An antidote to dystopian and post apocalyptic fiction, this Cinderella story is sweet and hopeful. " The charming story is beautifully written, and the characters are well developed. West s novel is sweet and captivating." West s premise is a winner, and Addie is the kind of heroine readers would want as a best friend loyal, unpretentious, and thoughtful. What truly makes West s story memorable, however, is Addie s wry humor and the book s fascinating exploration of how life can change with one simple choice. "