"Publishers Weekly" starred review, February 24, 2014
"Reinhardt ("The Summer I Learned to Fly") succeeds in capturing the full gamut of fluctuating adolescent emotions, including the intensity of first love, the disappointment of misjudgment, and the pain of losing one's innocence."
"Reinhardt's skillful exploration of the dynamics of sibling relationships and truly inventive narrative structure shine a light on the ordinary struggle of growing up." ─ "Kirkus Reviews"
"Dana Reinhardt excels at creating complex, realistic family relationships and placing strong, provocative themes in the midst of engaging coming-of-age stories. We Are the Goldens is no exception; it's a superbly crafted story that feels emotionally honest and expansive despite its tightly written style." ─ "BookPage "
"Reinhart beautifully captures the messy passage from adolescence to adulthood. Part of Nell wants to stay the child, while the other part knows she must follow her own moral compass. Is it her responsibility to keep her sister's secret? Or to protect her, perhaps against her wishes? Reinhardt gets this delicate balance just right, and leaves readers thinking long after the last page." ─ "Shelf Awareness
""The haunting writing in this suspenseful contemporary YA will keep you up late into the night to finish. (No wonder we're tired today!)" ─ "I Heart Daily "
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