Saturday, December 7, 2019

TV Guide: Best Book Bets Based on Your Favorite Shows!

Can’t get enough of your favorite shows? Hungry for more like them? We understand – we’re huge fans too!  To really geek out on your faves – pick up seasons of your shows at the Library and pair them with a novel of similar style. Won’t you be the smarty pants at the next fan gathering!

If You Like The Big Bang Theory, try

The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

Rosie ProjectA socially awkward genetics professor finds the one woman who seems all wrong for him when he embarks on The Wife Project, only to realize that algorithms and logic mean nothing when it comes to true love. Baffled when a friend says he’d make the perfect husband, Don Tillman puts the theory to the test, using his logic to find the perfect companion. Instead, he meets Rosie Jarman, a woman seeking her biological father.

If You Like Downton Abbey, try

The House at Riverton by Kate Morton

RivertonGrace Bradley had gone to work as a servant for the wealthy Hartford family when she was just a girl. During that time she had become quite friendly with daughters Hannah and Emmeline. In the summer of 1924, at a society party there, a young poet shot himself. The only witnesses were Hannah and Emmeline and only they–and Grace–know the truth. Grace, now 98, tells her story to a young movie director, revealing some secrets while keeping others hidden.

If You Like Girls, try

The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. by Adelle Waldman

Nathaniel PContrary to popular opinion, rising literary star Nate Piven never means to let down all the women he welcomes with opens arms. Join this modern man as he struggles with an attraction to women and his tendency to fail them at almost every turn in a story set against the backdrop of today’s literary world.

 

If You Like The Americans, try

You are One of Them by Elliot Holt

You Are One of ThemShy Sarah Zuckerman scours the former Soviet Union for answers when she learns her old best friend’s death may have been a hoax. After writing letters to Soviet premier Yuri Andrepov as the Cold War raged in 1982, the best friends parted on their own cold terms when only Jenny was invited to the USSR and stepped into the media spotlight. A decade after a plane crash supposedly killed Jenny and her parents, Sarah seeks answers.