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Long Way Home

(Thunder Road #3)

4.21  ·  Rating details ·  4,626 ratings  ·  607 reviews
Seventeen-year-old Violet has always been expected to sit back and let the boys do all the saving.

It’s the code her father, a member of the Reign of Terror motorcycle club, raised her to live by. Yet when her dad is killed carrying out Terror business, Violet knows it’s up to her to do the saving. To protect herself, and her vulnerable younger brother, she needs to cut all
Kindle Edition, 448 pages
Published January 31st 2017 by Harlequin Teen
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Shannon Moore
Jan 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
Let's start on a good note, shall we? Oh who am I kidding, it's all going to be good. Want to know why? Because I LOVED THIS BOOOOOOK! I LOVED Violet. I LOVED Chevy. I loved the story, the writing, the mystery and suspense, the character development, the themes. I loved everything down to the punctuation, that's how good this book was.

"We’re like fireworks, Violet. Beautiful separate, but phenomenal when put together. Of course, you can’t have all of that without a few explosions.”

Nov 17, 2015 marked it as to-read
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Meegz Reads
Sep 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own-paperback
I love this series. I wasn't sure about Chevy and Violet in the previous two books, but getting their stories in this book was great. McGarry has a way of writing characters that makes you fall in love with even the ones you didn't think you'd like.
I also like how this interconnects with her Pushing the Limits series, but not in a big way and not in a small way. It was just right. Hopefully we see a bit more in future books too, but I feel like this one had the right balance of everything. I pa
Fafa's Book Corner

Mini review:

I received this digital sampler via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review. This book is not for me. I enjoyed reading about the characters and their interactions. But I was not that big a fan of the motorcycle gang. Yes I knew that would play a role I was just not expecting to dislike it. The author did a good job making it intense and everything. But personally this is not what I want in contemporaries.

Still recommend.
Shannon (kitchandpages)
Feb 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
4.75 stars! This one really won me over in the end and the Pushing the Limits tie ins just about killed me. So excited for what's next!!!!!! ...more
“Two roads. One path. Can’t take both.”

5 stars!

I am a mad fan of all things Katie McGarry, and I love this series. Set in the world of a legitimate motorcycle club, and telling the stories of the younger generation – those who were born and raised in the club and who are now approaching adulthood. From the first book of the series I fell in love with Chevy and Violet, who grew up together, became best friends, fell in love and then lost it all. I have been so excited to get their story, and thi
Monica Murphy
Feb 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2017-reads
I've really enjoyed this series and Katie McGarry is one of my favorite YA writers. Her books are always gritty and real. This one is no different. Loved it. ...more
May 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
“Sometimes people choose the harder path just to prove they can do it.”
Danielle (Love at First Page)
3.5-4 stars

Still not my favorite setting, but Katie McGarry always writes amazing couples and swoony romances. I'm so happy Chevy and Violet not only found their happy ending but worked so well together to get it, despite their falling out in books previous. Things wrap up nicely here, for all the couples, and the preview in the back of the book is not connected to this series. Despite loving the main characters, I will be perfectly content leaving the Terror and their old ladies here. :P
May 04, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
I have to write this on my phone since my computer isn't working correctly. So, I was a bit hesitant going into this book because I didn't particularly like Violet in the other books. But, we saw a different side of Violet in this book. She was strong, independent, yet also vulnerable. She would do absolutely anything for the people she loves and she did. She risked her life for her loved ones. Chevy seemed to be always torn between what life to choose. Choose life with the Reign of Terror or no ...more
Tanya (Girl Plus Books)

As a fan of Katie McGarry, I look forward to each and every new release. And, not that I expected any different, this third and final book in the Thunder Road series did not disappoint.

Chevy and Violet grew up side by side, children of the Reign of Terror motorcycle club. Since the death of her father Violet has distanced herself from the Terror, including Chevy, the boy she has always loved. She considers the Terror’s continued involvement in her life as an unwanted intrusion and all
Jan 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
Long Way Home was another gripping and romantic novel from Katie McGarry. I thought this book was extremely addicting, even though I found it to be overdramatic at times. I was able to easily immerse myself into this world and connect with the characters. I liked how Katie created strong and likeable characters for me to root for in this story. I do wish that the couples from the previous books would have been more prevalent in this book, but I was glad to at least get little mentions of those c ...more
Oct 31, 2013 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Honestly, I'm disappointed, and I feel like it's my fault. On one hand, I LOVED Violet and Chevy figuring out their relationship and also who they are as individuals. On the other, I'm super over the motorcycle club saga, which is overly dramatic and not compelling (for me). Plus, as much as I love Katie, I'm just kind of tired of her books. They're starting to seem recycled in character and plot, and literally, multiple phrases and descriptions get reused. If I read "this club is legit" or "Oz, ...more
DNF @ 50%

Ugh. I had such high expectations. Katie McGarry is one of my favourite authors but I just wasn't feeling this. I loved Violet and her kickass girl attitude, not willing to put up with the misogynistic assholes in the book. I liked Chevy too, but his lack of decision was really infuriating. Kid, make a choice, please.

I'll probably write a full review once my mum lets me have my laptop back after watching all the movies I've set up for her.
Good news – Just like all of the books in this series (and really, any book Katie writes) this book is golden. Bad news – it is the last in the Thunder Road series. However, it does tie in characters from her previous series which was such an amazing surprise and I love that all of my favourite characters reside in one universe.

