Carefully nuanced connections between characters plus insight into the adolescent ability to use low self-esteem as a cruel weapon catapults Atkins's novel of troubled teens well above the familiarity of its trappings. Each of Atkins's characters emerges, fully formed from these pages.
Publishers Weekly, starred review
What an interesting perspective. I would hope this would really make kids think about what they say before they say it. However, I am sure the kids that are most likely to pick this up are not the ones that need lessons in what they say. I thought this was a quick and easy read. It might be a good one for book club....Continua