2021 Books

Goal: 200 books
Read as of 12/31/21: 202 books!

Check out my 2021 Reading Recap: Book stats, Graphs, and Charts!

10 of my favorite fiction reads from 2021
10 Favorite Memoir-ish Books I read in 2021

#TitleAuthorFinish Date
1The Prince and the Troll (Faraway #1)Rowell, Rainbow1/8/2021
2Hazel and Gray (Faraway #2)Stone, Nic1/9/2021
3Just a Sister AwayWeems, Renita J.1/13/2021
4Jesus and John Wayne: How White Evangelicals Corrupted a Faith and Fractured a NationDu Mez, Kristin Kobes1/14/2021
5The Princess Game (Faraway #3)Chainani, Soman1/15/2021
6The CleanersLiu, Ken *1/16/2021
7The WickedsForman, Gayle *1/16/2021
8An Introduction to Womanist Biblical InterpretationJunior, Nyasha *1/17/2021
9I Found God in Me: A Womanist Biblical Hermeneutics ReaderSmith, Mitzi J. *1/22/2021
10When Momma Speaks: The Bible and Motherhood from a Womanist PerspectiveCrowder, Stephanie Buckhanon1/22/2021
11Sadie Sprocket Builds a RocketFliess, Sue *1/24/2021
12Womanist Interpretations of the BibleByron, Gay L.1/29/2021
13Womanist MidrashGafney, Wilda C.1/29/2021
14Jesus and the GospelsJohnson, Luke Timothy1/31/2021
15They Were All Together in One Place? Toward Minority Biblical CriticismBailey, Randall C.1/31/2021
16For The Bible Tells Me SoHays, Katie *2/6/2021
17Where True Love IsDeWitt Hall, Suzanne *2/6/2021
18Faith After Doubt: Why Your Beliefs Stoed Working and What to Do About ItMcLaren, Brian D.2/9/2021
19A Black Theology of LiberationCone, James H.2/11/2021
20A Rhythm of PrayerBessey, Sarah *2/20/2021
21Jonathan Livingston Seagull: A storyBach, Richard *2/22/2021
22Transforming: The Bible & the Lives of Transgender ChristiansHartke, Austen *2/23/2021
23Systematic Theology: Perspectives from Liberation TheologySobrino, Jon2/24/2021
24queering lentslats2/25/2021
25Julius and Macy: A Very Brave NightMahoney, Annelouise3/3/2021
26The Forgotten CreedPatterson, Stephen J.3/5/2021
27Marvel Masterworks: The Amazing Spider-Man 1Lee, Stan3/7/2021
28The Mighty Thor, Vol. 1Lee, Stan3/7/2021
29Love Is the WayCurry, Michael B.3/8/2021
30Outside the Lines: How Embracing Queerness Will Transform Your FaithKim-Kort, Mihee *3/8/2021
31Womanist Sass and Talk BackSmith, Mitzi J. *3/8/2021
32The Disabled God: Toward a Liberatory Theology of DisabilityEiesland, Nancy L.3/10/2021
33MARVEL's Avengers: Infinity War: The Cosmic QuestSnider, Brandon T. *3/11/2021
34The Gospel of MarkAnonymous3/15/2021
35MARVEL's Avengers: Infinity War: The Cosmic Quest 2Snider, Brandon T. *3/16/2021
36The Princess Saves Herself in this OneLovelace, Amanda3/17/2021
37The Fellowship of the RingTolkien, J.R.R.3/18/2021
38Harry Potter and the Philosopher's StoneRowling, J.K.3/21/2021
39Hyperbole and a HalfBrosh, Allie *3/23/2021
40This is the Mystery of EasterDress, Amelia Richardson *3/24/2021
41The Book of Queer Prophets: 21 Writers on Sexuality and ReligionHunt, Ruth3/25/2021
42Scott Pilgrim, Volume 1O'Malley, Bryan Lee3/28/2021
43One Coin Found: How God's Love Stretches to the MarginsKegler, Emmy *3/29/2021
44Scott Pilgrim, Volume 2O'Malley, Bryan Lee3/29/2021
45The Hitchhiker's Guide to the GalaxyAdams, Douglas3/29/2021
46Lumberjanes, Vol. 3: A Terrible PlanStevenson, Noelle3/30/2021
47Lumberjanes, Vol. 4: Out of TimeStevenson, Noelle3/30/2021
