Book Log (2021)

Hello! And welcome to The Spider Kid’s 2021 book log! Previous lists can be found here: 2016; 2017; 2018; 2019; 2020. Also, I have a bookish Instagram page which I have resolved to try and manage more consistently this year. If you’d like, you can follow it @SpiderKidReads. And now, on to this year’s list!

  1. The Way of Kings – Brandon Sanderson (The Stormlight Archive #1)
  2. Transcendent Kingdom – Yaa Gyasi
  3. His Only Wife – Peace Adzo Medie
  4. Lovecraft Country – Matt Ruff
  5. Dracula – Bram Stoker
  6. The God Child – Nana Oforiatta Ayim
  7. Dune – Frank Herbert
  8. The First Woman – Jennifer Nansubuga Makumbi
  9. The Gilded Ones – Namina Forna
  10. Twilight – Stephenie Meyer
  11. Luster – Raven Leilani
  12. A Court of Silver Flames – Sarah J. Maas
  13. Open Water – Caleb Azumah Nelson
  14. Ikenga – Nnedi Okorafor
  15. Peaces – Helen Oyeyemi
  16. Words of Radiance – Brandon Sanderson
  17. Blackass – A. Igoni Barrett
  18. The Labyrinth of the Spirits – Carlos Ruiz Zafón
  19. Accra Noir – edited by Nana-Ama Danquah
  20. Ace of Spades – Faridah Àbíké-Íyímídé
  21. Ace: What Asexuality Reveals About Desire, Identity, and the Meaning of Sex – Angela Chen
  22. Dear Senthuran – Akwaeke Emezi
  23. Normal People – Sally Rooney
  24. Dawn (The Xenogenesis Trilogy #1) – Octavia Butler
  25. The Sex Lives of African Women – edited by Nana Darkoa Sekyiamah