fuck yeah reading: 2014 books

January 1st, 2015 4:00 pm by Kelly Garbato

148 books, wow. How ever did I find time to eat or sleep? So many books, so little time.

My absolute favorites are marked with an asterisk, but I’d like to give special shout-outs to (in no particular order):

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If you’re wondering what to read next, wonder no more!

 

fuck yeah reading: 2014 book list

  1. Desperation by Stephen King (1997)
  2. Invincible Summer: An Anthology by Nicole Georges (2007); reviewed here
  3. Feed (Newsflesh Trilogy, #1) by Mira Grant (2010); reviewed here *
  4. The Carvings Collection: Ten Stories of Horror and Suspense by Drake Vaughn (2013); reviewed here
  5. The Ink Slingers Guild Presents Into the Abyss (2013); reviewed here
  6. The New Hunger (Warm Bodies #0.5) by Issac Marion (2013); reviewed here *
  7. Suicide Girls, Vol. 1 by Brea Grant, Zane Grant, and Steve Niles (2011); reviewed here
  8. Not a Drop to Drink by Mindy McGinnis (2013); reviewed here *
  9. Deadline (Newsflesh Trilogy, #2) by Mira Grant (2011); reviewed here
  10. Kellie’s Diary #1 by Thomas Jenner and Angeline Perkins (2013); reviewed here
  11. Kellie’s Diary: Decay of Innocence by Thomas Jenner and Angeline Perkins (2013); reviewed here
  12. Kellie’s Diary #4 by Thomas Jenner and Angeline Perkins (2014); reviewed here
  13. Abigail and Her Pet Zombie: An Illustrated Children’s Beginner Reader Perfect For Bedtime Story by Marie F. Crow (2014); reviewed here
  14. Blackout (Newsflesh Trilogy #3) by Mira Grant (2012); reviewed here
  15. We Animals by Jo-Anne McArthur (2013); reviewed here *
  16. 30 Days of Night: The X Files by Steve Niles (2011); reviewed here
  17. The Culling (The Slave Girl Chronicles #1) by JC Andrijeski (2014); reviewed here
  18. Eat Your Heart Out by Dayna Ingram (2011); reviewed here
  19. Picture Me Gone by Meg Rosoff (2013); reviewed here
  20. Project Utopia: A Novella by Pam Mosbrucker (2013); reviewed here
  21. #zombie by Al K. Line (2014); reviewed here
  22. Joss Whedon and Religion: Essays on an Angry Atheist’s Explorations of the Sacred edited by Anthony R. Mills, John W. Morehead, and J. Ryan Parker (2013); reviewed here
  23. All Girls Are Pretty – A Rhyming Children’s Picture Book by Julie Richmond (2013); reviewed here
  24. The Edible Woman by Margaret Atwood (1969); reviewed here
  25. The Snarls: A Hair Combing Story by Becca Price and Tanya Gleadall (2014); reviewed here
  26. The Abyss: A Journey With Jack The Ripper by David Ruffle (2013); reviewed here
  27. Dr. M’s Seven-X Plan for Digestive Health by Anil Minocha (2014); reviewed here
  28. The Well’s End by Seth Fishman (2014); reviewed here
  29. The Evolution of Reptilian Handbags and Other Stories by Melanie Lamaga (2014); reviewed here *
  30. Total Knockout Fitness by Martin Mckenzie (2014); reviewed here
  31. Ultraviolet by Joseph Robert Lewis (2014); reviewed here
  32. Pointing with Lips: A week in the life of a rez chick by Dana Lone Hill (2014); reviewed here *
  33. Burning Girls: A Tor.Com Original by Veronica Schanoes (2013); reviewed here *
  34. Robot Pony by Madeline Claire Franklin (2011); reviewed here
  35. Number the Stars by Lois Lowry (1989); reviewed here
  36. Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus Vol. 3 by Eric Powell and Joe Bennett (2008); reviewed here
  37. Masque of the Red Death (Masque of the Red Death #1) by Bethany Griffin (2012); reviewed here *
  38. Edgar Allan Poe’s the Masque of the Red Death by David Cutts (1982); reviewed here
  39. Nappy by George L. Cook III (2013); reviewed here
  40. Dance of the Red Death (Masque of the Red Death #2) by Bethany Griffin (2013); reviewed here
  41. Glitter & Doom: A Masque of the Red Death Story by Bethany Griffin (2013); reviewed here
  42. Promised Land (Galatia #1) by C.D. Verhoff (2013); reviewed here
  43. Bubba the Bulldog Tries to Smile by Bree Clausen (2014); reviewed here
  44. Elizabeth Is Missing by Emma Healey (2014); reviewed here *
