Where the Crawdads Sing

Author:

Delia Owens

Title:

Where the Crawdads Sing

Publisher:

Nataka Books Reviews: 

Where the Crawdads Sing

Just a rant: Can you believe this book had been on my bookshelf for a year before I opened after having spent a whole 3 months lost somewhere between Johannesburg and Harare. I deserve a slap because wow this book was nothing like I expected. Ever wondered what a crawdad is? Apparently according to dictionary.com. Crawdad is American slang for a crayfish. Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher : G.P. Putnam's Sons Anci's book summary: Where the crawdad sings tells the story of the "Marsh Girl" a brilliant, caring, passionate, brave woman Kya Clark whose life is shaken up in late 1969 when Chase Andrews the popular quarterback is found dead and she is the suspect. Kya Clark left in isolation having been abandoned by her mother at the tender age of six *sob*. At merely ten , Kyla is left to fend for herself as she is left behind by her family (her brother and her dad ). The book weaves between the past and the present. I would be lying if I said the characters will be long forgotten. I will be thinking of Kya, Jumpin', Mabel and Tate for days to come. Character most like me : The jury is still out on that one Character I didn't like: Chase Andrews (man was a bitter glass of smoothie) and Kya's parents Character I liked: Kya for her strength and intelligence and Tate for being a man that anyone could count on -- Review by @heyanci who blogs at https://heyanci.wordpress.com/

Nataka Books Full Review: 

Where the Crawdads Sing

Just a rant: Can you believe this book had been on my bookshelf for a year before I opened after having spent a whole 3 months lost somewhere between Johannesburg and Harare. I deserve a slap because wow this book was nothing like I expected. Ever wondered what a crawdad is? Apparently according to dictionary.com. Crawdad is American slang for a crayfish. 


Genre: Historical Fiction Publisher : G.P. Putnam's Sons 


Anci's book summary: Where the crawdad sings tells the story of the "Marsh Girl" a brilliant, caring, passionate, brave woman Kya Clark whose life is shaken up in late 1969 when Chase Andrews the popular quarterback is found dead and she is the suspect. Kya Clark left in isolation having been abandoned by her mother at the tender age of six *sob*. At merely ten , Kyla is left to fend for herself as she is left behind by her family (her brother and her dad ). The book weaves between the past and the present. I would be lying if I said the characters will be long forgotten. I will be thinking of Kya, Jumpin', Mabel and Tate for days to come. 


Character most like me : The jury is still out on that one Character I didn't like: Chase Andrews (man was a bitter glass of smoothie) and Kya's parents Character I liked: Kya for her strength and intelligence and Tate for being a man that anyone could count on 


-- Review by @heyanci who blogs at https://heyanci.wordpress.com/