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Summary and reviews of A Little Wanting Song by Cath Crowley, plus links to a book excerpt from A Little Wanting Song and author biography of Cath Crowley. Rose is a restless, passionate science student who longs to flee the Australian bush. Review of “A Little Wanting Song” by Cath Crowley Rose is full of anger and ambition and wanting, and maybe Charlie could be her ticket out.

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A LITTLE WANTING SONG by Cath Crowley | Kirkus Reviews

Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Charlie loves music and that largely dominates her section, culminating in a performance at the end. This is the means by which she vents her emotions, especially her anger, hurts, and fears. Charlie, who lives in the city, and whom Rose has ignored for years.

June 8, Sold by: I love how this book sounds, so beautiful and breathtaking. Punched it at the world.

And Rose on the other hand was a girl that was just trapped. It invokes memories you thought you had forgotten and nearly everyone can relate with Charlie and Rose.

And Rose isn’t far behind on the Full Character Scale. I think I’m always afraid that it’s going to be very soapy and melodramatic and whiny — something, I don’t know, just a little too much and not really my wantihg. And yet, somehow there friendship just works, complimenting one another.


Her boyfriend Luke is getting more and more reckless, just for the novelty of it, and she and her best friend Dave feel compelled to follow him. Letters to the Lost.

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There’s a lot of drama going on in these people’s lives but their reactions are probably what I would have had, had I been in their shoes. A Little Wanting Song is so much more songg a tale of friendship between two girls. It wasn’t as easy to fall into her prose in this novel than it in her other books.

I leave her huddled there.

Poetry, metaphor, honesty – amazing. This gorgeous little novel caught me totally unaware. Well, we better see how Rose reacts now Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Jan 21, Megan rated it it was ok Shelves: I didn’t give it five stars because sometimes it was difficult to differentiate between Charlie and Rose, I would occasionally get lost in the writing and forget who’s point of view we were on and I would have to go back to the start of the chapter to check.

Her lyrics are simple, but so incredibly full of truth and raw emotion; I could feel the power behind them. As I said, I liked it, but it was a tiny bit jarring to have a ton of stuff suddenly happening in a rush. Told in alternating voices and filled with music, friendship, and romance, Charlie and Rose’s “little wanting song” is about the kind of longing that begins as a heavy ache but ultimately makes us feel hopeful and wonderfully alive.


One of the reasons I am so affected by this book is probably that I majorly over-identify with both main characters.

A Little Wanting Song

Now Rose on the other hand is surrounded by people wantingg care, actually too much in her opinion. Because when it’s good, it’s good.

Aside from Rose and Charlie, the two main male supporting characters, Dave and Luke, are amazing and funny, and I think you should just go read the book and find out for yourself.

That’s what it’s like here. She wants to have the courage to play her songs and show her tal A Little Wanting Song is quite literally about wanting, and so much more.

It’s that kind of writing. Happily ever afters all around, hooray!