2021 in Books

  1. The Searcher by Tana French (1/1)
  2. Afterland by Lauren Beukes (1/2)
  3. Her Every Fear by Peter Swanson (1/3)
  4. A Memory Called Empire by Arkady Martine (1/4)
  5. Second Life by S. J. Watson (1/6)
  6. The Truth by Terry Pratchett (1/7)
  7. Leviathan Wakes by James S. A. Corey (1/9)
  8. Separated by Jacob Soboroff (1/12)
  9. What Can A Body Do by Sara Hendren (1/14)
  10. Escape Clause by John Sandford (1/15)
  11. Crudo by Olivia Laing (1/15)
  12. River of Teeth by Sarah Gailey (1/16)
  13. Savage Theories by Pola Oloixarac (1/16)
  14. Or What You Will by Jo Walton (1/18)
  15. You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz (1/21)
  16. White Ivy by Susie Yang (1/22)
  17. Poison by Sarah Pinborough (1/23)
  18. The Comedy of Survival by Joseph Meeker (1/26)
  19. Die Twice by Andrew Grant (2/1)
  20. Mirror, Shoulder, Signal by Dorthe Nors (2/2)
  21. Elmet by Fiona Mozley (2/4)
  22. Space Invaders; A Novel by Nona Fernandez (2/4)
  23. Deep Freeze by John Sandford (2/5)
  24. Charm by Sarah Pinborough (2/6)
  25. All the Beautiful Lies by Peter Swanson (2/7)
  26. Vesper Flights by Helen Macdonald (2/9)
  27. The Pull of the Stars by Emma Donoghue (2/13)
  28. Taste of Marrow by Sarah Gailey (2/14)
  29. The Key by Junichiro Tanizaki (2/14)
  30. Endurance by Jay Lake (2/15)
  31. The Trail to Seven Pines by Louis L’Amour (2/17)
  32. The Thief of Time by Terry Pratchett (2/19)
  33. Beauty by Sarah Pinborough (2/19)
  34. Holy Ghost by John Sandford (2/20)
  35. The Devil and the Deep Water by Stuart Turton (2/24)
  36. The Push by Ashley Audrain (2/26)
  37. Sleeping Giants by Sylvain Neuvel (2/27)
  38. Before She Met Him by Peter Swanson (3/1)
  39. Winners Take All; The Elite Charade of Changing the World by Anand Giridharadas (3/3)
  40. Gods of Jade and Shadow by Silvia Morena-Garcia (3/4)
  41. The Girl in the Green Raincoat by Laura Lippmann (3/5)
  42. Magic for Liars by Sarah Gailey (3/6)
  43. The Crystal Shard by R. A. Salvatore (3/6)
  44. If Then by Jill Lapore (3/9)
  45. Tricks for Free by Seanan McGuire (3/11)
  46. Remote Control by Nnedi Okorafor (3/11)
  47. Mainspring by Jay Lake (3/13)
  48. The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison (3/14)
  49. Bloody Genius by John Sandford (3/16)
  50. The Last Hero by Terry Pratchett (3/16)
  51. Mayhem by Sarah Pinborough (3/18)
  52. Waking Gods by Sylvain Neuvel (3/19)
  53. Wild Swims by Dorthe Nors (3/19)
  54. Lonesome Dove by Larry McMurtry (3/24)
  55. Written Out by Howard Mittelmark (3/25)
  56. Upright Women Wanted by Sarah Gailey (3/25)
  57. No One Is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood (3/26)
  58. Every Dead Thing by John Connolly (3/27)
  59. Land of Big Numbers by Te-Ping Chen (3/29)
  60. Before the Ruins by Victoria Gosling (3/30)
  61. Diary of a Mad Old Man by Junichiro Tanizaki (3/30)
  62. Who Fears Death? by Nnedi Okorafor (4/1)
  63. Empire of Gold by S. A. Chakraborty (4/2)
  64. The Sixth Extinction by Elizabeth Kolbert (4/3)
  65. Evil Geniuses: The Unmaking of America; A Recent History by Kurt Andersen (4/6)
  66. Burnt Sugar by Avni Doshi (4/7)
  67. Concrete Blonde by Michael Connelly (4/8)
  68. You Love Me by Caroline Kepnes (4/8)
  69. Blacklands by Belinda Bauer (4/9)
  70. Murder by Sarah Pinborough (4/9)
  71. Night Watch by Terry Pratchett (4/10)
  72. Bitter Falls by Rachel Caine (4/12)
  73. More Harm Than Good by Andrew Grant (4/13)
  74. The Committed; A Novel by Viet Thanh Nguyen (4/14)
