Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation
Top

Best books of 2014

This year promises to be a treat for bookshelves, with new offerings from old favourites David Mitchell, Sarah Waters and Jojo Moyes, and some brand new authors who look set for stardom. We can’t wait until autumn for Lena Dunham and Vivienne Westwood’s first books, and fiction-wise we’ve picked out some war-time tear-jerkers, nail-biting thrillers and cracking historical fiction, as well as two well-loved classics that are getting a makeover. Read on for the best books of 2014.

Related

celebhero.jpg

Stars' favourite book openers

bookshero.jpg

Best books of 2013

hero-2.jpg

Top 50 romantic lines from literature

Comments

More

Beatrix Potter stories have been given a high-fashion makeover

Preen, Henry Holland and co have given the Beatrix Potter series a 21st Century facelift by Hayley Spencer

14 Apr 2016

Shortlist announced for 2016 Bailey’s Women’s Prize for Fiction

Thrillers, love lost, treasures found, and tales of the bonds of childhood friendships by Harriet Hall

12 Apr 2016

Meet your new feminist book club

The feminist tomes you should be reading

05 Apr 2016

The ultimate Shakespearean heroines according to women in theatre

Power players

05 Apr 2016

This simple trick will help you to concentrate when reading

It's all in the mind by Sarah Biddlecombe

04 Apr 2016

The most exciting new books of April

From a short story collection to a gripping memoir by Cathy Rentzenbrink

01 Apr 2016

An author reveals what it's (really) like to write a debut novel

“I wake up panicked at 2am every night” by Harriet Reuter Hapgood

29 Mar 2016

Join Stylist’s most thrilling book club yet

Get tickets for an evening with The Girl On The Train author Paula Hawkins

29 Mar 2016

The witty feminist cartoons exposing history's sexism

"The first women lived in a domestic sphere." by Harriet Hall

15 Mar 2016

The feminist book Beyoncé wants all her fans to read

In a rare interview, Beyoncé reveals the book that made her a better leader by Hayley Spencer

09 Mar 2016