Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Buying Samir

The Story: Jasmina was rescued by missionaries from child slavery, but now she desires to find and rescue her brother from the same fate. Leaving the safety of the missionaries care, Jasmina ventures out into the darkness, only to find that her brother has become one of the evil men that had captured them. When Jasmina discovers her brother's plot, she endangers everyone as she attempts to rescue a group of girls from the human trafficking market.
My thoughts:
This book is written from a young girls point of view, and I believe the target reading age would be teens. However, even as an adult, I found the story to be engaging and touching. In fact, I appreciated how the author managed to keep the book so clean even while dealing with such a dark topic as human trafficking. You are fully aware of what is happening, yet no offensive details are in it.
Though this is the second book in the series, and I have not read book one, this works very well as a stand alone story also.
The Bottom Line:
This is really a great book. I highly recommend this for anyone 15 and up. It does deal with a very dark and painful subject, however I feel that this is important topic that we need to be aware of. As mentioned before, this book is very clean and I would be comfortable with allowing young teens and teenagers read it.
I received a free e-copy of this book through Net Galley in exchange for  my honest and unbiased review. All opinions expressed herein are my own.

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