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Sadie

By: Courtney Summers
Narrated by: Rebecca Soler,Fred Berman,Dan Bittner,Gabra Zackman,full cast
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Publisher's Summary

Winner of the 2019 Odyssey Award
Winner of the 2019 Audie Award for Young Adult Audiobook

An innovative audiobook production featuring more than 30 voices, Sadie explores the depth of a sister's love - poised to be the next story listeners won't be able to pause.

A missing girl on a journey of revenge and a Serial-like podcast following the clues she's left behind.

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 road following a few meager clues to find him.

When West McCray - a radio personality working on a segment about small, forgotten towns in America - overhears Sadie's story at a local gas station, he becomes obsessed with finding the missing girl. He starts his own podcast as he tracks Sadie's journey, trying to figure out what happened, hoping to find her before it's too late.

Courtney Summers' Sadie is propulsive and harrowing and will keep listeners riveted until the last track.

©2018 Courtney Summers (P)2018 Macmillan Audio

Critic Reviews

"A haunting, gut-wrenching, and relentlessly compelling read. Sadie grabs you and won't let you go until you've borne witness." (Veronica Roth, number-one New York Times best-selling author of Carve the Mark and the Divergent series)

"An electrifying thriller, taut as a bowstring. A coming-of-age tale, both gritty and sensitive. A poignant drama of love and loss. This - all this - is Sadie: a novel for readers of any age, and a character as indelible as a scar. Flat-out dazzling." (A.J. Finn, number-one New York Times best-selling author of The Woman in the Window)

"Courtney Summers's powerful story of love, neglect, abuse, and revenge is narrated with irresistible urgency by Rebecca Soler and Dan Bittner, along with an ensemble of supporting narrators...this is a production that will not be forgotten." (AudioFile Magazine, Earphones Award Winner)

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Highly recommend

Excellent story and very well narrated. Kept me hooked from start to finish. Looking forward to listening to more of this authors books

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Fantastic but tough subject

Another fantastic novel from Courtney Summers who never disappoints. This one makes the reader uncomfortable with this tough themes but it’s an engaging read.

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A fantastic but harrowing read

This book had me on the floor. It’s hard to believe it’s a YA book! It’s a beautifully crafted mystery about love, devotion, betrayal and revenge. It is a tough read, a sad and harrowing tale with a confronting subject manner. I’m looking for more by the author and, if her other books are as engrossing as this one, I’m there for it! Highly recommended!

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Worth a listen

a novel that kept me hooked until the end.

I loved the ending... realistic and mysterious.

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Wow

The best audiobook I have ever listened to, the performance of the story is incredible

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Loved it

What a ride. Such a tragic, honest look into the world of abuse. Loved how it was broken into the 2 different stories. The ending was brilliant too.

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great performance poor ending

the book ends with so many loose ends I hate that! the performance was great though

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Sadie

This audio production was superb. As the story evolved I had goosebumps and literally could not stop listening.
My only criticism is that I would have loved an epilogue.

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Sadie

This was fantastic to listen to, the narrators really made this story come alive. 10/10 would recommend.

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Amazing

A great story, completely captivating with the way the audiobook is presented. I was hooked from the first chapter and was finding excuses to listen at any point!
Best listen so far.

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