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Staff Picks 2014

POPULAR FICTION

The Accident by Chris Pavone

The Adventuress by N.D. Coleridge

The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fannie Flagg

The Apple Orchard by Susan Wiggs

Ask Bob by Peter Gethers

Asunder by Chloe Aridjis

The Best of Us by Sarah Pekkanen

The Bone Season by Samantha Shannon

The Circle by Dave Eggers

The Collector by Nora Roberts

Covet by Tracey Garvis Graves

Crazy Rich Asians by Kevin Kwan

The Engagements by J. Courtney Sullivan

Everybody Has Everything by Katrina Onstad

Family Pictures by Jane Green

Fin & Lady by Cathleen Schine

Girls in White Dresses by Jennifer Close

The Headmaster's Wife by Thomas Christopher Greene

The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

Identical by Scott Turow

The Impossible Lives of Greta Wells by Andrew Sean Greer

Imposter Bride by Nancy Richler

The Inn at Lake Devine by Elinor Lipman

The Inn at Rose Harbor by Debbie Macomber

The Interestings by Meg Wolitzer

The Last Original Wife by Dorothea Benton Frank

Life After Life by Jill McCorkle

Little Known Facts by Christine Sneed

Love Overdue by Pamela Morsi

Mad About the Boy by Helen Fielding

The Mouse-Proof Kitchen by Saira Shah

Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain

The Power Trip by Jackie Collins

The Quest by Nelson DeMille

Reconstructing Amelia by Kimberly McCreight

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

Sense & Sensibility by Joanna Trollope

Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal

Someday, Someday, Maybe by Lauren Graham

Starting Now by Debbie Macomber

Still Life with Bread Crumbs by Anna Quindlen

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

Tempting Fate by Jane Green

A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy

What Nora Knew by Linda Yellin

Whiskey Beach by Nora Roberts

The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls by Anton DiSclafani

LITERARY FICTION

& Sons by David Gilbert 

And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

Cold Sassy Tree by Olive Ann Burns

The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt

The Good Lord Bird by James McBride

In Paradise by Peter Matthiessen

The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri

Maya's Notebook by Isabel Allende

The Museum of Extraordinary Things by Alice Hoffman

The Obituary Writer by Ann Hood

The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman

One Last Thing Before I Go by Jonathan Tropper

Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert

Someone by Alice McDermott

Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan

Walk Across the Sun by Corban Addison

MYSTERY/THRILLER

Before We Met by Lucie Whitehouse

Blood Money by James Grippando

Circle of Wives by Alice LaPlante

The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith

Daddy's Gone A Hunting by Mary Higgins Clark

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn

The Dead in Their Vaulted Arches by Alan Bradley

Deadline by Sandra Brown

Do or Die by Suzanne Brockmann

Doctor Sleep by Stephen King

Doing Hard Time by Stuart Woods

Don't Go by Lisa Scottoline

The English Girl by Daniel Silva

Gone by James Patterson

Guilt by John Lescroart

Help for the Haunted by John Searles

The Hit by David Baldacci

How the Light Gets In by Louise Penny

I've Got You Under My Skin by Mary Higgins Clark

King and Maxwell by David Baldacci

Leaving Everything Most Loved by Jacqueline Winspear

The Mystery of Mercy Close by Marian Keyes

Never Go Back by Lee Child

Night Film by Marisha Pessl

NOS4A2 by Joe Hill

Ripper by Isabelle Allende

Second Honeymoon by James Patterson

The Silent Wife by A S.A. Harrison

Silken Prey by John Sandford

Storm Front by John Sandford

Sycamore Row by John Grisham

Tatiana by Martin Cruz Smith

Touch & Go by Lisa Gardner

Unintended Consequences by Stuart Woods

HISTORICAL FICTION

Belle Cora by Phillip Margulies

The Girl You Left Behind by Jojo Moyes

The Light in the Ruins by Chris Bohjalian

Longbourn by Jo Baker

My Notorious Life by Kate Manning

An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris

The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell

The Perfume Collector by Kathleen Tessaro

Songs of Willow Frost by Jamie Ford

Stella Bain by Anita Shreve

TransAtlantic by Colum McCann

The Two Hotel Francforts by David Leavitt

Under the Wide and Starry Sky by Nancy Horan

Z by Therese Anne Fowler

BIOGRAPHY

The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel

Buddy by Brian McGrory

Carrie and Me by Carol Burnett

Dancing Fish and Ammonites by Penelope Lively

The Death of Santini by Pat Conroy

Flyover Lives by Diane Johnson

Fresh Off the Boat by Eddie Huang

No Easy Day by Mark Owen

The Reason I Jump by Naoki Higashida

The Richest Woman in America by Janet Wallach

The Secret Rooms by Catherine Bailey

Still Foolin’ 'Em by Billy Crystal

Wave by Sonali Deraniyagala

With or Without You by Domenica Ruta

N0N-FICTION

Behind the Beautiful Forevers by Katherine Boo

Brilliant Blunders by Mario Livio

The Death Class by Erika Hayasaki

Five Days at Memorial by Sheri Fink

The Future of the Mind by Michio Kaku

Home Cooking by Laurie Colwin

The Invisible Thread by Laura Schroff

Let's Explore Diabetes With Owls by David Sedaris

My Life in Middlemarch by Rebecca Mead

A Pig in Provence by Georgeanne Brennan

Proof of Heaven by Eben Alexander

Saving Italy by Robert M. Edsel

The Second-Chance Dog by Jon Katz

The Secrets of Lost Cats by Nancy Davidson

Toms River by Dan Fagin

Tune In by Mark Lewisohn

You Saved Me,Too by Susan K. Resnick