Books I Read in 2021

Heya diamonds!

Now that it’s a new year, I have a lot of wrap-up posts to do! Today, I’ll be recapping all the books I read in 2021. Spoiler alert? I read a lot.

I’m going to be doing this a bit differently than last year. In the first half of this post, I’ll share some stats, some of my favorite books, that sort of thing. And then in the second half, I’ll just list every single book I read…no thoughts or anything. I think this will make it more interesting for the both of us!

The Stats

Shortest book - An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving | Longest - Flashback | Number of books - 106 | Number of pages - 34,000 | Average page count per day - 93 | Top genre - Fantasy | Best Reading Month - October | Average star rating - 3.73

Ebook = 33

Audio = 5

Physical = 68

Favorite Authors

  • Bethany Atazadeh
  • Leigh Bardugo
  • Marissa Meyer
  • Melanie Cellier
  • Shannon Messenger
  • Kiera Cass

Self-Published = 36

Traditionally Published = 70

Book Superlatives

Best New Release – Once Upon a Broken Heart

Favorite Series – The Stolen Kingdom Series

Most Unique Book – The Sun is Also a Star

Most Intimidating Book – The Fellowship of the Ring

Most Boring Book – The Old Man and the Sea

Best AudiobookAnne of Green Gables

Best Classic Book – Little Women

Book I Can’t Believe I Haven’t Gotten To Yet – An Ember in the Ashes

Various Favorites

Starsight * Warcross * Imagine * Winnie-the-Pooh * Shadow and Bone * The Little Prince * What Once Was Mine * A Princess of Wind and Wave

