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November 3, 2014

Online "Best of 2014" Book Lists

The Largehearted Boy List of Online 'Best of 2014' Book Lists

For the seventh straight year, I am aggregating every online "best of 2014" book list I find in this post. As the lists appear online, I will add them to this master list, updating daily.

Please feel free to leave a comment or e-mail me with a blog, magazine, newspaper, or other online media list I have missed.

Daily updates to this list.

Revisit previous years' lists from 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, and 2000-2009 (best of the decade) online year-end book list collections.

A.E. Snow (best books) - Beth (best books)
The Active Mum (best books)
The Adonis Zone (best coffee table books)
The Adonis Zone (top crime books)
The Advocate (best transgender nonfiction books)
Amazon (best arts and photography books)
Amazon (best audiobooks)
Amazon (best biographies and memoirs)
Amazon (best business and investing books)
Amazon (best children's books)
Amazon (best comics and graphic novels)
Amazon (best cookbooks, food, and wine books)
Amazon (best crafts, home & garden books)
Amazon (best debut books)
Amazon (best fashion books)
Amazon (best history books)
Amazon (best humor and entertainment books)
Amazon (best literature and fiction books)
Amazon (best mystery, thriller, and suspense books)
Amazon best nonfiction books)
Amazon (best romance books)
Amazon (best science books)
Amazon (best science fiction and fantasy books)
Amazon (best short story collections)
Amazon (best sports and outdoors books)
Amazon (best teen and young adult books) (bestselling books)
Amazon (celebrities' favorite books)
Amazon (top books)
Amazon (top Kindle books)
Amazon (top print books)
As the Card Rack Turns (favorite books)
Association for Library Service to Children (notable children's books)

Bacon Is Magic (best cookbooks)
Bank Street College of Education (best children's books)
Barb Sampson (best books)
Barnes and Noble (best biographies)
Barnes and Noble (best books for kids ages 0 to 2)
Barnes and Noble (best books for kids ages 3 to 5)
Barnes and Noble (best books for kids ages 6 to 8)
Barnes and Noble (best books for kids ages 9 to 12)
Barnes and Noble (best cookbooks)
Barnes and Noble (best diary fiction and illustrated chapter books)
Barnes and Noble (best fantasy and adventure books for teens)
Barnes and Noble (best fiction)
Barnes and Noble (best graphic novels)
Barnes and Noble (best history books)
Barnes and Noble (best humor books)
Barnes and Noble (best religion books)
Barnes and Noble (best science fiction and fantasy books)
Barnes and Noble (bestselling books)
Beth's Book-Nook Blog (fave books)
BlogHer (best book club books)
Blurppy (best books)
The Book Chook (best book gifts for kids)
The Bookbag (top autobiographies)
The Bookbag (top biographies)
The Bookbag (top books for confident readers)
The Bookbag (top books for sharing)
The Bookbag (top crime novels)
The Bookbag (top historical fiction)
The Bookbag (top teen books)
Booklist (top arts books)
Booklist (top arts books for youth)
Booklist (top biographies)
Booklist (top black history books for youth)
Booklist (top black history nonfiction)
Booklist (top books on sustainability for youth)
Booklist (top business books)
Booklist (top crime fiction audiobooks)
Booklist (top crime fiction for youth books)
Booklist (top first novels)
Booklist (top first novels for youth)
Booklist (top food books)
Booklist (top graphic novels)
Booklist (top graphic novels for youth)
Booklist (top historical fiction)
Booklist (top literary travel books)
Booklist (top nonfiction books)
Booklist (top religion and spirituality books)
Booklist (top religion and spirituality books for youth)
Booklist (top romance fiction)
Booklist (top science fiction, fantasy, and horror books)
Booklist (top science fiction, fantasy, and horror books for youth)
Booklist (top sports audiobooks)
Booklist (top sports books for youth)
Booklist (top women's fiction)
BookLife (best books)
BookPage (best books)
BookPage (best cookbooks)
BookPage (best mysteries and thrillers)
Books and Beyond (best books)
Books for Her (best books)
Brain Pickings (best children's books and picture books)
Brain Pickings (best science books)
Business Insider (most popular novels)
BuzzFeed (best book-to-film adaptations)
By Common Consent (books)

