It’s the first Saturday of the month so that means it’s #6degrees of separation time! This month’s starting book is a wild card – start with the book you’ve ended a previous chain with, and continue from there.
You can find the details and rules of the #6degrees meme at booksaremyfavouriteandbest, but in a nutshell, on the first Saturday of every month, everyone has the same starting book and from there, you connect in a variety of ways to other books. Some of the connections made are so impressive, it’s a lot of fun to follow.
I’ve participated in eight six degrees meme’s this year and looking back at what each end title was, I decided on going with Gulliver’s Wife by Lauren Chater, which was my ending book for August. When I type the word ‘wife’ into the search bar of my e-reader, I got, in this order:
Gulliver’s Wife by Lauren Chater (entirely by coincidence my starting book came up first!)
1. Shakespeare’s Wife by Germaine Greer
2. Runaway Wife by Rowan Coleman
3. The Pharmacist’s Wife by Vanessa Tait
4. The Paris Wife by Paula McLain
5. American Wife by Curtis Sittenfeld
6. The Railwayman’s Wife by Ashley Hay
Obviously a popular way to title a book! Funnily enough, it doesn’t irritate me as much as the overuse of ‘girl’.
That’s my six degrees for this month. 📚