25 Best Books from the First Half of 2014!

July 31, 2014


After perusing our print magazine and all the online reviews, etc. that we have published this year, here are our picks for the 25 best books from the first half of 2014, divided into four broad categories.

NOTE: Some of these books may have been released in late 2013, but weren’t covered by us until 2014.

ALSO, Watch for our list of 25 books to watch for in the latter half of 2014, coming tomorrow!

Fiction | General Non-Fiction | Poetry | Christian Theology/Praxis

Fiction Books:

The Invention of Wings: A Novel
By Sue Monk Kidd

Beowulf: A Translation and Commentary
By J.R.R. Tolkien
Reviewed in our Eastertide issue.

Come by Here: Stories
By Tom Noyes
Reviewed in our Lent print issue.

California: A Novel
By Edan Lepucki

Birds of a Feather
By Kaye Park Hinckley
Watch for our review coming online tomorrow!

On Such a Full Sea: A Novel
By Chang-Rae Lee
Read our review by Philip Zoutendam

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