Nearing the end of every year we are inundated by Best of the Year lists. Of course at a library we pay the most attention to the lists of best books. We here at Syosset R and R would like to add to the mix and tell you what our reading favorites were for 2014. Our staff was asked to tell us what books they enjoyed most during the year and the books did not have to be published 2014.
Today’s post will be our last for this series, featuring the picks of –
Karen, Library Director:
We Are Not Ourselves by Matthew Thomas
SueAnn, Head of Children’s Services:
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian
My Gentle Barn by Ellie Laks
We Were Liars by E. Lockhart
Elizabeth is Missing by Emma Healy
Can’t We Talk about Something More Pleasant? by Roz Chast
Lisa J., Readers’ Services Librarian:
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd
The Paris Architect by Charles Belfoure
The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman
Jessikah, Children’s Services Librarian:
My Real Children by Jo Walton was something I really enjoyed.
Susan, Reference Librarian:
Shanghai Girls by Lisa See
City of Thieves by David Benioff
Lucia, Lucia by Adriana Trigiani
Tell us about some of your favorite reads of 2014 by making a comment below. To see all other “Our Favorite Books of 2014″ please click here.
– posted by Sonia, Reference Services