RaveLibrary JournalBrown’s fourth novel...is a riveting tale of secrets and deception ... Moving back and forth between Nina and Vanessa’s perspectives, the story is a slow burn that comes to an explosive conclusion ... With flawless suspense, masterly storytelling, and a plot that hits all the notes of our Instagram world perfectly, this novel is a must-read.
PositiveLibrary Journal... evokes the golden age of Broadway, from an author whose own performing background shines through. Historical details are well placed, and the characters are engaging ... While the writing is a little dry at times, the theme is sure to appeal to fans of musical theater. Readers of Elizabeth Gilbert’s City of Girls or Fiona Davis’s The Chelsea Girls will enjoy, too.
MixedLibrary Journal... it all breaks down in the second half when she’s checked into a psychiatric hospital. This unsettling effect carries over to readers as the story flounders in details and sudden revelations and suffers from a violent ending that feels abrupt and unfinished ... This domestic suspense is recommended for fans of Louise Jensen’s The Surrogate or Carol Goodman’s The Other Mother. The language is edgy, but readers eager for a new thriller release will most likely snap this up.
Linda Legarde Grover
RaveLibrary JournalTold with vibrancy by an Ojibwe professor and poet, this own voices story of Ojibwe girls in a situation only too common for indigenous families shouldn\'t be missed. Recommended for readers seeking contemporary takes on indigenous life and those who enjoy family sagas containing hope and beauty alongside sadness.