Reviews

  • "Some of the most beautiful writing I’ve ever read."

    Jennifer Niven, author of All the Bright Places
  • "This moving, character-driven story is sure to stick with you long after you finish."

    Buzzfeed, Best YA Books of 2016
  • "Dazzlingly written ... A tale to make you weep, and be glad, about big questions and small joys"

    Nicolette Jones, Sunday Times
  • "A richly textured tale... The universal highs, lows and power shifts in friendship are played out by three compelling characters until tragedy brings loyalty to the fore."

    Observer
  • "An acute portrayal of small-town secrets and a moving take on faith and friendship."

    Martin Chilton, Telegraph
  • "An intensely moving, enthralling debut"

    Imogen Russell Williams, Metro
  • "Zentner manages to blend humor, optimism and ominous Southern-style moodiness in this tale of three devoted teenage friends"

    New York Times, Notable Children’s Books of 2016
  • "Zentner explores difficult themes head on while tempering them with the saving grace of enduring friendship"

    Publishers Weekly, starred review
  • "Zentner writes with understanding and grace – a new voice to savor"

    Kirkus, starred review
  • "Just a few chapters into Zenter’s debut and I was in love"

    Book Riot