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Casey's Top 10 Favorite Books of 2021

After a year of reading, one in which I longed for escape, meaning, and connection within the human experience, here are my Top 10 favorite books of 2021. Click on the covers below to read more about each title.

Of course, it is almost impossible to pick just 10. To share other books published this year that I truly enjoyed, I made some additional lists: Top 5 Debuts  -  Top 5 Books for Book Groups  -  Top 5 Coming-of-Age Novels  -  Best California Content  -  Best Historical Fiction  -  Top 5 Nonfiction

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The Wrong End of the Telescope By Rabih Alameddine Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780802157812
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Published: Grove Press - September 6th, 2022

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Cloud Cuckoo Land: A Novel By Anthony Doerr Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9781982168445
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Published: Scribner - September 27th, 2022

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Monster in the Middle: A Novel By Tiphanie Yanique Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9780593332252
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Published: Riverhead Books - October 18th, 2022

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Infinite Country: A Novel By Patricia Engel Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781982159474
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Published: Avid Reader Press / Simon & Schuster - October 5th, 2021

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Gordo By Jaime Cortez Cover Image
$16.00
ISBN: 9780802158086
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Published: Grove Press, Black Cat - August 17th, 2021

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Great Circle: A novel By Maggie Shipstead Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9781984897701
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Published: Vintage - April 5th, 2022

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Four Hundred Souls: A Community History of African America, 1619-2019 By Ibram X. Kendi, Keisha N. Blain Cover Image
$20.00
ISBN: 9780593449349
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Published: One World - February 1st, 2022

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What Storm, What Thunder By Myriam J A. Chancy Cover Image
$17.95
ISBN: 9781953534385
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Published: Tin House Books - August 23rd, 2022

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Fight Night By Miriam Toews Cover Image
$24.00
ISBN: 9781635578171
Availability: Not On Our Shelves, But Available from Warehouse - Usually Delivers in 3-14 Days
Published: Bloomsbury Publishing - October 5th, 2021

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The Book of Form and Emptiness: A Novel By Ruth Ozeki Cover Image
$18.00
ISBN: 9780399563669
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Published: Penguin Books - June 14th, 2022

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