What are the best books with the word wife in the title?

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    #1The Kitchen God's Wife

    The Kitchen God's Wife
    The Kitchen God's Wife is a novel by Amy Tan that tells the story of a Chinese mother, Winnie Louie, and her American-born daughter, Pearl. Winnie tells Pearl of her life in China, and Pearl discovers her mother's hidden depths.
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    Paul Lopez
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "I was expecting to see a romance book when the topic mentions a book with the word wife in the title. The Kitchen God's Wife is just a regular book about families/children. I only recommend it if you do not have anything else to read at the moment."
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    #2The 19th Wife

    The 19th Wife

    The 19th Wife is a historical fiction novel written by David Ebershoff first published in 2008 by Random House. This suspense novel is about Ann Eliza Young's life. 

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    Russell Simpson
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "It was a nice book and good to read.This a very interesting and informative book about the Mormons and the early formation of this religion group. I would recommend it to anyone wanting to know a little more about polygamy and how it worked or didn't work and why the Mormon church decided to abandon this practice.Gives you great insight into polygamy and it's effect on women."
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    #3The Lost Wife

    The Lost Wife

    The Lost Wife is a historical romance fiction for young adults written by Alyson Richman. It was published in October 2011. It is about teenage lovers in Prague who were separated when the Nazis began their occupation in World War II.

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    Jennifer Cox
    Written on April 28, 2018
    "A good love story novel. It also brings in some history with the World War II setting. Surprisingly accurate depiction of the time. "
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    #4His Secondhand Wife

    His Secondhand Wife
    His Secondhand Wife is a standalone novel written by Cheryl St.John which centers on rancher Noah Cutter and his brother's widow Katherine who considers him the most intimidating men she has ever met. 
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    Ruth Reynolds
    Written on May 1, 2018
    "This book is okay. It is a fast read, but light. If you are looking for something profound, this book isn't it. But if you want something to read on the subway, sure. Something to pass the time. But there a lot of books with "wife" in the title, so I would not put this at the top of the list."
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    #5The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat

    The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat
    The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A Hat: And Other Clinical Tales is Oliver Sacks. This book is a collection of psychological encounters with patients. With over 200 pages, this book is published in 1998 by Touchstone.
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    Craig Kim
    Written on May 2, 2018
    "This book fits perfectly within the strange category. This is literally what I was looking for so I couldn't be happier."
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    #6The Pilot's Wife (Oprah's Book Club)

    The Pilot's Wife (Oprah's Book Club)
    Kathryn Lyons has been married to a pilot for the last couple of years and she has learnt to be ready for emergencies, but nothing prepared her when this husband's plane had a fatal crash. 
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    Gregory Simpson
    Written on May 9, 2018
    "A lasting marriage takes a lot of work for both man and wife. When the husband dies and the wife begins to find out that he was not the man she thought she knew..you have an awakening."
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    #7Wives and Daughters

    Wives and Daughters

    Written by Elizabeth Gaskell, this novel narrates the life of Molly Gibson, the only daughter of a doctor who has recently lost her husband and who lives in a provincial English town in 1830. The book wasn't complete when Gaskell died, and it was finished by Frederick Greenwood. 

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    Samantha Garza
    Written on April 26, 2018
    "This book is set in the 1800s and is a fascinating read. The ending is disappointing since the original author died and someone else completed it but it's still well worth a read."
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    #8The Zookeeper's Wife

    The Zookeeper's Wife
    A true story in which the keepers of the Warsaw Zoo saved hundreds of people from Nazi hands. Best-selling naturalist and acclaimed storyteller Diane Ackerman combines extensive research and an exuberant writing style to re-create this fascinating true-life story.
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    Daniel Gonzales
    Written on April 27, 2018
    "I love books about World War II, so had high expectations of this one. There were bright moments in the text, but there were also several detracting elements that kept me from getting overly involved. It's still a worthy read if you enjoy history from this time, but there are other novels more worthy of your time."
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    #9The Paris Wife

    The Paris Wife

    The Paris Wife by Paula McLain is a fictional romance book. This book was published in 2011. This book narrates a poignant plot on the interrelation of ambition and betrayal.

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    Alan Hawkins
    Written on May 11, 2018
    "The Paris Wife is the best books with the word wife in the title"
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    #10The Dark Wife

    The Dark Wife

    The Dark Wife is a remake of the Persephone and Hades myth. Hades made Persephone go to the underworld to live with him, which she initially agreed to because he liked him, but once she got there she found things much more interesting than what Hades had to offer to her. 

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    Kathy Kelly
    Written on May 4, 2018
    "This is a retelling of a well known Greek myth. I think that I would rather have a story about a current situation involving a wife."
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    #11The Mapmaker's Wife

    The Mapmaker's Wife

    The Mapmaker's Wife is written by Robert Whitaker, and it is about the expedition of French scientists. It is also a romance story. It was originally published in 2004.

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    Tejas Pillai
    Written on May 8, 2018
    "The was a bit of a chore to get through, and though it was written well enough, there was exactly one (short) chapter about the mapmakers wife. A few of my friends were also disappointed by this revelation, but were more forgiving than I was about it."

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Best books with the word wife in the title
RankSolutionsTypeVotesPrice
1The Kitchen God's WifeBooks 51 Paid
2The 19th WifeBooks 45 Paid
3The Lost WifeBooks 28 Paid
4His Secondhand WifeBooks 25 Paid
5The Man Who Mistook His Wife For A HatBooks 14 Paid
6The Pilot's Wife (Oprah's Book Club)Books 13 Paid
7Wives and DaughtersBooks 9 Paid
8The Zookeeper's WifeBooks 8 Paid
9The Paris WifeBooks 6 Paid
10The Dark WifeBooks 4 Paid
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