The Books

  1. An Unnatural Beanstalk by Brittany Fichter
  2. Starsight by Brandon Sanderson
  3. A Bear’s Bride by Shari L. Tapscott
  4. A Beautiful Curse by Kenley Davidson
  5. A Little Mermaid by Aya Ling
  6. The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
  7. An Inconvenient Princess by Melanie Cellier
  8. Our Town by Thornton Wilder
  9. The Wish Granter by C.J. Redwine
  10. The Magic Quest by Selina Zhang and Charlotte Chen
  11. The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien
  12. A Dance of Silver and Shadow by Melanie Cellier
  13. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway
  14. The Stolen Kingdom by Bethany Atazadeh
  15. The Jinni Key by Bethany Atazadeh
  16. Keeper of the Lost Cities by Shannon Messenger
  17. Little Women by Lousia May Alcott
  18. The Cursed Hunter by Bethany Atazadeh
  19. Book of a Thousand Days by Shannon Hale
  20. The Enchanted Crown by Bethany Atazadeh
  21. A Whole New World by Liz Braswell
  22. KOTLC: Exile by Shannon Messenger
  23. Hamlet by William Shakespeare
  24. Our Dark Duet by Victoria Schwab
  25. The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
  26. Sea of Monsters by Rick Riordan
  27. KOTLC Everblaze by Shannon Messenger
  28. The Healer’s Apprentice by Melanie Dickerson
  29. City of Ghosts by Victoria Schwab
  30. The Heir by Kiera Cass
  31. Stalking Jack the Ripper by Kerri Maniscalco
  32. Princess of Shadows by A.G. Marshall
  33. The Rose and the Balloon by Kirsten Fichter
  34. The Two Towers by J.R.R. Tolkien
  35. Since You’ve Been Gone by Morgan Matson
  36. Nevermoor by Jessica Townsend
  37. The Crown by Kiera Cass
  38. Winnie-the-Pooh by A.A. Milne
  39. The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins
  40. Divergent by Veronica Roth
  41. Shadow and Bone by Leigh Bardugo
  42. The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery
  43. Fairy Tales of Hans Christian Andersen by Hans Christian Andersen
  44. Among the Hidden by Margaret Peterson Haddix
  45. The Land of Stories: The Wishing Spell by Chris Colfer
  46. Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll
  47. KOTLC Neverseen by Shannon Messenger
  48. Instant Karma by Marissa Meyer
  49. The Midnight Show by Sarah Pennington
  50. Siege and Storm by Leigh Bardugo
  51. The Girl Who Looked Beyond the Stars by L. B. Anne
  52. Warcross by Marie Lu
  53. Insurgent by Veronica Roth
  54. KOTLC Lodestar by Shannon Messenger
  55. The Darkest Legacy by Alexandra Bracken
  56. Wildcard by Marie Lu
  57. A Tale of Beauty and Beast by Melanie Cellier
  58. Joy’s Summer Love Playlist by Piper Bee
  59. Ruin and Rising by Leigh Bardugo
  60. Animal Farm by George Orwell
  61. Allegiant by Veronica Roth
  62. The House at Pooh Corner by A.A. Milne
  63. Anne of Green Gables by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  64. The Secret Gift by Bethany Atazadeh
  65. KOTLC Nightfall by Shannon Messenger
  66. A Crown of Snow and Ice by Melanie Cellier
  67. What Once Was Mine by Liz Braswell
  68. The Queen’s Rising by Rebecca Ross
  69. The Betrothed by Kiera Cass
  70. Imagine edited by Issabelle Perry
  71. KOTLC Flashback by Shannon Messenger
  72. The Siren by Kiera Cass
  73. Once Upon a Broken Heart by Stephanie Garber
  74. Betsy-Tacy by Maud Hart Lovelace
  75. Four by Veronica Roth
  76. The Beast Within by Serena Valentino
  77. KOTLC Legacy by Shannon Messenger
  78. A Dream of Ebony and White by Melanie Cellier
  79. Tunnel of Bones by Victoria Schwab
  80. Hunting Prince Dracula by Kerri Maniscalco
  81. Frankenstein by Mary Shelley
  82. A Captive of Wing and Feather by Melanie Cellier
  83. Twilight by Stephanie Meyer
  84. Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
  85. The Sun is Also a Star by Nicola Yoon
  86. Dawnsong by Bryn Shrutt
  87. Part of Your World by Liz Braswell
  88. A Princess of Wind and Wave by Melanie Cellier
  89. Gilded by Marissa Meyer
  90. The Beast and the Enchantress by Camille Peters
  91. The Lightest, Heaviest Things by Weez Phillips
  92. The Betrayed by Kiera Cass
  93. KOTLC Unlocked by Shannon Messenger
  94. An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving by Lousia May Alcott
  95. Wings of Betrayal by Brittany Wang
  96. The Queen’s Resistance by Rebecca Ross
  97. Palace of Potions by Brittany Wang
  98. Sea of Secrets by Brittany Wang
  99. For Darkness Shows Stars by Diana Petefreund
  100. Forest of Blood by Brittany Wang
  101. Cavern of Thorns by Brittany Wang
  102. Edge if Fates by Brittany Wang
  103. The Christmas Joy Ride by Melody Carlson
  104. The Enchanted Sonata by Heather Dixon
  105. Ignite by Jenna Terese
  106. The Greatest Gift by Phillip Van Doren Stern

And there you have all the books I read in 2021! Whew…that took quite a while.

What was the favorite book you read in 2021? How many books did you read?

14 thoughts on “Books I Read in 2021

  1. Whoa, girl, I’m just impressed at HOW MANY books you read in 2021 *mouth drops open* (And I was just SUPER excited when I saw Imagine listed under various favorites. THANK YOU!!!)

    But back to HOW did you read THAT many books???? *mind is blown* I read like 40 books. And my favorite read would be between Fawkes by Nadine Brandes or The Shattered Castle by Jennifer A. Nielsen!!

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    1. Honestly me too…

      I don’t really know! A lot of short books? 40 is pretty good in my opinion. And I’d like to read both of those! I actually just bought Romanov and I think that’s by the same author of Fawkes.

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      1. (EEE THANK YOU SO MUCH!!!!!!!!)

        Whatever it is, you’re a rockstar!! Aww thanks!!! YES YOU NEED TO!!!! *gasp* GIRL THAT IS AWESOME!!! I bought Romanov a few months back but haven’t gotten to it yet. Hehehe maybe we should buddy read that one sometime and hope for better results than Ignite. (Still haven’t finished it… *cough, cough*) 😂

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  2. Ooh, that’s a lot of books, mate! A LOT.
    I can’t believe I haven’t gotten to An Ember in the Ashes too! I really have to read it…
    I only read around 54 books, haha… nothing compared to the number of books you have read-

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