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2021 Adult Fiction Favorites

The push : a novel by Audrain, Ashley
The law of innocence : a novel by Connelly, Michael
The four winds by Hannah, Kristin
The good sister by Hepworth, Sally
The vanishing half by Bennett, Brit
American dirt : a novel by Cummins, Jeanine
The guest list : a novel by Foley, Lucy  (Novelist)
The once and future witches by Harrow, Alix E.
The lost apothecary : a novel by Penner, Sarah
The rose code : a novel by Quinn, Kate
Neighbors : a novel by Steel, Danielle

2021 Adult Nonfiction Favorites

Swimming to the top of the tide : finding life where land and water meet by Hanlon, Patricia
The splendid and the vile : a saga of Churchill, family, and defiance during the blitz by Larson, Erik
Caste : the origins of our discontents by Wilkerson, Isabel
Around the world in 80 Plants by Drori, Jonathan.
The language of butterflies : how thieves, hoarders, scientists, and other obsessives unlocked the secrets of the world's favorite insect by Williams, Wendy
Cook for your gut health : quiet your gut, boost fiber, and reduce inflammation by America's Test Kitchen (COR)
Quick + simple : simply wonderful meals with surprisingly little effort by Pépin, Jacques
Untamed by Doyle, Glennon
A promised land by Obama, Barack
Keep moving : notes on loss, creativity, and change by Smith, Maggie
Niksen : embracing the Dutch art of doing nothing by Mecking, Olga
Agent Sonya by Macintyre, Ben
Time to eat : delicious meals for busy lives by Hussain, Nadiya
Work-from-home hacks : 500+ easy ways to get organized, stay productive, and maintain a work-life balance while working from home! by Frost, Aja
The natural navigator : the rediscovered art of letting nature be your guide : find your way with trees, looming clouds, hidden spiderwebs, and more clues by Gooley, Tristan
Wintering : the power of rest and retreat in difficult times by May, Katherine
Native Americans of New England by Strobel, Christoph

2021 Adult Mystery Favorites

Someone to watch over me by Atkins, Ace
Deadly Cross by Patterson, James
Dark sky : a Joe Pickett novel by Box, C. J.
They came to Baghdad by Christie, Agatha
Win : a novel by Coben, Harlan
Finlay Donovan is killing it by Cosimano, Elle
Bone Canyon by Goldberg, Lee
Transient desires by Leon, Donna
The Thursday murder club by Osman, Richard
NYPD Red 6 by Patterson, James
The Russian by Patterson, James
Spoils of the dead: a Liam Campbell novel by Stabenow, Dana

2021 Adult & Teen Graphic Novel Favorites

Stepping stones by Knisley, Lucy
Aster and the accidental magic by Pico, Thom
When stars are scattered by Jamieson, Victoria
Fun home : a family tragicomic by Bechdel, Alison
Incredible doom.   Vol 1 by Bogart, Matthew
King of King Court : a memoir by Dandro, Travis
Rascal by Deglin, Jean-Luc
Octavia E. Butler's parable of the sower : a graphic novel adaptation by Duffy, Damian
The emotional load : and other invisible stuff by Emma  (Illustrator)
Department of mind-blowing theories by Gauld, Tom
Grass by Gendry-Kim, Keum Suk
The art of Junji Ito : twisted visions by Itō, Junji
Hey, kiddo by Krosoczka, Jarrett
Marvel-verse.  Shang-Chi by
Witchy.   1 by Ries, Ariel Slamet.
Moriarty the patriot.   1 by Takeuchi, Ryosuke

2021 Teen Fiction Favorites

Harry Potter and the prisoner of Azkaban by Rowling, J. K.
Clap when you land by Acevedo, Elizabeth
The upside of unrequited by Albertalli, Becky
The King of Crows by Bray, Libba
Chain of gold by Clare, Cassandra
The Scorch trials by Dashner, James
Girl crushed by Heaney, Katie
One of us is lying by McManus, Karen M.
One of us is next by McManus, Karen M.

2021 Teen Nonfiction Favorites

The boy who harnessed the wind by Kamkwamba, William
How to do it now because it's not going away : an expert guide to getting stuff done by Josel, Leslie
Everything you need to ace chemistry in one big fat notebook : the complete high school study guide by Swanson, Jennifer
A book about ADHD by Duhig, Holly.
Anxiety relief for teens : essential CBT skills and self-care practices to overcome anxiety and stress by Galanti, Regine.
The how-to cookbook for teens : 100 easy recipes to learn the basics by Morrison, Julee
The hill we climb : an inaugural poem for the country by Gorman, Amanda
World without fish : how could we let this happen? by Kurlansky, Mark.

2021 Children’s Graphic Novel Favorites

Draw a comic! by Coovert, J. P.
InvestiGATORS by Green, John
Minecraft : wither without you :  Vol. 1 by Gudsnuk, Kristen
Karen's witch by Farina, Katy
Act by Miller, Kayla
Jacky Ha-Ha : a graphic novel by Rau, Adam
Cat kid comic club by Pilkey, Dav
Dog man : brawl of the wild by Pilkey, Dav
Dog man : fetch-22 by Pilkey, Dav
The unicorn whisperer : another Phoebe and her unicorn adventure by Simpson, Dana
Mr. Wolf's class.  Lucky stars  Volume 3, by Steinke, Aron Nels
I survived.  The sinking of the Titanic, 1912 by Ball, Georgia

2021 Children’s Fiction Favorites

Bad Kitty joins the team by Bruel, Nick.
Best babysitters ever by Cala, Caroline
Dragons in a bag by Elliott, Zetta
The dragon thief by Elliott, Zetta
A place at the table by Faruqi, Saadia
Legends of the sky by Flanagan, Liz
Charlie Thorne and the last equation by Gibbs, Stuart
Which way is home? by Kiely, Maria
Tristan Strong punches a hole in the sky by Mbalia, Kwame
Here in the real world by Pennypacker, Sara
Captain Underpants and the tyrannical retaliation of the Turbo Toilet 2000 : the eleventh epic novel by Pilkey, Dav
The list of things that will not change by Stead, Rebecca

2021 Children’s Nonfiction Favorites

LEGO factastic : a LEGO adventure in the real world. by
Science is magic by Mould, Steve
Ultimate weatherpedia : the most complete weather reference ever by Drimmer, Stephanie Warren
Grow : secrets of our DNA by Davies, Nicola
Unseen worlds : real-life microscopic creatures hiding all around us by Rajcak, Hélène
The magic & mystery of trees by Green, Jen
Honeybee  : the busy life of apis mellifera by Fleming, Candace
The atlas of amazing birds by Sewell, Matt
How to find a bird by Ward, Jennifer
How we got to the moon : an illustrated guide to one of the most challenging, dangerous and astounding achievements in human history by Rocco, John
The ultimate kids' baking book : 60 easy & fun dessert recipes for every holiday, birthday, milestone, and more by Dahle, Tiffany
Ruth objects : the life of Ruth Bader Ginsburg by Rappaport, Doreen


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