Author: Melina Marchetta

Review: Saving Francesca by Me..

Posted March 20, 2015 by Tina in Reviews / 0 Comments
Review: Saving Francesca by Melina Marchetta

I do a monthly buddy reading with two of my Instagram buddies Aria and Melissa. We choose a monthly book based on the color of the rainbow. This month our color was orange and our book of the month was Saving Francesca. When I first saw the title I was left wondering what would Francesca need saving from? Francesca is our main character (obviously). She’s in year eleven at St. Sebastian’s an all boy school that just recently opened its doors to girls. She hates school because her friends attend another school leaving her alone at St. Sebastian’s with girls she hardly spoke to because she’d become a social outcast if she did. When we first meet Francesca we find out something is wrong with her mom. Her mom is upbeat, wants Francesca to be true to herself instead of her following the crowd. Her mom rarely relaxes nor does […]