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On the Road to Love

4.12  ·  Rating details ·  113 ratings  ·  24 reviews
From bestselling romantic comedy author Melissa Baldwin comes the road trip of a lifetime!

Successful Manhattan accountant Stacy Brown is shocked when her almost perfect life unexpectedly crumbles around her. Blindsided by her husband when he serves her with divorce papers and tossed aside by the women she considered her best friends, devastation and depression hit her hard
Published April 17th 2018 by Gemma
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Kristine (A Cozy Booknook)
Apr 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018, romance
This is a fun, laugh-out-loud-funny, story. The characters are sassy, a little outrageous, and a joy to get to know. The author tells the story in a manner full of wit and humor. I look forward to reading more.

I received a copy of this book from the publisher, my review has been voluntarily submitted.
Paula Bothwell
Nov 07, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
On the Road to Love (Love in The City Series Book 1) - PG
Violence: none
Language: fewer than 35
Sex: no sex, some kissing
I really enjoyed this book about disconnecting from some relationships and connecting with even more healthy ones. Stacy is a heroine we can all relate to and is a warning against complacency. I loved how she changed her life's course and recovered so well. Gavin is *delicious*.

I want more of this character and her on the road pals!
InD'tale Magazine
“On the Road to Love” portrays a woman desperate for the love of friends and family, who finds the love of a good man on the way.

Read full review in the 2018 Oct issue of InD'tale Magazine.

Mar 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Stacy thinks she has it all - a pleasant home, husband, lovely group of friends, and a stellar career. This all comes crashing down one evening when her husband asks for a divorce. This action takes down Stacy’s sense of her perfect life in one fell swoop, so when Stacy’s mother sends her a bit of nostalgia from her past, Stacy decides it may be time to reconnect with old friends and go back to her roots in an unforgettable and adventurous road trip. Along the way, will Stacy find love? And most ...more
Barbara Hackel
Feb 21, 2018 rated it it was amazing
What a fun book! Well, not certain parts like when Stacy comes home to take-out and divorce papers or her depression afterwards. But a chance photo that her mom sent of her with two best friends taken about 20 years ago sparked a genius idea.
Vacation from her accounting job and a road trip to reconnect with these two friends. One lives in New York City and one near Washington DC. Olivia, the New Yorker who is a model, is also ready for a break and agrees on the road trip to their home town in Fl
Crystal-Rain Love
Apr 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: on-my-kindle
The book starts with Stacey Brown coming home from work and immediately being served with divorce papers. She didn't even know she and her husband were having problems so she is completely blindsided. Unfortunately they also have the same set of mutual friends who are now avoiding her. Her mother sends her a picture of her and her two childhood best friends she has lost contact with and Stacey reaches out to the two women, missing the relationship they once had and a time much happier and simple ...more
Apr 24, 2018 rated it it was amazing
An inspiring story about three old friends reuniting for a road trip down the east coast to their home town in Florida.

After Stacy Brown's divorce, her mother comes across a picture of Stacy and her two best friends when they were younger. Stacy decides getting together with her old friends for a trip home would be fun.

Along the way there were some comedic mishaps that made me laugh and Stacy's two best friends learn to forgive each other for something that happened in the past. When they get
Mar 17, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018
This book is as fun and lively as the cover implies. One day, Stacy Brown comes home to the shock her life. After months of moping, her mom sets into motion a fresh start and a change of scenery. “I don’t want to go back to my lonely home, my former friends, and all the pain.” While Stacy has good intentions, this trip could turn into a huge fiasco. Reunited with long lost friends and a possible new love interest, Stacy finds that “life doesn’t have to end with a divorce.” Gavin’s relentless pur ...more
Jul 12, 2018 rated it did not like it
I don't write negative reviews. I believe if an author puts the heart and soul into their writing and I don't enjoy a book, then so be it. But, in this case, I am embarrassed to say I read this. It took me days to read because I didn't even want to finish it. Worst book ever. It is written on a Middle school level with the character development, writing style, dialogue and overall plot. The majority of the book is written in first person with limited dialogue. The story jumps around with little ...more
Sharon Grow
Apr 18, 2018 rated it liked it
Sadie Brown, a successful accountant, thought she had life all figured out. She had a loving husband in Greg, a job she loved and good friends…or did she? Find out by reading “On the Road to Love”. An enjoyable, sometimes heart aching, romantic comedy about who you can trust and who really loves you. Sadie finds out that her husband wants a divorce and that mutual friends will choose sides and sometimes you are on the losing side. She takes a road trip to her childhood home and learns more about ...more
Mar 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018-read
I haven’t read a romantic comedy in a long time. I’m glad I was given the opportunity to read this one. I really enjoyed it.

