"Her descriptions are strong enough to make even readers unfamiliar with her situation feel moved"
"For anyone who’d like to chuck it all and move to the country."
—The Washington Post
"Jeanne Marie Laskas is a wonderful writer, smart as they come, and a real joy to read."
"Humorous…This true-life tale charts a big-city girl’s transformation to farm gal."
"Jeanne Marie Laskas is a formidable reporter and one damn fine writer."
"A winning journey of the heart and psyche…There are laughs aplenty."
—The Philadelphia Weekly