  75. Outlawed by Anna North (4/15)
  76. Fake Accounts by Lauren Oyler (4/16)
  77. Faithless by Karin Slaughter (4/18)
  78. Several Short Sentences About Writing by Verlyn Klinkenborg (4/19)
  79. Eat a Peach; A Memoir by David Chang (4/19)
  80. A Desolation Called Peace by Arkday Martine (4/22)
  81. The Echo Wife by Sarah Gailey (4/23)
  82. Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro (4/24)
  83. Dark Hollow by John Connolly (4/25)
  84. Escapement by Jay Lake (4/27)
  85. Cowboy Graves by Roberto Bolano (4/28)
  86. The Forgotten Girl by Rio Youers (4/29)
  87. The Memory Monster by Yishai Sarid (4/29)
  88. Later by Stephen Kinng (4/30)
  89. So Nude, So Dead by Ed McBain (4/30)
  90. Only Human by Sylvain Neuvel (5/2)
  91. Foundryside by Robert Jackson Bennett (5/4)
  92. One by One by Ruth Ware (5/5)
  93. Under a White Sky; The Nature of the Future by Elizabeth Kolber (5/5)
  94. Blood Grove by Walter Mosley (5/6)
  95. Run by Andrew Grant (5/7)
  96. Heartbreak Bay by Rachel Caine (5/8)
  97. The Last Coyote by Michael Connolly (5/10)
  98. Soulstar by C. L. Polk (5/10)
  99. First Person Singular by Haruki Murakami (5/11)
  100. Tao Te Ching; A Book About The Way dnd the Power of The Way by Lao Tzu, trans. Ursula K. Le Guin (5/12)
  101. Debt; The First 5,000 Years by David Graeber (5/14)
  102. Moonflower Murders by Anthony Horowitz (5/14)
  103. That Ain’t Witchcraft by Seanan McGuire (5/15)
  104. 97,196 Words by Emmanuel Carrere (5/17)
  105. Kalimpura by Jay Lake (5/19)
  106. The Absolute Book by Elizabeth Knox (5/20)
  107. The Aosawa Murders by Riku Onda (5/21)
  108. Cut Me In by Ed McBain (5/22)
  109. The Blondes by Emily Schultz (5/23)
  110. After I’ve Gone by Laura Lippman (5/24)
  111. Halcyon by Rio Youers (5/26)
  112. The Killing Kind by John Connolly (5/27)
  113. My Best Friend’s Exorcism by Grady Hendrix (5/28)
  114. Treasure Island!!! by Sara Levine (5/29)
  115. Sula by Toni Morrison (5/30)
  116. Hex by Thomas Olde Heuvelt (5/31)
  117. The Strange Bird by Jeff Vandermeer (6/1)
  118. Pinion by Jay Lake (6/5)
  119. Intimations by Zadie Smith (6/5)
  120. Across the Green Grass Fields by Seanan McGuire (6/5)
  121. Exit by Belinda Bauer (6/7)
  122. False Positive by Andrew Grant (6/9)
  123. Who Is Maud Dixon? by Alexandra Andrews (6/11)
  124. Monstrous Regiment by Terry Pratchett (6/13)
  125. The Twilight Zone by Nona Fernandez (6/15)
  126. An Absolutely Remarkable Thing by Hank Green (6/17)
  127. The White Road by John Connolly (6/18)
  128. Mindfulness by Ellen Langer (6/19)
  129. The Poet by Michael Connelly (6/23)
  130. Chemistry by Weike Wange (6/24)
  131. Hot Stew by Fiona Mozley (6/26)
  132. Blacktop Wasteland by S. A. Cosby (6/27)
  133. Lola on Fire by Rio Youers (6/29)
  134. Hush Hush by Laura Lippman (7/1)
  135. Ring Shout by P. Djeli Clark (7/2)
  136. The Mugger by Ed McBain (7/3)
  137. The Plot by Jean Hanff Korelitz (7/5)
  138. Second Place by Rachel Cusk (7/7)
  139. Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir (7/9)
  140. The Death House by Sarah Pinborough (7/10)
  141. Convenience Store Woman by Sayaka Murata (7/10)
  142. Fugitive Telemetry by Martha Wells (7/11)
  143. The Lies of Locke Lamora by Scott Lynch (7/17)
  144. The Black Angel by John Connolly (7/22)
  145. The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave (7/22)
  146. Ocean Prey by John Sandford (7/22)
  147. Shorefall by Robert Jackson Bennett (7/24)
  148. The End of Men; and the Rise of Women by Hannah Rosin (7/29)
