"Economical, evocative prose reflects the leisurely pace of Southern living and movingly conveys family tensions, family love, and the power of stories to bring generations together."
--Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)
"Holt once again excels at creating character and an evocative sense of place."
--School Library Journal
"There is drama, humor, rebellion, despair--but understated for the most part, quietly moving the reader."
"Lyrical, touching saga."