Sherry & Narcotics
Future Fiction London
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"a coming-of-age novel for Generation X... extremely powerful and unforgettable..." Necessary Fiction
"a wonderful, sad, dark story of love, desperation and alcoholic drinking... The ending is shockingly powerful. This is a beautifully honest story well told. Highly recommended."
James Brown, Award-winning author of This River and The Los Angeles Diaries
"so good it’s unnerving, a soul-signature replicated on the page."
"the best and boldest writing I've seen in a long time. First-time novelist Gardner pulls no punches with her prose. Her writing is so emotionally authentic and unfiltered you'll have to lie down to recover."
"a stylistically daring character study... Readers who enjoy dark contemporary fiction will find much to savor in this novel."
"a visceral read...Gardner’s writing is ridiculously addictive... Highly Recommended."
"Enter the book we couldn't put down, one which kept us riveted...."
"a raw, immersive debut..."
Howard County Times
"balls-to-the wall raw... an involving, provocative novel..."
"a well-written book by a talented writer..."
New York Journal of Books
"Sherry & Narcotics is one extraordinary debut novel... breathtaking, intense and nerve-wracking."
"superbly written... Sparse, taut prose makes Mary’s situation spring to life with frightening clarity..."
Monsters & Critics
"I recommend this book be read when the reader has time to read it start to finish, you won’t want to put it down."
"an outstanding debut novel by author, Nina- Marie Gardner.... Intelligently written with not one word wasted..."
You Are What You Read
"...a cautionary tale about young love – limitless and unquenchable. Gardner is a welcome new voice in the literary scene."
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