Road Trip

“All I wanted was to go somewheres; all I wanted was a change.” And with this simple statement, the chain of events leading to Huck Finn’s trip down the Mississippi River begins.
However, if we’re settling down with a contemporary book, chances are that our travels aren’t going to happen on a river, but rather out on the open highway.
But what is a road trip novel? What makes one book a road tale and another a vacation story? Dictionary.com says a road trip is “a journey via automobile, sometimes unplanned or impromptu.” Well…yes and no. A road trip novel does not always need to be in a car (som
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New Releases Tagged "Road Trip"

Where the Road Takes Me
All the Bright Places
I Was Here
Love, Lucy
Mayhem (Mayhem, #1)
All the Bright Places
I Was Here
One Plus One
Just One Day (Just One Day, #1)
Since You've Been Gone
Where the Road Takes Me
The Edge of Never (The Edge of Never, #1)
Amy and Roger's Epic Detour
Just One Year (Just One Day, #2)
The Geography of You and Me
The Long Haul (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #9)
Just One Night (Just One Day, #2.5)
Sisters
Whistling Past the Graveyard
Doll Bones

Giveaways

  • Finding Paris by Joy Preble
    Finding Paris
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    Sisters Leo and Paris Hollings have only ever had each other to rely on, so when Paris ditches Leo at the Heartbreak Hotel Diner, it’s up to Leo to tr…more View Details »
    Giveaway dates: Jan 21 - Mar 13, 2015
    5 copies available, 2619 people requesting
    Countries available: US
  • Once Upon a Road Trip by Angela N. Blount
    Once Upon a Road Trip (Once Upon a Road Trip, #1)
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    Eighteen-year-old Angeli doesn't "fit in." She's never been on a single date, an…more View Details »
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  • Amy and Roger's Epic Detour
    Paper Towns
    Saving June
    An Abundance of Katherines
    Two-Way Street
    In Honor
    The Edge of Never (The Edge of Never, #1)
    How My Summer Went Up in Flames
    The Disenchantments
    Open Road Summer
    13 Little Blue Envelopes (Little Blue Envelope, #1)
    You Are Here
    Wanderlove
    Right of Way
    On the Road
    The Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienThe Lord of the Rings by J.R.R. TolkienThe Odyssey by HomerOn the Road by Jack KerouacThe Road by Cormac McCarthy
    Road Trip
    275 books — 167 voters
    The Girl She Used to Be by David CristofanoAmy and Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan MatsonSecond to No One by Natalie PalmerTake Me There by Carolee DeanLeaving Unknown by Kerry Reichs
    Up a Road Slowly
    13 books — 4 voters

    Zero at the Bone by Jane SevilleSpecial Delivery by Heidi CullinanDrawn Together by Z.A. MaxfieldArmed & Dangerous by Abigail RouxHow to Repair a Mechanical Heart by J.C. Lillis
    Best Road Trip Gay Romance
    47 books — 84 voters
    Nevada by Imogen BinnieI’ve Got A Time Bomb by Sybil LambThe Thousand Mile Love Story by Natalie VivienTripping to Somewhere by Kristopher ReiszCrashing America by Katia Noyes
    Queer Women Road Trip Books
    10 books — 3 voters

    On the Road by Jack KerouacThe Dharma Bums by Jack KerouacBig Sur by Jack KerouacThe Subterraneans by Jack KerouacOn the Road by Jack Kerouac
    Jack Kerouac's Best
    19 books — 74 voters


    Sylvia Plath
    I saw the years of my life spaced along a road in the form of telephone poles threaded together by wires. I counted one, two, three... nineteen telephone poles, and then the wires dangled into space, and try as I would, I couldn't see a single pole beyond the nineteenth.
    Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar

    Daphne du Maurier
    The road to Manderley lay ahead. There was no moon. The sky above our heads was inky black. But the sky on the horizon was not dark at all. It was shot with crimson, like a splash of blood. And the ashes blew towards us with the salt wind from the sea.
    Daphne du Maurier, Rebecca

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