Plot: Reynoso's story is an immediately compelling and fiercely plotted novel that will pull readers in and hold them there. A whip-smart novel that entertains as much as it entices.
Prose: Reynoso's prose is strong, clear, and compulsively readable. Faith's voice is both distinct and engaging, and readers will trust in her as a storyteller and protagonist.
Originality: Reynoso's refreshing and dynamic novel intriguingly integrates elements of thriller and fantasy. There's much to love in the alluring machinations at the heart of the author's worldbuilding.
Character/Execution: Faith is a memorable character whose personal growth as she navigates the push and pull of the powers of Enlitra, is as enriching as the novel's fantasy elements.
Date Submitted: August 31, 2020
“It's funny, scary, sad, and moving, and I would recommend it to anyone who is tired of all the YA/urban fantasy books with one-dimensional characters. And to anyone who is looking for a good story. It's kind of like Stranger Things.”
"5-star rating - Loved this YA book! Starts out good and then gets great. The heroine is awesome! Definitely recommend this book!"
"5 stars—Must Read YA!!! Sharp, smart, this is a great read with a boo-yea female in the lead who you can’t help but root for. Get ready to laugh, cry, and perch on the edge of your seat."
“Wow! This is a fantastic read. I found I couldn’t put it down…It’s exciting and refreshing to see such a strong female character, and the book reads effortlessly.”
"A solid series opener…."
"…a delightful, imaginative tale...I found myself flying through the chapters wanting to find out what happens next."
“If you’re looking for a character-driven drama with elements of magic, this would be the perfect book for you!”
Finalist in the International Books Awards, New York Book Festival, and Readers Favorite Book Awards.