Elizabeth Barnhill

Elizabeth and I discuss the books that have captivated us in 2021 so far, why we organized them by publication date, and more.


Elizabeth and I discuss the books that have captivated us in 2021 so far, why we organized them by publication date, and more.

Elizabeth’s 13 favorites of 2021 so far:

  • This Close to Okay by Leesa Cross-Smith
  • The Unwilling by John Hart
  • Landslide by Susan Conley
  • The Nature of Fragile Things by Susan Meissner
  • We Begin at the End by Chris Whitaker
  • The Drowning Kind by Jennifer McMahon
  • When the Stars Go Dark by Paula McLain
  • What Comes After by JoAnne Tompkins
  • Empire of Pain: The Secret History of the Sackler Dynasty by Patrick Radden Keefe
  • The Last Thing He Told Me by Laura Dave
  • The Ride of Her Life: The True Story if a Woman, Her Horse, and Their Last-Chance Journey Across America by Elizabeth Letts
  • Seven Days in June by Tia Williams
  • Haven Point by Virginia Hume

 

Cindy’s 12 favorites of 2021 so far:

  • Better Luck Next Time by Julia Claiborne Johnson 
  • Shiver by Allie Reynolds
  • The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Lither King, Jr., Malcolm X, and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation by Anna Malaika Tubbs
  • The Invisible Woman by Erika Robuck
  • The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free by Paulina Bren
  • The End of Men by Christina Sweeney-Baird
  • Tokyo Ever After by Emiko Jean
  • House of Sticks: A Memoir by Ly Tran
  • Americanon: An Unexpected History in Thirteen Bestselling Books by Jess McHugh
  • Hostage by Clare Mackintosh
  • Songs in Ursa Major by Emma Brodie
  • The Personal Librarian by Marie Benedict and Victoria Christopher Murray

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