New York Public Library Books for the Teen Age WINNER
Publishers Weekly Best Children’s Book of the Year WINNER
Starred Review, Publishers Weekly, October 29, 2007:
“A huge work of massive ambition.”
Review, People, December 24, 2007:
"This is a rare treat that offers a bit of everything–romance, magic, history, Gothic intrigue–and delivers on all of it in 819 beautifully crafted pages."
From the Hardcover edition.