If You Like That, Read This

July 30, 2019

If you like that, read this
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top ten tuesday

I’m linking up today with That Artsy Reader Girl for Top Ten Tuesday: Freebie. For this week’s Top Ten Tuesday “Freebie,” I’m listing ten sets of compatible reads.


If You Like That, Read This!

10 Sets of Compatible Reads

The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
and The Love Song of Miss Queenie Hennessy
both Contemporary Fiction by Rachel Joyce
(character-driven companion reads)

My Dear Hamilton (Historical Fiction) by Stephanie Dray and Laura Kamoie
and Alexander Hamilton (NF) by Ron Chernow
(for fans of U.S. History and the Founding)

Where the Crawdads Sing (Fiction) by Delia Owens
and The Scent Keeper (Fiction) by Erica Bauermeister
(especially for readers who are interested in unique coming of age stories)

The Romanov Bride (HistFic) by Robert Alexander
and I Was Anastasia (HistFic) by Ariel Lawhon
(for fans of Russian History)

For One More Day by Mitch Albom
and The Deal of a Lifetime by Fredrik Backman
(for fans of reflective, meaning of life stories)

Paper Hearts (WW11 YA HistFic) by Meg Wiviott
and The Librarian of Auschwitz (WW11 YA HistFic) by Antonio Iturbe
(for readers who appreciate inspiring, unforgettable characters)

A Man Called Ove (movie) and Britt-Marie Was Here
both by Fredrik Backman
and The Cactus by Sarah Haywood
(for fans of poignant, character-driven contemporary fiction)

The Glass Castle (NF Memoir) by Jeanette Walls (movie)
and Educated (NF Memoir) by Tara Westover
and The Great Alone (Fiction) by Kristin Hannah
(for readers who want gritty, beating-the-odds stories)

The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane (HistFic) by Lisa See
and The Secret Daughter (Fiction) by Shilpi Somaya Gowda
and Far From the Tree (YA Fiction) by Robin Benway
(for fans of adoption themes)

A Grief Observed (NF Memoir) by C. S. Lewis
and Becoming Mrs. Lewis (HistFic) by Patti Callahan
(and then watch the movie, Shadowlands)


I love to make connections between my reads! How about you?
What other pairs can you suggest?

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    • No Britt Marie is not a sequel to Ove….. but she is a character from My Grandmother Asked Me To Tell You She’s Sorry (so a spin off). Thanks for commenting and leaving your link! 👍😍

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