"... the depiction of small-town dynamics, high-school breakups, crappy after-school jobs, and Myra's growing desire to break free from limited expectations is both fresh and relatable."
(Horn Book, October 1, 2011)
"The protagonist is a delightfully spunky teen whose witticisms will keep readers laughing, and her deeply felt connection to her family ... will leave them with watery eyes. Fans of Sarah Dessen will want to grab this one."
(School Library Journal, January 2011)
"Mixing ecological facts and humor, Chandler does a brilliant job of creating a very real world..."
(IndieBound, Vivian Evans, the King's English, Salt Lake City, UT)
About the Author
Kristen Chandler (krischandrstories.com) has been a ranch hand, waitress, salesperson, ice cream store manager, secretary, free lance journalist, and college writing instructor. She lives outside Salt Lake City, Utah with her four children, two cats and a bad dog.