I read at least 57 books in 2021 (probably missed tracking a few picture books or graphic novels). You can see My Year in Books on Goodreads for additional stats and the full list of books.
My Favorite Reads from 2021
Stats by Age Group
Adult novels: 14
Young Adult novels: 11
Junior Fiction novels: 4
Early Readers: 2
Picture Books: 11
Graphic Novels: 9
Stats by Genre
I think it's pretty obvious my go-to genre here. This is for the novels only.
Science Fiction: 3
Literary/General Fiction: 1
Favorite Picture Book
Ella's Night Lights by Lucy Fleming. Lovely little book about a fairy who collects light to share to those who need it. Lovely art and story.
Other Random Notes
Average book length: 200 pages
Books read and reviewed for The Enchanted Garden Book Club: 4
Books read for library book club: 2 (we started up again in October, after being on hiatus since April 2020 due to pandemic)
Most emotional read: Heartbreak Bay by Rachel Caine. Not only was the story itself very tense and emotional, it was also very bittersweet as the author passed away the previous year, and this was her last published book. You can read my tribute post here.
What did you read in 2021? Any must reads?
Mary W. Jensen. Author, poet, gamer, library shelver.
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