48Lumberjanes, Vol. 5: Band TogetherStevenson, Noelle3/30/2021
49The Great Victor: Love never failsBecker, Manuel *3/30/2021
50Wonderworks: The 25 Most Powerful Inventions in the History of LiteratureFletcher, Angus *3/30/2021
51Lumberjanes, Vol. 10: Parents' DayWatters, Shannon3/31/2021
52Lumberjanes, Vol. 11: Time After CrimeWatters, Shannon3/31/2021
53Lumberjanes, Vol. 12: Jackalope Springs EternalWatters, Shannon3/31/2021
54Lumberjanes, Vol. 13: Indoor RecessWatters, Shannon3/31/2021
55Lumberjanes, Vol. 14: X Marks the SpotWatters, Shannon3/31/2021
56Lumberjanes, Vol. 6: Sink or SwimWatters, Shannon3/31/2021
57Lumberjanes, Vol. 7: A Bird's-Eye ViewWatters, Shannon3/31/2021
58Lumberjanes, Vol. 8: Stone ColdWatters, Shannon3/31/2021
59Lumberjanes, Vol. 9: On a RollWatters, Shannon3/31/2021
60Thor, Volume 1: The Goddess of ThunderAaron, Jason3/31/2021
61The Gospel of MatthewAnonymous4/2/2021
62Unfollow: A Journey from Hatred to HopePhelps-Roper, Megan *4/2/2021
63March: Book One (March, #1)Lewis, John4/5/2021
64Speaking of DyingCraddock, Fred4/5/2021
65Radically Included: The Biblical Case for Radical Love and InclusionCottrell, Susan *4/6/2021
66Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #1Houser, Jody *4/7/2021
67Lumberjanes, Vol. 15: Birthday SmartyWatters, Shannon4/7/2021
68Thanos RisingAaron, Jason4/7/2021
69The Neil Gaiman at the End of the UniverseDavid, Arvind Ethan4/7/2021
70All-Star Superman #1Morrison, Grant4/8/2021
71All-Star Superman #2Morrison, Grant4/8/2021
72Revelations: Visions, Prophecy, and Politics in the Book of RevelationPagels, Elaine4/11/2021
73How to Be YouMarsh, Jeffrey *4/12/2021
74The Gospel of LukeAnonymous4/12/2021
75Trauma and Grace: Theology in a Ruptured WorldJones, Serene4/12/2021
76Lumberjanes, Vol. 16Watters, Shannon4/13/2021
77Lumberjanes: The Infernal CompassSturges, Lilah4/13/2021
78Lumberjanes: The Shape of FriendshipSturges, Lilah4/13/2021
79The Forgotten CreedStephen J. Patterson4/13/2021
80Quest for the Living GodJohnson, Elizabeth A.4/15/2021
81Doctor Who: The Many Lives of Doctor WhoDinnick, Richard *4/18/2021
82Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor #2Houser, Jody *4/18/2021
83Acts of the ApostlesAnonymous4/20/2021
84Religious RefugeesKarris, Mark Gregory4/22/2021
85Evolution of the WordBorg, Marcus J.4/28/2021
86Our Lives Matter: A Womanist Queer TheologyLightsey, Pamela R.4/29/2021
87RITUAL AND PASTORAL CARERamshaw, Elaine4/29/2021
88God Believes in Love: Straight Talk About Gay MarriageRobinson, Gene4/30/2021
89Gospel ParallelsJr., Burton H Throckmorton5/1/2021
90An Introduction to the New TestamentBrown, Raymond E.5/2/2021
91The Writings of the New TestamentJohnson, Luke Timothy5/3/2021
92The Practice of Pastoral Care, Rev. and Exp. EdDoehring, Carrie5/4/2021
93A Bear Called PaddingtonBond, Michael5/7/2021
94Born a Crime: Stories From a South African ChildhoodNoah, Trevor5/7/2021
95The Gospel of JohnAnonymous5/7/2021
96Hope in the Dark: Untold Histories, Wild PossibilitiesSolnit, Rebecca5/8/2021
97Parts Work: An Illustrated Guide to Your Inner LifeHolmes, Lauri5/8/2021
98Post-Traumatic Church Syndrome: A Memoir of Humor and HealingRiley, Reba *5/9/2021
