Daniel Green makes crop circles. As a member of a secret organization, he travels across the country creating strange works of art that leave communities mystified. This novel explores the unexplainable bonds of family, the everyday wonder of love, and the strange mysteries life provides that help humanity light up the dark.
... touching and heartfelt ... Boyce has many strengths as a first-time novelist, including lovely pacing, sensual prose and the ability to capture the warmth of the human spirit through her three narrators ... each bite-size chapters leaves the reader with a growing sense of intimacy ... The unique premise of crop circles as a vessel for new life, a salve for old wounds and an escort to the underworld creates a perfectly addictive storyline. Boyce has crafted a clever and tender novel that is enjoyable in every sense of the word.
The story is devoted to finding beauty and love amid misery. Although aimed at the young-adult/new-adult audience, it’s appealing also to adults of all age ... readers get to learn how crop circles are made. Surely more than one of us has wondered about that. No reason why we can’t all look it up online these days, but it’s a lot more fun to learn about it through somebody’s intense personal story.