Books Read in 2021, alpha by author

The Cambridge Introduction to Narrative, H. Porter Abbott – nonfiction
The Reading List, Sara Nisha Adams – fiction
The Stone World, Joel Agee – fiction
Above the Smoke: A Family Album of Pocahontas County Fire Towers, LeAnna Alderman & Eleanor Mahoney – nonfiction
Everyone in This Room Will Someday Be Dead, Emily Austin – fiction
The Mothers, Brit Bennett – fiction
The Vanishing Half, Brit Bennett – fiction
Shady Hollow, Juneau Black – fiction
Mary Jane, Jessica Anya Blau – fiction
Let Me Play: The Story of Title IX, Karen Blumenthal – nonfiction
My Sister, the Serial Killer, Oyinkan Braithwaite – fiction
Red Thread of Fate, Lyn Liao Butler – fiction
Kindred, Octavia Butler – fiction
Hollow Kingdom, Kira Jane Buxton – fiction
The Sister Who Ate Her Brothers, Jen Campbell – fiction
Through the Woods, Emily Carroll – fiction
“The Christmas Scorpion,” Lee Child – fiction
Better Off Dead, Lee Child and Andrew Child – fiction
The Sentinel, Lee Child and Andrew Child – fiction
Cleaning the Gold, Lee Child & Karin Slaughter – fiction
Yolk, Mary H. K. Choi – fiction
Once More Upon a Time, Roshani Chokshi – fiction
The Murder of Roger Ackroyd, Agatha Christie – fiction
Ring Shout, P. Djèlí Clark – fiction
The Crossing, Michael Connelly – fiction
The Late Show, Michael Connelly – fiction
The Butcher of Anderson Station, James S. A. Corey – fiction
Well-Read Black Girl, Glory Edim – nonfiction
L.A. Weather, María Amparo Escandón – fiction
The Hare, Melanie Finn – fiction
The Turner House, Angela Flournoy – fiction
The Searcher, Tana French – fiction
Snow, Glass, Apples, Neil Gaiman & Colleen Doran – fiction
Frames of Mind: The Theory of Multiple Intelligences, Howard E. Gardner – nonfiction
The Thing About Florida: Exploring a Misunderstood State, Tyler Gillespie – nonfiction
Olga Dies Dreaming, Xochitl Gonzalez – fiction
Before the Ruins, Victoria Gosling – fiction
The Care and Feeding of Ravenously Hungry Girls, Anissa Gray – fiction
The People Could Fly, Virginia Hamilton – fiction
The Murder Wall, Mari Hannah – fiction
Honeycomb, Joanne M. Harris – fiction
Rabbit Cake, Annie Hartnett – fiction
Pandora’s Jar, Natalie Haynes – nonfiction
Horns, Joe Hill – fiction
The Light Streamed Beneath It, Shawn Hitchins – nonfiction (no review)
Magma, Thora Hjörleifsdóttir – fiction (no review)
White Shadow, Roy Jacobsen – fiction
The Turn of the Screw, Henry James – fiction
Vladimir, Julia May Jonas – fiction
Aurora Rising, Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff – fiction
This Shining Life, Harriet Kline – fiction
Under the Whispering Door, TJ Klune – fiction
The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind and Body in the Healing of Trauma, Bessel van der Kolk – nonfiction
Shallow Waters, Anita Kopacz – fiction (no review)
When We Cease to Understand the World, Benjamin Labutat – fiction
We Are the Brennans, Tracey Lange – fiction
The People We Keep, Allison Larkin – fiction
The Changeling, Victor LaValle – fiction
The Ecstatic, Victor LaValle – fiction
The Everybody Ensemble: Donkeys, Essays, and Other Pandemoniums, Amy Leach – nonfiction
Songbirds, Christy Lefteri – fiction
Hair, Scott Lowe – nonfiction
Her Body and Other Parties, Carmen Maria Machado – fiction
The Woman from Uruguay, Pedro Mairal – fiction
The Council of Animals, Nick McDonell – fiction
Nervous System, Lina Meruane – fiction
Into the Heartless Wood, Joanna Ruth Meyer – fiction
Hot Stew, Fiona Mozley – fiction
Snowflake, Louise Nealon – fiction
The Memory Collectors, Kim Neville – fiction
Home Stretch, Graham Norton – fiction
Night Rooms, Gina Nutt – nonfiction
When Me and God Were Little, Mads Nygaard – fiction
Ocean State, Stewart O’Nan – fiction
Gingerbread, Helen Oyeyemi – fiction
In the Field, Rachel Pastan – fiction
“These Precious Days,” Ann Patchett – nonfiction
Gone to the Woods, Gary Paulsen – nonfiction
The Travelers, Regina Porter – fiction
Bewilderment, Richard Powers – fiction
Down Comes the Night, Allison Saft – fiction
Dark Night, Paige Shelton – fiction
The Jungle, Upton Sinclair, adapted and illus. Kristina Gehrmann – fiction
The Everlasting, Katy Simpson Smith – fiction
Real Life, Brandon Taylor – fiction
Born Into This, Adam Thompson – fiction
Reptile Memoirs, Silje Ulstein – fiction (no review)
Inherit the Dead, various – fiction (no review)
The Hummingbird, Sandro Veronesi – fiction
A Sense of the Whole, Siamak Vossoughi – fiction
Sundial, Catriona Ward – fiction
Salvage the Bones, Jesmyn Ward – fiction
Fiery Girls, Heather Wardell – fiction (no review)
All Systems Red, Martha Wells – fiction
Artificial Condition, Martha Wells – fiction
Exit Strategy, Martha Wells – fiction
Fugitive Telemetry, Martha Wells – fiction
Network Effect, Martha Wells – fiction
Rogue Protocol, Martha Wells – fiction
Valentine, Elizabeth Wetmore – fiction
Life of the Flesh, Dave Wheeler – fiction manuscript (no review)
I’m Possible: A Story of Survival, a Tuba, and the Small Miracle of a Big Dream, Richard Antoine White – nonfiction
The Birds of Opulence, Crystal Wilkinson – fiction
A Flicker in the Dark, Stacy Willingham – fiction
The Professor and the Madman, Simon Winchester – nonfiction
Win Me Something, Kyle Lucia Wu – fiction
Everything Everything, Nicola Yoon – fiction
The Sun Is Also a Star, Nicola Yoon – fiction
1000 Perfect Weekends – nonfiction

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