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Books I Read In 2021

Here are the books I read in 2021 – broken out by month. I love reading and found keeping track of each completed book on this page to be a lot of fun. 

As you scroll through the list, you will notice the following format for each:

  • Date completed
  • Format – physical book, audiobook, or Ebook
  • Type – fiction or nonfiction 
  • One sentence description
  • Recommendation as to who would enjoy the particular book
  • And a link to it in case you want to read it yourself

I hope you enjoy this list as much as I did in creating it!

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Books I Read In: January

These are the books that I read in January.

Book 1: The Last Dragonslayer by Jasper Fforde

  • Completed: 1/4/21
  • Format: Audiobook
  • Type: Fiction
  • One sentence description: A young woman’s journey of promoting magic and dragons in an increasingly non-magic, non-dragon world.
  • This is a good book for you if you: Like fantasy novels (dragons, wizards, etc.).
  • You can pick up a copy of this book, here.

Book 2: The Tao of Pooh by Benjamin Hoff

  • Completed: 1/7/21
  • Format: Physical book
  • Type: Nonfiction
  • One sentence description: Introductory lessons to Taoism based on the tales of Winnie the Pooh.
  • This is a good book for you if you: Are looking for an introduction to Taoism.
  • You can pick up a copy of this book, here.

Book 3: Second Foundation by Isaac Asimov

  • Completed: 1/12/21
  • Format: Audiobook
  • Type: Fiction
  • One sentence description: The third book of the Foundation series.
  • This is a good book for you if you: Liked the other Foundation series books.
  • You can pick up a copy of this book, here.

Book 4: The Secret by Rhonda Byrne

  • Completed: 1/20/21
  • Format: Audiobook
  • Type: Nonfiction
  • One sentence description: An introduction to the law of attraction.
  • This is a good book for you if you: have an open mind.
  • You can pick up a copy of this book, here.

Book 5: The Shift by Dr. Wayne W. Dyer

  • Completed: 1/26/21
  • Format: Physical book
  • Type: Nonfiction
  • One sentence description: Dyer’s take on the origins of life and how to derive meaning from it.
  • This is a good book for you if you: Are looking to read something spiritual.
  • You can pick up a copy of this book, here.

Books I Read In: February

These are the books that I read in February.

Book 1: The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress by Robert A. Heinlein

  • Completed: 2/1/21
  • Format: Audiobook
  • Type: Fiction
  • One sentence description: War breaks out when colonizers of the moon want freedom from Earth.
  • This is a good book for you if you: Are in the mood for some moon versus Earth sci-fi.
  • You can pick up a copy of this book, here.

Book 2: Success Through A Positive Mental Attitude by Napoleon Hill and W. Clement Stone

  • Completed: 2/11/21
  • Format: Audiobook
  • Type: Nonfiction
  • One sentence description: Lessons on creating a financially successful life.
  • This is a good book for you if you: Are new to this concept (ie. a college student, young adult, etc.).
  • You can pick up a copy of this book, here.

Book 3: What Happens in Tomorrow World? by Jordan Gross

  • Completed: 2/11/21
  • Format: Ebook
  • Type: Fiction
  • One sentence description: A parable on facing uncertainty.
  • This is a good book for you if you: Are up against some form of uncertainty in your life.
  • You can pick up a copy of this book, here.

Book 4: Stranger in a Strange Land by Robert A. Heinlein

  • Completed: 2/23/21
  • Format: Audiobook
  • Type: Fiction
  • One sentence description: A man from Earth, raised on Mars, returns to Earth and learns what it means to be human.
  • This is a good book for you if you: Are looking for a sci-fi read.
  • You can pick up a copy of this book, here.

Book 5: Siddhartha by Hermann Hesse

  • Completed: 2/23/21
  • Format: Physical book
  • Type: Fiction
  • One sentence description: One man’s journey to spiritual enlightenment.
  • This is a good book for you if you: Are interested in spirituality and, you guessed it, enlightenment.
  • You can pick up a copy of this book, here.

Books I Read In: March

These are the books that I read in March.

Book 1: Shoe Dog by Phil Knight

  • Completed: 3/4/21
  • Format: Audiobook
  • Type: Nonfiction
  • One sentence description: A memoir of Nike by its cofounder, Phil Knight.
  • This is a good book for you if you: Are interested in learning the origins of Nike.
  • You can pick up a copy of this book, here.

Book 2: Foundation’s Edge by Isaac Asimov

  • Completed: 3/12/21
  • Format: Audiobook
  • Type: Fiction
  • One sentence description: The fourth book of the Foundation series.
  • This is a good book for you if you: Liked the other Foundation series books.
  • You can pick up a copy of this book, here.

Book 3: In-N-Out Burger by Stacy Perman

  • Completed: 3/19/21
  • Format: Audiobook
  • Type: Nonfiction
  • One sentence description: A history of In-N-Out.
  • This is a good book for you if you: Are interested in learning the origins of In-N-Out.
  • You can pick up a copy of this book, here.

Books I Read In: April

These are the books that I read in April.

Book 1: The Obesity Code by Dr. Jason Fung

  • Completed: 4/2/21
  • Format: Audiobook
  • Type: Nonfiction
  • One sentence description: Lessons in nutrition and reasons why people gain weight.
  • This is a good book for you if you: Are interested in weight loss and being healthier.
  • You can pick up a copy of this book, here.