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Best Books of 2014

Best Books of 2014

See lists of best books from editors of the publications below


Check the Vermont State Colleges Online Catalog to locate or request books.  The library doesn't own all of the books on the best books lists, but if there are some you think we should purchase, let us know. To borrow an item owned by the Johnson, Lyndon or Hartness Libraries, click on and log in. 


The 10 Best Books of 2014 from the New York Times

100 Notable Books of 2014 from the New York Times

Best Books of 2014 from Library Journal

Best Books of 2014 from Publisher's Weekly

Booklist Editors' Choice 2014

NPR's Book Concierge App: 250 books chosen by NPR critics, by genre

Best of 2014 from Kirkus     Fiction  |  Nonfiction 


2014 Literary Awards

Man Booker Prize

National Book Award

PEN Literary Award

Pulitzer Prizes


Kids' Books

Booklist Editors' Choice Books for Youth 2014

School Library Journal's Best Books 2014

2014 Notable Books for Children from the Association for Library Service to Children

Best of 2014 from Kirkus     Children  |  Teens

For a book not in the VSC system:

To request books not available in the VSC libraries:

Click on the Search Other Libraries tab in the Vermont State Colleges Online Catalog

Find the book in any library and click on and log in.  Pay attention to your Castleton email for follow-up.