Quirky and totally gripping coming-of-age story . . . sarcastic, highly intelligent and slightly offbeat . . . Flora recounts her feelings about Elijah with the true breathlessness expected of a teenage crush, but has enough self-knowledge to realise how ridiculous such an abundance of crazy emotions can make a person. It's smart, funny and different.
Funny, witty and feminist, you'll fall in love with Flora.
Coined as a "modern coming of age" story, it's really so much more than that. Davis's voice is so rich, funny and compelling that you'll implore her to do nothing but write more books as the world truly needs more - STAT.
A quirky, self-aware book that makes a change from the usual high school fiction.
Imagine Blair Waldorf in a hippie commune as told by Maria Semple. Simple, entertaining joy.
An inventive debut from a young New York writer that explores the conflicting impulses of smart millennial women . . . a quirky, modern Bildungsroman . . . it recalls the young-adult worlds of writers like Maria Semple.