  45. Monsters A to Z by A.J. Cosmo (2012); reviewed here
  46. Ash by Malinda Lo (2009); reviewed here
  47. Third Daughter (The Dharian Affairs, Book One) by Susan Kaye Quinn (2013); reviewed here *
  48. Katusha Book Two: The Shaking of the Earth by Wayne Vansant (2013); reviewed here
  49. Busy Dizzy by Dr. Orly Katz (2014); reviewed here
  50. I Could Chew on This: And Other Poems by Dogs by Francesco Marciuliano (2013); reviewed here
  51. Baby Chicken by Azod Abedikichi (2014); reviewed here
  52. A Matter of Survival (The Extraterrestrial Anthology, Volume I: Temblar) by Linda Hull (2011); reviewed here
  53. Dave Loves Chickens by Carlos Patino (2013); reviewed here
  54. The Hex Breaker’s Eyes (Hex Breaker #1) by S.D. Tennant (2014); reviewed here
  55. Parable of the Sower (Earthseed, #1) by Octavia Butler (1993); reviewed here *
  56. American Gods by Neil Gaiman (2005)
  57. Seeker of the Four Winds (Galatia #2) by C.D. Verhoff (2014); reviewed here
  58. The Witch Sea by Sarah Diemer (2012)
  59. The Girl from the Rune Yard by Eric Guindon (2014); reviewed here
  60. The Bridge by Kay Bratt (2011)
  61. Sex Criminals, Volume 1: One Weird Trick by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky (2014); reviewed here *
  62. Parable of the Talents (Earthseed #2) by Octavia Butler (1998) *
  63. Behind Dark Doors: Six Suspenseful Short Stories by Susan May (2014); reviewed here
  64. The Tell-Tail Heart by Monica Shaughnessy (2014); reviewed here
  65. After the Darkness: Episode One by SunHi Mistwalker (2012); reviewed here
  66. The Milestone Tapes by Ashley Mackler-Paternostro (2014); reviewed here
  67. Saga, Volume 1 by Brian K. Vaughan and Fiona Staples (2012); reviewed here
  68. The One I Was by Elizabeth Graham (2014); reviewed here *
  69. The Shadow Year by Hannah Richell (2014); reviewed here
  70. Spring Fevers: An Anthology edited by Matt Sinclair, Robb Grindstaff, and Cat Woods (2012); reviewed here
  71. Snow and Shadow by Dorothy Tse (2014); reviewed here
  72. The Summer I Wasn’t Me by Jessica Verdi (2014); reviewed here
  73. Lightspeed Magazine, June 2014 (Women Destroy Science Fiction special issue) (Volume 49); reviewed here *
  74. Take Back the Skies by Lucy Saxon (2014); reviewed here
  75. She Is Not Invisible by Marcus Sedgwick (2014); reviewed here
  76. The Ugly Princess: The Legend of the Winnowwood by Henderson Smith (2014); reviewed here *
  77. Retaliation: A Novel by Yasmin Shiraz (2007); reviewed here
  78. Destiny by K.C. Maguire (2012); reviewed here
  79. City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett (2014); reviewed here *
  80. The Dark Age: A Short Story by Jason Gurley (2014); reviewed here
  81. Forgotten Tigers and Other Stories: A Collection of Science Fiction and Fantasy by Annie Bellet (2014); reviewed here
  82. Of Bone and Steel and Other Soft Materials by Annie Bellet (2014); reviewed here
  83. Snip, Snip Revenge by Medeia Sharif (2014); reviewed here
  84. Nevermind the Bollocks by Annie Bellet (2014); reviewed here
  85. The Troop by Nick Cutter (2014); reviewed here
  86. The Mountaintop School for Dogs and Other Second Chances by Ellen Cooney (2014); reviewed here
  87. If You Could Be Mine by Sara Farizan (2013); reviewed here
  88. Project Unicorn, Volume 1: 30 Young Adult Short Stories Featuring Lesbian Heroines by Sarah Diemer and Jennifer Diemer (2012); reviewed here
  89. Umbral Volume 1 by Antony Johnston, Christopher Mitten, John Rauch, and Jordan Boyd (2014); reviewed here
  90. The Miseducation of Cameron Post by emily m. danforth (2012); reviewed here *
  91. Delivering Yaehala by Annie Bellet (2011); reviewed here
  92. The Deviant Underground (Time Bandit #1) by Elisabeth Roseland (2014); reviewed here
  93. W.U.M.E.: A short story by Marc Poliquin (2014); reviewed here
  94. The Fever: A Novel by Megan Abbott (2014); reviewed here
  95. The Girl in the Road by Monica Byrne (2014); reviewed here