99True Colors: Celebrating the Truth and Beauty of the Real YouCottrell, Susan *5/9/2021
100Always a Guest: Speaking of Faith Far from HomeTaylor, Barbara Brown5/11/2021
101God of the OpressedCone, James H.5/18/2021
102Raise Your VoiceKhang, Kathy *5/18/2021
103Sisters in the Wilderness: The Challenge of Womanist God-TalkWilliams, Delores S.5/18/2021
104The Making of Biblical WomanhoodBarr, Beth Allison5/19/2021
105Everything Hapens for a Reason: And Other Lies I've LovedBowler, Kate5/20/2021
106You Can Talk to God Like ThatNorman, Abby5/20/2021
107The Great Emergence: How Christianity Is Changing and WhyTickle, Phyllis A.5/23/2021
108Save YourselfCameron Esposito6/3/2021
109Forgiving God: A Story of FaithHilary Yancey6/4/2021
110As a WomanPaula Stone Williams6/5/2021
111Dorothy and Jack: The Transforming Friendship of Dorothy L. Sayers and C. S. LewisGina Dalfonzo6/5/2021
112Strong Poison (Lord Peter Wimsey #5)Dorothy L. Sayers6/8/2021
113Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of LanguageMcCulloch, Gretchen6/11/2021
114The Two Towers (The Lord of the Rings, #2)Tolkien, J.R.R6/12/2021
115The Arm of the Starfish (O'Keefe Family #1)Madeleine L'Engle6/13/2021
116Out of the Silent PlanetLewis, C. S.6/15/2021
117What Is God Like?Rachel Held Evans, Matthew Paul Turner6/16/2021
118The Midnight LibraryMatt Haig6/20/2021
119Perelandra (The Space Trilogy #2)Lewis, C. S.6/21/2021
120After EvangelicalismDavid P. Gushee6/22/2021
121The Lightning ThiefRick Riordan6/23/2021
122The Sea of MonstersRick Riordan6/25/2021
123The Titan's CurseRick Riordan6/25/2021
124Ex Libris: 100+ Books to Read and RereadMichiko Kakutani6/26/2021
125DC Pride #1 (DC Cultural Anthologies)Andrew Wheeler, Sam Johns, etc.7/1/2021
126Love Is Love: A Comic Book Anthology…Marc Andreyko, Joshua Hale Fialkov7/1/2021
127Marvel's Voices: Pride #1Kieron Gillen, Tini Howard, Anthony Oliveira7/1/2021
128Love: The Joy That WoundsRumi7/2/2021
129New Arcadia: Stage OneEric Jason Martin7/2/2021
130Where the Forest Meets the StarsGlendy Vanderah7/3/2021
131William Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, A New HopeIan Doescher7/4/2021
132I Kill GiantsJoe Kelly7/5/2021
133How to Live Safely in a Science Fictional UniverseCharles Yu7/6/2021
134Wonder Woman: The True AmazonJill Thompson7/7/2021
135Activist TheologyRobyn Henderson-Espinoza7/9/2021
136Now, Then, and Everywhen (Chronos Origins #1)Rysa Walker7/10/2021
137Broken HorsesBrandi Carlile7/13/2021
138The Battle of the LabyrinthRick Riordan7/18/2021
139Outlove: A Queer Christian Survival StoryJulie Rogers7/27/2021
140The Hobbit: Graphic NovelChuck Dixon (Adapter), J.R.R. Tolkien7/28/2021
141Percy Jackson and the Sword of HadesRick Riordan7/29/2021
142The Last OlympianRick Riordan7/30/2021
143The OriginalBrandon Sanderson, Mary Robinette Kowal7/31/2021
144The Dance of the Dissident DaughterSue Monk Kidd8/4/2021
145The Little Shop of Found ThingsPaula Brackston8/9/2021
146Dear White Peacemakers: Dismantling Racism with Grit and GraceMoore, Osheta8/20/2021
147After Humanity: A Guide to C.S. Lewis’s The Abolition of ManWard, Michael *8/24/2021
148Abuelita FaithArmas, Kat8/25/2021
149How Jesus Saves the World from UsGuyton, Morgan8/25/2021
150One LifeRapinoe, Megan8/25/2021
