Reviews

  • "Anyone can break your heart - Jeff Zentner can also make you laugh out loud!"

    Rainbow Rowell
  • "Outrageously funny, with whip-smart, surreal dialogue, this tender portrait of friendship under the strain of inevitable change is an absolute must-read."

    Imogen Russell Williams, The Guardian
  • "There’s so much to adore in this quirky novel about friendship, family and changing dreams. For fans of John Green"

    Paste Magazine
  • "It’s a rollicking, heartfelt story of friendship and growing pains, of the things you can count on in a world that too-often takes everything away, and of shining bright no matter what. I laughed, cried, and fell over-the-moon in love with Rayne and Delilah's Midnite Matinee"

    Jennifer Niven
  • "Zentner’s quick-witted, charming characters tackle real-life issues with snappy dialogue and engaging levity"

    starred review, Publishers Weekly
  • "Downright hilarious"

    Kirkus Reviews
  • "Zentner packs a poignantly satisfying blend of wit and pathos, with lovable and unpredictable characters. Readers looking for an unforgettable slice of small-town angst will love this one"

    starred review, Booklist
  • "Richly generous, vividly real, and jankily hilarious"

    Jesse Andrews, author of Me, Earl and the Dying Girl
  • "A testament to the power of friendship and big dreams, Rayne and Delilah's Midnite Matinee had me laughing aloud on one page and sobbing on the next. A resounding triumph"

    Nic Stone, author of Dear Martin
  • "Zentner has successfully retained his knack for crafting unique and charming teen characters who are tackling tough issues with grace and wit"

    BookPage