Favorite non-fiction: Empress Dowager Cixi: The Concubine Who Launched Modern China by Jung Chang
Woops!!! How could I forget a book I just read last month and was definitely better than the above?!?
Child 44 by Tom Rob Smith
Favorite historical fiction: Empire of the Sun by J.G. Ballard
Favorite fantasy: Dreamhunter by Elizabeth Knox
Favorite Sci-fi: Salvage by Alexandra Duncan
Favorite Romance: Laura Kinsale audio releases
(Didn't read a lot of this genre either and didn't come by anything new that I liked.)
Surprise hit: The Sword and the Dagger by Ardath Mayhar
Surprise blunder: Bitten by Kelley Armstrong
Heard lots of good stuff about this one but couldn't even get past the second chapter
Favorite author discovered in 2014: Elizabeth Knox
Most re-read book first read in 2014: None for 2014 so instead...
Most re-read author in 2014: Laura Kinsale audiobooks. Ah, bliss!
And since I do occasionally do something other than read...
Favorite - The Edge of Tomorrow
Surprise hit - The English Teacher
Surprise blunder - Guardians of the Galaxy
Favorite - Bejewelled 3
Honorable mention to Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D as I'm having so much fun with that TV show