Top Five Books of 2021

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The year is coming to an end, and our December List of the Month is dedicated to your Top Five Books of 2021. Please note that books don't need to have been published in 2021, just read this year. You can see the LT Staffer picks at the LT Blog: https://blog.librarything.com/2021/12/top-five-books-of-2021/ And participate in the conversation on Talk: https://www.librarything.com/topic/337286
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bookwoman84, anglemark, raidergirl3, jonathankws, LDVoorberg, bookmess, kaida46, ChrisMG, souloftherose, RGilbraith, Andrew.Beck, OphelieDepoortere, KWSVERNON, nonil, Mairsiedoats, timetunnel, pbeagan, drbobingv, Boand, JulieStielstra, JTolson1970, nankan, AlexThurman, Craftybilda
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kaida46: I've never read anything like this, great fantasy, creative, unusual,descriptive, and an enjoyable ride.
Boand: The most original book I’ve read this year! A truly spellbinding, intriguing and tricksy narrative that never fails to draw you in to the magic of the narrator’s journey. The finale is totally unexpected, shocking and completely blindsided me. This is a book that I will definitely be reading again and that is something I very rarely do. I look forward to being engrossed once again in this glorious fantasy.
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knerd.knitter, ecb06c, bookmess, KWSVERNON
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knerd.knitter: This year I discovered a love for the books of Haruki Murakami; I have yet to read one of his books that I don’t like, but this has been my favorite so far!
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hipdeep, Rchlwtsn, AAAO
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hipdeep: In the audio book version released by Planet Money - which is not as good as if professional actors had done it, but was a darn nice way to celebrate Public Domain Day nonetheless.
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Storeetllr, kara.shamy
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Storeetllr: More than *just* astrophysics.
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ahef1963, aspirit
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Storeetllr, Cora-R
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CarltonC, MichaelHodges
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CarltonC: History brilliantly recorded in the making, with the immediacy and urgency of journalism, which you don’t encounter in academic history books.
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Aquila, ablachly
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avanders, noveltea
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tardis, lkmiller
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dhm, chwiggy
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dhm: Once read, couldn’t not be on the list.
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timspalding, AAAO
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toups, Brandy1411
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aethercowboy, AlexThurman
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aethercowboy: A worth follow up to The Circle, showing the dangers and dystopia of letting the tech giants be our gods.
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paradoxosalpha, MichaelHodges
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paradoxosalpha: A magisterial intellectual biography of a precocious and neglected social theorist.
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skyrad43, rretzler
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knerd.knitter, SimoneA
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knerd.knitter: This book is a beautiful, fantastical journey…
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tardis, Storeetllr
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Storeetllr: Murderbot. No need to say more.
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bookwoman84, zhejw
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MichaelHodges, Boand
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Boand: A brilliantly told thriller in the Bryant & May canon. Fowler has honed his narrative and characters to a truly sublime level in this addictive page turner. Possibly the last in the series, or perhaps not, the secrets revealed about London and the detective duo continue to enthral and surprise.
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zhejw, mdexter
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Minthe
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craso
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rretzler
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paradoxosalpha
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paradoxosalpha: A darkly funny novel of cosmic justice writ very small. I hate it when that happens.
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Euryale
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anglemark
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dhm
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dhm: All three parts of the trilogy are amazing — this middle book I enjoyed especially.
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toups
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cbl_tn
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LDVoorberg
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LDVoorberg: hats off to Neil Smith (translator) for helping capture the hope and humanity amidst darkness and despair in this novel that so beautifully balances the reality of a community
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LyndaInOregon
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LyndaInOregon: Picoult's readers know by now to expect a twist at the end. But this one was so unexpected it literally left me with my mouth hanging open. On re-reading, however, the clues were there.
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hipdeep
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tina1969
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Aquila
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aethercowboy
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aethercowboy: As a follow up to 12 Rules For Life, I found this one a worthy successor to the first.
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