"Astonishing and truly remarkable...tough, subtle, tense, authentic, and very beautiful. If this isn't really Alice Sebold, Donna Tartt, or Barbara Vine writing under a pseudonym, then Martha O'Connor is a huge new talent who is already about as good as it gets."
---Lee Child, author of The Enemy
"Compulsively readable…delicious and slightly macabre details of the mid-1980's alterna-teen culture."
-The Washington Post Book World
"There's nothing pink and frilly about this tale…It's scathing, dark and impossible to put down."
-The Newark Star-Ledger
"A sizzling page-turner."
"The Bitch Posse is a riveting and emotionally charged read. No fluff here."
“Mysterious, violent…good girls by day and serious risk takers at night.”
--Los Angeles Times
"Eye-opening, gut-wrenching…one of the best first novels I've read this year, one that I'd literally love to put in every discerning reader's hands."
- Sarah Weinman, Confessions of an Idiosyncratic Mind, Pick of the Week
"Intense, disturbing, and deeply intriguing…Fast-paced yet hauntingly reflective, this is one tough and tender read."
--Robert Gray, author of Fresh Eyes: A Bookseller's Journal
"Quite unabashedly satisfying...prompting even this most jaded reviewer to stay up until the wee hours of the night just to find out what happened next...a thrilling ride."
"Not for the faint of heart, this debut novel will keep readers glued to the very last page."
"The story fascinates even as it repels."
"As good a debut as it's cracked up to be...edgy, smart and sexy, like its heroines."
-The Tatler (UK)
"Reminiscent of cult movie 'Heathers', it revels in the seedy underbelly of American life."
"O'Connor nails the intense, us-against-the-world, overcooked emotion that defines the friendship of teen girls and the druggy delirium of first, sexual love."
--The Cleveland Plain-Dealer
“Dark, compelling and not for the faint-hearted.'
"An angsty, serious novel of lost dreams and sexual damage."
-MARIE CLAIRE (UK)
"A little substance never hurt anyone, and The Bitch Posse offers plenty."
--Winnipeg Free Press