Staff Favorites 2021

Staff Favorites for 2021

The Staff here at TFPL is thankful for another great year for books! We hope that even with all the uncertainty around us, everyone was able to escape reality just a little with a good read. In case you’re looking for something to get you through the rest of the month (or winter!), here are books we love and recommend!


Favorites Published in 2021

100 Boyfriends by Brontez Purnell (CJ)

Bloodline by Will Wight (Jason)

Boys Run the Riot by Keito Gaku (Jude)

Broken (in the Best Possible Way) by Jenny Lawson (Sabrina)

Cloud Cuckoo Land by Anthony Doerr (Jessica)

Friends Forever by Shannon Hale (Jude)

Fugitive Telemetry by Martha Wells (Jason)

The Guncle by Steven Rowley (CJ)

Hardly Haunted by Jessie Sima (Sabrina)

Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead (Jennifer)

Hooked by Sutton Foster (Erica)

If the Shoe Fits by Julie Murphy (Erica)

Indentured Students by Elizabeth Tandy Shermer (Melody)

Lore of the Wild: Folklore and Wisdom from Nature by Claire Cock-Starkey (Kasi)

Reaper by Will Wight (Jason)

A Tapestry of Light by Kimberly Duffy (Grace)

Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder by Joanne Fluke (Kathleen)

What the Devil Knows by C.S. Harris (Jennifer)

Yellow Wife by Sadeqa Johnson (Justine)

You’d Be Home Now by Kathleen Glasgow (Abby)


Favorites Published Before This Year

All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Marie Remarque (Maverick)

And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie (Abby)

The Art of Drag by Jake Hall (CJ)

Black Sun by Rebecca Roanhorse (Jennifer)

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak (Abby)

Cell by Stephen King (Jude)

Chainsaw Man by Tatsuki Fujimoto (Jude)

Cry Wolf by Patricia Briggs (Sabrina)

Followed by Frost by Charlie Holmberg (Jessica)

The Giver by Lois Lowry (Grace)

The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes (Erica)

Heroes of Olympus series by Rick Riordan (Maverick)

House of Light by Mary Oliver (Kasi)

If I Were You by Lynn Austin (Justine)

The Last Kingdom by Bernard Cornwell (Melody)

The Legend of Rock, Paper, Scissors by Drew Daywalt (Katie)

The Magician’s Guild by Trudy Canavan (Jason)

Mexican Gothic by Silvia Moreno-Garcia (Jennifer)

The Misinformation Age by Caitlin O’Connor (Melody)

The Moonshiner’s Daughter by Donna Everhart (Justine)

Not Even Bones by Rebecca Schaeffer (Sabrina)

The Promise of Blood by Brian McClellan (Maverick)

The Selection by Kiera Cass (Grace)

The Sirens of Titan by Kurt Vonnegut (CJ)

This Alien Shore by C.S. Friedman (Jason)

With the Fire on High by Elizabeth Acevedo (Erica)

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