Publishers Weekly, Best Books

Following Library Journal‘s picks of the best books of the year, Publishers Weekly released their choices (with few overlaps), on Friday.

9780804139021_6602fOne of the few titles picked by both LJ and PW, as well as LibraryReads, is a book that began life in 2012 as a self-published e-originalThe Martian by Andy Weir. It was then picked up for publication this year by RH/Crown (OverDrive Sample). Director Ridley Scott is currently at work on adapting it as a film, starring Matt Damon, Jessica Chastain, Jeff Daniels, Kristen Wiig, Chiwetel Ejiofor, Michael Pena, Kate Mara and Sean Bean. It is set for release in November, 2015.

This year, both LJ and PW picked several fiction e-originals, most of them romances.

We have updated our spreadsheets for your use in ordering and creating displays, including all 2014 LibraryReads picksLibrary Journal Top Ten, More of the Best and Category picks, the  National Book Awards longlists and finalists, Publishers Weekly‘s Top Ten and bests by category, and, in childrens, the NYT Book Review ‘s Best Illustrated Books as well as the Man Booker lists for fiction.

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