A fierce, funny, brave, and bracingly honest new novel....Every bit as poignant and powerful as The Catcher in the Rye."Julia Keller, Chicago Tribune"
An exuberant first novel....Beard has a knack for melding the funny and the sad, amplifying small moments into something big."Susannah Meadows, New York Times"
Epic and profound. These thoughtful, funny, awestruck, slightly peculiar girls are so endearing, so painfully true."Karen Valby, Entertainment Weekly"
A sure-handed first novel ....It's impossible not to be charmed."Yvonne Zipp, Washington Post"
A fresh comic voice and a talent for sharp familiarizing place-details."Sam Sacks, Wall Street Journal