"An unusual combination of romance and suspense.... This quest for identity, wrapped up in an intriguing mystery, hooks from the beginning."
"Heartbreaking and well paced, this mystery novel challenges readers to look past preconceptions and get to the know characters.... Brauning's characters are well developed and their story engrossing. An intriguing thriller...this title will raise eyebrows and capture the interest of teens."
"Debut novelist Brauning tells a touching story of young, star-crossed lovers caught in a drama they have tried hard to avoid.... A sweetly written mix of mystery and romantic turmoil."
"In this debut novel, Brauning gives readers both a mystery and a story of forbidden love [...] Teen readers will [...] get caught up in the story and find the nontraditional romance intriguing."
“Unique and taboo romances have a way of twisting and tearing at our hearts and emotions, and that’s just what HOW WE FALL did to me. It was both sexy and sweet, fun and thrilling.”