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Books like Where the Crawdads Sing

Enjoyed Where the Crawdads Sing? We’ve scoured the web for book blogs and looked at all of their recommendations for books that are similar to Where the Crawdads Sing. Here are 12 books that you may like if you liked Where the Crawdads Sing.

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The Marsh King's Daughter
Karen Dionne - Apr 17, 2018 (first published in 2017)
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Praised by Karin Slaughter and Megan Abbott, The Marsh King’s Daughter is the mesmerizing tale of a woman who must risk everything to hunt down the dangerous man who shaped her past and threatens to steal her future: her father. Helena Pelletier has a loving husband, two beautiful daughters, and a business that fills her days. But she also has a s...
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine
A Novel
Gail Honeyman - Jun 05, 2018 (first published in 2017)
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No ones ever told Eleanor that life should be better than fineMeet Eleanor Oliphant: she struggles with appropriate social skills and tends to say exactly what shes thinking. Nothing is missing in her carefully timetabled life of avoiding unnecessary human contact, where weekends are punctuated by frozen pizza, vodka, and phone chats with Mummy. Bu...
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Swamplandia!
Karen Russell - Jul 26, 2011
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The Bigtree alligator wrestling dynasty is in decline—think Buddenbrooks set in the Florida Everglades—and Swamplandia!, their island home and gator-wrestling theme park, is swiftly being encroached upon by a sophisticated competitor known as the "World of Darkness." Ava, a resourceful but terrified twelve-year-old, must manage seventy gators and t...
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Bethanne Patrick
Educated
A Memoir
The Horus Heresy Series
Tara Westover - Feb 20, 2018
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Tara Westover was 17 the first time she set foot in a classroom. Born to survivalists in the mountains of Idaho, she prepared for the end of the world by stockpiling home-canned peaches and sleeping with her "head-for-the-hills bag". In the summer she stewed herbs for her mother, a midwife and healer, and in the winter she salvaged in her father's ...
The Great Alone
A Novel
Kristin Hannah - Sep 24, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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Alaska, 1974.Unpredictable. Unforgiving. Untamed.For a family in crisis, the ultimate test of survival.Ernt Allbright, a former POW, comes home from the Vietnam war a changed and volatile man. When he loses yet another job, he makes an impulsive decision: he will move his family north, to Alaska, where they will live off the grid in America’s last ...
Daisy Jones & The Six
A Novel
Taylor Jenkins Reid - Feb 04, 2020 (first published in 2019)
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Everyone knows Daisy Jones & The Six: The band's album Aurora came to define the rock 'n' roll era of the late seventies, and an entire generation of girls wanted to grow up to be Daisy. But no one knows the reason behind the group's split on the night of their final concert at Chicago Stadium on July 12, 1979 . . . until now.Daisy is a girl coming...
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Brandi Rhodes
All the Ugly and Wonderful Things
A Novel
Bryn Greenwood - Aug 09, 2016
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As the daughter of a drug dealer, Wavy knows not to trust people, not even her own parents. It's safer to keep her mouth shut and stay out of sight. Struggling to raise her little brother, Donal, eight-year-old Wavy is the only responsible adult around. Obsessed with the constellations, she finds peace in the starry night sky above the fields behin...
Prodigal Summer
A Novel
Barbara Kingsolver - Oct 16, 2001 (first published in 2000)
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Prodigal Summer weaves together three stories of human love within a larger tapestry of lives inhabiting the forested mountains and struggling small farms of southern Appalachia.From her outpost in an isolated mountain cabin, Deanna Wolfe, a reclusive wildlife biologist, watches a den of coyotes that have recently migrated into the region. She is c...
Southernmost
Silas House - Jun 04, 2019 (first published in 2018)
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Asher Sharp is willing to give up everything for what he believes in.  Except his son.  In the aftermath of a flood that washes away much of a small Tennessee town, evangelical preacher Asher Sharp offers shelter to two gay men. In doing so, he starts to see his life anew—and risks losing everything: his wife, locked into her religious prejudices; ...
Let's No One Get Hurt
A Novel
Jon Pineda - Mar 12, 2019
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WINNER OF THE 2019 EMYL JENKINS SEXTON LITERARY AWARD FOR FICTION"An inventive and powerful coming of age story about the search for community and all the ways our ties to one another come undone. Jon Pineda has a poet's eye for the details of this vivid, haunting landscape, and he brings it blazingly to life." --Jenny Offill, author of Dept. of Sp...
Sycamore
A Novel
Bryn Chancellor - May 09, 2017
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Out for a hike one scorching afternoon in Sycamore, Arizona, a newcomer to town stumbles across what appear to be human remains embedded in the wall of a dry desert ravine. As news of the discovery makes its way around town, Sycamore’s longtime residents fear the bones may belong to Jess Winters, the teenage girl who disappeared suddenly some eight...
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