The Unread Shelf Project 2021 , hosted by theunreadshelf

January - A book with high expectations
'High expectations' can mean that you expect a lot from this book, or that it was a highly anticipated read for you, or a it's a book with a lot of fanfare. Interpret as you will. :)
All books added to this prompt

Dissipatio H.G.: The Vanishing

Frederika Randall, Guido Morselli

fiction
funny reflective sad medium-paced

168 pages | first published 1977

A Scot in the Dark: Scandal & Scoundrel, Book II

Scandal & Scoundrel, 2

Sarah MacLean

fiction historical

352 pages

Great Expectations Realized: Or, Civilizing Mountain Men

nonfiction history
slow-paced

486 pages

Sometimes the Magic Works: Lessons from a Writing Life

Terry Brooks

nonfiction biography memoir
informative reflective slow-paced

208 pages | first published 2003

Bark: Stories

fiction literary short stories
reflective fast-paced

missing duration info

The Taster

V. S. Alexander

fiction historical
slow-paced

missing duration info

Betraying Spinoza: The Renegade Jew Who Gave Us Modernity

Rebecca Goldstein

nonfiction biography history philosophy
reflective slow-paced

304 pages | first published 2006

Just Like That

Gary D. Schmidt

fiction historical middle grade young adult
emotional funny slow-paced

400 pages | first published 2021

The Book of Wonder: Special Edition

Lord Dunsany

fiction fantasy
adventurous slow-paced

66 pages

The Course of True Love in Colonial Times;

nonfiction history
medium-paced

54 pages