New York Times Read Alikes: August 21, 2016
Cozy small towns, private investigators, girls on trains... this week's list has a bit of everything, including a new J Patt thriller debuting in the No. 1 spot.
#1 Recommendations for readers who enjoyed Bullseye by James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge, more thriller series set in New York City:
The John Corey novels by Nelson DeMille, starting with Plum Island
The Stone Barrington novels by Stuart Woods, starting with New York Dead
The NYPL Red series by James Patterson and Marshall Karp, starting with NYPL Red
#2 Recommendations for readers who enjoyed Sweet Tomorrows by Debbie Macomber, more cozy small-town stories:
A Home by the Sea by Christina Skye
Second Chance Summer by Jill Shalvis
All You Need Is Love by Marie Force
#3 Recommendations for readers who enjoyed The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins, more stories told from multiple perspectives:
And Then There Was One by Patricia Gussin
Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie
Fates & Furies by Lauren Groff
#4 Recommendations for readers who enjoyed Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty, more tales of marriage and friendship:
The Slap by Christos Tsiolkas
Another Night, Another Day by Sarah Rayner
The Woman Upstairs by Claire Messud
#5 Recommendations for readers who enjoyed Smooth Operator by Stuart Woods and Parnell Hall, more mysteries about private investigators:
A Time of Torment by John Connolly
Rise the Dark by Michael Koryta
The Cuckoo's Calling by Robert Galbraith
Check out last week's readalikes here.
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