books read in 2021


03 Troubled Blood, Robert Galbraith

04 Words on Bathroom Walls, Julia Walton

14 Becoming Steve Jobs, Brent Schlender & Rick Tetzeli

17 The Revenant, Michael Punke

18 The Magician’s Nephew, C.S. Lewis

20 The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe, C.S. Lewis

23 The Horse and His Boy, C.S. Lewis

24 Prince Caspian, C.S. Lewis

31 The Voyage of the Dawn Treader, C.S. Lewis


01 The Silver Chair, C.S. Lewis

05 The Last Battle, C.S. Lewis

14 The Hobbit, J.R.R. Tolkien

20 They Drew As They Pleased Vol 6: The Hidden Art of Disney’s New Golden Age: The 1990s to 2020, Didier Ghez

23 And Then There Were None, Agatha Christie


05 Dark Matter, Blake Crouch

11 The Ickabog, J.K. Rowling


06 James and the Giant Peach, Roald Dahl

08 The BFG, Roald Dahl

10 Matilda, Roald Dahl


04 Lisey’s Story, Stephen King

10 Recursion, Blake Crouch

22 The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien

23 A Life in Parts, Bryan Cranston

26 How Lucky, Will Leitch

29 Rosemary’s Baby, Ira Levin

30 The Colorado Kid, Stephen King

31 Hell is a Very Small Place: Voices from Solitary Confinement, Jean Casella [ed.]


11 Home: A Memoir of My Early Years, Julie Andrews

14 Humble Pi: When Math Goes Wrong in the Real World, Matt Parker

14 Dead Street, Mickey Spillane

19 Sorry I Missed You, Suzy Krause

22 The Secret Life of Groceries, Benjamin Lorr

27 Becoming, Michelle Obama

29 Lucky at Cards, Lawrence Block

30 The Answer Is… Reflections on My Life, Alex Trebek


05 Buster Keaton: Tempest in a Flat Hat, Edward McPherson

08 The Silent Patient, Alex Michaelides

11 Insane: America’s Criminal Treatment of Mental Illness, Alisa Roth

12 Outbreak, Robin Cook

17 Stories of Your Life and Others, Ted Chiang

19 Razorblade Tears, S.A. Cosby

22 Talking Pictures, Anne Hornaday

25 Odds On, John Lange

27 Hidden Valley Road, Robert Kolker

29 Later, Stephen King

31 Shock, Robin Cook


01 The Maidens, Alex Michaelides

01 Fade to Blonde, Max Phillips

05 Night Shift, Stephen King

08 Billy Summers, Stephen King

10 Host, Robin Cook

13 Rage, Richard Bachman

15 Version Zero, David Yoon

20 Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers, Mary Roach

22 Pretty as a Picture, Elizabeth Little

25 The Girl Who Loved Tom Gordon, Stephen King

28 Memorial, Bryan Washington

30 Nomadland, Jessica Bruder


01 We Are Watching Eliza Bright, A. E. Osworth

02 The Count of 9, Erle Stanley Gardner

06 Foundation, Isaac Asimov

09 Fields of Wrath, Mark Wheaton

12 Electronic Life: How to Think About Computers, Michael Crichton

16 Coma, Robin Cook

23 In My Dreams I Hold a Knife, Ashley Winstead

26 Grave Descend, John Lange

29 Newtown, Matthew Lysiak


03 The Witches, Roald Dahl

17 The Code Breaker, Walter Isaacson

21 Hell of a Book, Jason Mott

28 The Last House on Needless Street, Catriona Ward


09 Dealing: or the Berkeley-to-Boston Forty-Brick Lost-Bag Blues, Michael Douglas

13 The Terminal Man, Michael Crichton

30 Bewilderment, Richard Powers


05 Pretty Weird: Overcoming Imposter Syndrome and Other Oddly Empowering Lessons, Marissa Miller

14 If It Bleeds, Stephen King

21 The End of October, Lawrence Wright