Canadian Children's Literature Awards (Canadian children's books)
Canadianliving (best cookbooks)
Candi, Spice, and All Things Nice (top personal development books)
Carnegie Library (best books for babies)
Changing the Game Project (best youth sports books)
Chicago Tribune (best books)
The Children's Book Council of Australia (children's books)
Christchurch City Libraries (best book lists)
Compass Book Ratings (best books)
Confessions of a Science Librarian (science book lists)

Desiring God (best books)
Dymocks (best books)

EarlyWord (aggregated spreadsheets for adult fiction, adult nonfiction, children's and young adult books)
ESSE Book Awards (best books on language and linguistics)

Financial Times (best books)
Flagpole (best JFK assassination books)
Flavorwire (best independent fiction and poetry books)
Flavorwire (mind-altering philosophy books)

GeekDad (books)
Globe and Mail (best books)
Globe and Mail (favourite books it didn't review)
Good to Know (best cookbooks)
Goodreads (best books)
Greatist (must-read fitness, health, and happiness books)
Guardian First Book Award (debut books)

Heeb (best books)
A History of my Life in 100 Objects (best books)
Hudson Booksellers (best books)

Imagination Soup (best children's chapter books)
Inc. (best business books)
Inc. (best leadership books)
Indigo (best books)
Indigo (best children's books)
Inspired by Literature (best books)
Irish Times (Irish authors' and celebrities' favorite books)

The Jaunty Quills (best books)
Jennifer Lyn King (favorite books)
Jonathan Crowe (top map books)
Just Another Girl and Her Books (best books)

Kansas State Library (books by Kansas authors or about Kansas)
Kellyn Says (best books)
Kenosha News (favorite books)
KidStyleFile (kids books)
Kirkus (best children's books)
Kirkus (best fiction)

Laura Lippman (favorite books)
Library Journal (best books)
Library Journal (best ebooks)
Library Journal (best romance books)
Library of Michigan (notable Michigan books)
LibraryReads (librarians' favorite books)
Literally (best books with strong female protagonists)
Livre It to Me (best books)
London Evening Standard (books of the year)
Longitude (best travel books)
Lower Macungie Library Teen Blog (best teen books)

Marginal Revolution (best fiction)
Marginal Revolution (best non-fiction books)
Men Who Stare at Books (coolest sports books)
Midlife Mixtape (favorite music books)
Monergism (best Christian books)

National Book Awards (books by American authors)
National Outdoor Book Awards (books about the outdoors)
National Post (best food books)
National Review Online (books)
NBC News (top science and tech books)
Nerdist (comics)
New America (best books)
New Statesman (favourite books)
New York Daily News (best books)
New York Times (best illustrated children's books)
New Zealand Listener (best books)
News from Nowhere (books)
Note and Query (books)
Nutrition Diva (best nutrition tips)

Orion Book Award (books that deepen the reader’s connection to the natural world)
Our Man in Boston (best books)
Overdrive (best books)

Parents (best children's books)
Peloton (must-read cycling books)
Penguin Random House (best "best books of 2014" lists)
Physics World (top physics books)
PopSugar (best books for women)
Prima (best books)
Publishers Weekly (best books)
Publishers Weekly (best comics)
Publishers Weekly (best fiction)
Publishers Weekly (best lifestyle books)
Publishers Weekly (best middle grade books)
Publishers Weekly (best nonfiction)
Publishers Weekly (best picture books)
Publishers Weekly (best poetry)
Publishers Weekly (best religion books)
Publishers Weekly (best romance books)
Publishers Weekly (best science fiction, fantasy, and horror)
Publishers Weekly (best young adult books)

Quebec Writers Federation Awards (books by Quebec writers)

