Travis is back from college for the summer, and he's just starting to settle in to the usual pattern at home: drinking, drugging, watching porn, and hooking up.
But Travis isn't settling in like he used to; something isn't right. Maybe it's that deadly debauch in Hawaii, the memories of which Travis can't quite shake. Maybe it's Laura, Travis's ex, who reap...more
This book was unbelievably redundant: trashy, horny white kids who do coke ALL THE TIME and listen to crappy music. That's all this book was about. Every other page was "snorting rails" or having sex. There is a slut and every single character must be good-looking and the protagonis...more
So what could possibly be the value of having a book like Exit Here on the young adult classroom or library shelf?
Exit Here by Jason Myers
Have you ever evaded an obstacle, running away from an unresolved problem? Later to find out you were only trying to escape from yourself? Travis Wayne wants to find the exit but is running away always the answer, or will you only be lead to another entrance?
Travis comes from a rich family, his dad practically owning more than 75% of the town. Because of his father he can get any job he wants and go to college for free. He can get away with almost anything! But som...more
Exit Here shows how life can really just happen and could really just fuck yourself up. It shows that everything changes and that even your most loved person tells you that they won't change, never listen for nothing is permanent.
There is really a instant exit on problems. You may disregard it...more
Jason Myers is such a powerful writer! His material he gives is so raw and there's no skirting around the powerful and intense words that he puts on the page. "Exit Here" is one of my ultimate favorite books and everything written in it is so in your face and it hits you like a brick wall.
the character is simply mysterious in his own way, and he doesn't always do the right things but he has the...more
In the novel Exit Here by Jason Meyers, Travis,...more
Specific events & Plot : There is a nineteen year old boy named Travis Wayne who flunks out of college and goes back home. When Travis was thirteen him and his buddies started selling and smoking weed. Now one of his best friends Kyle is a coke dealer and all of them do coke and get drunk almost every night. When Travis gets home from college he starts partying , going out and getting messed up. He starts hanging out with his old friends Kyle, Michael, Claire and Emily. One nig...more
Though the content is raw, inappropriate, and absolutely crude, it's realistic. It's scary. It's chilling. It gives you goosebumps and it shows the good and the bad of the human nature. It isn't formatted and...more
I think that there are a lot of YA books out there that have been fluffed up by people who want to be careful what they say to teenagers, they have been embellished until the story no longer resembles anything close to reality, or they are written by...more
I liked this book...more
But I'm so glad I went back and purchased it. I recommend it to anyone who enjoys books that consist of teen drug abuse. Unlike other books who make their characters come from really messed up family's and all, the main character in Exit Here is a guy who comes from a rich family, who can afford to do anything he wants. He has a nice home, he's in college, his dad owns property basically everywhere...but that's wh...more
Who was this book really written for? Someone plea...more
Whatmakes me feel ill about this book is th...more
he graduated high school, he moved to San Francisco where he studied
film at the Academy of Art University. It was there, after taking a
Screenwriting 3 class that he met and studied under the inspiring instructor
and author James Dalessandro. James helped Myers grasp the value of
having great s...more
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