Puget Sound Council for the Review of Children's Books - November 1, 2008
"Blends myth, history and adventure with intrigue, betrayal, despair and redemption. Luaine is a strong heroine that will appeal to readers of myth, Celtic and medieval lore."
Library Media Connection - September 1, 2007
"This fantasy book has enough adventure to appeal to a wide variety of readers and thus is worthy of inclusion in school libraries."
CM Magazine - June 8, 2007
"Well-told tale of romance, heartache, war and growing up from an author to watch...Rooted in ancient Irish stories... [it] maintains a wonderful, gentle sense of fantasy. Recommended."
TeensReadToo.com - May 1, 2007
"Holly Bennett's best book yet...full of interesting, three-dimensional characters."
Deakin Newsletter - May 1, 2007
"Told with insight compassion and skill...Bennett becomes, book by book, an ever more accomplished writer of fantasy."
Resource Links - April 1, 2007
"I was impressed by both the care with which Bennett pays tribute to the compelling mythology of Ireland and also by the zest of the writing...Readers of any age might find this story intriguing."