Another year has come and gone, and Kait and Renata are here to make lemonade out of the lemons of 2021. We each picked our top 6 books of the year and discussed some other highlights of the year.
Footnotes: The Boston Globe’s Best Books of 2021, featuring Renata’s picks for best middle grade and young adult novels
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Coming up next: A January hiatus. Happy New Year! We’ll see you in February!
Kait’s Top 6 Best
6.) The Taking of Jake Livingston by Ryan Douglass (Amazon | Bookshop)
5.) The Valley and the Flood by Rebecca Mahoney (Amazon | Bookshop)
4.) The Charm Offensive by Alison Cochrun (Amazon | Bookshop)
3.) The Only Good Indians by Stephen Graham Jones (Amazon | Bookshop)
2.) Rules for Vanishing (& Our Last Echoes) by Kate Alice Marshall (Amazon | Bookshop)
1.) The Hollow Places by T. Kingfisher (Amazon | Bookshop)
Renata’s Top 6 Best
6.) Slaughterhouse-Five: The Graphic Novel by Kurt Vonnegut, Ryan North, and Albert Monteys (Amazon | Bookshop)
5.) The Anthropocene Reviewed by John Green (Amazon | Bookshop)
4.) A Little Devil in America by Hanif Abdurraqib (Amazon | Bookshop)
3.) The Warmth of Other Suns (& Caste) by Isabel Wilkerson (Amazon | Bookshop)
2.) Tacky by Rax King (Amazon | Bookshop)
1.) White Magic by Elissa Washuta (Amazon | Bookshop)
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(But no pressure, we’re also happy if you get these items from your local library or independent bookstore.)
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