During our last meeting of the Matchmakers, we kept spontaneously coming up with read-alikes, so it seemed like it might be a worthwhile post. Let us know if you agree with our read-alikes and give us your own read alike suggestions in comments section at the end of the post.

If you liked…

The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George, try The Music Shop by Rachel Joyce

Lord of the Flies by William Golding, try The People in the Trees

by Hanya Yanagihari or Beauty Queens by Libba Bray

The Marsh King’s Daughter by Karen Dionne, try My Absolute Darling by Gabriel Tallent

The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Annie Barrows and Mary Ann Shafer, try The Soldier’s Wife by Margaret LeRoy

The Sleeping Beauties by Stephen King, try Unbury Carol by Josh Malerman

And Then We Came to the End by Joshua Ferris, try This Could Hurt by Jillian Medoff

The Immortalists by Chloe Benjamin, try The Spoonbenders by Daryl Gregory

The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, try The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

The Talented Mr. Ripley by Patricia Highsmith, try Tangerine by Christine Mangan

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman, try Hotel Silence by Audur Ava Olafsdottir 

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion, try Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman

Perfect Little World by Kevin Wilson, try The Terranauts by T.C. Boyle

Author Agatha Christie, try Dorothy Sayrers or Josephine Tey


Happy reading!


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