Adam Silvera at The Huffington Post "Problem One we face without diverse books: we're stuck labeling great stories as 'diverse books'."
"[T]he universal experience is just a good story about identity."
“Teens who enjoy fast-paced mysteries will appreciate the twists and turns of the story that pits Devon against family and friends.”
“[W]hiz-bang first-person narrative keeps the story afloat, and its Greatest Generation plot gives it an appealing sense of nostalgia.
“It's difficult to remember a novel that was more continually on edge than Rainey Royal, a series of fraught moments that never seem to let off any psychic steam ... so taut, the scenes so emotionally charged, that the breaks in the action are welcome ... beautifully drawn.