2021 Books in Review

So I’ve done this every year but since 2021 was so boring, I have a few more books than usual. Here’s data from previous years:

  1. SOMETHING IN THE WATER by Catherine Steadman (2018) (1/4/2021)
  2. Rosemary’s Baby * Ira Levin Book Review (1/5/2021)
  3. Wild Swans – Chang Jung – The three daughters of China (1/6/2021)
  4. Dance Away with Me * Susan Elizabeth Phillips (1/8/2021)
  5. 398 DIY Tips, Tricks & Techniques: Practical Advice for New Home Improvement Enthusiasts * Ian Anderson (1/20/2021)
  6. The Fifth Wave BY RICK YANCEY (1/24/2021)
  7. The Coldest Girl in Coldtown * Holly Black Book Review (2/5/2021)
  8. Remarkable Creatures * Tracy Chevalier Book Review (2/6/2021)
  9. The Vampire Lestat * Anne Rice Book Review (2/8/2021)
  10. The Tale of the Body Thief * Anne Rice (2/12/2021)
  11. Out Out By Robert Frost (2/16/2021)
  12. The Queen of The Damned * Anne Rice (2/18/2021)
  13. The Crimson Rooms – Katharine McMahon (2/20/2021)
  14. Long Live Dead Reckless – Safari Spell DNF (2/22/2021)
  15. #MeantToBe: A #BestFriendsForever Companion Novel * Vargas, Yesenia (2/23/2021)
  16. The Obelisk Gate by N. K. Jemisin (Hugo Fantasy Award Winner 2017) (2/23/2021)
  17. The Turn of the Screw * Henry James (2/24/2021)
  18. The Objection: A Read Me Romance Novella * Renshaw, Winter (2/25/2021)
  19. MADe * Viola Grace (2/27/2021)
  20. Falling for the Rich Boy: Boys of Summer * Vargas, Yesenia (3/12/2021)
  21. Unleashed- Case of the Yorkshire Pudding * Erik Schubach (3/13/2021)
  22. This Much Is True * Anna Albo (3/14/2021)
  23. Bed and Breakfast and Murder Fiona Fleming Cozy Mysteries #1 (3/16/2021)
  24. Mr. July: An MMA Sports Romance (Calendar Boys Book 7) * Nicole S. Goodin (3/18/2021)
  25. The Way – Mary E. Twomey (3/20/2021)
  26. Embers: An Inferno Conclusion * Olson, Yolanda (3/22/2021)
  27. Getting Off Clean – Timothy Murphy (3/23/2021)
  28. Wildflower Ridge * Maya Linnell (3/24/2021)
  29. A Star in My Life * Victory Storm (3/26/2021)
  30. Child of the Prophecy (Sevenwaters #3) by Juliet Marillier (3/28/2021)
  31. Hekla’s Children by James Brogden (3/30/2021)
  32. Digital Fortress – Dan Brown (4/1/2021)
  33. Tainted Gold: Providence Gold Series Book Three * Moore, Mary B (4/3/2021)
  34. Six Ways to Spellday * Samantha Silver (4/6/2021)
  35. A Clockwork Orange – Anthony Burgess Book Review (4/8/2021)
  36. Orson Scott Card – Ender’s Saga (4/10/2021)
  37. The Master of Rampling Gate * Anne Rice Review (4/12/2021)
  38. Red Sparrow – Jason Matthews * Book Review (4/14/2021)
  39. The Tin Rose * Anne Renwick * An Elemental Steampunk Story (4/16/2021)
  40. Yield Up the Dead * Derek Fee (4/18/2021)
  41. The Torn Skirt – Rebecca Godfrey (4/23/2021)
  42. Guns For Angels * Viviana MacKade (4/24/2021)
  43. Funny Writing Techniques for any aspiring author (4/24/2021)
  44. Afterburn: A Free Post-Apocalyptic Thriller – Scott Nicholson (4/25/2021)
  45. The Romaunt of the Rose – Fragment A – Geoffrey Chaucer (4/26/2021)
  46. Sidney’s Astrophil and Stella 82: ‘Nymph of the garden where all beauties be’ (4/27/2021)
