A Junior Library Guild Selection

Rife with tension, interweaving threads, and moving and startling moments, the story captivates and speaks to a political situation that still struggles with the aftermath of regulatory policies—Foreword Reviews, *starred review

An authentic voice and portrayal of young Chinese women in difficult situations. —Booklist

An affecting and original thrill ride highlighting the bond between two friends put in a horrible situation by actual Chinese government policies. —Kirkus Reviews

The characters are realistic products of their experiences—they are flawed, accessible, and multidimensional. —School Library Journal, *starred review