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Books About "Wives", "Girls", "Sisters" And "Mrs.": We Pick Our Faves The Readerly Report

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Has the trend of titling books with "wife", "girl", "sister" or "Mrs." shown any sign of letting up? In this episode, Gayle and Nicole discuss the idea of making main female characters anonymous through this type of title. They also discuss their favorite books with these words in the title.
Books discussed:
Good Neighbors | Sarah Langan | https://amzn.to/3kaHunV (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781982144364 (Bookshop)
What Comes After | Joanne Tompkins | https://amzn.to/3AGYUil (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780593085998 (Bookshop)
The Last Revival of Opal And Nev | Dawnie Walton | https://amzn.to/3sg4DbW (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781982140168 (Bookshop)
Whereabouts | Jhumpa Lahiri | https://amzn.to/3lZe1Qh (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780593318317 (Bookshop)
The Woman in the Window (Netflix) | A. J. Finn | https://amzn.to/3m3xOhe (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780062678423 (Bookshop)
The Underground Railroad (Amazon Prime) Colson Whitehead | https://amzn.to/2VPErsA (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780345804327 (Bookshop)
Luckiest Girl Alive | Jessica Knoll | https://amzn.to/3fYYZpK (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781476789644 (Bookshop)
Girl In Translation | Jean Kwok | https://amzn.to/3yQjvjY (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781594485152 (Bookshop)
Before She Disappeared | Lisa Gardner | https://amzn.to/3m4uDpI (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781524745042 (Bookshop)
Girls In White Dresses | Jennifer Close | https://amzn.to/3CMuJrZ (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780307743695 (Bookshop)
The Good Sister | Sally Hepworth | https://amzn.to/3yLGGf9 (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781250120953 (Bookshop)
The Girls From Corona Del Mar | Rufi Thorpe | https://amzn.to/3m1sYB8 (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780804170079 (Bookshop)
The Mystery Of Mrs. Christie | Marie Benedict | https://amzn.to/3yLs7by (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781492682721 (Bookshop)
His Only Wife | Peace Adzo Medie | https://amzn.to/3mawSHU (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781616209155 (Bookshop)
That Kind Of Mother | Rumaan Alam | https://amzn.to/3xK8CP9 (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780062667618 (Bookshop)
Mrs. Fletcher | Tom Perotta | https://amzn.to/3siE0Du (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781501144035 (Bookshop)
The Death Of Mrs. Westaway | Ruth Ware | https://amzn.to/2XgXb4T (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781501156250 (Bookshop)
Mrs. Kimble | Jennifer Haigh | https://amzn.to/3g5ruSH (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780060858780 (Bookshop)
The Talented Mrs. Farwell | Emily Gray Tedrowe | https://amzn.to/2VPFJnq (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780062897725 (Bookshop)
American Wife | Curtis Sittenfeld | https://amzn.to/3AKpnLQ (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780812975406 (Bookshop)

Has the trend of titling books with "wife", "girl", "sister" or "Mrs." shown any sign of letting up? In this episode, Gayle and Nicole discuss the idea of making main female characters anonymous through this type of title. They also discuss their favorite books with these words in the title.
Books discussed:
Good Neighbors | Sarah Langan | https://amzn.to/3kaHunV (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781982144364 (Bookshop)
What Comes After | Joanne Tompkins | https://amzn.to/3AGYUil (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780593085998 (Bookshop)
The Last Revival of Opal And Nev | Dawnie Walton | https://amzn.to/3sg4DbW (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781982140168 (Bookshop)
Whereabouts | Jhumpa Lahiri | https://amzn.to/3lZe1Qh (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780593318317 (Bookshop)
The Woman in the Window (Netflix) | A. J. Finn | https://amzn.to/3m3xOhe (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780062678423 (Bookshop)
The Underground Railroad (Amazon Prime) Colson Whitehead | https://amzn.to/2VPErsA (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780345804327 (Bookshop)
Luckiest Girl Alive | Jessica Knoll | https://amzn.to/3fYYZpK (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781476789644 (Bookshop)
Girl In Translation | Jean Kwok | https://amzn.to/3yQjvjY (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781594485152 (Bookshop)
Before She Disappeared | Lisa Gardner | https://amzn.to/3m4uDpI (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781524745042 (Bookshop)
Girls In White Dresses | Jennifer Close | https://amzn.to/3CMuJrZ (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780307743695 (Bookshop)
The Good Sister | Sally Hepworth | https://amzn.to/3yLGGf9 (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781250120953 (Bookshop)
The Girls From Corona Del Mar | Rufi Thorpe | https://amzn.to/3m1sYB8 (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780804170079 (Bookshop)
The Mystery Of Mrs. Christie | Marie Benedict | https://amzn.to/3yLs7by (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781492682721 (Bookshop)
His Only Wife | Peace Adzo Medie | https://amzn.to/3mawSHU (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781616209155 (Bookshop)
That Kind Of Mother | Rumaan Alam | https://amzn.to/3xK8CP9 (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780062667618 (Bookshop)
Mrs. Fletcher | Tom Perotta | https://amzn.to/3siE0Du (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781501144035 (Bookshop)
The Death Of Mrs. Westaway | Ruth Ware | https://amzn.to/2XgXb4T (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9781501156250 (Bookshop)
Mrs. Kimble | Jennifer Haigh | https://amzn.to/3g5ruSH (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780060858780 (Bookshop)
The Talented Mrs. Farwell | Emily Gray Tedrowe | https://amzn.to/2VPFJnq (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780062897725 (Bookshop)
American Wife | Curtis Sittenfeld | https://amzn.to/3AKpnLQ (Amazon) | https://bookshop.org/a/2143/9780812975406 (Bookshop)

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