A quick mention of my 10 ten favorite, five star books of the year!

As I look at this list, even I’m surprised by the variety in genres mentioned. Got a little bit of everything from contemporary fiction to historical fiction to memoirs and humor, a science fiction selection, and most surprisingly, only one mystery/thriller on the list this year!

Anxious People by Fredrik Backman
Publication Date: September 2020
Genre: fiction, contemporary

Project Hail Mary by Andy Weir
Publication Date: May 2021
Genre: science fiction

The Dutch House by Ann Patchett
Publication Date: September 2019
Genre: fiction, historical fiction

Tuesdays with Morrie by Mitch Albom
Publication Date: 1997
Genre: nonfiction, memoir

Hood Feminism: Notes From The Women That A Movement Forgot by Mikki Kendall
Publication Date: February 2020
Genre: nonfiction, feminism, race

Everything I Never Told You by Celeste Ng
Publication Date: June 2014
Genre: fiction, contemporary

Yearbook by Seth Rogen
Publication Date: May 2021
Genre: nonfiction, memoir, humor

Catherine House by Elisabeth Thomas
Publication Date: May 2020
Genre: fiction

The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware
Publication Date: May 2018
Genre: mystery, thriller

This Is How It Always Is by Laurie Frankel
Publication Date: January 2017
Genre: fiction, contemporary

Beach Read by Emily Henry
Black Buck by Mateo Askaripour
Dark Matter by Blake Crouch
People We Miss on Vacation by Emily Henry
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
The Last Garden in England by Julia Kelly
The Martian by Andy Weir
The Sun Down Motel by Simone St. James
The Turn of the Key by Ruth Ware
Vicious by V. E. Schwab

Until next time, Meryn


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