Reviews

  • "Both disarming and endearing. A realistic, poignant portrait of one teen who overcomes nearly unbearable feelings of grief and guilt."

    Kirkus
  • "Nielsen’s balance of humor and pathos is finely honed, making this a surprisingly breezy read for so heavy a topic"

    Daniel Kraus, Booklist
  • "Nielsen writes about the heaviest subjects with the lightest of touches... the balance between tragedy and humour is so carefully managed, that this is a truly uplifting, even happy read."

    Andrea Reece, Lovereading4Kids
  • "Gloriously character driven... poignant and witty"

    The Bookbag
  • "The Reluctant Journal of Henry K. Larsen is the perfect mix between funny and sad... A beautiful story."

    Snuggling on the Sofa blog