Nerdette Book Club: The Best Books Of 2021 So Far

Best Books of 2021
2021 has been a rich year for book releases, and it's not even over yet. Pictured: some of Liberty, Bethanne, and Greta's favorites. All book cover images courtesy of their publishers
Best Books of 2021
2021 has been a rich year for book releases, and it's not even over yet. Pictured: some of Liberty, Bethanne, and Greta's favorites. All book cover images courtesy of their publishers

Nerdette Book Club: The Best Books Of 2021 So Far

Welcome back to Nerdette Book Club! It’s just like a regular book club only we have our own hashtag! This month we’re reading Klara and the Sun by Nobel Prize-winning Kazuo Ishiguro.

Stay tuned for the panel discussion of the book later this month — in the meantime, as if you didn’t need more books to add to our to-read list, Greta talks with book nerds Liberty Hardy and Bethanne Patrick about some of the best books they’ve read so far this year.

Liberty Hardy is a senior contributing editor for Book Riot and host of their All the Books! podcast. She usually reads more than 500 books a year. Here are some of her standouts:

Bethanne Patrick is a book critic who tweets as @TheBookMaven. You can see her book reviews in The Washington Post, among other places. Here’s her list of favorites:

And here are some of Greta’s picks!