Sunday, June 04, 2023

Six Degrees of Separation: Friendaholic to Forever in Blue


Welcome to this month's edition of Six Degrees of Separation, which is a monthly meme hosted by Kate from Books Are My Favourite and Best.  The idea is to start with a specific book and make a series of links from one book to the next using whatever link you can find and see where you end up after six links.  I am also linking this post up with The Sunday Salon, hosted by Deb at Readerbuzz. 


This month's starting point is Friendaholic by Elizabeth Day.

The last book that I finished reading was The Silver Ladies Do Lunch by Judy Leigh which is all about lifelong friendships in a small village near Oxford. I reviewed this book a couple of days ago.

The word lunch made me think of the Luncheon of the Boating Party by Susan Vreeland, which in turn made me think of the Renoir paintings we saw when we were in Paris, but let me get back on track.

I really enjoyed the books I have read by Susan Vreeland so I am going with another of her books, Clara and Mr Tiffany, which is all about the creation of Tiffany glass lamps. (My review)

Another book with the word glass in the title is Sea Glass by Maria V Snyder

This then links to The House in the Cerulean Sea by T J Klune through the word sea

For my final link I have chosen Forever in Blue: The Fourth Summer of the Sisterhood by Ann Brashares because cerulean is a shade of blue. (My review)

I don't always try to link back to the starting point but given that Forever in Blue is the fourth book in the Sisterhood of Travelling Pants series which is all about friendship, I think it ties back nicely.

Next month the starting point is Time Shelter by Georgi Gospodinov and translated by Angela Rodel.


  1. Yes, I also just finished reading Silver Ladies, but I wrote up my #6Degrees post before I read it. Smart of you to include it.

    1. It seemed timely to include it Davida!

  2. I've not come across the book about Tiffany glass - will have to seek it out.

  3. I have several Judy Leigh Kindle books that I got for my birthday a year or so ago. I'm glad to hear that you enjoyed this one.

    I really like the idea of the book on friendship. Friendship isn't something I've read much about. I should think about this as a topic for a future Top Ten Tuesday list.

  4. The only one I have read is Forever in Blue. T J Klune's book is one I really hope to read soon.. And love the chain... (definitely have 4 more books on my TBR as a result).. Here is my #6Degrees post -

  5. I only read it last year and I loved it!

  6. I haven't read any of these books but the one on tiffany glass appeals - books about a single thing fascinate me because they always open a window into a particular time which is fun if haphazard way of learning history...

  7. This is a great chain and I want to read all of them! I might have read the Traveling Pants book - I know I read the first one. I had a denim skirt that was like the traveling pants - it made the wearer look amazing! Sadly, it was lost in a move.