Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “A Journey To Here” as Want to Read:
A Journey To Here
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

A Journey To Here

by
3.75  ·  Rating Details  ·  59 Ratings  ·  7 Reviews
A powerful story of overcoming the past from the bestselling author of "True Lies and "Some Sunday, A Journey to Here revolves around the lives of Sylvia Allen and Dorothy Butler, two 46-year old women whose attraction to the same boy many years ago destroyed their friendship. Now thirty years later, both women must learn to figure out the difference between getting what t ...more
Paperback, 320 pages
Published November 1st 2005 by Kensington (first published October 1st 2003)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about A Journey To Here, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about A Journey To Here

Community Reviews

(showing 1-30 of 125)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Reader's Paradise
May 27, 2012 Reader's Paradise rated it it was amazing
Shelves: review
Headline: How did we get here?

From the national bestselling author of "True Lies" comes the powerful tale of a woman reunited with her beau from her youth and what it means for their families. The repercussions will change everyone's lives forever.

In High School Sylvia "Suvie" Allen learned her boyfriend and best friend was having sex right under her nose. Phillip claims he loves Sylvia but because she wasn’t putting out and Dorothy was willing he made a decision with the wrong head.

Though stil
...more
Glenda
May 01, 2014 Glenda rated it liked it
This was an enjoyable read. The pacing of the story started slow, but about midway things pick up. Overdramatic at times and underwhelming at others, the book tells a tale of how telling the wrong person about your past can destroy your present and possibly your future.
Stephanie
Sep 17, 2011 Stephanie rated it liked it
This book was written very well I could read her writings because it is heart felt. What I didnt like about the novel is it seemed to unrealistic as for the drama. To me it was overdramtic the fact the Suvie's whole family was broken and disrupted because a man from her past pursues her even though she doesn't actual do anything is crazy. She never cheated..she was wronged by someone in her past and never got closure she got the closure she needed and the dramatics was just to much. The little g ...more
Stanjay Daniels
Mar 07, 2016 Stanjay Daniels rated it really liked it
Great message in this book. Leave the past where it is. No need at all to bring the past hurt into today's healing. The main character learned that the hard way but I'm very happy that things got better for her by the end of the book.
Yvette
Oct 02, 2007 Yvette rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Everyone
Good read...'A Journey to Here' by Margaret Johnson-Hodge....finding a loss love- joyous but realizing it was never right...or never meant to be.
Marcia Hunter
Sep 08, 2008 Marcia Hunter rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: anyone who loves profound writing.
I loved this book. This book proves that what takes years to build ca be destroyed overnight. The main character reminded me of my mom.
Sandra Menefee
Mar 10, 2011 Sandra Menefee rated it liked it
Good reading. When your children get involved in your life, sometimes it only makes things worse.
Nell Bennett
Nell Bennett marked it as to-read
Mar 24, 2016
Denise
Denise marked it as to-read
Mar 16, 2016
Lareeta
Lareeta marked it as to-read
Feb 18, 2016
Athenasdaughter
Athenasdaughter marked it as to-read
Jan 22, 2016
Brandi
Brandi added it
Jan 17, 2016
Tee Haynes
Tee Haynes marked it as to-read
Jan 16, 2016
Veronica Mckenzie-chance
Veronica Mckenzie-chance marked it as to-read
Dec 20, 2015
Mzzp
Mzzp marked it as to-read
Nov 20, 2015
Ivy
Ivy marked it as to-read
Nov 01, 2015
Danita Brown
Danita Brown marked it as to-read
Oct 31, 2015
Cheryl James
Cheryl James marked it as to-read
Sep 30, 2015
Saralynn Augustine
Saralynn Augustine marked it as to-read
Sep 21, 2015
Georgina
Georgina marked it as to-read
Aug 23, 2015
Kaitlynn
Kaitlynn rated it really liked it
Mar 24, 2015
Sonya Wesley
Sonya Wesley rated it really liked it
Mar 08, 2015
Ztyu
Ztyu marked it as to-read
Mar 01, 2015
Coniquegegmail.com
Coniquegegmail.com rated it really liked it
Feb 07, 2015
Janice Richardson
Janice Richardson rated it it was amazing
Jan 15, 2015
« previous 1 3 4 5 next »
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
60576
Margaret Johnson-Hodge is the author of several books that have received national acclaim. She is a winner of the 1998 Reviewer’s Choice Awards, for “The Real Deal”. “Butterscotch Blues” made the Blackboard Bestsellers List, the Essence Magazine Bestseller List and Black Expressions Book Club 2000 Book of the Year coming in at number 6.

“A New Day” made the Mosaic Magazine What’s Hot Top Five Ficti
...more
More about Margaret Johnson-Hodge...

Share This Book