151C. S. Lewis and the Christian WorldviewPeterson, Michael L.9/1/2021
152Demarginalizing the Intersection of Race and SexCrenshaw, Kimberlé9/9/2021
153How to Have an EnemyFlorer-Bixler, Melissa9/9/2021
154Frederick Douglass: The Story of an American SlaveDouglass, Frederick9/12/2021
155Ingenuity: Preaching as an OutsiderLisa L. Thompson9/13/2021
156Cultish: The Language of FanaticismMontell, Amanda *9/17/2021
157Affirming: A Memoir of Faith, Sexuality, and Staying in the ChurchGary, Sally9/27/2021
158The Witness of PreachingLong, Thomas G.9/29/2021
159The Four Pages of the SermonWilson, Paul Scott9/30/2021
160The Machine StopsForster, E.M.10/1/2021
161The Weight of GloryLewis, C.S.10/1/2021
162The Sermon: Dancing the Edge of MysteryLowry, Eugene L.10/4/2021
163Coming Out PartyLevy, Nikki10/9/2021
164Performance in PreachingChilders, Jana10/10/2021
165Our Lives Matter: A Womanist Queer TheologyLightsey, Pamela R.10/14/2021
166Good News PreachingBrooks, Gennifer Benjamin10/19/2021
167Leather & Lace: A Gay Man, Lost Love, and a Road Trip With His Dead SisterBays, Matt10/19/2021
168Once Upon a WardrobeCallahan, Patti *10/27/2021
169Sacred Pathways: Nine Ways to Connect with GodThomas, Gary L. *10/31/2021
170Daring GreatlyBrown, Brené *11/2/2021
171Wholehearted FaithEvans, Rachel Held11/3/2021
172My Grandmother's HandsMenakem, Resmaa *11/4/2021
173No Cure for Being HumanBowler, Kate11/4/2021
174Sacred Pathways Study GuideThomas, Gary L. *11/4/2021
175Heavy Burdens: Seven Ways LGBTQ Christians Experience Harm in the ChurchRivera, Bridget Eileen *11/7/2021
176Holy Disunity: How What Separates Us Can Save UsWilliams, Layton11/8/2021
177On the Spectrum: Autism, Faith, and the Gifts of NeurodiversityJr., Daniel Bowman *11/10/2021
178Brave SoulsBauman, Belinda *11/11/2021
179Faith after Doubt: Why Your Beliefs Stopped Working and What to Do about ItMcLaren, Brian D.11/11/2021
180QuestlandVaughn, Carrie *11/13/2021
181A Weary World?Escobar, Kathy *11/14/2021
182Fierce LoveLewis, Jacqui *11/14/2021
183Intersectional TheologyKim, Grace Ji-Sun11/17/2021
184Nobody Cries When We DieReyes, Patrick B. *11/17/2021
185Mark (commentary)Bock, Darrell L.11/18/2021
186Postcolonial Discipleship of EmbodimentJin Young Choi11/18/2021
187Queer Theology: Beyond ApologeticsTonstad, Linn Marie11/18/2021
188The Return of the KingTolkien, J.R.R.11/24/2021
189Mark 8-16 (The Anchor Yale Bible Commentaries)Marcus, Joel11/25/2021
190Injustice and the Care of SoulsKujawa-Holbrook, Sheryl A.12/1/2021
191DuneHerbert, Frank12/2/2021
192Practicing: Changing Yourself to Change the WorldEscobar, Kathy *12/2/2021
193The Portable Frederick DouglassDouglass, Frederick12/5/2021
194Frederick DouglassLawson, Bill E.12/6/2021
195The Space Between WorldsJohnson, Micaiah12/13/2021
196Activist TheologyRobyn Henderson-Espinoza12/16/2021
197The Lion, the Witch and the WardrobeLewis, C.S.12/18/2021
198Letters from Father ChristmasTolkien, J.R.R.12/19/2021
199If the Fates Allow: A Short StoryRowell, Rainbow *12/23/2021
200Waiting, Accepting, Journeying, BirthingBessey, Sarah *12/24/2021
201Where the Light FellYancey, Philip *12/24/2021
202A Christmas CarolDickens, Charles12/25/2021

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