Amazingly good coming of age tale quite different to the usual. An intriguing interweaving of Native American myth and legends adds a surprising level of depth to the story. It contains unique ideas and some startling twists and turns.
The strength and solidity of the characters make them feel extremely real. Young adults finding their way intelligently through the hurdles of life between childhood and adulthood, only this group has rather more to deal with than usual.
The combination of an imaginative premise, fluid, descriptive writing and relatable, realistic and likable characters ensured this was never going to be anything but an extremely intriguing and enjoyable read. And indeed it was.