Lawrence's teenage friendly depictions of emotions will keep readers engaged. It won't stay on the shelf for long.
Think Jacqueline Wilson with swearing and lots of contemporary cultural references... a red-hot mystery
A tender and complex story of first love, family and belonging... Lawrence is a vibrant, accomplished storyteller... but what really sets her writing apart is her skill in getting to the raw heart of her characters. YA BOOK OF THE WEEK.
...another brilliant story that will suck you in and leave you looking at the world through different eyes. Lawrence deserves all the awards that were heaped on Orangeboy, and her latest book is every bit as good.
A passionate love story with mystery at its core. CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE WEEK.
If anything, Lawrence's second book surpasses her first with its deft characterisation.
Oh, I loved this story. The plot hinges on the mystery surrounding Indigo's family and it's gradually revealed with genuine care and compassion by Lawrence... [She] is a storyteller, you know? I believed in her setting, I believed in her characters and I was absorbed by her plot. I don't know what more I could have asked for.
Fresh and important... Patrice Lawrence is a hot name in publishing. CHILDREN'S BOOK OF THE WEEK