Saving Red

  • by Sonya Sones
  • Narrated by Caitlin Kelly
  • 4 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Sonya Sones, award-winning author of What My Mother Doesn't Know, delivers a gripping, funny, and inspiring novel in verse about what happens when the person you set out to save ends up saving you.
Right before winter break, 14-year-old Molly Rosenberg reluctantly volunteers to participate in Santa Monica's annual homeless count, just to get her school's community service requirement out of the way. But when she ends up meeting Red, a spirited homeless girl only a few years older than she is, Molly makes it her mission to reunite her with her family in time for Christmas. This turns out to be extremely difficult - because Red refuses to talk about her past. There are things Molly won't talk about either. Like the awful thing that happened last winter. She may never be ready to talk about that. Not to Red or to Cristo, the soulful boy she meets while riding the Ferris wheel one afternoon.
When Molly realizes that the friends Red keeps mentioning are nothing more than voices inside Red's head, she becomes even more concerned about her well-being. How will Molly keep her safe until she can figure out a way to get Red home?
In Sonya Sones' latest novel, two girls with much more in common than they realize give each other new perspectives on the meaning of family, friendship, and forgiveness.

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2 SWEET GIRLS HELP EACH OTHER HEAL!!!

Would you consider the audio edition of Saving Red to be better than the print version?

Always is, but I only listened!


What did you like best about this story?

That it was a sweet story about friendship and healing!


Have you listened to any of Caitlin Kelly’s other performances before? How does this one compare?

Caitlin ALWAYS NAILS IT!! She was great!!


If you were to make a film of this book, what would the tag line be?

This would be a sweet movie for teens!!


Any additional comments?

** I was given a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review **

Molly's has experienced a shocking loss...and have a lot of unanswered questions...Molly feels a lot of guilt..She meets a young homeless girl who is mentally ill..and they become friends and ultimately help each other heal...This is a very sweet YA story, with great narration, and I cant wait for book 2!!

I RECOMMEND, VERY GOOD LISTEN!!!

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- anne

Book Details

  • Release Date: 10-18-2016
  • Publisher: HarperAudio