Crowley has built a warm cast of surprising and memorable characters and placed them in universal circumstances that slowly unfold into something extraordinary. * Booklist, starred review * Original, wise, and essential. . . . This love story is an ode to words and life. * Kirkus Reviews, starred review * Reading Words in Deep Blue feels a little bit like a slow dance, or falling in love, or swimming in the ocean on a rainy day. It's a stunning reminder of the power of words and books and stories that will leave your heart full and heavy and hungry for more. Cath Crowley is magic. * Krystal Sutherland, author of Our Chemical Hearts * A big-hearted, stunner of a novel. Cath Crowley's gorgeous prose will make you both tear up and swoon. A beautifully honest meditation on grief and love. * Jasmine Warga, author of My Heart and Other Black Holes * One of the loveliest, most exquisitely beautiful books I've read in a very long time... I didn't just read the pages, I lived in them. * Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright Places *
About the Author
Cath Crowley was raised in rural Victoria, Australia. She studied professional writing and editing at the Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology and works as both a freelance writer and a part-time teacher in Melbourne. Cath's US debut, A Little Wanting Song, was called 'incredible' and 'unforgettable' in a School Library Journal starred review, and it was also an ALA-YALSA Best Fiction for Young Adults title and a CCBC Choice.
In 2011 Cath won the presitigous Australian Prime Minister's Award for her teen novel Graffiti Moon.
To find out more about Cath and her books, please visit cathcrowley.com.au