"A high-intensity tale....Readers, particularly Artemis Fowl fans, will be skipping meals and sleep to get to the end."
-- Kirkus Reviews (starred review)
"Utterly charming...perfect for the Potter crowd."
-- Publishers Weekly (starred review)
"Rich fantasy that is as engaging in its creative protagonists and villains as it is in the lightning-paced plot and sharp humor."
"Landy keeps the action brisk, his characters slightly macabre, and uses humor to take the edge off."
-- ALA Booklist
"Skulduggery Pleasant serves up a thoroughly satisfying blend of humor, magic and adventure. Once you've met Stephanie and Skulduggery, you'll be clamoring for a sequel."
-- Rick Riordan, author of the Percy Jackson series