"At the heart - a big one - of "All the Bright Places" lies a charming love story about this unlikely and endearing pair of broken teenagers."
-- New York Times Book Review
-- Entertainment Weekly "Many teen novels touch on similar themes, but few do it so memorably."
--Kirkus Reviews, starred review "In her YA debut, adult author Niven creates a romance so fresh and funny. . . The journey to, through, and past tragedy is romantic and heartbreaking, as characters and readers confront darkness, joy, and the possibilities--and limits--of love in the face of mental illness."
--Publishers Weekly, starred review "The writing in this heartrending novel is fluid, despite the difficult topics... Finch in particular will linger in readers' minds long after the last page is turned."
--School Library Journal, starred review
"Ultimately, the book, with narration that alternates between Finch and Violet, becomes Violet's story of survival and recovery, affirming the value of loving deeply, grieving openly, and carrying your light forward."
--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
"It's touching, vibrant, and an impressively honest depiction of depression."
"Have The Fault in Our Stars withdrawal? Pick up this heartrending novel about a girl who vows to live with purpose after bonding with a boy who plans to end his own life."
-- SELF Magazine
-- BuzzFeed A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2015 A Miami Herald Best Books for Children 2015 GoodReads Choice Awards 2015 Young Adult Fiction Category Winner A TIME Top Young Adult Book of 2015 A NPR 2015 Guide to Great Reads Book