Secret City — Winner,
Lesbian Young Adult.
Secret City — Finalist, LGBT Young Adult.Curve Magazine
The story is warm-hearted, tender, full of interesting, well-developed characters... A worthy read for everyone who will want to explore the times when women started out to become more independent or for all who just want to read a really good historical novel.Lambda Literary Review
Reviewer Julie Harthill — Secret City is an important addition to the genre... The novel explores themes such as war, forbidden love, and coming-of-age in a way that resonates; readers of all ages will catch glimpses of themselves in Watts' setting and in her beautifully-drawn characters.Further Praise for Julia Watts!
Lambda Literary Awards: Julia Watts — Winner, LGBT Young Adult for Finding H.F.