Library Media Connection - March 1, 2013
"A fast-paced story of loss, friendship, learning to trust, and letting go, wrapped around an adventure with just a touch of the supernatural...Samik and Rowan are well-drawn, the descriptions of Prosper and the people they encounter are nicely detailed. Readers will enjoy watching the friendship between the young men develop. This page-turner will appeal to reluctant or struggling readers."
VOYA - February 1, 2013
"An entertaining fantasy adventure written...at an accessible reading level for struggling readers. Rowan and Samik emerge as complex, well-realized characters...Redwing may draw in some new fantasy readers who are not usually drawn to the genre, and could be a bridge for some paranormal romance fans to other fantasy genres."
TriState YA Book Review Committee - January 1, 2013
"Suspense ramps up throughout the novel and the climax is compelling...A great story of friendship and adversity."
January Magazine, Best Books of 2012 - December 30, 2012
"The story turns on the twinned themes of friendship and grief and places an engaging story into a fascinating landscape...Bennett brings a fantasy world into suspenseful, believable life. "
Speculating Canada: Canadian Horror, Science Fiction, and Fantasy blog - December 27, 2012
"This fantastic young adult novel allows the reader to really delve into the idea of loss and the comforts that we are able to find in loss...Bennett reveals to readers that grief can form a sort of language and that it can tie people together into new relationships.The music of this narrative becomes a haunting lullaby weaving new and old, one place and another, and diverse people together."
Resource Links - October 1, 2012
"A rollicking adventure set in a fantasy land...It has all kinds of excitement."
CM Magazine - September 21, 2012
"Bennett has crafted a wonderfully exciting story with great characters that the reader will cheer for. She has an ability to create whole worlds with specific nuances that make them interesting and believable...The story moves quickly, with many tense moments that will keep readers turning the pages to a surprising and satisfying conclusion...Highly Recommended."
Kirkus Reviews - September 1, 2012
"Bennett has crafted a believable, medieval-like world...Suspense rather than action sustains the plot, but a scary climax doesn't disappoint. An appealing fantasy with enough tension to firmly hold readers' interest."
YALSA YA Galley Teen Review - August 21, 2012
"Both Sam and Rowan are developed, realistic characters and their friendship is a source of comedy and emotional dynamics as well as a solution to the book's surface conflict."