Where the Crawdads Sing, a coming-of-age murder mystery novel, is now a thriller movie. Whether you've read the book or watched the movie and want more, or are waiting your turn on the holds list, you'll enjoy one of these readalikes.
Shot through with striking language in a fierce natural setting, My Absolute Darling is an urgently told, profoundly moving read about an isolated fourteen-year old roaming the coast of Northern California.
Against a backdrop of hauntingly fecund plant life animated by ancient lizards and lawless hungers, Karen Russell has written an utterly singular novel about a family’s struggle to stay afloat in a world that is inexorably sinking.
An inventive and powerful coming of age story about the search for community and all the ways our ties to one another come undone.
Barbara Kingsolver weaves together three stories of human love within a larger tapestry of lives inhabiting the forested mountains and struggling small farms of southern Appalachia.
Told through the startlingly sincere voice of its young narrator, My Abandonment is a riveting journey into life at the margins and a mesmerizing tale of survival and hope.
The Wildlands is remarkable literary thriller from critically acclaimed writer Abby Geni, one that examines what happens when one family becomes trapped in the tenuous space between the human and animal worlds.
A moving and evocative coming-of-age novel about childhood stories, families lost and found, and how a fragrance conjures memories capable of shaping the course of our lives.
In this warm debut novel, Ruth Emmie Lang teaches us about adventure and love in a beautifully written story full of nature and wonder.