#

Remarkably Bright Creatures

Tova's life takes an unexpected turn when Cameron, a troubled young man seeking answers about his own past, arrives in Sowell Bay. As Cameron delves into the town's history, he uncovers a connection between his family and a mysterious disappearance that has haunted Tova for decades.

  • Rating:
    4.00 out of 5
  • Author: Shelby Van Pelt
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Year of Publication: 2022
  • Genre: Contemporary Fiction
  • No of Pages: 320

Summary and Reviews


In the quiet coastal town of Sowell Bay, Tova Sullivan, a seasoned night custodian at the local aquarium, finds solace in the company of Marcellus, a giant Pacific octopus. Their unlikely bond deepens when Tova discovers that Marcellus possesses an uncanny intelligence, capable of understanding human language and responding in complex ways.

Tova's life takes an unexpected turn when Cameron, a troubled young man seeking answers about his own past, arrives in Sowell Bay. As Cameron delves into the town's history, he uncovers a connection between his family and a mysterious disappearance that has haunted Tova for decades.

Through Cameron's investigation and Tova's growing connection with Marcellus, the past and present intertwine, revealing long-buried secrets and shedding light on the enduring power of love, friendship, and the remarkable bond between humans and animals.

"Remarkably Bright Creatures" is a captivating tale of grief, healing, and the extraordinary connections that can form in the most unexpected places.