Books I Read in 2021

 

  • These are the books I’ve read in 2021 (total: 108).
  • They’re listed in the order of when I read them, newest at the top.
  • Clicking on a book title will take you to the individual book page where you can read my favorite quotes and, if you’re interested in buying it, follow an (affiliate) link to Bookshop.org (my attempt to do my part in reducing Amazon usage).

Stranger Planet—Nathan W. Pyle

Read In: 2021

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Autism In Heels—Jennifer Cook O’Toole

Read In: 2021

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My Body—Emily Ratajkowski

Read In: 2021

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The Library Book—Susan Orlean

Read In: 2021 + 2019

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Look Me in the Eye—John Elder Robison

Read In: 2021

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The Friend Who Got Away—edited by Jenny Offill & Elissa Schappell

Read In: 2021

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I Have Been Buried Under Years of Dust—Emily Grodin & Valerie Gilpeer

Read In: 2021

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Thanks For Waiting—Doree Shafrir

Read In: 2021

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Love Warrior—Glennon Doyle

Read In: 2021

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Speak—Laurie Halse Anderson

Read In: 2021 + childhood years

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I Will Judge You By Your Bookshelf—Grant Snider

Read In: 2021

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Olive—Emma Gannon

Read In: 2021

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The Bestseller—Olivia Goldsmith

Read In: 2021

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Fangs—Sarah Anderson

Read In: 2021

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No Time to Say Goodbye—Carla Fine

Read In: 2021

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Shadow and Bone Trilogy, Book 3: Ruin and Rising—Leigh Bardugo

Read In: 2021

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Untamed—Glennon Doyle

Read In: 2021

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Yona of the Dawn, Vol. 1—Mizuho Kuzanagi

Read In: 2021

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Shadow and Bone Trilogy, Book 2: Siege and Storm—Leigh Bardugo

Read In: 2021

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Fifty Shades Freed—E.L. James

Read In: 2021

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Fifty Shades Darker—E.L. James

Read In: 2021

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Fifty Shades of Grey—E.L. James

Read In: 2021

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Shadow and Bone Trilogy, Book 1: Shadow and Bone—Leigh Bardugo

Read In: 2021

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Caraval—Stephanie Garber

Read In: 2021

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The Ship Beyond Time—Heidi Heilig

Read In: 2021 + 2018

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Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine—Gail Honeyman

Read In: 2021

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Journal of a Solitude—May Sarton

Read In: 2021

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The Girl From Everywhere—Heidi Heilig

Read In: 2021 + 2018

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Pretending to be Normal—Liane Holliday Willey

Read In: 2021

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The Glass Castle—Jeannette Walls

Read In: 2021

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The Lovely Bones—Alice Sebold

Read In: 2021 + teen years

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Never Let Me Go—Kazou Ishiguro

Read In: 2021

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Rich As Fuck—Amanda Frances

Read In: 2021

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Daily Rituals: Women At Work—Mason Currey

Read In: 2021

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The Godfather—Mario Puzo

Read In: 2021 + 2020

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Letters To A Young Poet—Rainer Maria Rilke

Read In: 2021 + 2019

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The Memoir Project—Marion Roach Smith

Read In: 2021

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A Man Called Ove—Fredrik Backman

Read In: 2021

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Heartburn—Nora Ephron

Read In: 2021

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The Martian—Andy Weir

Read In: 2021 + 2020 + 2017

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Weather—Jenny Offill

Read In: 2021

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Klara and the Sun—Kazuo Ishiguro

Read In: 2021

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Maybe Baby—edited by Lori Leibovich

Read In: 2021

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Mexican Gothic—Silvia Moreno-Garci

Read In: 2021

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Goodbye, Again—Jonny Sun

Read In: 2021

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A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 13: The End—Lemony Snicket

Read In: 2021 + childhood/teen years

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A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 12: The Penultimate Peril—Lemony Snicket

Read In: 2021 + childhood/teen years

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The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue—V.E. Schwab

Read In: 2022 + 2021

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Project Hail Mary—Andy Weir

Read In: 2021

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A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 11: The Grim Grotto—Lemony Snicket

Read In: 2021 + childhood/teen years

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The Four Winds—Kristin Hannah

Read In: 2021

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This Is How You Lose the Time War—Amal El-Mohtar & Max Gladstone

Read In: 2021

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Beach Read—Emily Henry

Read In: 2021

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A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 1o: The Slippery Slope—Lemony Snicket

