Sharp, charming and passionate ... It is this eye for the rhythms and textures of life...that makes this novel vivid and inviting ... The novel opens on a well-calibrated set piece of suspense and disquiet ... Homebodies contemporizes the hero’s journey, giving us a novel of love, work and becoming for the digital age. Throughout, Denton-Hurst captures the meaning of online communication.
Exciting ... Denton-Hurst dazzles with her stirring indictment of racism in media and its insidious effects on Mickey, who must choose between making herself smaller to appease others and championing her own voice and experiences. Emotionally and politically resonant, this is not to be missed.