Not If I Save You First

Not If I Save You First by Ally Carter

So I have been a fan of Ally Carter since tweendom as I loved the Gallagher Girls series and then of course that led to me reading her other stuff.

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I hadn’t had a chance to read this when it first was aded in the library, but then it was returned and I decided to check it out.

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Maddie’s dad is secret service and she grew up hanging out with Logan-the president’s son. Both are ten years old and want to have fun hanging out, but they have to go to a Presidential Gala. That night they are getting ready for a Gala when a group of Russians attempt to kidnap the president’s wife.

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Maddie’s dad saves them, but is injured in the process. After the operations and healing he packs up all their stuff and takes Maddy to the middle of nowhere Alaska.

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Six years later-Maddy has grown up alone with her father-bored but strong, tough, and can shoot and throw a hatchet better than ANYONE. A bejeweled hatchet as she is bored.

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But life gets all changed up when Logan, who has been misbehaving, ignoring his father’s warnings, ditching the secret service, and just acting out-gets sent to live with Maddie and her father. Maddie is furious as she wrote him letters almost every day but never ever received one back.

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Maddie hates and is furious at him, but when her father has to leave on a rescue mission and  Russians attack them and try to kill Logan-Maddie has to put her anger aside and try and save him.

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Thoughts After Reading:

I didn’t like this book. I thought it was okay, but boring. Logan just all and out annoyed me and needed to get smacked.

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