Summer Reads – 2021

Summer is almost officially here! I hope to read some fun books off my bookshelf and continue with my Reading the Classics Challenge and other challenges that I am trying to do in 2021. I am doing terrible with my reading challenges for the year, so hopefully I will start tackling that What are y’all reading this summer? Any reads you are most looking forward to? Here is my list:


  • A Single Man by Christopher Isherwood
  • Solutions and Other Problems by Allie Brosh
  • There There by Tommy Orange
  • A Grain of Wheat by Ngugi wa Thiong’o
  • Paradise of the Blind by Duong Thu Huong


  • The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins


  • Two Spies in Caracus by Moisés Naim
  • The Guilt Trip by Sandie Jones
  • Four Thousand Weeks by Oliver Burkeman


  • Sherlock: The Sign of Four by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Sherlock: The Valley of Fear by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Bible Old Testament: Genesis – Deuteronomy 
  • Travels with Charley by John Steinbeck


  • Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  • Cyrano de Bergerac by Edmond Rostand


  • The Good Girl’s Guide to Murder by Susan McBride
  • The Home Edit Life by Clea Shearer, Joanna Teplin
  • The Third Rainbow Girl by Emma Copley Eisenberg
  • Badass Habits by Jen Sincero
  • The Monster of Florence by Douglas Preston
  • The Billion Dollar Spy by David E. Hoffman
  • The Haunting of Alma Fielding by Kate Summerscale
  • D is for Deadbeat by Sue Grafton
  • E is for Evidence by Sue Grafton
  • F is for Fugitive by Sue Grafton
  • The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan

Feel free to leave a comment about any of the books I’ll be reading or the ones y’all will be reading.


5 thoughts on “Summer Reads – 2021

  1. I’ll be interested to see what you think of A Grain of Wheat . I read Petals of Blood by the same author several years ago and found it incredibly powerful. Meant to read more by him but you know how it goes – all disappears into best intention land

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