9 books to read in 2014

If you’re anything like me and committed to reading more in 2014, this post is for you. I’m definitely focused on finding more evening time — maybe tuning out the reality TV once in a while! — in exchange for a gripping read. I’ve recently started The Invention of Wings (below) for a book club and am eager to dig into these.  TAGG’s last must-read books post in October was pretty popular, so I’m excited to bring you the 2014 edition (at least part 1). And, for another fun take on must reads, don’t miss Buzzfeed’s 16 books to read before they hit the big screen in 2014.

Update: we’ve also shared 9 books to read this summer! Check it out here.

9 Books to Read in 2014

hyperbole and a half // the goldfinch // the invention of wings

orphan train // the fault in our stars //  the husband’s secret

the girl you left behind // monuments men //  margot


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    July 16, 2014 at 6:41 PM

    I love Hyperbole and a Half! Allie is so hilarious and real.

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    Annabelle Sims
    February 26, 2014 at 12:11 PM

    I just finished The Fault In Our Stars, and it was INCREDIBLE! I recommend it to anyone who loves a good laugh and cry in the same chapter. Definitely a new favorite.

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    Nora Spaulding
    February 16, 2014 at 4:38 AM

    I’m reading The Husbands Secret and its good, I got to the sucking in and thrilling part! I’m loving it! put it to the top of that list~ I’ll be doing a review for it once I’m done with it in a few weeks probably!

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    megan j
    January 25, 2014 at 1:27 PM

    This is a wonderful list! I am reading The Goldfinch when we go on vacation next week. Thanks for sharing!

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    Jackie-York Avenue
    January 25, 2014 at 9:29 AM

    I can’t wait to read The Invention of Wings. I read two books of Sue Monk Kidd’s about a million years ago, and I remember thinking that her writing was just beautiful. So I think I will love this new one of her’s!

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    January 23, 2014 at 5:37 PM

    Thanks for the great suggestions! Do you review books too? 😀

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    Merritt Beck
    January 23, 2014 at 10:09 AM

    I was just thinking I needed to add more books to my kindle collection – I’ll definitely be checking these out!

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    Dana Brillante-Peller
    January 21, 2014 at 7:23 PM

    I just read Orphan Train and loved it. I also read The Chaperone – another good recommendation! Next on my list is The Goldfinch 🙂

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    Yuliya Olifer
    January 21, 2014 at 4:08 PM

    I love the goldfinch. Great read!

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    Kayli Schattner
    January 21, 2014 at 3:27 PM

    These look like some great books to tack onto the 2014 reading list. Thanks!

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    January 21, 2014 at 3:22 PM

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    KalleyC @BloggingWhileNursing
    January 21, 2014 at 1:57 PM

    I haven’t heard of these books, but now I’m curious! I am going to have to check them out!

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    January 21, 2014 at 12:00 PM

    I’ve read a few of these and am bookmarking this to read the rest!

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    January 21, 2014 at 10:13 AM

    I have not heard of these books and will need to check them out. I am always on the look out for new authors.


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    Snaps of Ginger
    January 21, 2014 at 9:36 AM

    I can’t wait to try these out! I’m a voracious reader and constantly have 2 or more books going at a time.

    Thanks for sharing!


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