Today, I’m sharing every single book that I read in 2021! Even though I didn’t complete my reading goal last year, I still think I had a pretty good reading year since I was able to try out new genres and authors, and generally had fun with what I read.
In this post, I’ll be breaking down the books by my ratings, stats, and discussing my favorites!
Every Book I Read in 2021, In Order
- Starting Over at Acorn Cottage by Kate Forster
- The Selection by Kiera Cass
- Religion in Korea: Harmony & Coexistence by Robert Koehler
- The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
- Life of Pi by Yann Martel
- The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
- Angels & Demons by Dan Brown
- Jane Eyre by Charlotte Brontë
- Kamala and Maya’s Big Idea by Meena Harris, Illustrated by Ana González
- Together Tea by Marjan Kamali
- Freedom Is a Constant Struggle: Ferguson, Palestine, and the Foundations of a Movement by Angela Y. Davis
- Parfaits and Paramours (Pelican Cover, #7) by Leena Clover
- The Frugal Life: How a Family Can Live Under $30,000 and Thrive by Kate Singh
- Mummies in the Morning (Magic Tree House, #3) by Mary Pope Osborne
- Tonight on the Titanic (Magic Tree House, #17) by Mary Pope Osborne
- Revolutionary War on Wednesday (Magic Tree House, #22) by Mary Pope Osborne
- The Fellowship of the Ring (The Lord of the Rings, #1) by J.R.R. Tolkien
- Helter Skelter: The True Story of the Manson Murders by Vincent Bugliosi
Let’s Break It Down
I read 18 books, meaning I only completed 50% of my Goodreads goal (36 books).
I read 10 books digitally on Kindle, and 8 books physically. I also read one book in tandem with its audiobook.
I read 4 non-fiction books and 14 fiction books.
The non-fiction books break down as follows: 1 religion & spirituality, 1 social justice, 1 housekeeping, and 1 true crime. Also, Freedom Is a Constant Struggle was a collection of essays and interviews.
The fiction books break down into the following genres: 4 children’s books, 1 romance, 1 cozy mystery, 1 mystery thriller, 1 young adult dystopian, 1 high fantasy, 1 novella, and 4 literary fiction.
I read 4 classics! I’m counting LOTR.
Only 3 books were written by diverse authors.
My average star-rating was a 3.8, with my highest rating a 5 and my lowest rating a 2. My most common rating was 4 stars.
Worst Books of the Year
Best Books of the Year
Most Fun Books of the Year
So that’s it for my 2021 reading review! Did you read any of the books on my list? What were your best and worst books of last year? Let me know down in the comments!
Thanks for reading!