What does an author do when he isn’t writing? Read!
Confession: I don’t read as much as I used to. Back in the day, I could consume 100-plus pages a day without breaking a sweat (or spine). Of course, that was before kids, a career, and my own company.
Even when I’m up to my elbows in editing or pounding out new plots, I try to make time to see what else is out there—not only to bust out of my own creative bubble, but also because there’s some damn fine books being written.
So even though there have been a ton of titles languishing on my to-read list—sorry, Slaughterhouse-Five—there’s a slew of new(ish) works clamoring for my precious free time. Here are the works that will certainly force their way to the top of my pile in 2021: