2021 Reading


*note: this list contains only books I rated in 2021. I read 148 books so this represents roughly 80% of the books*

5 Stars:

  1. One Last Stop by Casey McQuiston
  2. Lady Sunshine by Amy Mason Doan
  3. The Handmaid’s Tale by Margaret Atwood
  4. Wintering: The Power of Rest and Retreat in Difficult Times by Katherine May
  5. Consent by Annabel Lyon
  6. The Book of Magic (Practical Magic #2) by Alice Hoffman
  7. What Doesn’t Kill You: A Life with Chronic Illness – Lessons from a Body in Revolt by Tessa Miller
  8. A Court of Silver Flames (A Court of Thorns and Roses #4) by Sarah J. Maas
  9. The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  10. The Power of Ritual: Turning Everyday Activities Into Soulful Practices by Casper ter Kuile
  11. The Art of Gathering: How We Meet and Why It Matters by Priya Parker

4.75 Stars:

  1. Ariadne by Jennifer Saint
  2. Satisfaction Guaranteed by Karelia Stetz-Waters

4.5 Stars:

  1. Take a Hint, Dani Brown (The Brown Sisters #2) by Talia Hibbert
  2. A Tip for the Hangman by Allison Epstein
  3. Act Your Age, Eve Brown (The Brown Sisters #3) by Talia Hibbert
  4. Detransition, Baby by Torrey Peters
  5. The Intimacy Experiment by Rosie Danan
  6. Bombshell by Sarah MacLean

4.25 Stars:

  1. Devil in Disguise (The Ravenels #7) by Lisa Kleypas
  2. Firekeeper’s Daughter by Angeline Boulley
  3. An Absolutely Remarkable Thing (The Carls #1) by Hank Green
  4. Obsessed: A Memoir of My Life with OCD by Allison Britz
  5. It Happened One Summer by Tessa Bailey

4 Stars:

  1. Girl, 11 by Amy Suiter Clarke
  2. The Other Miss Bridgerton (Rokesbys #3 ) by Julia Quinn
  3. The Bright Hour: A Memoir of Living and Dying by Nina Riggs
  4. These Hollow Vows by Lexi Ryan
  5. Intermediate Thermodynamics: A Romantic Comedy (Chemistry Lessons #2) by Susannah Nix
  6. From Blood and Ash by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  7. A Brush with Love by Mazey Eddings
  8. The Gentleman’s Guide to Getting Lucky (Montague Siblings #1.5) by Mackenzi Lee
  9. The Bones of Ruin by Sarah Raughley
  10. Matrix by Lauren Groff
  11. The Year of the Witching by Alexis Henderson
  12. Outlawed by Anna North
  13. If This Gets Out by Sophie Gonzales & Cale Dietrich
  14. Pop Sonnets: Shakespearean Spins on Your Favorite Songs by Erik Didriksen
  15. The Love Hypothesis by Ali Hazelwood
  16. Pet by Akwaeke Emezi
  17. Don’t Call It a Cult: The Shocking Story of Keith Raniere and the Women of Nxivm by Sarah Berman
  18. A Master of Djinn (The Dead Djinn Universe #1) by P. Djèlí Clark
  19. Portrait of a Scotsman by Evie Dunmore
  20. House of Earth and Blood (Crescent City #1) by Sarah J. Maas
  21. Improvement in Action: Advancing Quality in America’s Schools Continuous Improvement in Education by Anthony S. Bryk
  22. Get a Life, Chloe Brown( The Brown Sisters #1) by Talia Hibbert
  23. A Discovery of Witches, by Deborah Harkness (reread)
  24. What Happens in London, by Julia Quinn
  25. When He Was Wicked, by Julia Quinn
  26. Window Shopping by Tessa Bailey

3.75 Stars:

  1. Remedial Rocket Science (Chemistry Lessons #1) by Susannah Nix
  2. Seating Arrangements by Maggie Shipstead
  3. Ace: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Society, and the Meaning of Sex by Angela Chen
  4. The Paper Menagerie and Other Stories by Ken Liu
  5. Taste: My Life Through Food by Stanley Tucci
  6. Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates Us by Daniel H. Pink
  7. Cultish: The Language of Fanaticism by Amanda Montell
  8. A Court of Frost and Starlight (A Court of Thorns and Roses #3.1) by Sarah J. Maas
  9. To Love Jason Thorn by Ella Maise
  10. Neon Gods, by Katee Robert
  11. Cultish by Amanda Montell