  47. HAUNTED – CHUCK PALAHNIUK (4/28/2021)
  48. Hell on Wheels (Kings of Mayhem MC Book 4) – Penny Dee (5/6/2021)
  49. The Facts of Life – Graham Joyce (5/8/2021)
  50. Werewolf Wedding (Generation Wars Book 1) – Raven Blakewood (5/10/2021)
  51. Trail of Misery * N A Broadley (5/13/2021)
  52. The Day’s Wake * Erik A Otto (5/15/2021)
  53. The infinite sea by Rick Yancey Book Review (5/22/2021)
  54. Insurrection by Robyn Young Book Review (5/24/2021)
  55. Code Name Verity by Elizabeth Wein (5/26/2021)
  56. The Chimes * Anna Smaill (5/29/2021)
  57. The Obsidian Throne by J.D. Oswald (5/29/2021)
  58. The Overdue Life of Amy Byler – Kelly Harms (6/3/2021)
  59. Pines (Wayward Pines #1) by Blake Crouch (6/4/2021)
  60. Talkin’ Jive * Erik Carter (6/6/2021)
  61. World’s Scariest Places: THE CATACOMBS, Bates, Jeremy (6/8/2021)
  62. Two to Tango (A Belinda & Bennett Mini Mystery) * Amy Saunders (6/9/2021)
  63. Back for More * Loring, Kayley (6/10/2021)
  64. Wayward (Billionaire Bodyguards Book 1) * Via Mari (6/12/2021)
  65. Take Me Away (Everly Place Book 1) – Rachel Kirwin (6/14/2021)
  66. Finding Her Wings * K.B. Wheelock (6/16/2021)
  67. Sold to the MC Men * Sam Crescent (6/18/2021)
  68. Patriot Assassin * Alex Ander (6/20/2021)
  69. Life Bonds * Daniel Schinhofen (6/23/2021)
  70. Maybe This Time * Kasie West (6/25/2021)
  71. Someone to Honor * Balogh, Mary (6/28/2021)
  72. Hands of Fate (Veredian Chronicles Book 5) – Regine Abel (7/5/2021)
  73. Silent Witnesses – Annelie Wendeberg (7/6/2021)
  74. Heroes Wallpapers (7/7/2021)
  75. LAbyrinth * Randall Sullivan – A Detective Investigates the Murders of Tupac Shakur and Notorious B.I.G. (7/8/2021)
  76. SongWeaver * Derek Moreland (7/8/2021)
  77. Time Loops * Eric Wargo * Precognition, Retrocausation, and the Unconscious (7/9/2021)
  78. Awakening * Lee Savino (7/10/2021)
  79. Rebel High Reject: A High School Bully Romance (7/12/2021)
  80. Bittersweet Homecoming; Surviving the Black–Book 3 of a Post-Apocalyptical Series – Zack Finley (7/14/2021)
  81. Annihilation (Southern Reach #1) by Jeff VanderMeer (7/16/2021)
  82. Daddy Bear * Laylah Roberts (7/18/2021)
  83. Alpha’s Submission: an MMMM Mpreg Gay Romance (Irresistible Omega) by Nora Phoenix (7/19/2021)
  84. The World Atlas of Coffee: From beans to brewing – coffees explored * James Hoffman (7/21/2021)
  85. Sarum: Edward Rutherfurd (7/23/2021)
  86. Abomination – Gary Whitta (7/23/2021)
  87. Christine Feehan – Bound Together (7/25/2021)
  88. The Wolf’s Heart * Rain Oxford (7/27/2021)
  89. The Hope of Azure Springs – Rachel Fordham (7/29/2021)
  90. The Tyranny of Shadows * By Timothy S Currey (8/6/2021)
  91. Dracula Cha Cha Cha – Anno Dracula * Kim Newman (8/7/2021)
  92. Dirty Damsels (DotComGirls Series Book 1) * Peggy Jaeger (8/8/2021)
  93. Stephen King – Later (8/9/2021)
  94. Forbidden King (Princes of Avce Book 9) – Victoria Pinder (8/11/2021)
  95. Linguistic humor, The English lesson – Plurals (8/12/2021)
  96. Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley  (8/17/2021)
