When We Lost Our Heads (Hardcover, Harper Collins) 5 stars

Marie Antoine is the charismatic, spoiled daughter of a sugar baron. At age twelve, with …

A fun read with lively characters. I enjoyed the voice of the book, the short, snappy sentence structure, the witty language. An inordinate number of similes. Unbelievably so. Once I noticed, which was early into the novel, I couldn't un-notice. Wild imagery. Satisfying ending.