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Saving Red

Saving Red
Sonia Sones
HarperTeen, 2016
Source: Galley, E-Galley
Audience: Older Teens

From Goodreads:
My name is Molly. This book is about me.

I’m probably the guiltiest person who ever lived. But I’m not ready to talk about that yet. I may never be ready…

This book is about Pixel too, my almost human dog. And about Cristo, my possible future boyfriend.

Mostly, though, it’s about Red, the homeless girl I met in the part one night. She’s a few years older than me—reckless and wild and more fun than anyone.

But if Red’s survived on the streets these last few months, it’s only been ‘cause of dumb luck. And that luck might run out any second now.

That’s why I’ve made it my mission to get her back to her family. Though it’s hard to save someone when they don’t really want to be saved…

Well, “Red” is a horrible nickname for someone with red hair. Once I got over that, I enjoyed the book. The story slowly unraveled, which I liked, because I got to know more about Molly, Red, and their situations. Honestly, I wish there would be a sequel. I understand why Sonia Sones ended the book the way that she did, but I really wanted to know more. 

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