• "Original and beautifully written... An inspiring book that you won't forget"

    Big Issue
  • "A blinding follow-up to the award-winning and much-acclaimed Cold Water... A joy to read and a read to treasure and pass on"

  • "A portrait of an artist, a writer observing herself living. As such it is quite breathtaking"

    Times Literary Supplement
  • "Riley's prose powerfully articulates the drinking, the depression, the itchy ache of growing up and the misery of first love... One of Britain's most original young writers"

  • "This is a young writer of immense promise"

    Literary Review