"A little pearl of a book...like buried treasure."
Dallas Morning News
"Tiffany Baker poured her whole heart into this weird and wonderful first
novel--and the result resembles its heroine: ungainly but magical; grotesque
"Baker enters Alice Hoffman territory in this parable about beauty and
ugliness, meanness and mercy and magic...."
The Hartford Courant
"Truly's wisdom and self-possession are the charm..."
San Francisco Chronicle
"Baker's writing is beautiful. Her descriptive style crafts Truly's emotions
into sentences that are hidden treasures."
The Las Vegas Review-Journal
"This fun, folkloric story is part Ugly Duckling, part Tim Burton's Big
Fish...For anyone looking to vanquish the cruel realities of the real world,
this one's for you."
Marie Claire Magazine