Read In: 2021 + childhood/teen years

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The Queen’s Gambit—Walter Tevis

Read In: 2022 + 2021

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Show Your Work—Austin Kleon

Read In: 2021 +

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Of Mice and Men—John Steinbeck

Read In: 2021

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Anxious People—Fredrik Backman

Read In: 2021

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A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 9: The Carnivorous Carnival—Lemony Snicket

Read In: 2021 + childhood/teen years

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Blink of an Eye—Ted Dekker

Read In: 2021 + teen years

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Running With Scissors—Augusten Burroughs

Read In: 2021

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Oona Out of Order—Margarita Montimore

Read In: 2021

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The Secret Life of Bees—Sue Monk Kidd

Read In: 2021 + teen years

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Barbarian Days—William Finnegan

Read In: 2021

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A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 8: The Hostile Hospital—Lemony Snicket

Read In: 2021 + childhood/teen years

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A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 7: The Vile Village—Lemony Snicket

Read In: 2021 + childhood/teen years

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Greenlights—Matthew McConaughey

Read In: 2021

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French Exit—Patrick DeWitt

Read In: 2021

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My Inner Sky—Mari Andrew

Read In: 2021

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Lao Tzu: Tao Te Ching—Ursula K. Le Guin

Read In: 2021

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A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 6: The Ersatz Elevator—Lemony Snicket

Read In: 2021 + childhood/teen years

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A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 5: The Austere Academy—Lemony Snicket

Read In: 2021 + childhood/teen years

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Nightfall—Jake Halpern & Peter Kujawinski

Read In: 2021

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Homegoing—Yaa Gyasi

Read In: 2021

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A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 4: The Miserable Mill—Lemony Snicket

Read In: 2021 + childhood/teen years

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The Art of Slow Writing—Louise DeSalvo

Read In: 2021

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A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 3: The Wide Window—Lemony Snicket

Read In: 2021 + childhood/teen years

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Diving into the Wreck—Adrienne Rich

Read In: 2021

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Intimations—Zadie Smith

Read In: 2021

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The Time Traveler’s Wife—Audrey Niffenegger

Read In: 2021 + 2018

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A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 2: The Reptile Room—Lemony Snicket

Read In: 2021 + childhood/teen years

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The Perfect Nanny—Leila Slimani

Read In: 2021

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A Series of Unfortunate Events, Book 1: The Bad Beginning—Lemony Snicket

Read In: 2021 + childhood/teen years

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Writers and Lovers—Lily King

Read In: 2022 + 2021

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My Sister’s Keeper—Jodi Picoult

Read In: 2021 + teen years

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Little Weirds—Jenny Slate

Read In: 2021

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The Lost Kingdom of Bamarre—Gail Carson Levine

Read In: 2021 + teen years

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Book of a Thousand Days—Shannon Hale

Read In: 2021 + teen years

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Dept. of Speculation—Jenny Offill

Read In: 2021

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Like Streams to the Ocean—Jedidiah Jenkins

Read In: 2021

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Home Body Rupi Kaur Book Quotes Ally Brennan Blog PoetryHome Body—Rupi Kaur

Year Read: 2021

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To Shake the Sleeping Self—Jedidiah Jenkins

Read In: 2021 + 2018

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Still Life with Woodpecker—Tom Robbins

Read In: 2021

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Gormet Rhapsody—Muriel Barbery

Read In: 2021

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Sands of Arawiya, Book 2: We Free The Stars—Hafsah Faizel

Read In: 2021

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The Little Paris Bookshop—Nina George

Read In: 2021

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Sands of Arawiya, Book 1: We Hunt the Flame—Hafsah Faizel

Read In: 2021

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The Elegance of the Hedgehog—Muriel Barbery

Read In: 2021

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The Invention of Hugo Cabret—Brian Selznick

Read In: 2021 + childhood/teen years

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Ongoingness—Sarah Manguso

Read In: 2021

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Wildflower—Drew Barrymore

Read In: 2021

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The Carls Series, Book 2: A Beautifully Foolish Endeavor—Hank Green

Read In: 2021

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The Midnight Library—Matt Haig

Read In: 2021

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Title: Solutions and Other Problems

Author: Allie Brosh

Read In: 2023 + 2021

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Over The Top—Jonathan Van Ness

Read In: 2021

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Bossypants—Tina Fey

Read In: 2021

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Bridge to Terabithia—Katherine Paterson

Read In: 2021 + childhood/teen years

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Midnight Sun—Stephenie Meyer

Read In: 2021

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