Wednesday, March 24, 2021

Women's Prize for Fiction 2021

Women's Prize for Fiction 2021
long list announced: March 10
short list announced: April 28
winner announced: July 7


WINNER: Piranesi by Susanna Clarke


Loving the looks of this list, so creating another self reading challenge for the year.

Because of You
by Dawn French
Literary, Contemporary, Family | Published: 2020 | Goodreads

Burnt Sugar
by Avni Doshi
Literary, India | Published: 2020 (first 2019) | Goodreads

by Annabel Lyon
Literary, Contemporary, Canada | Published: 2020 | Goodreads

Detransition, Baby
by Torrey Peters
Literary, LGBTQ | Published: 2021 | Goodreads

Exciting Times
by Naoise Dolan
Literary, LGBTQ, Ireland | Published: 2020 | Goodreads | my rating: 4
frustrating love triangle, but good

The Golden Rule
by Amanda Craig
Literary, Mystery | Published: 2020 | Goodreads

How the One-Armed Sister Sweeps Her House
by Cherie Jones
Literary, Historical, Barbados | Published: 2021 | Goodreads | my rating: 5
sad painful realities

by Raven Leilani
Literary, Contemporary, African American | Published: 2020 | Goodreads | my rating: 4
suburban fantasies, twisted relationships

No One Is Talking About This
by Patricia Lockwood
Literary, Fantasy | Published: 2021 | Goodreads

Nothing But Blue Sky
by Kathleen MacMahon
Literary | Published: 2020 | Goodreads

by Susanna Clarke
Literary, Fantasy | Published: 2020 | Goodreads | my rating: 5
love how this unravels with its many halls and statues along the way

Small Pleasures
by Clare Chambers
Literary, Historical, LGBTQ | Published: 2020 | Goodreads

by Ali Smith
Literary, Contemporary | Published: 2020 | Goodreads | my rating: dnf

Transcendent Kingdom
by Yaa Gyasi
Literary, Contemporary, Africa | Published: 2020 | Goodreads | my rating: 5
religion, science, addiction, depression

Unsettled Ground
by Claire Fuller
Literary, Contemporary | Published: 2021 | Goodreads

The Vanishing Half
by Brit Bennett
Literary, Historical | Published: 2020 | Goodreads | my rating: 4
living true, what's it worth


  1. Yes, that is quite a list. I only recognize two and have only read the Yaa Gyasi. Look forward to seeing what you think of them all as you get to them.

  2. Nice list! A few caught my eye!


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