Category Archives: Book Pairings

Karolina’s Twins & The Dutch Wife

Book Pairing Both these novels held my interest till the very end.  All the while, I kept trying to guess what the main outcome of the story was for each.  I was successful with the first book but was very … Continue reading

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Jane Steele & Mr. Rochester

Book Pairing    So, as some of you know, I am a Jane Eyre fan.  I wrote a post about it long ago, which you can see here, in case you missed it.  It is one of my five-star picks.  … Continue reading

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My Grandmother Sends Her Regards and Apologises & The Book of Polly

Book Pairing    I really loved the first tale in this pairing that when I read the latter, I realized there were many similar things between the two books.  I find it fascinating that one story can be almost like … Continue reading

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The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend & The Bookshop on the Corner

Book Pairing    There are no two better novels to pair up together than these.  Written just a year apart, it seems there is no shortage of this type of theme occurring often and lately.  That is, the theme of … Continue reading

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In the Unlikely Event & The Nightingale

Book Pairing     On the surface, you may think these novels have nothing in common.  It is true that the first takes place about six years after the second one and is set in America, instead of France but there … Continue reading

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At the Water’s Edge & The Summer Before the War

Book Pairing     The only real similarity between these two novels is that they both take place in the midst of great world wars in history and that the protagonists in each book is a female, who defies societal norms … Continue reading

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The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry & The Little Paris Bookshop

Book Pairing     Two charming and very popular books that will grab your attention and make you smile.  These tales are quite similar in tone and themes.  Not only are they novels about book shops surrounded by a small … Continue reading

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