Stacy is about to have her life turned upside down. She comes home from work on day and her husband hands her divorce papers out of the blue. A few months later, she is still reeling from the divorce and trying to adjust to her new life. Her mother sends her an old picture of her and her childhood friends. That one picture will change the lives of three friends forever. Jo
Pamela Mitchell
Apr 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I loved this delightfully charming read with unforgettable characters and a beautifully written story about three school girlfriends who reconnect on a road trip back home to Florida. I really loved Stacy Brown, successful Manhattan accountant and her dynamic, chemistry and sweet romance with Gavin Kingsley, son of Stacy's old piano teacher. This is a perfect beach or poolside read being offered at a bargain price. I received an advance review copy of this book from the publisher and this is my ...more
JoAnn Wells
I enjoy chic lit comedy but this wasn’t it. Basically broken hearted girl meets boy from past and falls in love. Two old friends appear and lesson is learned that old friends are better than new ones who aren’t real friends. I wasn’t looking for deep (and didn’t get it) but I was looking for funny ...and didn’t get it.
Ellen Gardner
Apr 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Another fantastic story by Melissa. There is heartbreak, betrayal and there is also lots of fun as 3 friends reunite and go on a road trip that will literally change their lives. I'm really looking forward to reading the next book in the series.
May 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing
A trip down memory lane helps focus on the important things in life. This is a delightful read that will have you laughing at antics of former girlfriends and their rivalries. Sometimes you really do find what you need when you’re not looking. This book is a great pick-me-up story.
Shannon Binegar-Foster
May 04, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is such questions great book. I love the storyline. I found myself laughing out loud often. I really enjoyed the characters. I hope there are many more books in this series.

I voluntarily reviewed an Advanced Reader Copy of this book.
Apr 28, 2018 rated it really liked it
A light-hearted fun read when you need a bit of cheering up. This romantic comedy reminds you that although people change, friendships don’t have to end. When the chips are down, family really can save your sanity. You should get to know these characters.
Kathy Church
Apr 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I really loved this book. It was humorous and fast paced. I could see my friends and I taking a road trip.
Oct 26, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
fun story. when stacy's life crumbles, she decides to call her old besties for a road trip. only problem- they are super mad at each other.
Nancy Freeman
Oct 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

Amazingly a extremely good read. I could not put it down. Read the entire story in one sitting. Thank you
Vanessa McCormick

Great story and likeable characters. Feel good story with all the ingredients needed for a 5* chick lit holiday read.
Feb 06, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I can’t say enough good about this addictive start to a fantastic series!! It’s absolutely entertaining and has the best characters! It grabbed my attention from the start with Stacy’s story of heartbreak and then her adventure of a road trip back home with her two childhood best friends. The friendship and bonds with how well-written the characters are individually kept me wanting more. I highly recommend this fantastic book!
Arielle Deltoro
Mar 25, 2018 rated it it was amazing
On the Road to Love is the second novel I’ve read by Melissa Baldwin: I’ve also read and reviewed See You Soon Broadway. Melissa’s writing style in this new novel is fresh and fun and kept me thoroughly entertained the whole way through.

Stacy’s life is turned upside down when out of the blue her husband presents her with divorce papers; she didn’t even realize he thought they were having problems. This leads to a much-needed change in mindset and perspective for Stacy, and it’s the beginning of
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Melissa Baldwin is an avid runner, planner obsessed, and has always had a love for writing. She is a wife, mother, and journal keeper who took her creativity to the next level by fulfilling her dream with her debut novel, An Event to Remember...or Forget. Melissa writes about charming, ambitious, and real women. She is a best selling author of thirteen Romantic Comedy and Cozy Mystery novels and n ...more