10 best fiction books of 2014

Here are the 10 fiction titles that the Monitor’s book critics admired most in 2014.

5. "All the Light We Cannot See," by Anthony Doerr


Two seemingly disparate narrative threads – one following a blind French girl in Nazi-occupied France and the other tracking a German orphan with valuable technical skills – come together in this critically acclaimed novel set during World War II. (Scribner, 544 pp.)

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