Books Read: 2021

*Chose not to finish the book.

**Read the book but did a lot of skipping or scanning. Won’t add the book to my permanent collection. Won’t search out other books by the author.

***Enjoyable read. If nonfiction, will keep the book but won’t purchase if borrowed. If fiction won’t keep the book, won’t purchase if borrowed. Receptive to other works if they are recommended.

****Liked the book a lot. If nonfiction, will keep or purchase if borrowed. If fiction, will keep the book but not purchase if borrowed. Will look for other works by the same author.

*****One of my all time favorites. If nonfiction, will keep or purchase to add to my collection. If fiction, will keep or purchase to add to my collection. Will actively search out other works by the same author.


  1. A Book Club Far Away***
  2. A Children’s Bible***
  3. Beezus and Ramona****
  4. Beverly, Right Here***
  5. Everything I Never Told You***
  6. Circe****
  7. Early Morning Riser***
  8. Fates and Furies****
  9. I See You Everywhere***
  10. Louisiana’s Way Home***
  11. Midnight Crossroad***
  12. Migrations***
  13. Mrs. Everything***
  14. Pigs in Heaven****
  15. Ramey Nightingale***
  16. Sing, Unburied, Sing***
  17. Such a Fun Age***
  18. The Beginner’s Goodbye***
  19. The Bride Test**
  20. The Last Time I Saw You****
  21. The Long Drop*
  22. The Story of Arthur Truluv***
  23. The Twelve Lives of Samuel Hawley***
  24. The Vanishing Half***
  25. Thirteenth Child***
  26. This Is How It Always Is****
  27. Turtles All the Way Down***
  28. Unsheltered***
  29. Wayward***
  30. Where the Crawdads Sing***


  1. Bad Blood: Secrets and Lies in a Silicon Valley Startup***
  2. Born a Crime: Stories from a South African Childhood****
  3. Carry On, Warrior: the Power of Embracing Your Messy, Beautiful Life****
  4. Creatures of a Day: and Other Tales of Psychotherapy****
  5. Eearth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet***
  6. Happiness: A Guide to Developing Life’s Most Important Skill****
  7. Hoarders**
  8. Ketchup is My Favorite Vegetable***
  9. Hyperbole and a Half: Unfortunate Situations, Flawed Coping Mechanisms, Mayhem, and Other Things That Happened*****
  10. In Love With the World: A Monk’s Journey Through the Bardos of Living and Dying****
  11. Letter to My Daughter***
  12. Love Warrior: a Memoir****
  13. LPCC California Law & Ethics Textbook*****
  14. Maybe You Should Talk to Someone: A Therapist, HER Therapist, and Our Lives Revealed****
  15. Parenting Outside the Lines: Forget the Rules, Tap into Your Wisdom, and Connect with Your Child****
  16. Sexual Intelligence: What We Really Want from Sex — and How to Get It***
  17. Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography***
  18. Solutions and Other Problems****
  19. The Apology***
  20. The Art of Memoir***
  21. The Dirty Life: a Memoir of Farming, Food, and Love****
  22. The Empathy Diaries: a Memoir***
  23. The Love of Impermanent Things: A Threshold Ecology****
  24. Untamed: a Memoir*****
  25. White Fragility: Why It’s So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism *