The Unread Shelf Project 2021 , hosted by theunreadshelf

A book you got for a special occasion
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Mister Rogers Effect

nonfiction self help

208 pages

The Golden Secrets of Lettering: Letter Design from First Sketch to Final Artwork

Martina Flor

nonfiction art design
informative medium-paced

160 pages | first published 2017

Relationship Goals: How to Win at Dating, Marriage, and Sex

Michael Todd

informative medium-paced

208 pages | first published 2020

The Art of Subtext: Beyond Plot

Charles Baxter

nonfiction essays
informative reflective slow-paced

182 pages | first published 2007

Promise Me, Dad: A Year of Hope, Hardship, and Purpose

Joe Biden

nonfiction biography memoir politics
emotional reflective medium-paced

260 pages | first published 2017

The Moments Between

Natalie Banks

fiction contemporary romance
mysterious fast-paced

280 pages | first published 2019

I Want To Be Where the Normal People Are

Rachel Bloom

nonfiction essays memoir
funny lighthearted reflective fast-paced

256 pages | first published 2020

The Vanishing Half

Brit Bennett

fiction contemporary historical lgbtqia+ literary race
challenging emotional reflective medium-paced

352 pages | first published 2020

The Once and Future Witches

Alix E. Harrow

fiction fantasy historical
adventurous emotional hopeful slow-paced

529 pages | first published 2020

Where the Crawdads Sing

Delia Owens

fiction historical mystery
emotional mysterious reflective slow-paced

384 pages | first published 2018