The 20 most recommended books of 2014

Evan Bartlett@ev_bartlett
Wednesday 03 December 2014 09:30
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Booklovers from the Goodreads recommendation website have voted for their favourite works of the year. The Goodreads Choice Awards is made up of the following 20 categories...

Fiction

Landline by Rainbow Rowell

History & Biography

The Romanov Sisters by Helen Rappaport

Business

#GIRLBOSS by Nasty Gal founder Sophia Amoruso

Mystery & Thriller

Mr Mercedes by Stephen King

Memoir & Autobiography

This Star Won’t Go Out by Esther Earl

Humour

Yes Please by Amy Poehler

Graphic Novels & Comics

Serenity: Leaves on the Wind by screenwriter Zack Whedon

Historical Fiction

All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Duerr

Fantasy

The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness

Romance

Written in My Own Heart's Blood by Diana Gabaldon

Science Fiction

The Martian by Andy Weir

Horror

Prince Lestat by Anne Rice

Non-Fiction

The Opposite of Loneliness by Marina Keegan

Food & Cookbooks

Make it Ahead by Ina Garten

Poetry

Lullabies by Lang Leav

Debut

Red Rising by Pierce Brown

Young Adult Fiction

We Were Liars by E Lockhart

Young Adult Fantasy

City of Heavenly Fire by Cassandra Clarke

Middle Grade & Children's

The Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan

Picture Books

The Pigeon Needs a Bath by Mo Willems

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