Deeply atmospheric ... the ending is bittersweet and just perfectly fresh and different
Evocative.. original.. atmospheric.
A fascinating novel for mature teens.
An evocative retelling of the classic Cinderella story that will thrill the reader ... an original, atmospheric exploration of the angst that comes with teenagers establishing their identity and discovering sensuality
With beautiful, lyrical writing and a main character whose strength and capacity for love fueled my hope, I look back on this book as the one that kept me going, kept me dedicated to imagining the love stories I wanted to tell.
An egaging and absorbing reworking of the Cinderella fairy tale ... lush and sensuous ... a fascinating novel for mature teens
This extremely good debut novel combines imaginative storytelling with skilled prose
This beautifully-written re-interpretation takes a different approach .... Full of magic and enchantment, this sensual and evocative novel is a sophisticated fairytale for older readers, in the tradition of Robin McKinley's Beauty
A book which will have teenagers entranced.
Beautifully written... this sensual and evocative novel is a sophisticated fairy-tale for older readers.