  149. 13 Minutes by Sarah Pinborough (8/1)
  150. The Pusher by Ed McBain (8/2)
  151. Nighttown by Timothy Hallinan (8/3)
  152. Light Perpetual by Francis Spufford (8/5)
  153. Beyond Reach by Karin Slaughter (8/6)
  154. Streams of Silver by R. A. Salvatore (8/10)
  155. Amatka by Karin Tidbeck (8/12)
  156. Imaginary Numbers by Seanan McGuire (8/14)
  157. Rubbernecker by Belinda Bauer (8/16)
  158. The Sentence Is Death by Anthony Horowitz (8/18)
  159. A Question of Upbringing by Anthony Powell (8/21)
  160. Wilde Lake by Laura Lippman (8/24)
  161. Triptych by Karin Slaughter (8/28)
  162. The Luminous Dead by Caitlin Starling (8/28)
  163. Arbitrary Stupid Goal by Tamara Shopsin (8/31)
  164. Trunk Music by Michael Connelly (9/2)
  165. Swords Against Death by Fritz Leiber (9/3)
  166. The Con Man by Ed McBain (9/4)
  167. A History of What Comes Next by Sylvain Neuwel (9/5)
  168. The Unquiet by John Connolly (9/7)
  169. Trigger Mortis by Anthony Horowitz (9/10)
  170. Going Postal by Terry Pratchett (9/20)
  171. Hummingbird Salamander by Jeff Vandermeer (9/25)
  172. The Halfing’s Gem by R. A. Salvatore (9/26)
  173. Sunburn by Laura Lippman (9/28)
  174. I Know Who You Are by Alice Feeney (9/29)
  175. Killer’s Choice by Ed McBain (10/2)
  176. How To Be Alone by Lane Moore (10/2)
  177. The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones (10/4)
  178. The Shut Eye by Belinda Bauer (10/5)
  179. The Reapers by John Connolly (10/7)
  180. A Wizard of Earthsea by Ursula K. Le Guin (10/8)
  181. Billy Summers by Stephen King (10/10)
  182. City of Stairs by Robert Jackson Bennett (10/13)
  183. Tales of Japan trans. Lafcadio Hearn (10/14)
  184. Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney (10/21)
  185. Matrix by Lauren Groff (10/22)
  186. Calculated Risks by Seanan McGuire (10/24)
  187. The Best of the Best Horror of the Year ed. Eileen Datlow (10/28)
  188. Snap by Belinda Bauer (10/30)
  189. Deaths of Despair and the Future of Capitalism by Anne Case and Angus Deaton (10/31)
  190. The Book of Koli by M. R. Carey (11/5)
  191. A Children’s Bible by Lydia Millet (11/6)
  192. Robot Artists & Black Swans by Bruce Sterling (11/6)
  193. Bringing Home the Dharma by Jack Kornfield (11/9)
  194. The Cipher by Kathe Koja (11/11)
  195. Killer’s Payoff by Ed McBain (11/11)
  196. Homeland by R. A. Salvatore (11/13)
  197. The Sunflower; On the Possibilities and Limits of Forgiveness by Simon Wiesenthal (11/16)
  198. Better Off Dead by Lee Child and Andrew Child (11/17)
  199. After The Fall: Being American in the World We’ve Made by Ben Rhodes (11/20)
  200. The Tombs of Atuan by Ursula K. Le Guin (11/21)
  201. Rules of Civility by Amor Towles (11/23)
  202. The Lovers by John Connolly (11/26)
  203. The Once and Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow (11/27)
  204. Generation Loss by Elizabeth Hand (11/27)
  205. Thud! by Terry Pratchett (11/30)
  206. The Lady from the Black Lagoon by Mallory O’Meara (12/2)

Graphic Novels

  1. East of West: Vol 1 by Jonathan Hickman (1/31)
  2. Shortcomings by Adrian Tomine (5/11)
  3. Fatale, vol 1 by Ed Brubaker, Sean Philips (5/21)
  4. Killing and Dying; Stories by Adrian Tomine (5/22)
  5. Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel (7/18)
  6. The Secret to Superhuman Strength by Alison Bechdel (7/20)
  7. Black Hole by Charles Burns (8/2)
  8. Venus in the Blind Spot by Junji Ito (9/22)
  9. In by Will McPhail (9/27)
  10. Imagine Wanting Only This by Kristen Radtke (10/20