2021 Staff Picks

Looking for a great book? The staff of the Beverly Public Library are pleased to share their favorite books of 2021. You’ll find a variety of genres and formats including memoirs, poetry, science fiction, picture books, and more! Check out our handy list to read summaries and request our favorites.

Between two kingdoms : a memoir of a life interrupted by Jaouad, Suleika.
The book of magic by Hoffman, Alice
Everyone knows your mother is a witch by Galchen, Rivka
Klara and the sun by Ishiguro, Kazuo
Once there were wolves : a novel by McConaghy, Charlotte
The last night in London by White, Karen
Nightbitch by Yoder, Rachel
The galaxy, and the ground within by Chambers, Becky
How the word is passed : a reckoning with the history of slavery across America by Smith, Clint
Baggage : tales from a fully packed life by Cumming, Alan
Everyday mojo songs of Earth : new and selected poems, 2001-2021 by Komunyakaa, Yusef
Shy Willow by Min, Cat
Calvin by Ford, Ronald Martin,  Jr.
Ophie's ghosts by Ireland, Justina.
Firekeeper's daughter by Boulley, Angeline
Novel 11, book 18 by Solstad, Dag