A patron review from the Adult Summer Game: "Debut novel from Edan Lepucki. California is a dystopian novel, but not a conventional one, as the specifics of the climate apocalypse sort of fall away into the background as this unusual book focuses on its characters and the intricacies of their relationships. Frida and her husband Cal have left the hopelessness of LA behind and settled alone in the wilderness of California. But even here, their pasts will follow them and create new and unsettling complications. This is a suspenseful, compelling book, a bit uneven in places but definitely worth a read."