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Stealing Away: When Wrong is the Only Choice

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One girl. Two days to get away. Three identities.

Seventeen-year-old Jaynie Haart is an identity thief, and uses fake IDs and credit cards to survive. But don't hold it against her. She has her reasons. And they're good ones.

Desperate to get out of her abusive home, Jaynie also finds herself a heartbeat away from foster care. And no matter what happens next, Jaynie is in tr
Published September 5th 2016 by Amy Ruth Allen
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Oct 04, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I really enjoyed this book! Quick-paced and exciting, I thought about it long after I finished it. The twists and turns kept the pages turning. I don't read a lot of young adult fiction, but this was a great book and I'll be reading more from this author! ...more
Tyler Pike
Nov 01, 2016 rated it really liked it
17. a tough age. it’s even worse when your step-dad is an abusive criminal and your mom an addict.

Jaynie’s solution is to run the hell away and never go back. Start over somewhere really safe and nice. But how to get the money? how to stay safe? how to cover your tracks? How to enroll in a new high school?


steal identies. steal money. when it runs out, steal some more.

that’s the premise of Amy Ruth Allen’s new book.

We like Jaynie in spite of her thieving. or maybe because of it? it kept
Beth Rodgers
Nov 15, 2016 rated it really liked it
'Stealing Away: When Wrong is the Only Choice' by Amy Ruth Allen is a deeply introspective look into the life of a girl who has become deeper and deeper involved in a mess, at least partially of her own making. The story is one of courage, stamina, and defeating the odds - a combination that is not easily mastered, but which keeps readers' attention as they learn whether Jaynie will win or lose at the crapshoot that has taken over her life.

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