Book Tree at the Lawrence Public Library
photo by @larryvilleLife
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We chatted with Rachel Smalter Hall and Allison Puderbaugh of LFK's PBR Book Club. They are experts at recommending exceptional books. Here are their top pics for 2014.
1. STATION ELEVEN by Emily St. John Mandel
2. THE GIRL WITH ALL THE GIFTS by M.R. Carey
3. BAD FEMINIST by Roxane Gay
4. WE WERE LIARS by e. lockhart
5. THE BOOK OF STRANGE NEW THINGS by Michel Faber
Allison's Picks ( In No Order)1. Long Division by Kiese Laymon
2. Silence Once Begun by Jesse Ball
3. An Untamed State, by Roxane Gay
4. Hill William by Scott McClanahan
5. The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell
Allison's honorable mentions:
Which Piss by Sam Pink & Not for Nothing by Stephen G
Rachel Smalter Hall is a hip Lawrence mom who writes for Book Riot. She picks a favorite read each month for The Riot Round-Up, writing about audiobook culture and the best new audiobook listens.
Allioson Puderbaugh is an avid reader. She tells us "The books that I recommend will change how you see the world. Either through the language or the ideas presented. Nothing is endorsed without considerable thought."