10 best books of February, according to the Monitor

The year is still new, but the 2015 book recommendations are already piling up. Here are the 10 February releases that the Monitor's book critics suggest for your "must-read" list.

1. "Funny Girl," by Nick Hornby

Hornby (“High Fidelity,” “Fever Pitch,” “About a Boy”) is known for wit, warmth, and British charm. His latest novel – the story of a 1960s beauty queen who makes the leap from Blackpool ingénue to London superstar – succeeds in offering all of the above. You can read the Monitor's full review of "Funny Girl" here.

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