Where the Crawdads Sing,” the 2018 novel by Delia Owens, has topped The New York Times Fiction Best Sellers lists of 2019 and 2020.  The book is so popular, we’re often asked for recommendations of similar reads.  Milton Public Library library associate Tracey Noel prepared this list.

 

FICTION

“Before We Were Yours” (2019) by Lisa Wingate

“The Great Alone” (2018) by Kristin Hannah

“The Kept” (2014) by James Scott

“My Absolute Darling” (2017) by Gabriel Tallent

“Nightwoods” (2011) by Charles Frazier

“Prodigal Summer” (2000) by Barbara Kingsolver

“The Round House” (2012) by Louise Erdrich

“The Snow Child” (2012) by Eowyn Ivey

“Swamplandia” (2011) by Karen Russell

“Tell The Wolves I’m Home” (2012) by Carol Rifka Brunt

MEMOIRS

“Educated” (2018) by Tara Westover

“The Stranger In The Woods” (2017) by Michael Finkel

 

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