Friday, April 1, 2011

Sound Alikes: The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest

If you enjoyed The Girl Who Kicked the Hornet's Nest by Stieg Larsson, you might enjoy these similarly titled books:

The Girl Who Chased the Moon by Sarah Addison Allen. "Moving in with the grandfather she never knew after the death of her mother, 17-year-old Emily witnesses bizarre supernatural activities in her new North Carolina community while befriending its remarkable residents."

The Girl Who Fell From The Sky by Heidi W. Durrow. "The daughter of a white Danish woman and a black G.I. grapples with her identity and a mysterious family history."

The Girl Who Would Speak For the Dead by Paul Elwork. "After 13-year-old twins Emily and Michael Stewart figure out a way to dupe local children into believing that the spirit world is contacting them, they get more than they bargained for when their secret is found out by the community adults, who are dealing with grief in the aftermath of World War I."

The Girl Who Disappeared Twice by Andrea Kane. "When they are hired by veteran family court judge Hope Willis to find her missing daughter, Forensic Investigators--a team of renegade investigators comprised of a behavorist, a techno-wizard, an intuitive and a former Navy SEAL--must race against time to bring Krissy back alive."

The Girl Who Stopped Swimming by Joshilyn Jackson. "Laurel Gray Hawthorne's life seems neatly on track--a passionate marriage, a treasured daughter, and a lovely home in suburban Victorianna--until everything she holds dear is suddenly thrown into question the night she is visited by the ghost of a her 13-year old neighbor Molly Dufresne."

The Girl Who Trod on a Loaf by Kathryn Davis. "Frances Thorn, a young single mother, inherits an unfinished opera based on the Hans Christian Andersen character, 'the girl who trod on a loaf.'"

Please stop by the Recommendations Desk on the first floor, check out NovaList Plus! on the library website or visit the adult services blog next Friday for more reading suggestions. Feel free to leave a comment if you would like a sound-alike list for a specific author.

1 comment:

  1. You might also be interested in this Read Alike list for Stieg Larsson: