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"An inventive paranormal gambit, a compelling lead character, and a plot that twists and turns through to the last page . . . HOLDING SMOKE stands out as original and inventive."—Claudia Gray, New York Times best-selling author of the Evernight series
"Holding Smoke is a smash-you-in-the-mouth book that's intelligent, sharp-edged and action packed. Fans of hard-hitting YA better get ready to strap themselves in, because Elle Cosimano has arrived on the scene."—Alan Lawrence Sitomer, author of The Hoopster and Caged Warrior
"[A] fantastic yet real portrait of a survivor seeking answers . . . Intertwined spectral and real worlds deliver double the thrills."—Kirkus Reviews
"Part ghost story, part redemption story, part mystery, and very engaging."—School Library Connection
"Compelling . . . Cosimano, a warden's daughter, brings authenticity to the depiction of prison life . . . Smoke is a complicated, sympathetic character, and his redemption feels earned."—Booklist
"A complex story of shady guards, honorable bad guys, romance, and the foibles and limitations of the justice system."—The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books