Must-Read Books of 2014
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With 2014 coming to a close (can you believe its December already?), we thought we’d remind you of some of the top literature published this year. Whether you need some gift ideas, a topic for an English essay, or perhaps some holiday travel reading, we’ve got you covered. Check out some of the most talked about books this year!
H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald
This book is actually a memoir, which lessons readers in one young woman’s attempt to win the trust of a hawk while dealing with the death of her father. The memoir gained great popularity after winning the Samuel Johnson prize.
Read if you are: Coping, Sad, Inspired
Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s “Learned” by Lena Dunham
Named Amazon’s Best Book of October, Not That Kind of Girl is the book Girls fans have been waiting for. Dunham brings readers along for a ride through personal essays which showcase all her quirks, flaws, and how she lives life as a 20-something in the 21st century.
Read if you looking for: Humour, Life Lessons, Inspiration
The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Robert Flanagan
If you love war novels, this one by Robert Flanagan was the winner of the prestigious Man Booker Prize this year. The story tells of an Australian doctor who’s followed by the guilt of his love affair. The characters in the book cross the globe in a sprawling drama that has captivated readers in 2014.
Read if you love: Romance, Drama, Sagas
Yes, Please by Amy Poehler
Not a memoir, but rather a humourous book full of little stories, essays, thoughts and randomness from the star comedian Amy Poehler. Reviews for the book have been glowing, and many can already see Yes, Please up beside Tina Fey’s Bossypants on the bookshelves.
Read if you: Loved Parks & Rec, Need a Laugh