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Library staffs favourite reads of the year

As always our library staff have been reading alot this year!

We asked staff what their favourite reads of 2021 have been and here is the list. We hope that our list will help inspire your next read or add to that every growing book list! The titles are available to borrow  from Plymouth Libraries in paper copy, eBook and/or eAudiobook format.

Those titles that are available to borrow and download in eBook and/or eAudiobook format can be found on Libby.

Shuggie Bain by Douglas Stuart
Reasons to Stay Alive by Matt Haig
The Chimp Paradox by Steve Peters
Dead Head by CJ Skuse
Pachinko by Min Jin Lee
Where The Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
Truly Devious / Vanishing Stair / Hand on the wall by Maureen Roberts
Under Currents by Nora Roberts
Hostage by Clare Mackintosh
O'Malleys series by Katee Robert
Life and Fate by Vasilii Grossman
Ice by Anna Kavan
A Long Weekend On The Sofa by Kenny Knight
Moving The Goalposts by Anthony Clavane
Windrush Child by Benjamin Zephaniah
Varjak Paw by S.F Sid
Entangled Life by Merlin Sheldrake
Passengers by John Marrs
An Unwanted Guest by Shari Lapena
Chinese Cinderella by Adeline Yen Mah
Guru by RuPaul
Hamnet by Maggie O'Farrell
The World According to Garp by John Irving
Away with The Penguins by Hazel Prior
The Missing Sister by Lucinda Riley
Thin Air by Michelle Paver
Tell the Wolves I'm Home by Carol RIfka Brunt
Crying in H Mart by Michelle Zauner
Small Bodies of Water by Nina Mingya Powles
Beautiful World, Where Are You by Sally Rooney
Sorrow and Bliss by Meg Mason
Ghosted by Jenn Ashworth
Revenge by Yoko Ogawa
Klara and the Sun by Kazuo Ishiguro
No One is Talking About This by Patricia Lockwood
Exciting Times by Naoise Dolan
The Tidal Zone by Sarah Moss
Everybody by Olivia Laing
Unwell Women by Elinor Cleghorn
The Midnight Library by Matt Haig
The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman
A Single Thread by Tracy Chevalier
The Shape of Darkness by Laura Purcell
The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes
Blackberry and Wild Rose by Sonia Velton
Dark Tides by Philippa Gregory
Tidelands by Philippa Gregory
A Room Made of Leaves by Kate Grenville
Burning Bright by Tracy Chevalier
The Familiars by Stacey Halls
Miss Benson's Beetle by Rachel Joyce
Eight Detectives by Alex Pavesi
Widowland by CJ Carey
The Feast by Margaret Kennedy
Swan Song by Kelleigh Greenberg-Jephcott
The Madness of Grief by Richard Coles
This Much is True by Miriam Margolyes
The Great Alone by Kristin Hannah
The Catch by TM Logan
Remarkable People by Dan Walker
Little Coffee Shop of Kabul by Deborah Rodriguez
The Man Who Died Twice by Richard Osman
Redhead by the Side of the Road by Anne Tyler
Rodham by Curtis Sittenfeld
Beartown by Fredrik Backman
A Narrow Door by Joanne Harris
I Am David by Anne Holm
Perfect Lie by Jo Spain
Man called Ove by Fredrik Backman
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