Starred Review, Booklist, April 1, 2008:
"There is much to ponder in this enthralling achievement from a debut author."
Starred Review, Kirkus Reviews, May 1, 2008:
"With this spellbinding debut, Meldrum marks herself as an author to watch."
Review, Vanity Fair, June 2008:
"In debut novelist Christina Meldrum’s mesmerizing literary mystery MADAPPLE (Knopf), the worlds of science and faith collide."
Starred Review, Publisher’s Weekly, May 26, 2008:
"Audiences will need some intellectual mettle for the densely seeded ideas, but they won’t be able to stop reading."
Starred Review, School Library Journal, July 2008:
"[A] riveting and mind-opening experience."