March 9, 2019
Recently as I looked back over my blog post stats, I realized that the post that has received the most views day after day, week after week, and month after month is the review I wrote of Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens. This title is also the most used search term that leads readers to my blog. When my bookish blogger buddy Amanda at thelexingtonbookie.com posted about an author event with Delia Owens I knew I wanted to share it with you (with her permission). If you haven’t already, I encourage you to visit http://www.thelexingtonbookie.com for thoughtful reflections and terrific book reviews! If you’ve read Where the Crawdads Sing, I hope you enjoy this Q & A with Delia Owens as reported by Amanda. If you haven’t read the book, you can find my review of it by searching the A-Z index or clicking on the link above.
Happy reading book worms!
Carol, Reading Ladies Book Club
If you follow me on Instagram, you saw that I got to meet and listen to Delia Owens discuss her debut fiction novel Where the Crawdads Sing. I reviewed it a few months ago and absolutely adored the novel, so I was PUMPED to meet her and hear what she would reveal about the novel. When introduced, I learned that Owens has written quite a few nonfiction books about wildlife, and she spent many years studying wildlife (like elephants, hyenas, and primates) in Africa (Botswana and Zambia). Also, she grew up in Georgia on a farm (she was a horse girl too!) and she got the title of the book from her mother, who used to tell her to go outside and play where the crawdads sing. Fun fact though- crawdads DON’T sing, haha.
To start things off, one of the audience members asked the burning…
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