Welcome to Scarletville, Iowa, the place where you are instantly a somebody if you are one of the 2% of people with naturally red hair. Blonde or brunette? Hope you like being at the bottom of the social food chain. This is the land where gingers rule.
"Under all the cliché redhead jokes and nail-biting drama, Cherry throws in a message for all of us: Don’t hide who you are."
Felicity St. John had always been known for the best hair in town and everyone knew that she was a perfect candidate for the title of Miss Scarlet, just like her mom had been. Only problem? Felicity’s hair color comes from a bottle. Without her “red cred,” she would be nothing, and someone is out to destroy her with that very secret.
From page one I was hooked. Being a redhead myself, I figured there wasn’t anything not to love about a town where my hair would make me instantly popular. RED, however, is something that anyone can get lost in --- whether they have the MC1R gene or not. Readers will smile at antics of Felicity’s friends, swoon over a character (that will remain unnamed to avoid spoilers), and feel little pins in their hearts at what Felicity has had to do just to be accepted by her own community. It’s an emotional rollercoaster that will make you feel even when you aren’t sure why.
Under all the cliché redhead jokes and nail-biting drama, Cherry throws in a message for all of us: Don’t hide who you are. Somewhere out there is a place full of people that will love every little bit of the true you. You are unique, and one day, the world will see what a walking pile of awesome you are!