You can read Marcus’ acceptance speech here.
A Kirkus Reviews Best Teen Book of 2013
"...a story that’s simultaneously romantic, tragic, horrifying, and transcendental is more than enough to hold readers’ attention, no matter their age."Publishers Weekly, starred review
"Part love story, part mystery, part horror, this is as much about the twisting hand of fate as it is about the mutability of folk tales. Its strange spell will capture you."Booklist, starred review
"The Time Traveler’s Wife meets Lost in this chilling exploration of love and memory . . . Haunting, sophisticated and ultimately exquisite. "Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Sedgwick’s prose is unadorned yet melancholic. . ."BCCB, starred review
"Sedgwick’s prose is taut, careful, and chilling."The Horn Book, starred review
"Reminiscent of David Mitchell’s Cloud Atlas . . . stark, suspenseful writing."School Library Journal