In the swampy backwoods of North Carolina, where secrets and silence grow alongside mossy trees and soft mud, a girl named Kya lives alone. Abandoned by her family as a child, she fend for herself in a cursed world of man-eating creatures and viscous muck. But then one tragic night changes everything. Kya is discovered by local hunter Chase Andrews who brings her into his broken family seeking healing . . A beautiful story about love , lossand hope told through the unforgettable voiceofa courageous young woman determined to become fully alivel I absolutely loved this book! The characters were so well written and I felt like I was.
For who is this book for ?
This book is for anyone who loves a great romance story with a bit of mystery and suspense.
- The characters were well written and likable
- The story was compelling and kept me hooked
- It was a beautiful, sad, and hopeful story all at the same time
- The story was a bit slow in the beginning.
- I wish there had been more development with the romantic plot line.
- The ending felt a bit rushed to me.
Learn more about the author
Delia Owens is the coauthor of three books about wildlife and conservation. She has won numerous awards, including the Newbery Honor Award, the International Literacy Association’s Global Children’s Literature Award, and Japan’s prestigious Akutagawa Prize.
“This stunning debut novel has a bit of everything–romance, suspense, mystery, and tragedy. It’s beautifully written and readers will connect with the characters on many levels.”
“Raw, powerful, and moving- a simply beautiful debut.”
“Where the Crawdads Sing is an exquisite novel about a forgotten girl’s journey to find her place in the world. Delia Owens has crafted a poetic masterpiece that will stay with me for long time.”
“Where the Crawdads Sing is a stunning and haunting novel that will stay with you long after you finish reading it. A lush Southern landscapeCome for the romance, stay for the heart-wrenching story.”