“…a masterfully told, unforgettable tale of what hope looks like in desperate circumstances, and of the struggle to find power in one’s voice.”
Booklist, starred review

“The novel frankly depicts the physical abuse and emotional manipulation that tie young girls to their keepers. Images of violence, greed, and emotional longing will linger with readers.”
Publishers Weekly, starred review

“A tremendously affecting novel.”
Kirkus

“Heartbreaking…an important work that should be an essential part of library collections.”
—School Library Journal, starred review