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By Rachel Sarah, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 16+

Raw thriller about a brutal crime and teen seeking justice.

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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this book.

Community Reviews

age 16+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 15+

a haunting but necessary tale

awesome book ive been on the verge of tears for 3 days
age 17+
I thinks it's good for 17 and other older

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2):
Kids say (14):

This is not an easy read, but a very compelling one. In the era of the #MeToo movement, Sadie seems important, and reading it might open the door talk about sexual assault and abuse.

The format of the book takes some time to get used to, as it switches back and forth between Sadie's first-person narration and the podcast script, a journalistic account of the search for Sadie. But in the end, Sadie is a raw, gritty page-turner that tackles violence, abandonment, and addiction.

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