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The 2021 Fall Minimalist Reading Guide

Our Minimalist Reads list has eight titles that we highly recommend if you’re only planning to pick up a few reads this Fall!

Fall 2021 Reading Guide

Welcome to the second annual BiblioLifestyle Fall Reading Guide!  While I get most of my reading done in the summer, fall is my favorite reading season.  It’s so comforting to cozy up under a blanket in the cooler weather with a cuppa and a book.

About The Fall Reading Guide

The 2021 Fall Reading Guide has forty-two new releases organized across seven categories and six classic novels.  You’ll also find some reading tips, fun things to do at home, and fall-themed recipes.


BiblioLifestyle 2021 Fall Reading Guide

Fall Reading Guide Minimalist Reading

In the guide, we have dedicated one category to the “minimalist reader.”  In addition, our Minimalist Reads List has eight titles that we highly recommend if you’re only planning to pick up a few reads this Fall!  

It’s super hard narrowing an initial list of hundreds of books down and then narrowing them down to our top eight.  However, you can expect these books to be across genres, beautifully written, compelling, thought-provoking, enjoyable, and great for discussions.

The 2021 Fall Minimalist Reads List

Assembly  Natasha Brown

While preparing to attend a lavish party, a Black British woman considers the carefully assembled pieces of her life and whether it’s time to take it all apart.

Harlem Shuffle : A Novel Colson Whitehead

Harlem Shuffle by Colson Whitehead 

Set in 1960s Harlem with a cast of underworld figures, a historical heist novel shows gradual changes in the city and the novel’s protagonist.

The Days of Afrekete : A Novel Asali Solomon

Two women at midlife who were friends and lovers rediscover themselves and reflect on their life choices, sexuality, and race.

Concepcion : An Immigrant Family's Fortunes Albert Samaha

A journalist uncovers his family’s story while giving us a window into Filipino history, experiences of Filipinx immigrants, colonialism, and American imperialism.

Rizzio : A Novella Denise Mina

A historical mystery recreates a gruesome episode from the Tudor era – the bloody assassination of David Rizzo, private secretary to Mary Queen of Scots.

No Gods, No Monsters Cadwell Turnbull

Laina is mourning her brother, whom a cop killed, but then she discovers her brother was a werewolf and that monsters exist.

Payback’s a Witch  Lana Harper

A young witch returns to her magical hometown and is drawn into a plan with her best friend to seek revenge on the man who double-timed them.

Rebecca by Daphne du Maurier

The second Mrs. Maxim de Winter recalls the chilling events that transpired as she began her new life as the young bride of a husband she barely knew and walked in the shadow of her mysterious predecessor.

What do you think about the books on this list?

Are you looking forward to any books from this list?  What books are you looking forward to reading in 2021?  What books would you add to the list?

Fall Reading Guide - The 2021 Fall Reading Guide Minimalist Reads List

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