"Highly recommended . . . Featuring a cast of engaging characters, some fanciful plot twists, and a light-hearted atmosphere that should appeal strongly to fans and first-time readers alike."
"The story takes off. The interactions between characters, straightforward plotting, and doses of wry humor keep the tale humming."
"An engaging young reprobate hero . . . [A] magical realm of good-natured fun."
"A compelling, involving story."
–Science Fiction Chronicle