Loved Where the Crawdads Sing? Here Are 14 More Books You Won't Be Able to Put Down
Delia Owens's book Where the Crawdads Sing is one of the most defining novels of the decade for a reason, and now with an upcoming movie adaptation, we can't stop thinking about it. Set in 1969 in Barkley Cove, a town on the North Carolina Coast, the handsome, popular Chase Andrews is found dead. The immediate suspect is the town's "Marsh Girl," Kya Clark, who has lived for years alone in the marsh she calls home. But Kya is just misunderstood, and she starts to want to break away from the seagulls she calls her friends, leaning toward human connection. Two young men from the town become interested in her, and the story only gets more complicated from there.
Blending together themes like the force of nature, youth, self-exploration, death, and mystery, this is a novel where secrets unravel and keep the readers on their toes. If you loved Where the Crawdads Sing, scroll through to find 14 similar books featuring lonely heroines, puzzling deaths, and coming-of-age tales.