“An important story that’s full of heart, it will forever change the way you view those who live their lives in the shadows.”

—Jennifer Mathieu, author of The Truth About Alice

“A true Romeo and Juliet romance with a wider moral sweep—tender, heart-wrenching and wise. Every character shines.”

–Huntley Fitzpatrick, author of What I Thought Was True

“A compelling read with complex, true-to-life characters, Dream Things True is a unique novel. Not only will it cause readers to empathize with characters in difficult situations, it will get them to consider the plight of people in the real world. Add in a love story you can root for.”

–Adi Alsaid, author of Let’s Get Lost

“Marquardt’s Dreams Things True vividly weaves to life the thrill of falling in love in the South while awakening readers to the struggles of US-Mexican immigration policies. In this touching coming-of-age story, full of hope and possibilities, Marquardt captures the bittersweet world of undocumented teens living in the US and the power of true love.”

–Malin Alegria, author of Border Town series