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Favorites of 2014 (so far)

Favorites of 2014 (so far)

With 2014 more than halfway over, it seems like a good time to take a look at some of the best books from the first six months.

Picture books
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Little Mouse by Alison Murray
Weasels by Elys Dolan
And the Cars Go by William Bee

Children’s books
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Jinx’s Magic by Sage Blackwood
The Blossoming Universe of Violet Diamond by Brenda Woods
The Great Greene Heist by Varian Johnson
The Grand Plan to Fix Everything by Uma Krishnaswami

Teen books
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Pointe by Brandy Colbert
Engines of the Broken World by Jason Vanhee
Black Dog by Rachel Neumeier
Palace of Spies by Sarah Zettel

Adult books
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The Goblin Emperor by Katherine Addison
Hild by Nicola Griffiths
Conservation of Shadows by Yoon Ha Lee

I’ve also been enjoying reading through the backlists of C.J. Cherryh and Gillian Bradshaw, who write science fiction and historical fiction respectively.