“[T]his is no cautionary tale, but rather a heartbreaking portrait of what life can be like when…‘you’re fifteen and knobby-kneed and you only had a handful of choices. Your world was small and cruel and narrow-minded and breathtaking.’”

Teen Vogue

“Curran’s Catholic school girls join a coming-of-age genre that hasn’t seen such attention since the 1950s, when ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ and ‘A Separate Peace’ were published…Think ‘Lord of the Flies’ without the island…(T)he book is so racy it piques people’s curiosity about other links to real life.”
–Laura Shin

Los Angeles Times