Top Books of the Year

The top 50 books borrowed from Minuteman libraries in 2021
Title Author Cover
The four winds Kristin Hannah The four winds cover image
The last thing he told me : a novel Laura Dave The last thing he told me : a novel cover image
Klara and the sun Kazuo Ishiguro Klara and the sun cover image
The madness of crowds Louise Penny The madness of crowds cover image
Malibu rising : a novel Taylor Jenkins Reid Malibu rising : a novel cover image
Golden girl : a novel Elin Hilderbrand Golden girl : a novel cover image
People we meet on vacation Emily Henry People we meet on vacation cover image
The Paris library : a novel Janet Skeslien Charles The Paris library : a novel cover image
The paper palace Miranda Cowley Heller The paper palace cover image
The plot Jean Hanff Korelitz The plot cover image
Apples never fall : a novel Liane Moriarty Apples never fall : a novel cover image
Cloud cuckoo land : a novel Anthony Doerr Cloud cuckoo land : a novel cover image
The premonition : a pandemic story Michael Lewis The premonition : a pandemic story cover image
Beautiful world, where are you Sally Rooney Beautiful world, where are you cover image
That summer : a novel Jennifer Weiner That summer : a novel cover image
Win Harlan Coben Win cover image
While justice sleeps : a novel Stacey Abrams While justice sleeps : a novel cover image
The Lincoln highway Amor Towles The Lincoln highway cover image
Whereabouts Jhumpa Lahiri Whereabouts cover image
The cellist : a novel Daniel Silva The cellist : a novel cover image
The rose code : a novel Kate Quinn The rose code : a novel cover image
Harlem shuffle Colson Whitehead Harlem shuffle cover image
State of terror : a novel Hillary Rodham Clinton State of terror : a novel cover image
Sooley John Grisham Sooley cover image
Crying in H Mart : a memoir Michelle Zauner Crying in H Mart : a memoir cover image
The maidens Alex Michaelides The maidens cover image
The code breaker : Jennifer Doudna, gene editing, and the future of the human race Walter Isaacson The code breaker : Jennifer Doudna, gene editing, and the future of the human race cover image
The other Black girl : a novel Zakiya Dalila Harris The other Black girl : a novel cover image
The push : a novel Ashley Audrain The push : a novel cover image
Project Hail Mary : a novel Andy Weir Project Hail Mary : a novel cover image
Oh William! : a novel Elizabeth Strout Oh William! : a novel cover image
A gambling man David Baldacci A gambling man cover image
The personal librarian Marie Benedict The personal librarian cover image
Transient desires Donna Leon Transient desires cover image
The lost apothecary Sarah Penner The lost apothecary cover image
A slow fire burning Paula Hawkins A slow fire burning cover image
Hour of the witch Chris Bohjalian Hour of the witch cover image
Great circle Maggie Shipstead Great circle cover image
Good company : a novel Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney Good company : a novel cover image
The president's daughter : a thriller Bill Clinton The president's daughter : a thriller cover image
We begin at the end Chris Whitaker We begin at the end cover image
The Judge's list John Grisham The Judge's list cover image
Consequences of Fear : A Maisie Dobbs Novel. Jacqueline Winspear Consequences of Fear : A Maisie Dobbs Novel. cover image
Ocean prey John Sandford Ocean prey cover image
When the stars go dark : a novel Paula McLain When the stars go dark : a novel cover image
The good sister Sally Hepworth The good sister cover image
Keep sharp : build a better brain at any age Sanjay Gupta Keep sharp : build a better brain at any age cover image
The survivors Jane Harper The survivors cover image
The sanatorium : a novel Sarah Pearse The sanatorium : a novel cover image
Peril Bob Woodward Peril cover image
The wife upstairs Rachel Hawkins The wife upstairs cover image
Between two kingdoms : a memoir of a life interrupted Suleika Jaouad Between two kingdoms : a memoir of a life interrupted cover image
Matrix Lauren Groff Matrix cover image
Falling T J Newman Falling cover image
Eternal Lisa Scottoline Eternal cover image
Before she disappeared : a novel Lisa Gardner Before she disappeared : a novel cover image
Bewilderment : a novel Richard Powers Bewilderment : a novel cover image
Think again : the power of knowing what you don't know Adam Grant Think again : the power of knowing what you don't know cover image
21st birthday James Patterson 21st birthday cover image
We are the Brennans Tracey Lange We are the Brennans cover image
Crossroads Jonathan Franzen Crossroads cover image
The sum of us : what racism costs everyone and how we can prosper together Heather C McGhee The sum of us : what racism costs everyone and how we can prosper together cover image
Billy Summers : a novel Stephen King Billy Summers : a novel cover image
A swim in a pond in the rain : in which four Russians give a master class on writing, reading, and life George Saunders A swim in a pond in the rain : in which four Russians give a master class on writing, reading, and life cover image
Early morning riser Katherine Heiny Early morning riser cover image
The red book James Patterson The red book cover image
Legacy Nora Roberts Legacy cover image
Better off dead Lee Child Better off dead cover image
Of women and salt Gabriela Garcia Of women and salt cover image
Send for me Lauren Fox Send for me cover image
Somebody's daughter : a memoir Ashley C Ford Somebody's daughter : a memoir cover image
The Bomber Mafia : a dream, a temptation, and the longest night of the second World War Malcolm Gladwell The Bomber Mafia : a dream, a temptation, and the longest night of the second World War cover image
One last stop Casey McQuiston One last stop cover image
Empire of pain : the secret history of the Sackler dynasty Patrick Radden Keefe Empire of pain : the secret history of the Sackler dynasty cover image
Dark sky : a Joe Pickett novel C J Box Dark sky : a Joe Pickett novel cover image
The mystery of Mrs. Christie : a novel Marie Benedict The mystery of Mrs. Christie : a novel cover image
Serpentine : an Alex Delaware novel Jonathan Kellerman Serpentine : an Alex Delaware novel cover image
Dream girl : a novel Laura Lippman Dream girl : a novel cover image
The sweetness of water Nathan Harris The sweetness of water cover image
My year abroad Chang-rae Lee My year abroad cover image
We were never here : a novel Andrea Bartz We were never here : a novel cover image
Family reunion : a novel Nancy Thayer Family reunion : a novel cover image
Silverview John Le Carré Silverview cover image
The Russian James Patterson The Russian cover image
Northern spy Flynn Berry Northern spy cover image
Finding Freedom : a cook's story; remaking a life from scratch Erin French Finding Freedom : a cook's story; remaking a life from scratch cover image
Not a happy family Shari Lapeña Not a happy family cover image
Libertie : a novel Kaitlyn Greenidge Libertie : a novel cover image
The magician : a novel Colm Tóibín The magician : a novel cover image
Later Stephen King Later cover image
Where the grass is green and the girls are pretty : a novel Lauren Weisberger Where the grass is green and the girls are pretty : a novel cover image
What's mine and yours : a novel Naima Coster What's mine and yours : a novel cover image
Detransition, baby : a novel Torrey Peters Detransition, baby : a novel cover image
The dark hours Michael Connelly The dark hours cover image
The newcomer Mary Kay Andrews The newcomer cover image
The committed Viet Thanh Nguyen The committed cover image
The man who died twice : a Thursday Murder Club mystery Richard Osman The man who died twice : a Thursday Murder Club mystery cover image
Faithless in death J D Robb Faithless in death cover image
I alone can fix it : Donald J. Trump's catastrophic final year Carol Leonnig I alone can fix it : Donald J. Trump's catastrophic final year cover image
The bounty Janet Evanovich The bounty cover image