Quill and Quire Books of the Year: Books for Young People, 2011, Commended, Tilt.
Kirkus Best Teen Books of 2011, 2011, Commended, Tilt.
Ottawa Book Award, 2012, Short-listed, Tilt.
"...a lovely, moving combination of teenage wonder and real life chaos."
- The Novel Nation
. . . clever plotting. . .
- The Winnipeg Review
Cumyn writes with an artless, resilient quirkiness, a wry, plainspoken inventiveness that instantly animates scenes and characters.
- The Bulletin of the Centre for Children's Books
...a delightful novel, one that is smart, tender and funny in all the right places...
- The Globe and Mail
Tilt is an edgy, coming-of-age novel that will appeal to most young adults. The authentic characters are engaging...
A complex and always engaging novel, this is a thoroughly satisfying read.
- The Toronto Star
Cumyn demonstrates a great sense of phrasing.
- Kirkus Reviews
...a tender, funny, and insightful coming-of-age story.
- Horn Book Magazine
...the novel is a strong, easy read with a fluid and often funny storyline...
- Quill and Quire
- CM Magazine