Just like the previous two books, it pulled at my heartstrings and drew me in. it tells the story of Chevy and Violet, two members of the Reign of Terror Motorcycle Club
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5 million stars are not enough!

I remember when Nowhere But Here was published, I was so drawn to its beautiful cover and when I finally had the chance to read it, I LOVED it like crazy, and later i read Walk the Edge and I ADORED it even more. Both books were written masterfully, with amazing complicated stories and loveable characters, and the most amazing HEA… In those books I met with Violet and Chevy, I loved Chevy already and I was
Brooke (The Cover Contessa)
I am a true Katie McGarry fan. I love her writing and her characters. And her stories always, always pull at my heart strings and draw me right in. So this story was no exception. Except maybe it was. Because while I have loved the other books in this series, this is the one that truly hit home with me. There's always that one book in series that you get, and that gets to you. The one where the characters are just the right fit. I had this with McGarry's Pushing the Limits series when I read Tak ...more
4.5 stars

After 'Walk the Edge' I wasn't too sure how I was going to feel about another book surrounding the Reign of Terror. But I'm so glad I read the last book in this series. Violet and Chevy's story needed to be told. Not their love story in essence but the story of how they're moving on from the events and focusing on the future, bettering themselves.

Honestly my favourite book of this series.
Mar 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
Katie McGarry just knows how to write teens without them being whinny or overdramatic. She places them in tough situations were they have to act as adults, and it just floors me how well they react. It might not be a good reaction or an easy path sometimes her characters take the shittiest road possible to get to that end goal, but nonetheless it is the actual fact that these teens made a choice for themselves that I like to focus on. And this book is a perfect example of that.

We have Violet an
"Despite everything, Violet and Chevy have a sweet story."

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Nowhere But Here was the first of McGarry's books that I read, and it quickly put her writing into my heart, and I just adore her stories. For some reason, I never managed to get around to reading the final Thunder Road book, but for Christmas I got a copy, and was so happy to be finally finishing the story, and finding out what life is like for them all in Snowflake, and to finally see Violet and Chevy's story. After Violet's father was killed while working for the Terror motorcycle gang, Viole ...more
I am huge fan of Katie McGarry and have been eagerly awaiting this third installment of Thunder Road Series. Violet is a scene stealer, and I have admired her feistiness and take charge attitude since first meeting her in Nowhere but Here. Up until now, there has been hints and limited teasing about Violet’s and Chevy’s past relationship. I couldn’t wait to finally have these two front and center for an entire book to see if they could rekindle their connection.

Loving him was easy. It’s life t
I was actually dreading reading this book. Why? Violet. I have disliked her since the first book in this series and held no hope for her going into this one. And honestly, my thoughts on her didn't really change.

Long Way Home is the third book in the Thunder Road series. (Not sure, is it the last?) We've met Chevy and Violet in the previous books - childhood friends who grew up in the motorcycle club world and fell in love. Then Violet's dad dies and that's the end of their relationship. Violet
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I feel like crying because of the sheer perfection I just finished reading.

I've been waiting to read this book since I started the Thunder Roads series and it did not disappoint!

Violet and Chevy <3

I absolutely love the way Katie McGarry writes, the way she develops her characters and the way her novels are the perfect mix of romance, action, amazing characters and unique storylines.

I can't believe this was the last book in the serie
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I've been dying for Violet's story since book 1. This wasn't what I expected but in a good way. I got sucked in by the plot and there were so many great twists along the way. I would have liked more romance though. I think the fact that we already knew these two loved each other stopped some of the great tension these books usually have from surfacing. I still adore them together and their scenes melted my heart, but I just craved more from them.

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Sarah Louise
Jul 21, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I wasn't expecting Chevy and Violet to surpass my love for Emily and Oz, but their chemistry was golden. Despite both growing up with the Reign of Terror, they have repelling views on their future and what the club signifies to them. It's the type of sugary romance that's pleasantly nauseating, and that with the combination of motorcycle club rivalries made it completely addicting.

Although her mother has always been a faithful follower to the Reign of Terror, Violet has zero patience for the mi
Jan 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017, jan2017
This book. Holy crap this book.

I'm the first to admit that I don't always read things in order...and I didn't with this series. I read book 2 first, skipped 1 entirely and then read this book. I don't regret my decision, because the blurb for the first book didn't pull me in, making me want to read it. It was only as I got to know Oz and Emily in the second book, and learned more about their relationship that I NOW want to read their book.

I'll admit, when I realized that this book was about Vi
Raksha R
Oct 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
Kris (frantic4romantic)
Apr 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
I love Katie’s writing and I love this story.

Chevy is such a swoony character. I always love the guys that McGarry writes. The story line of this book kept me wanting to see what happened next. It was also nice to catch up with the Thunder Road gang as well.

I definitely recommend for YA or second chance romance lovers.
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Mar 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars
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KATIE MCGARRY is an award winning and critically acclaimed novelist of the Witches of the Island series (A Wicked and Beautiful Garden), the Pushing the Limits, Thunder Road, and Only a Breath Apart series and the standalone novel, Say You’ll Remember Me. Katie is a lover of music, happy endings, reality television, and is currently living out her own love story with her husband, three children, h ...more

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