
Worsley, Lucy. The Art of English Murder


Bell, Cece. El Deafo
Novak, BJ. The Book With No Pictures
Willems. Mo. Waiting is Not Easy!


Alive Inside
Begin Again
Dancing in Jaffa
Draft Day
The Eagle: A Crime Odyssey. Season 1
Edge of Tomorrow
The Lady in No. 6
Lone Survivor
The Lunchbox

Nicky's Family
The Normal Heart
They Came to Play
What If

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