• "A feast ... bursting with vitality and charm"

    Sydney Morning Herald
  • "A fond evocation of Tahitian life. Vaite now lives far from her homeland ... but with Frangipani she conjures up more than a taste of her island upbringing"

    Vogue (Australia)
  • "A funny, heartfelt portrait of a mother-daughter relationship"

    Marie Claire
  • "A memorable story about big dreams on a small island"

    Kirkus Reviews
  • "Charming ... This story of love, gossip and growing up (even at 40) has all the irresistible freshness of a warm breeze."

    Publishers Weekly