The New York Times Book Review
"Folksy lyricism . . . a colorful supporting cast . . . a fresh story. As they say in church, 'Hallelujah.'"
Los Angeles Times Book Review
Atlanta Journal & Constitution
"Assured . . . devastating."
"The story compels . . . Reynolds has an imagination that takes the reader into what feels like the world of a teen-age girl trying to make her peace with the world and with god."
Richmond Style Weekly
"The newest and most exciting voice to emerge in contemporary Southern fiction."
San Francisco Bay Guardian