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Reviews by Tag: road trips

Teen Review
100 Sideways Miles by Andrew Smith
Andrew Smith
Reviewer's Rating: 
5
Wednesday, May 6, 2015

An epileptic boy named Finn is stuck and lonely in his dreary world. His only friend is a slacker named Cade who drinks and smokes. When Julia moves to town, he feels like she is his escape from the rest of the world. She also provides him an escape from his father's book, whom he thinks he is the main character of. 

I really enjoyed it. I didn't like how the summary described it because it said Julia moves away when in actuality she doesn't leave until the last 50 or so pages. It was kind of a slow read because the author used lots of description and memory flashbacks to fill the...

Staff Review
The cover of 16 Things I Thought Were True showing a girl sitting on a gray post in the grass in front of a gray and white building
Janet Gurtler
Reviewer's Rating: 
4
Monday, Nov 10, 2014

Morgan measures her likeability by how many Twitter followers she has. Her goal is to reach 5000 and she is getting very close. If she has 5000 followers, she has to be likeable, right? Even if she doesn't have any real life friends, even if the father she's never known didn't like her enough to stick around and help raise her. She is currently tweeting about things she thought were true.

Staff Review
An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
John Green
Reviewer's Rating: 
4
Friday, Sep 2, 2011

I know that you are supposed to start your road trip at the beginning of summer, but sometimes things don't always work out according to plans. As I get ready for my road trip I thought I would share some of my favorite road trip books with you!