Monday, December 27, 2021

2021 reading list

I made it a goal to bring reading back into my life in a more consistent manner in 2021. I read so many good books this year! I read 31 between my kindle/physical books and listened to 29 audio books. Here is my list, and I highlighted my favorite book from each month:

Jackie and Maria by Gill Paul 
In the Blood by Lisa Unger
You are Not Alone by Greer Hendricks and Sarah Pekkanen
Good Girl by Mary Kubica
The Other Mrs. by Mary Kubica

The Other Women by Sandie Jones
Pretty Baby by Mary Kubica
The Jetsetters by Amanda Eyre Ward

Conviction by Denise Mina
The Wrong Family by Tarryn Fisher
The Grown Up by Gillian Flynn
The Guest List by Lucy Foley (this was a very close second favorite)
The Last Mrs. Parrish by Liv Constantine

The Last House Guest by Megan Miranda
Pretty Little Wife by Darby Kane
Every Last Lie by Mary Kubica
The Silent Patient by Alex Michaelides

Behind Closed Doors by BA Paris
The Break Down by BA Paris
The Good Sister by Sally Hepworth (very close second favorite)
The Mother In Law by Sally Hepworth

June: (good lord, I read a lot this month)
The Family Next Door by Sally Hepworth 
Never Have I Ever by Joshilyn Jackson (second favorite)
The First Mistake by Sandie Jones
The Wife Upstairs by Rachel Hawkins
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty
The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid  (I cannot highlight this enough, I loved it SO MUCH)

The Kind Worth Killing by Peter Swanson
Then She Was Gone by Lisa Jewell
The Dilemma by BA Paris
The Girls Weekend by Jody Gehrman
Local Women Missing by Mary Kubica
Bring Me Back by BA Paris
Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens

American Royals by Katharine McGee
The Other Mrs. Miller by Allison Dickson
Malibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid
The Golden Cage by Camilla Lackberg
Majesty by Katharine McGee (sequel to American Royals)
Anxious People by Fredrik Backman

The Therapist by BA Paris (close second favorite)
Blood Orange by Harriet Tyce
Not A Happy Family by Shari Lapena
The Hunting Party by Lucy Foley
Rock Paper Scissors by Alice Feeney

The Wife and the Widow by Christian White
Her Pretty Face by Robyn Harding
One True Loves by Taylor Jenkins Reid
Little Secrets by Jennifer Hillier

November: This whole month of books were soooo good. I can't pick just one. 
An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena
People We Meet on Vacation by Emily Henry
The Push by Ashley Audrain
The Arrangement by Robyn Harding

Such a Quiet Place by Megan Miranda
The Family Upstairs by Lisa Jewell
A Stranger in the House by Shari Lapena
The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena