Sadie

Sadie

Sadie hasn't had an easy life. Growing up on her own, she's been raising her sister Mattie in an isolated small town, trying her best to provide a normal life and keep their heads above water. But when Mattie is found dead, Sadie's entire world crumbles. After a somewhat botched police investigation, Sadie is determined to bring her sister's killer to justice and hits the Sadie hasn't had an easy life. Growing up on her own, she's been raising her sister Mattie in an isolated small town, ...

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Title:Sadie
Author:Courtney Summers
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Genres:Young Adult
ISBN:Sadie
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Edition Language:English
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:311 pages pages

Sadie Reviews

  • karen
    Feb 10, 2018
    oooh, goodreads choice awards semifinalist for best YA 2018! what will happen? In our last episode, I introduced you to the two girls at the center of this podcast, Mattie Southern and Sadie Hunter. Mattie was murdered, her body left just outside her hometown of Cold Creek, Colorado...
  • Courtney
    Feb 08, 2018
    YOU DID IT! You got Sadie to the final round of the Goodreads Choice Awards! If you want to see her named Best YA Fiction of 2018, you have until November 26th to cast your vote! Whatever happens next, *thank you* for making Sadie a finalist--your belief in and support of her story of ...
  • Emily May
    Apr 10, 2017
    And it begins, as so many stories do, with a dead girl. Holy hell, this book hit me hard. I've been reading Summers' books for seven years now and she is both consistently good and continually getting better. I remember thinking that Some Girls Are was one of the most powerful an...
  • Kristin (KC) - Traveling Sister
    May 14, 2018
    *5 solid stars!* "I?m dangerous. You shouldn't underestimate people, I want to call out. I have a knife." SADIE has lost herself and she doesn't want to be found. Not by the few remaining people in her life, not even by life itself. She lets the reader know right away that she ...
  • Debra
    Aug 12, 2018
    "It's sad when people don't realize their worth." WOW! Reading this book is like being sucker punched by sadness. Sadie has lived a sad life. She is frequently teased for her stutter. She has no idea who her father is. Her Mother is an addict who had a bevy of boyfriends rotating...
  • Zoë
    Sep 09, 2018
    CW: Pedophilia, sexual abuse, drug abuse, murder This was a raw, emotional, and incredibly dark book. There are zero moments of levity and as someone who reads a lot of contemporary romances, it took a lot out of me to get through it. I am grateful that Courtney Summers did not sens...
  • Melissa
    Aug 31, 2018
    To say I?m not much of a YA reader is underplaying reality a bit. To say that I?m extremely choosy, ready to renege at the first sign of any juvenile antics and pretty much dragging my feet through the first few chapters, when I do finally cave, is all too accurate. My point being,...
  • jessica
    Nov 17, 2018
    this is not a lighthearted story. if you are wanting a book that ends with a ?happy ever after,? then i suggest you look elsewhere. because you wont find it in these pages, between these words. what you will find is a story about the lengths a girl will go to protect her sister...
  • C.G. Drews
    Jun 03, 2018
    I feel utterly shaken right now. 0_0 This book is intense and really dark and the ending kind of had me like, "mY KINDLE IS BROKEN I NEED ANOTHER CHAPTER." Which I both love and hate. (Curse you, book.) Seriously though, it's the kind of book you end up forgetting how to breathe while ...
  • Mary Beth *Traveling Sister*
    Nov 05, 2018
    An abandoned, one room schoolhouse sits three miles outside of Cold Creek, taken by fire. The roof is caved in and what's left of the walls are charred. It sits next to an Apple orchard. The body of Maddie Southern was discovered between the burning schoolhouse and the Apple orchard ju...
  • Lola
    Jun 16, 2018
    Sadie?s sister?the light of her life?was taken from her, murdered. Now, Sadie is out for blood. She?s going to find Mattie?s murderer, whatever the cost. She won?t stop at anything until she holds the heart of the bastard who destroyed Sadie?s reason to live in her ha...
  • destiny ♎ [howling libraries]
    Aug 08, 2018
    At the time I?m writing this review, it?s been a couple of days since I finished Sadie, and I still haven?t fully processed it. This is one of those stories that seeps into your bones somewhere along the way, and it changes the way you look at the world a little. It is the best m...
  • Deanna
    Aug 14, 2018
    My reviews can also be seen at: https://deesradreadsandreviews.wordpr... 19 year old, Sadie and her younger sister, Mattie struggled to get by. Cold Creek is a small town with very few opportunities for employment. Many have to go to a neighboring town for work and school. Mary B...
  • Chelsea (chelseadolling reads)
    Sep 06, 2018
    I finished this a few days ago but I?ve been putting off writing this review because I still don?t know how to accurately put my feelings about it into words. This book was hard. So fucking hard to read, but SO DAMN GOOD. If you think you can handle the subject matter I highly reco...
  • Hailey (HaileyinBookland)
    Sep 26, 2018
    but what happpppppppened????? ...
  • kat
    Sep 20, 2018
    h o l y s h i t ...
  • Warda
    Nov 09, 2018
    Well, I wasn?t expecting for this story to creep up on me the way it did. I think it?s best to go on not knowing what the plot of the story is about, but I will try and articulate what it encompassed and how it made me feel. More than anything I feel like this is a love sto...
  • Emma Giordano
    Oct 03, 2018
    4.5 stars! I picked this book up on a whim and I GREATLY enjoyed it. This is a must-read for my fans of crime fiction. CW: sexual abuse, pedophilia, violence, drug abuse, death/murder I really did not know what to expect from this novel going in. All I knew was that it was half-p...
  • (Bern) Mom to 2 Posh Lil Divas
    Sep 18, 2018
    "When Sadie lost Mattie, it drove her to leave her home in Cold Creek, to take on the loneliness and pain of all those miles, just to find her little sister's murderer and make the world right again, even, possibly, at the expense of herself." Sadie was everything I hoped she woul...
  • Meredith
    Jul 22, 2018
    ?I?m going to kill the man who killed my sister.? Sadie is a stunning, heartbreaking read about a girl dead set on murdering the man who killed her little sister. 19-year-old Sadie only had one thing her life to love, which was her 13-year-old little sister, Mattie. Grow...
  • Jennifer ~ TarHeelReader
    Aug 22, 2018
    An easy 5 stars to Sadie. ? ? ? ? ? Don?t miss her story. I?m sure you?ve seen this book around the blogosphere or Goodreads, and more than likely you?ve noticed the praise showered upon it. All absolutely, positively well-deserved. Please read on and let me intro...
  • Berit☀️✨
    Sep 09, 2018
    Stunning! Powerful! Uncomfortable! WOW! Courtney Summers.... you pulled out my heart, ran it over a few times, and put it back, never to be the same again! This book was so ugly and yet so beautiful... so difficult and yet so easy... so heartbreaking and yet so hopeful... A book tha...
  • Norma * Traveling Sister
    Oct 21, 2018
    Powerful, compelling, & heartbreaking! I have enjoyed YA stories in the past but in my opinion I think this book is geared to a much wider audience than just teens. SADIE by COURTNEY SUMMERS is a memorable, important, and a fantastic YA mystery novel that immediately grabbed ...
  • Kai
    Feb 08, 2018
    "Imagine having to live every day knowing the person who killed your sister is breathing the air she can't, filling his lungs with it, tasting its sweetness. Imagine him knowing the steady weight of the earth under his feet while her body is buried six feet below it." Sadie was ever...
  • Em (RunawayWithDreamthieves)
    Aug 02, 2018
    Every now and then, I stumble upon a book that makes me wish to heap violence on my vocabulary, to wrench away words like ?good? and ?amazing? and excavate something more genuine, more raw, more appropriate to the experience of reading it. Sadie splintered in my heart, and I...
  • Kendall
    Jun 18, 2018
    Happy Pub day to this epic piece of literature!!! Go get your hands on it! <3. Sadie by Courtney Summers is a brilliant YA novel that absolutely stole my heart and is EVERYTHING! Courtney knocked my socks off with this novel and I am so impressed with how touching and beautiful ...
  • Chelsea Humphrey
    May 18, 2018
    Happy Pub Day!!! "I'm going to kill a man. I'm going to steal the light from his eyes. I want to watch it go out. You aren't supposed to answer violence with more violence but sometimes I think violence is the only answer." Reading Sadie was the perfect example of why sometimes, ...
  • chandler ainsley ❁
    Jun 26, 2018
    top 5 best book I?ve ever read notice I didn?t say favorite book. it?s hard to call a book a favorite when it?s so gripping but so profoundly disturbing. I rarely read blurbs for books all the way through and I?m so glad I knew little about this going in. I do think eve...
  • Elise (TheBookishActress)
    Jul 20, 2018
    I didn't know what to tell her. That I tried not to think about that kind of stuff, because it was painful, because I thought I could ever have it, but when I did end up liking someone, it always made me ache right down to my core. I realized pretty early on that the who didn't reall...
  • &#x1f98a; Jessi ♥️ H. Vojsk
    Sep 10, 2018
    And it begins, as so many stories do, with a dead girl. Story ????? This book will destroy you. And your soul. And your heart. "It's about the lengths we go to protect the ones we love... and the high price we pay when we can't." Do you have someone you...