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.
Novel 11, book 18 by Solstad, Dag