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Amy & Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan Matson

Amy & Roger's Epic Detour

by Morgan Matson

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Morgan Matson hat mit Amy on The Summer Road ein Buch geschrieben, das sich tief in mein Herz gebrannt hat. Trotz des relativ schlichten und einfachen Schreibstils konnte sie viel Gefühl transportieren. Die Aufmachung des Buches, Amy und Roger und dieser unvergessliche Road Trip, der uns zeigt, dass das Leben weiter gehen muss, es lebenswert ist und man Gefühle nicht verstecken kann, verdienen volle fünf Sterne. ( )
  Lovelymixblog | Jan 14, 2017 |
Loved this book!!!! Morgan Matson is wonderful at painting a realistic picture. ( )
  pickleroad | Nov 10, 2016 |
This was an easy read, but I don't think it was as amazing as everyone else does. The story was cute, but it just wasn't all that entertaining. An ok book, just not what I was expecting and the ending was a little abrupt. ( )
  Tabatha014 | Aug 12, 2016 |
Dos jóvenes se ven envueltos en un viaje donde descubrirán el camino a la sanación emocional, complementado con una genial banda sonora que será, a la vez, protagonista de la historia. ( )
  Glire | Jun 22, 2016 |
It's actually 4.5 stars. If the book didn't end so abruptly, I would say easily 5 stars but this book was amazing still. Review will be up this week! ( )
  uhohxkate | Jan 31, 2016 |
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I sat on the front steps of my house and watched the beige Subaru station wagon swing too quickly around the cul-de-sac.
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Amy Curry thinks her life sucks. Her mom decides to move from California to Connecticut to start anew--just in time for Amy's senior year. Her dad recently died in a car accident. So Amy embarks on a road trip to escape from it all, driving cross-country from the home she's always known toward her new life. Joining Amy on the road trip is Roger, the son of Amy's mother's old friend. Amy hasn't seen him in years, and she is less than thrilled to be driving across the country with a guy she barely knows. So she's surprised to find that she is developing a crush on him. At the same time, she's coming to terms with her father's death and how to put her own life back together after the accident. Told in traditional narrative as well as scraps from the road--diner napkins, motel receipts, postcards--this is the story of one girl's journey to find herself.
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After the death of her father, Amy, a high school student, and Roger, a college freshman, set out on a carefully planned road trip from California to Connecticut, but wind up taking many detours, forcing Amy to face her worst fears and come to terms with her grief and guilt.… (more)

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