Almost Missed My StopI started reading this book on the train and almost missed my stop
Almost Missed My Stop
Couldn't Put it Down With a compelling, strong female lead, and an intricate plot -- I couldn't put it down!
Couldn't Put it Down
Had to Tear Myself AwayI started it before bed and had to tear myself away, only to finish it before noon the next morning.
Had to Tear Myself Away
Hopeful, Engaging Environmental Themes
Creates a Feeling of Hope in our RealityNosek's story is creative and rooted in the real-life environmental challenges we face worldwide. Somehow, grappling with the challenges through a young-adult fantasy novel creates a feeling of hope in our reality..
Creates a Feeling of Hope in our Reality
A Riveting Environmental ThemeNosek combines a strong and intelligent female protagonist -- Ava, likeable, spirited, and wise beyond her years -- with a riveting environmental theme to create the book I've been waiting my whole life to read.
A Riveting Environmental Theme
Eco-Feminist ThrillerThis eco-feminist thriller captivates the reader with a delightful mixture of soulful suspense and romance. Once I picked up the book I couldn't pull myself away!
Complex, Strong Female Characters
An Awesome Role ModelI particularly love who Nosek cast as the book's heroine - Ava is strong and strong-willed, independent and sharp, and she has both a clear wit and a mature understanding of her own emotions.
An Awesome Role Model
RefreshingI am sure I echo many fans' feedback when I say that the female protagonist was one of the best aspects of this novel. Ava is strong, brilliant, and charismatic, and it is refreshing as a female reader to see such great qualities showcased in a book's main character.
Three-Dimensional Female ProtagonistIt's wonderful to meet a three-dimensional female protagonist who doesn't fit into any of the typical boxes--she's sassy and strong, in touch with her own powerful emotions, rebellious but thoughtful.
Three-Dimensional Female Protagonist