Read Her Like an Open Book (favorite books)
Readings (best art and design books)
Readings (best crime books)
Readings (best fiction books)
Readings (best food and garden books)
Readings (best junior fiction books)
Readings (best middle fiction books)
Readings (best non-fiction books)
Readings (best young adult books)
Readings (books for ethical and socially responsible shoppers)
Readings (books for kids and teens)
Readings (books for your parents)
Readings (books for your significant other)
Readings (Christmas books)
Readings - Jason Austin (books)
Real Simple (best books)
Renaissance Learning (most popular books for students)
The Root (best nonfiction books by black authors)
The Royal Society Young People’s Book Prize (best books that communicate science to young people)

School Library Journal (best books)
School Library Journal (best children's nonfiction books)
School Library Journal (best middle school books)
School Library Journal (best picture books)
School Library Journal (best young adult books)
School Library Journal (wildest children's books)
Slashfilm (best graphic novels)
Slashfilm (best movie and TV books)
Small Business Trends (best management and productivity books)
Social Media Marketing Blog (top link building books)
The Spectator (best loo books)
Spirituality and Practice (best spiritual books)
Strategy+Business (best business books)
Styling You (top books)

Tasting Table (best spirits books)
Telegraph (best biographies)
Telegraph (best cookbooks)
Telegraph (best books)
The Telegraph (best children's books)
Telegraph (best history and war books)
Telegraph (best novels and short story collections)
Telegraph (best young adult books)
Time Out New York (best books)
Time (best photobooks)
Times Literary Supplement (books)
Tony Reinke (best books) (readers' favorite books)
Toronto Public Library (top books for kids under five)
Tri-County Times (best books)

Urban Farm Junkie (great foodie books)

Wake County Libraries (bet books lists by librarians)
Wall Street Journal (art books)
Wall Street Journal (biographies)
Wall Street Journal (children's books)
Wall Street Journal (civil war books)
Wall Street Journal (design books)
Wall Street Journal (fashion books)
Wall Street Journal (food books)
Wall Street Journal (leadership books)
Wall Street Journal (nature books)
Wall Street Journal (photography books)
Wall Street Journal (reference books)
Wall Street Journal (science books)
Washington Post (best audiobooks)
Washington Post (best books)
Washington Post (best romance novels)
Washington Post (best science fiction and fantasy books)
Washington Post (best thrillers)
Washington Post (literary news)
Washington Post (notable nonfiction books)
Washington Post (top fiction)
Washington Post (top graphic novels)
Watch.Connect.Read. (lists of children's books lists)
Waterstones (best books)
Waterstones (authors' favorite books)
William Gibson (favorite books)
Wired (best books made into films)
Woman's Day (best books)
WrittenBySime (best books)

YALSA (young adult and teen books)
YFS Magazine (top startup, small business and entrepreneurship books)

Zoe's Life (best books)
Zoom Street (favorite books)

also at Largehearted Boy:

daily updates to this list

Online "Best Books of 2013" Lists
Online "Best Books of 2012" Lists
Online "Best Books of 2011" Lists
Online "Best Books of 2010" Lists
Best of the Decade (2000-2009) Online Book Lists
Online "Best Books of 2009" Lists
Online "Best Books of 2008" Lists

2013 Online Year-end Music Lists
2012 Online Year-end Music Lists
2011 Online Year-end Music Lists
2010 Online Year-end Music Lists
Best of the Decade (2000-2009) Online Music Lists
2009 Online Year-end Music Lists
2008 Online Year-end Music Lists
2007 Online Year-end Music Lists
2006 Online Year-end Music Lists
other lists at Largehearted Boy

Atomic Books Comics Preview (weekly comics and graphic novel picks)
Anitiheroines (interviews with up and coming female comics artists)
Book Notes (authors create playlists for their book)
Largehearted WORD (weekly new book picks)
Librairie Drawn & Quarterly Books of the Week (recommended new books, magazines, and comics)
musician/author interviews
Note Books (musicians discuss literature)

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