my favourite reads of 2021 πŸ’–πŸ₯°πŸ’ž

Hi everyone, welcome back to my blog! Today I’m coming to you with my favourite reads of 2021! I’ve split my list up into a top 5 and some shout outs. I’ve also linked all of my reviews and included my ratings if you want to know any of my thoughts!

*not including re-reads!

My Top 5 Favourites

Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeerBefore the Coffee Gets Cold - Toshikazu KawaguchiAct Your Age, Eve Brown : the perfect feel good, sexy romcom for 2021 - Talia HibbertWe Have Always Lived in the Castle : Penguin Modern Classics - Shirley JacksonSpy x Family, Vol. 1 : Spy x Family - Tatsuya Endo
  1. Annihilation ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ my review
  2. Before The Coffee Gets Cold ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ my review
  3. Act Your Age, Eve Brown ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ my review
  4. We Have Always Lived in The Castle ⭐⭐⭐.75 my review
  5. Spy x Family Vol 1 ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ my review

Shout Outs

Before the Coffee Gets Cold : Tales from the Cafe - Toshikazu KawaguchiThe Wall of Winnipeg and Me - Mariana ZapataSweat and Soap 1: Yamada, Kintetsu: 9781632369703: Amazon.com: BooksI Hear the Sunspot : I Hear the Sunspot - Yuki FuminoThe Bone Season : The Bone Season Series: Book 1 - Samantha Shannon
Why We Sleep: Unlocking the Power of Sleep and Dreams by Matthew WalkerSmart Ovens for Lonely People : Longlisted for the 2021 Stella Prize - Elizabeth TanMalibu Rising : THE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER AS SEEN ON TIKTOK - Taylor Jenkins ReidMrs Death Misses Death - Salena GoddenProject Hail Mary - Andy Weir
The Summer of You : My Summer of You Vol. 1 - Nagisa FuruyaSeven Ancient Wonders : Jack West Jr. : Book 1 - Matthew ReillyThe Heart Principle : Kiss Quotient - Helen HoangThe Inheritance Games by Jennifer Lynn Barnes
  • Before The Coffee Gets Cold: Tales From the Cafe ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ my review
  • The Wall of Winnipeg and Me ⭐⭐⭐⭐ my review
  • Sweat and Soap ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ my review
  • I Hear The Sunspot ⭐⭐⭐⭐ my review
  • The Bone Season ⭐⭐⭐⭐ my review
  • Why We Sleep ⭐⭐⭐⭐ my review
  • Smart Ovens For Lonely People ⭐⭐⭐⭐.5 my review
  • Malibu Rising ⭐⭐⭐⭐ my review
  • Mrs Death Misses Death ⭐⭐⭐⭐.5 my review
  • Project Hail Mary ⭐⭐⭐⭐.25 my review
  • My Summer of You [Vol 1] ⭐⭐⭐⭐ my review
  • Seven Ancient Wonders ⭐⭐⭐ my review
  • The Heart Principle ⭐⭐⭐⭐ my review
  • The Inheritance Games ⭐⭐⭐⭐ my review

What were your top 5 faves of 2021?
Did we have any of the same favourites?

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6 thoughts on “my favourite reads of 2021 πŸ’–πŸ₯°πŸ’ž

  1. Hi Ellyn, I recently came across your blog via Twitter. It’s been some years since I read Annihilation but I also loved it. Before the Coffee Gets Cold is on my TBrR I’d like to read more Japanese fiction so hopefully I’ll get to it this year. Looking forward to following your posts!

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    1. I’m so glad you found me!
      Annihilation is absolutely fantastic!! If you read anything off this list I really hope you pick up Before The Coffee Gets Cold, it’s absolutely fantastic and so well written!
      Thank you!

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