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"

The Lady's Guide to Petticoats and Piracy (Montague Siblings, #2)
November Road
Alice Isn't Dead
The Geography of Lost Things
Rewrite the Stars
From the Ashes
Pride
We Sold Our Souls
Rewrite the Stars
November Road
One Plus One
Alice Isn't Dead
The Long Haul (Diary of a Wimpy Kid, #9)
Take Me with You
Starry Eyes
We Sold Our Souls
America for Beginners
Driving Miss Norma: One Family's Journey Saying "Yes" to Living
The Boy I Hate
Mosquitoland
When Life Happened
The Geography of Lost Things
With This Heart
Survival Strategies of the Almost Brave by Jen  WhiteJulia and the Art of Practical Travel by Lesley M.M. BlumeDrive Me Crazy by Terra Elan McVoySavvy by Ingrid LawThe Middle of Somewhere by J.B. Cheaney
Middle Grade Road Trip Books
33 books — 8 voters
Blood River by Tim ButcherThe Hobbit by J.R.R. TolkienEat, Pray, Love by Elizabeth GilbertA Walk in the Woods by Bill BrysonWild by Cheryl Strayed
Wanderlust
817 books — 1,085 voters

Amy & Roger's Epic Detour by Morgan MatsonPaper Towns by John GreenAn Abundance of Katherines by John Green13 Little Blue Envelopes by Maureen JohnsonTwo-Way Street by Lauren Barnholdt
Young Adult Road Trip Novels
305 books — 2,007 voters
On the Road by Jack KerouacThe Dharma Bums by Jack KerouacBig Sur by Jack KerouacDesolation Angels by Jack KerouacThe Subterraneans by Jack Kerouac
Jack Kerouac's Best
20 books — 95 voters


Amy & Roger's Epic Detour
Paper Towns
An Abundance of Katherines
Saving June
The Edge of Never (The Edge of Never, #1)
In Honor
Two-Way Street
Open Road Summer
On the Road
Let's Get Lost
The Disenchantments
Mosquitoland
How My Summer Went Up in Flames
13 Little Blue Envelopes (Little Blue Envelope, #1)
Going Bovine

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Life is not always perfect. Like a road, it has many bends, ups and down, but that’s its beauty.
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Any highway . . . they all take you to the same place, don't they?
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