BIG NEWS! BORDER CHILD is lead title on's list of 10 recommended books published in April 2017! 


Praise for BORDER CHILD:

A gripping and politically savvy look at the human impact of current immigration policy and an honest examination of the perils facing desperate immigrants as they travel north. -- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

A compelling and topical story -- Raleigh News and Observer

Stone delivers an often-poignant portrayal of Mexicans who dream of crossing to a better life -- Charlotte Observer

Stone is a great storyteller... never a dull moment in this lyrical, engrossing novel...Particularly important reading in our current political climate -- Library Journa

Poignant...perceptive -- Booklist

A poignant portrayal of the struggles and choices faced by those in difficult conditions --Publisher's Weekly

Gripping, visceral and beautifully written, Border Child carries the potential to stir awareness and trigger debate about an increasingly controversial issue - Shelf Awareness

A poignant, action-packed read...Stone deftly draws readers into the heart of her characters’ hopes and despairs, shining a humanizing light on the divisive subject of immigration - Charleston Magazine

... sustains an effective and relentless level of suspense...simultaneously creating a wholly convincing landscape in the city and the country. And she brings the mystery of the missing child to an extraordinary but realistic conclusion - Chapter 16 Book Reviews, Tennessee






"...incredible narrative voice... tremendously moving and carefully constructed book overflowing with pathos, and it chilled me to the bone... an important book that needs to be read by many, and in her attempt to tell the story of one small family, Stone manages to capture the heartrending plights of hundreds, if not thousands. A viscerally enveloping read. Highly recommended. "