Breezy and light-hearted, this makes a nice recommendation for young readers looking for girl power.
—Bulletin of the Center of Children’s Books
Uses weather, frogs, and Romeo and Juliet as the backdrop to a story focused on the sweeter side of sisterhood. Dialogue and situations will ring true for both new readers and fans
—School Library Journal
McDonald keeps readers laughing with all the antics while expertly folding in Shakespeare references and double entendres in her now-familiar combination of journal-style entries from Joey’s perspective, play scenes outlining Alex’s viewpoint and an overall narrative told in Stevie’s glib voice
—Kirkus Reviews (starred review)