Wednesday January 21, 2015

Best Books of 2014 in Leisure Reading!

Each year Amazon releases its list of the Best Books and this year was no exception. Roesch Library's Leisure Reading Collection has the following books from that list:

4. The Short & Tragic Life of Robert Peace -- Jeff Hobbs
5. Redeployment -- Phil Klay
6. Revival -- Stephen King
9. Big Little Lies -- Liane Moriarty
10. Station Eleven -- Emily St. John Mandel
14. The Bone Clocks -- David Mitchell
15. The Laughing Monsters -- Denis Johnson
18. What If? Serious Scientific Answers to Absurd Hypothetical Questions -- Randall Munroe (on order)
19. We Were Liars -- E. Lockhart
21. The Invention of Wings -- Sue Monk Kidd
26. Leaving Time -- Jodi Picoult
27. No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA& the US Surveillance State -- Glenn Greenwald
31. Hollow City -- Ransom Riggs
36. The Innovators: How a Group of Hackers, Geniuses & Geeks Created the Digital Revolution -- Walter Isaacson
41. Lucky Us -- Amy Bloom
42. Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned" -- Lena Dunham
51. The Magician's Land -- Lev Grossman
56. Stone Mattress: Nine Tales -- Margaret Atwood
62. Landline -- Rainbow Rowell
65. Yes Please -- Amy Poehler
67. Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki & His Years of Pilgrimage -- Haruki Murakami
70. Can't We Talk About Something More Pleasant: A Memoir -- Roz Chast
73. The Martian -- Andy Weir
74. Natchez Burning -- Greg Iles
82. Seconds -- Bryan Lee O'Malley
87. Lila -- Marilynne Robinson
90. Belzhar -- Meg Wolitzer (on order)

What did you read? What did you miss?

Come check out the whole collection on the first floor of Roesch Library!

-Scott West, Information Resources Assistant

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