“A captivating journey through a secret and adventurous animal underworld with a cast of enchanting characters. A very enjoyable read. I’m ready for the next book!”
— Sam B.
“A gripping adventure story that will forever change the way you view animals and how we interact with them. Locke’s richly drawn characters—and the lessons they learn along the way—will stay with you long after you’ve turned the last page.”
— Jennifer W.
“There’s quite simply no other book like this. It’s able to accomplish a powerful thing: changing someone’s perspective on the world. The writing is wonderful, and the characters are lively and lovable. While adults will love it too, every high school classroom around the world should be reading this book.”
— Katie V.
“If you like adventure and care about the world, then you will love this book! It’s great if you love animals, but even if you just love imagination and thrilling stories, ‘Persimmon Takes On Humanity’ is just plain fun reading. Persimmon is your inner hero and it feels wonderful watching her take on injustice in the world!”
— Dave H.
“Everyone should read this fantastic book! It’s a true page-turner that you won’t be able to put down. When you turn that final page, you’ll have a whole new perspective about the world in which we live, and be anxiously awaiting the release of Book Two to find out where Persimmon will go next.”
— Kristen D.
“They say that good art will make you cry, and this novel did just that. This is a profoundly moving tale that teaches as much as it inspires and is a wonderful book to share with anyone who loves animals, adventure or wants to make the world a better place.”
“I can honestly say that Locke has written a truly unique book. It’s a mix of adventure and philosophy with an underlying substantive message. I was often surprised by the story because this book doesn’t play by the standard narrative rules, which makes for a really interesting read.”
— David B.
“Reading this moving and important novel (the first book that ever made me cry) was just what I needed to reinvigorate me. After reading about these courageous characters fighting for their freedom, I know that no matter how low I get and no matter much I tear my heart out for a meaningful cause, I’ll just get right back up and keep plowing ahead, and it’ll turn out that my heart never went anywhere.”
— Ryan P.
“Five stars! Amazing book and definitely a thought-provoking must-read.”
“I absolutely loved this book! It’s a must-read for everyone. Can’t wait for Book Two!”
— Shannon L.
“What an incredibly well-written and compassionate read! I could not put it down. I’m very much looking forward to Persimmon’s future adventures.”
— Jennifer P.
“Whether breaking chains or breaking your dietary habits, ‘Persimmon Takes On Humanity’ will change you. The novel is full of heart and grit. Hopefully everyone takes the time to read this charming tale and reconsiders what it means to be ethically and morally consistent and what it means to truly be an animal lover.”
— J. Lee