Jill’s 2021 Book List

  1. A Map of Days, Ransom Riggs
  2. The Conference of the Birds, Ransom Riggs
  3. Sex and Vanity, Kevin Kwan
  4. Girl Sleuth: Nancy Drew and the Women who Created Her, Melanie Rehak
  5. Special Topics in Calamity Physics, Marisha Pessl
  6. Hillbilly Elegy, JD Vance (Bethany’s review)
  7. Inside the Animal Mind, George Page
  8. We Ride Upon Sticks, Quan Berry
  9. She Would Be King, Wayétu Moore
  10. We are Never Meeting in Real Life: Essays, Samantha Irby
  11. Eating Animals, Jonathan Safran Foer
  12. The Desolations of Devil’s Acre, Ransom Riggs
  13. Interior: Chinatown, Charles Yu
  14. Assassination Vacation, Sarah Vowell
  15. The Southern Book Club’s Guide to Slaying Vampires, Grady Hendrix
  16. Broken (In the Best Possible Way), Jenny Lawson
  17. They Did Bad Things, Lauren A. Forry
  18. Early Riser, Jasper Fforde
  19. A Ladder to the Sky, John Boyne
  20. The Monk of Mokha, Dave Eggers
  21. Big Sky, Kate Atkinson
  22. The Wilder Life, Wendy McClure
  23. A Storm of Swords, George R. R. Martin
  24. The Portable Veblen, Elizabeth McKenzie
  25. The Library Book, Susan Orlean
  26. Lovecraft Country, Matt Ruff
  27. Meaty: Essays, Samantha Irby
  28. Zoobiquity: The Astonishing Connection between Human and Animal Health, Barbara Natterson-Horowitz, MD and Kathryn Bowers
  29. Late in the Day, Tessa Hadley
  30. The Aqua Net Diaries: Big Hair, Big Dreams, Small Town, Jennifer Niven
  31. Catherine House, Elisabeth Thomas
  32. The Testaments, Margaret Atwood
  33. Pledged: The Secret Life of Sororities, Alexandra Robbins
  34. Summer at Tiffany, Marjorie Hart
  35. Lost Children Archive, Valeria Luiselli
  36. Mostly Dead Things, Kristen Arnett
  37. The Nickel Boys, Colson Whitehead