Best Books of 2014

December 28th, 2014 by

There are technically a few days left in 2014, but I think it’s safe to call it, right? I’ve scoured the Interwebs, polled a few fellow readers, studied the You(th) reviews, and dug deep into my heart… so without further ado, here is a list (in no particular order) of the Best Books of 2014!

(Click on each cover for the official book description from the publisher, and in some cases a Kidsmomo review!)

Rain Reign_Ann M Martin  Brown Girl Dreaming_ Jacqueline Woodson ophelia-and-the-marvelous-boy

Mark of the Dragonfly_Jaleigh-Johnson The Crossover_Kwame Alexander Greenglass-House_Kate-Milford

El Deafo Cece Bell  Absolutely Almost_Lisa Graff Glass Sentence_SE Grove

Revolution_Deborah Wiles Fourteenth Goldfish_Jennifer L Holm sisters

Honorable Mention:
Blood of Olympus 260x420 Rick RiordanThe Blood of Olympus by Rick Riordan — because it was an action-packed finale to a fantastic series!

Do you agree or disagree with this list? Was your favorite new book of 2014 on this list, or is there a big, gaping book-shaped hole on this page where your pick should be? Either way, leave a review below and let us know!

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— Nancy

icon_nancyNancy’s personal pick from this list is The Mark of the Dragonfly, but books are like adopted children or pets — how could she possibly pick her favorite?!

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