  97. House of Thunder * Dean Koontz (8/18/2021)
  98. Awakening * Lee Savino (8/23/2021)
  99. The Girl on the Train * Paula Hawkins (8/24/2021)
  100. My Father’s Rich Friend’s Secret Baby by Jamie Knight or a story about child grooming (8/26/2021)
  1. The Poor Relation * Susanna Bavin (8/27/2021)
  2. Beirut Hellfire Society – Rawi Hage (8/28/2021)
  3. The Turning * Linda Watkins (9/2/2021)
  4. World’s Scariest Places: HELLTOWN by Bates, Jeremy (9/8/2021)
  5. The Night of the Sciurus * Linda Watkins (9/9/2021)
  6. Once Upon a Cowboy (Almost Royal Book 2) (9/10/2021)
  7. From The Inferno (Firemen Do It Better Book 3) * Leah Sharelle (9/12/2021)
  8. Emptiness and Joyful Freedom by GREG GOODE and TOMAS SANDER (9/13/2021)
  9. Emily, Anne and Charlotte Brontë – About Love (9/18/2021)
  10. Turnover and Die – Tegan Maher (9/19/2021)
  11. Dan Brown Deception Point (9/20/2021)
  12. We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver (9/22/2021)
  13. Blood Meridian by Cormac McCarthy (9/29/2021)
  14. Lab Girl by Hope Jahren (10/4/2021)
  15. Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark Series: More Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark; Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark 3 (Book Sets for Kids: Grade 3 and Up) * Alvin Schwartz (10/5/2021)
  16. World’s Scariest Places: ISLAND OF THE DOLLS – Bates, Jeremy (10/8/2021)
  17. Riding the Edge (The Wild Riders Series) (10/10/2021)
  18. The Halloween Man: A Supernatural Thriller * Douglas Clegg (10/11/2021)
  19. 2028 by Ken Saunders (10/14/2021)
  20. Growing Things and Other Stories – Paul Tremblay (10/16/2021)
  21. STRANGE GLOW The Story of Radiation TIMOTHY J. JORGENSEN (10/17/2021)
  22. Dean Koontz – Whispers – Psychopaths and turgid nipples (10/23/2021)
  23. Dark Harvest by Norman Partridge (2007) (10/31/2021)
  24. Johnny Halloween: Tales of the Dark Season * Norman Partridge (11/2/2021)
  25. Fingersmith by Sarah Waters (11/5/2021)
  26. Dark Chocolate and Death * Samantha Silver (11/6/2021)
  27. G.O.A.T.–LeBron James by Bob Gurnett (11/10/2021)
  28. The Rape of Nanking * Iris Chang (11/16/2021)
  29. The Face of Fear * Dean Koontz (11/21/2021)
  30. 2028 * Ken Saunders (11/22/2021)
  31. The Stranger * Albert Camus (12/8/2021)
  32. Liberating Lacey (Marks Mercenaries Book 3)  BY N.J. WALTERS (12/10/2021)
  33. Dune by Frank Herbert (12/16/2021)
  34. Love, Snow and Mistletoe: Four Sweet Christmas Romance Novellas * Victorine E. Lieske (12/18/2021)
  35. Dune Messiah * (Book 2) Frank Herbert (12/22/2021)
  36. Children of Dune * (Book 3) by Frank Herbert (12/23/2021)
  37. Shall we tell the president? * Jeffrey Archer (12/23/2021)
  38. Clive Cusler – Arctic Drift (12/28/2021)
  39. David Thompson – Fang and Claw (12/29/2021)

My personal favourites were We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver, Dune by Frank Herbert (and not so much the two sequels), World’s Scariest Places: ISLAND OF THE DOLLS – Bates, Jeremy and short and sweet Rosemary’s Baby * Ira Levin Book Review

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