  96. Broken Monsters by Lauren Beukes (2014); reviewed here
  97. The Wraith (Welcome to Christmasland #1-6) by Joe Hill and Charles Paul Wilson III (2014); reviewed here *
  98. Fault Line by Christa Desir (2013); reviewed here
  99. The Harlem Hellfighters by Max Brooks and Caanan White (2014); reviewed here
  100. The Half Life of Molly Pierce by Katrina Leno (2014); reviewed here *
  101. Enchantress: A Novel of Rav Hisda’s Daughter by Maggie Anton (2014); reviewed here
  102. The Chance You Won’t Return by Annie Cardi (2014); reviewed here
  103. The Secrets of Life and Death by Rebecca Alexander (2014); reviewed here
  104. The Underground Girls of Kabul: In Search of a Hidden Resistance in Afghanistan by Jenny Nordberg (2014); reviewed here *
  105. The Shining Girls by Lauren Beukes (2013); reviewed here *
  106. War Stories: New Military Science Fiction edited by Jaym Gates and Andrew Liptak (2014); reviewed here
  107. Swan Wreck by Casey Renee Kiser (2007); reviewed here
  108. Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn (2012); reviewed here *
  109. Grace Immaculate by Greg Benford (2011); reviewed here
  110. Wakulla Springs by Andy Duncan and Ellen Klages (2013); reviewed here
  111. Zenia by J. Gallagher (2014); reviewed here
  112. Camp Utopia and the Forgiveness Diet by Jenny Ruden (2014); reviewed here
  113. Ice Massacre by Tiana Warner (2014); reviewed here *
  114. My Year of Meats by Ruth Ozeki (2003); reviewed here
  115. Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison by Piper Kerman (2010)
  116. Last Woman On Earth (A Short Story) by C.V. Hunt (2013); reviewed here
  117. If at First . . . (Short Story) by Peter F. Hamilton (2011); reviewed here
  118. The Sky Used to be Blue: a Silo story (Karma Book 1) by Patrice Fitzgerald (2014)
  119. Can You Survive the Zombie Apocalypse? by Max Brallier (2011); reviewed here
  120. The Murder Complex (The Murder Complex #1) by Lindsay Cummings (2014); reviewed here
  121. The Night of Elisa – Illustrated Edition LITE by Isis Sousa (2014); reviewed here
  122. We Were Liars by E. Lockhart (2014); reviewed here *
  123. The Truth About Alice by Jennifer Mathieu (2014); reviewed here
  124. Jacob, King of Portalia (The Pillars of Life Book 1) by Casey Clubb (2014); reviewed here
  125. If I Stay by Gayle Forman (2009); reviewed here
  126. And They Lived: A Short Story Anthology by Sabrina Zbasnik (2014); reviewed here
  127. Doctor Sleep by Stephen King (2013)
  128. The Sunken (Book One of The Engine Ward) by S.C. Green (2014); reviewed here
  129. Lessons from a Dog by Patrick Moberg (2014); reviewed here
  130. Second Daughter (The Dharian Affairs, Book Two) by Susan Kaye Quinn (2014); reviewed here
  131. Shapeshifters Anonymous by J.A. Konrath (2011)
  132. Eating Sarah by Jaret Martens (2014); reviewed here
  133. Thumbprint: A Story by Joe Hill (2012); reviewed here
  134. Edgar and the Tattle-Tale Heart by Jennifer Adams and Ron Stucki (2014); reviewed here
  135. First Daughter (The Dharian Affairs #3) by Susan Kaye Quinn (2014); reviewed here
  136. The Walled City by Ryan Graudin (2014); reviewed here
  137. Out of Tune edited by Jonathan Maberry (2014); reviewed here
  138. Wolverton Station by Joe Hill (2014); reviewed here
  139. Lucy Lied by M.J. Daspit (2014); reviewed here
  140. All the Truth That’s In Me by Julie Gardner Berry (2013) *
  141. To Find a Mountain by Dani Amore (2014); reviewed here
  142. The Last American Vampire by Seth Grahame-Smith (2015); review coming soon
  143. Pawn (The Blackcoat Rebellion, #1) by Aimee Carter (2013); reviewed here
  144. Captive (The Blackcoat Rebellion, #2) by Aimee Carter (2014); reviewed here
  145. Little Orchid’s Sea Monster Trouble by Claudine Gueh Yanting (2014); reviewed here
  146. Is Everyone Hanging Out Without Me? (And Other Concerns) by Mindy Kaling (2011)
  147. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins (2015); review coming soon
  148. Breathers: A Zombie’s Lament by S.G. Browne (2009); review coming soon

