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31 December 2014

A Baker's Dozen of Favorite Books for 2014

It's that time again, and once again it was hard to whittle it down to a dozen so I "threw in" an extra bun.

Me, I can't believe there's a math book on the list. And we have some fiction this year as well!

book icon  To End All Wars, Adam Hochschild (nonfiction, World War I history, Barnes & Noble purchase)
book icon  Abraham Lincoln in the Kitchen: a Culinary View of Lincoln's Life and Times, Rae Katherine Eighmey (nonfiction, historical cookbook, Amazon Vine offering)
book icon  Stuff Matters, Mark Miodownik (nonfiction, science, Amazon Vine offering)
book icon  Doctor Who: The Vault, Marcus Hearn (nonfiction, media, Amazon purchase)
book icon  The Victorian City, Judith Flanders (nonfiction, 19th century history, Barnes & Noble purchase)
book icon  Shadow of Night, Deborah Harkness (fiction, Discovery of Witches sequel, Barnes & Noble purchase)
book icon  Essays of E.B. White, E.B. White (nonfiction, essays, Barnes & Noble purchase)
book icon  Queen Victoria's Book of Spells, edited by Ellen Datlow and Terri Windling (fiction, fantasy anthology, Barnes & Noble purchase)
book icon  1941, William K. Klingaman (nonfiction, World War II history, Barnes & Noble purchase)
book icon  Chicks Unravel Time, edited by Deborah Stanish and LM Myles (nonfiction, media essays on Doctor Who, Amazon purchase)
book icon  Here's Looking at Euclid, Alex Bellos (nonfiction, mathematics, Barnes & Noble purchase)
book icon  The Rocketeer: Jet-Pack Adventures, Jeff Conner and Tom Waltz (fiction, science fiction/fantasy, Amazon purchase)
book icon  Rudolph!, Mark Teppo (fiction, fantasy, Books-a-Million purchase)

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