6 Degrees of Separation: Like Water for Chocolate

October 7, 2017 | 5 comments


6 Degrees of Separation is a book meme hosted by Kate at Books are My Favorite and Best. The goal is to construct a chain with 6 other books, using any criteria you want, and see where you end up.

The starting book this month is Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel. The book consists of 12 chapters – one for each month of the year – and each one starts with a recipe. When it was translated to Swedish, the title became K√§rlek het som chili which means “Love Hot as Chili”.

Love is one of the main themes in Erin McCahan’s young adult novel Love and Other Foreign Words. It’s not a book I’m planning to read, but I do highly approve of the title.

Another title I really liked, and where I did read the book, is The Geography of You and Me by Jennifer E. Smith. Romance is not my go-to-genre, but I did enjoy this one.

Another romance novel I liked is Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. It was made into a film last year.

An upcoming film adaption that I’m very excited about it Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express, starring Judi Dench and Daisy Ridley among others.

A book I recently added to my tbr list, that I’m really looking forward to reading, is Magpie Murders by Anthony Horowitz. The main character is a book editor, and I do have a weak spot for mysteries with a book theme.

The main character in A Murder of Magpies by Judith Flanders is also a book editor. Like Magpie Murders, it is high on my tbr list.

This time, my chain took me from Like Water for Chocolate, via titles, themes, and film adaptions, to A Murder of Magpies.

Why don’t you join us and make your own chain? Starting with Like Water for Chocolate, where will you end up? Visit Books Are My Favourite and Best to read the rules and see who else made a chain this month.