bonus list: cookbooks reviewed

  1. The Oh She Glows Cookbook: Over 100 Vegan Recipes to Glow from the Inside Out by Angela Liddon (2014); reviewed here
  2. Juicing Recipes Bible by Michael Chung (2013); reviewed here
  3. Mayim’s Vegan Table: More than 100 Great-Tasting and Healthy Recipes from My Family to Yours by Mayim Bialik and Jay Gordon (2014); reviewed here
  4. The HappyCow Cookbook: Recipes from Top-Rated Vegan Restaurants around the World by Eric Brent and Glen Merzer (2014); reviewed here
  5. Vegan Ice Cream: Over 90 Sinfully Delicious Dairy-Free Delights by Jeff Rogers (2014); reviewed here
  6. Vegan Eats World: 300 International Recipes for Savoring the Planet by Terry Hope Romero (2014); reviewed here
  7. Simple Recipes for Joy: More Than 200 Delicious Vegan Recipes by Sharon Gannon (2014); review coming in 2015!
  8. Vegan Holiday Cooking from Candle Cafe: Celebratory Menus and Recipes from New York’s Premier Plant-Based Restaurants by Joy Pierson, Angel Ramos and Jorge Pineda (2014); reviewed here
  9. The Pizza Bible: The World’s Favorite Pizza Styles, from Neapolitan, Deep-Dish, Wood-Fired, Sicilian, Calzones and Focaccia to New York, New Haven, Detroit, and more by Tony Gemignani (2014); reviewed here

 

2014 Cover Gallery

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