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Turn Here (Short Story)

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A contemporary short story about a girl, her mother, a busted cell phone’s GPS, and Jimmy Carter’s head.
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Published March 2012 (first published January 1st 2012)
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Rebecca
Jul 24, 2012 Rebecca rated it liked it
Shelves: short-stories
It was a little too cutesy and neat for my taste, but it was overall an interesting story with a unique plot. The main character, Alex, does beauty pageants; the story opens after she has won her most recent by excelling in the Interview portion, where she says that she doesn't believe in true love. This worries her mother, who divorced her father a few years ago. The story mostly deals with them as they talk through Alex's resentment and her mother's nostalgia, while they go on a quasi-adventur ...more
R.J. Gonzales
Jan 09, 2014 R.J. Gonzales rated it it was amazing
Review originally posted at: RJ Does Books!

TURN HERE is a short story about pageant queen Alex and her mother taking a short road trip/adventure from Atlanta to Savannah as they follow the directions dictated by the GPS in a broken phone Alex found on the side of the road, curious to see what they might discover and the lesson that awaits to be learned.

It is a short and sweet read that I finished within a few minutes and really enjoyed. Jackson's talent is endless and versatile, spanning across
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Holly
Jul 27, 2015 Holly rated it it was amazing
Shelves: novellas, 2015-reads
If you love road trips and cute stories of people falling in love, READ THIS. It's adorable.
Amber Rouse
Apr 04, 2015 Amber Rouse rated it really liked it
Cute little short story
Ariel
Oct 24, 2012 Ariel rated it really liked it
I love Jackson Pearce. I really do. This book was just random enough for me to love it! It did make me cry though, when Alex talks about her parents' divorce. And I felt like she was pretty rude to her mom during that part. But for a short story, this was really cute! If you are a Jackson Pearce fan like me, you will probably love it.
Jess
3.5 stars.
Loses a star because there are some problematic comments (like slut-shaming) in the beginning. Otherwise, it's super cute. I have a huge weakness for road-trip books. I also loved the mother-daughter relationship that was explored.
Tanja Voosen
Apr 11, 2012 Tanja Voosen rated it really liked it
Also diese KG ist einfach nur zauberhaft ;P
Die Idee der Geschichte finde ich klasse und das Ende ist sooooooo zuckersüß! Lesen, wenn ihr Lust auf leichte Kost habt! xD
Dana
Oct 07, 2012 Dana rated it it was amazing
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This was one of the most enjoyable short stories I've read and it had the sweetest ending!
Samantha Jo
Mar 25, 2012 Samantha Jo rated it really liked it
cute! I can definitely see this being a full story! :)
Ashley
Feb 19, 2013 Ashley rated it it was ok
it was a cure short story.
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