What I Read in 2014

Top three favorite books:

A Tree Grows in Brooklyn by Betty Smith

The Last Letter From Your Lover by Jojo Moyes

Big Little Lies by Liane Moriarty



Book I liked even more the second time around:

Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn



A reread that always makes me happy:

Mike, Mike and Me by Wendy Markham



Most read authors (3 books from each):

Jojo Moyes

Gillian Flynn

Kim Addonizio



Lonely male authors I read in a year of women:

Junot Díaz

Paul Gallico



Stunning books of poetry:

Lucifer at the Starlite by Kim Addonizio

My Brother is Getting Arrested Again by Daisy Fried

Nulls by Pattie McCarthy



Novels that were as disturbing as they were amazing:

Tampa by Alissa Nutting

Dark Places by Gillian Flynn


Books I read in interesting locations:

The Color Master by Aimee Bender (on a train from Rome to Naples)

The Last Letter from Your Lover by Jojo Moyes (at a beach club in Capri)

This is How You Lose Her by Junot Díaz (every time I was in line for the elevator at work. Thank you, ineffective elevators, for giving me extra reading time)