"Lopresti's sparse yet elegant prose and strong, well-developed protagonist make this a priority purchase."—School Library Journal

"A lyrical and suspenseful debut novel . . . All of the characters are
richly three-dimensional, and Lindsey’s own ambivalence is beautifully portrayed. . . . The story ends with a breathless series of surprises." —Booklist

"Lopresti portrays a gritty mother-daughter relationship that alternates between maddening and endearing in a debut that is tender, tough and beautifully written."—Richmond-Times Dispatch

Bright Coin Moon is about scams and psychics, yes, but it’s also a love letter. To astronomy, to California, to courage and loyalty and freedom. This is a marvelous debut: lush, bleak, and ultimately full of hope.”—Sangu Mandanna, Author of The Lost Girl

Bright Coin Moon shows the complexities of the mother-daughter relation­ship through the eyes of a scrappy, charmingly imperfect teen for whom you will root from the very first page.” —Elaine Wolf, Award-winning Author of Camp and Danny’s Mom

“A beautiful, compassionate coming-of-age story written with depth and delicacy.” —Gigi Amateau, Author of Claiming Georgia Tate

Bright Coin Moon is an Anywhere But Here for a new decade. Lopresti hits all the high notes in a story that’s wrenching, ripping, and often laugh-out-loud funny.” —Susann Cokal, Award-winning Author of The Kingdom of Little Wounds