Road trip books make people happy – maybe it’s because they’re seeing the world from the character’s view, maybe it’s because the characters are visiting places we long to visit ourselves, maybe it’s the feel of freedom, maybe it’s the change that inevitably happens to the characters along the way – or maybe it’s a combination. Now that it’s spring time, I’m ready to get in the car, crank the music, and see where the road takes me.
So here are a few road trip books – and because the video’s short, I’ll ask you to add your favorites in the comments.
Books in the Video:
Crash into Me by Albert Borris
The Disenchantments by Nina LaCour
Perfect Escape by Jennifer Brown
Two-Way Street by Lauren Barnholdt
Reunited by Hilary Weisman Graham
Going Bovine by Libba Bray (2010 Printz winner)
Amy and Roger’s Epic Detour by Morgan Matson
Let’s Get Lost by Adi Alsaid
-Jennifer Rummel, currently reading Flunked by Jennifer Calonita
2 thoughts on “Booklist: Life is a Highway”
Jerk, California by Jonathan Friesen and An Abundance of Katherines by John Green
I Was Here by Gayle Forman (not necessarily a favorite – but lots of road-tripping!)
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