3.5 Stars:

  1. Physical Intelligence: How the Brain Guides the Body Through the Physical World by Scott Grafton
  2. The Project by Courtney Summers
  3. Just Like Heaven (Smythe-Smith Quartet #1) by Julia Quinn
  4. People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry
  5. Going Bovine by Libba Bray
  6. Applied Electromagnetism (Chemistry Lessons #4) by Susannah Nix
  7. Experimental Marine Biology (Chemistry Lessons #5 ) by Susannah Nix
  8. We Can Only Save Ourselves by Alison Wisdom

3.25 Stars:

  1. Daughters of Sparta by Claire Heywood
  2. Everything Under by Daisy Johnson
  3. Advanced Physical Chemistry (Chemistry Lessons #3) by Susannah Nix
  4. Fierce Little Thing by Miranda Beverly-Whittemore
  5. The New Mind Readers: What Neuroimaging Can and Cannot Reveal about Our Thoughts by Russell A. Poldrack
  6. Girl A by Abigail Dean
  7. In My Dreams I Hold a Knife by Ashley Winstead
  8. Lady Isabella’s Scandalous Marriage (Mackenzies & McBrides #2) by Jennifer Ashley
  9. Elementary Romantic Calculus (Chemistry Lessons #6) by Susannah Nix
  10. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes, by Suzanne Collins
  11. Tools of Engagement by Tessa Bailey

3 Stars:

  1. Miss Lattimore’s Letter by Suzanne Allain
  2. Kindred by Octavia E. Butler
  3. To Hate Adam Connor (Love & Hate #2) by Ella Maise
  4. Below the Edge of Darkness: A Memoir of Exploring Light and Life in the Deep Sea by Edith Widder Ph. D.
  5. Siege and Storm (Shadow and Bone #2) by Leigh Bardugo
  6. Ruin and Rising (Shadow and Bone #3) by Leigh Bardugo
  7. To Sir Phillip, With Love (Bridgerton #5) by Julia Quinn
  8. Madam by Phoebe Wynne
  9. The Devil and the Heiress -Gilded Age Heiresses by Harper St George
  10. A Kingdom of Flesh and Fire (Blood And Ash #2) by Jennifer L. Armentrout
  11. The Sum of All Kisses (Smythe-Smith Quartet #3) by Julia Quinn
  12. To Love and to Loathe by Martha Waters
  13. The Hardest Fall by Ella Maise
  14. Change Your Schedule, Change Your Life: How to Harness the Power of Clock Genes to Lose Weight, Optimize Your Workout, and Finally Get a Good Night’s Sleep by Suhas Kshirsagar
  15. A Scot to the Heart (Desperately Seeking Duke #2) by Caroline Linden
  16. The Secrets of Sir Richard Kenworthy, by Julia Quinn
  17. Six of Crows, by Leigh Bardugo
  18. Romancing Mister Bridgerton, by Julia Quinn
  19. Chase Me by Tessa Bailey

2.75 Stars:

  1. The Spanish Love Deception by Elena Armas
  2. Radical Belonging: How to Survive + Thrive in an Unjust World (While Transforming It for the Better) by Lindo Bacon
  3. Blame It on Bath (The Truth About the Duke #2) by Caroline Linden
  4. The Rake Gets Ravished, by Sophie Jordan

2.5 Stars

  1. Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi
  2. The Secret to Southern Charm (Peachtree Bluff #2) by Kristy Woodson Harvey
  3. The Divines by Ellie Eaton
  4. Sweet Disorder (Lively St. Lemeston #1) by Rose Lerner
  5. A Night Like This (Smythe-Smith Quartet #2) by Julia Quinn
  6. The Dating Plan (Marriage Game #2) by Sara Desai
  7. The Wall of Winnipeg and Me by Mariana Zapata
  8. Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir

2.25 Stars:

  1. Meet Cute Club by Jack Harbon
  2. Dearest Rogue (Maiden Lane #8) by Elizabeth Hoyt
  3. The Maidens by Alex Michaelides
  4. The Removed by Brandon Hobson

2 Stars:

  1. It’s in His Kiss (Bridgerton #7) by Julia Quinn
  2. The Perfect Guests by Emma Rous
  3. Across the Green Grass Fields (Wayward Children #6) by Seanan McGuire
  4. Learning Curves by Molly O’Hare
  5. Legend, by Marie Lu

1.5 Stars

  1. And the Miss Ran Away with the Rake, by Elizabeth Boyle

1.25 Stars:

  1. Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens