Themed Thursday- Readalikes for The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna

Posted March 6, 2021 by stuckint in Themed Thursdays / 0 Comments

Hello everyone and happy Thursday! I am thrilled to welcome you to this three post series featuring The Gilded Ones by Namina Forna. I will be sharing my gushing review tomorrow, but you need to read this book!

Today’s post is all about recommendations based on key themes from The Gilded Ones. Stay tuned for a spoiler free review and an exclusive Q&A with the author!

The Gilded Ones is Namina Forna’s debut novel.

African Inspired Fantasies

  • Kingdom of Souls by Rena Barron
  • The Rage of Dragons by Evan Winters
  • Rosewater by Tade Thompson
  • Akata Witch Nnedi Okorafor

Characters with Complicated Pasts

  • Silver Sparrow by Tayari Jones
  • Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng
  • The Kindest Lie by Nancy Johnson

Magical Schools

  • All the Birds in the Sky by Charlie Jane Anders
  • Magic for Liars by Sarah Hailey
  • Vita Nostra by Marina & Sergey Dyachenko

What About You?

Have you read any of my recommendations? Let me know in the comments!

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