Books Read in 2014

January

1. Love in a Dark Time, by Colm Toibin

2. Nature, by Mark Truscott

3. Drink, by Ann Dowsett Johnston(1)

4. Arguments with the Lake, by Tanis Rideout(2)

5. Complicity, by Adam Sol(3)

6. Horizontal Surfaces, by George Bowering

7.  The New Avengers, Vol. 5: Civil War, by Brian Michael Bendis

8. The New Avengers, Vol. 6: Revolution, by Brian Michael Bendis

9. The New Avengers, Vol. 7: The Trust, by Brian Michael Bendis

10. Wolverine and Jubilee: Curse of the Mutants, by Kathyrn Immonen

11. Saga, Vol. 1, by Brian K Vaughan

12. Carousel: A Book of Second Thoughts, by George Murray

13. Shall, by Catherine Owen

14. Marvel Comics, by Sean Howe

15. It, by Alexa Chung(4)

16. Lean In, by Sheryl Sandberg

17. Other Words for Grace, by Margaret Christakos

18. Yaw, by Dani Couture

February

19. New Avengers, Vol. 8: Secret Invasion, Book 1, by Brian Michael Bendis

20. Uncanny X-Men: The Complete Collection by Matt Fraction, Vol. 3, by Matt Fraction

21. The Mighty Thor, Vol. 1, by Stan Lee

22. The Mighty Thor, Vol. 2, by Stan Lee

23. Fanfarlo, by Charles Baudelaire

24. Fox, by Adrienne Rich

25. Obituary Man, by Philippe Girard

26. The Waste Land and Other Poems, by T S Eliot

27. Talk, by Stephen Burger(5)

28. The Art of Subtext, by Charles Baxter

29. Saga, Vol. 2, by Brian K Vaughan

March

30. The Guardians of the Galaxy by Jim Valentino, Vol. 1, by Jim Valentino

31. Gilgamesh, by Derrek Hines

32. Designated Mourner, by Catherine Owen(6)

33. Black Book, by Robert Mapplethorpe

34. Domestic Fuel, by Erine Moure

35. Lazarus, Vol. 1: Family, by Greg Rucka

36. Sailing to Babylon, by James Pollock

37. The Family China, by Ann Shin

38. Young Inhumans, by Sean McKeever

39. The Mighty Thor, Vol. 3, by Stan Lee

40. Runaways, Vol. 2: Teenage Wasteland, by Brian K Vaughan

41. The Mighty Thor, Vol. 4, by Stan Lee

42. The Earth, The Gods and The Soul, by Brendan Myers(7)

43. Lyrics and Poems, 1997-2012, by John K. Samson

April

44. The Goldfinch, by Donna Tartt

45. The Walking Dead, Vol. 20: All Out War Part 1, by Robert Kirkman

46. Let’s Explore Diabetes with Owls, by David Sedaris

47. The Young Avengers Ultimate Collection, by Allan Heinberg

48. Divergent, by Veronica Roth

49. The Mystery Shopping Cart, by Anita Lahey

50. Previously Feared Darkness, by Robert Priest

51. Young Avengers, Vol. 1: Style > Substance, by Kieron Gillen

52. Uncanny X-Men: The Complete Collection, Vol. 1, by Matt Fraction

53. Guardians of the Galaxy: Tomorrow’s Avengers, Vol. 1, by Chris Claremont

54. Guardians of the Galaxy: Tomorrow’s Avengers, Vol. 2, by Chris Claremont

55. Ocean, by Sue Goyette

May

56. Twin Tongues, by Clare Lacey(8)

57. Nightwood, by Djuna Barnes

58. Every Way Oakly, by Steve McCaffery

59. Correspondences, by Anne Michaels

60. The Book of Folly, by Anne Sexton

61. Uncanny X-Men: The Complete Collection, Vol. 2, by Matt Fraction

62. Deadpool: The Complete Collection, Vol. 1, by Daniel Way

63. uTOpia, by Alana Wilcox

64. The New Long Poem Anthology, edited by Sharon Thesen

65. Everyone is CO2, by David James Brock(9)

June

66. Sakra Boccata, by Jose Antonio Mazzotti(10)

67. Pilgrim’s Flower, by Rachael Boast

68. In the Clearing, by Robert Frost

69. Leaving Howe Island, by Sadiqa de Meijer(11)

70. Men Explain Things to Me, by Rebecca Solnit

71. World of Dust, by Joel Biroco(12)

72. Saga, Vol. 3, by Brian K. Vaughan

73. Sex Criminals, Vol. 1: One Weird Trick, by Matt Fraction

July

74. Pretty Deadly, Vol. 1: The Shrike, by Kelly Sue DeConnick

75. Motherland Fatherland Homelandsexuals, by Patricia Lockwood

76. Angel & Faith, Vol. 5: What You Want, Not What You Need, by Christos Gage

77. Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Season 9, Vol. 5: The Core, by Karl Moline

78. The New Avengers, Vol. 10: Power, by Brian Michael Bendis

79. Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 1: Cosmic Avengers, by Brian Michael Bendis

80. The Alphabet in the Park, by Adelia Prado

81. The New Avengers, Vol. 9: Secret Invasion, Book 2, by Brian Michael Bendis

82. Station Eleven, by Emily St. John Mandel(13)

83. Colonies, by Tomasz Rozycki

August

84. One Bloody Thing After Another, by Joey Comeau

85. Excluded, by Julia Serano

86. Revival, Vol. 1: You’re Among Friends, by Tim Seeley

87. Y, by Marjorie Celona

88. The Cottage Builder’s Letter, by George Murray

89. The Faraway Nearby, by Rebecca Solnit

90. Green Girl, by Kate Zambreno

91. Bad Feminist, by Roxane Gay

92. About Love, by Anton Chekhov

93. Runaways: The Complete Collection, Vol. 1, by Brian K. Vaughan

94. How to Suppress Women’s Writing, by Joanna Russ

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