Resource Links - January 1, 2006
"This is a well written story about the struggles a young girl goes through dealing with an abusive and controlling fater. Written from Sophie's point of view, the author has done a masterful job of letting the reader into Sophie's thinking."
School Library Journal - December 1, 2005
"The ending is happy yet bittersweet. The novel deals with mature themes in a quick and easy-to-read manner."
KLIATT - July 1, 2005
"At times difficult to read, Goobie creates a dark and moving narrative. The ending offers hope for Sophie and her mother."
CM Magazine - June 1, 2005
“Something Girl is so compelling that this reader couldn’t put it down until finished. Highly Recommended.”
Booklist - June 1, 2005
"Those in the series' target audience will be rewarded with a condensed, strangled gulp of a novel, one capable of cojuring both wrenching suspense and the 'soft peace' of hope."
Hip Librarian's Book Blog - May 1, 2005
"Children need to see titles such as these in library collections, because some of them may be living an existence close to this work of fiction...Highly recommended."