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Estelle: Two-Way Street by Lauren Barnholdt

Two-Way Street by Lauren Barnholdt Publication Date: 1/27/2007 Publisher: Simon Pulse Pages: 288 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: road trips, ex-relationships Format read: Borrowed from library. Summary: Two weeks after Jordan dumps Courtney, they are due to drive to college on a road trip the two had planned beforehand. Courtney’s trying to pretend she doesn’t […]

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June 27, 2013 - 9:03 am

YA Review: Right of Way by Lauren Barnholdt - […] qualities when it came to Peyton and Jace, the story was just too much of a mirror of the earlier Two-Way Street and seemed a bit under developed. Peyton feels utterly betrayed by her mother and needs to get away […]

June 13, 2013 - 12:16 am

tabithasbookblog - You’re right! This is the perfect book for when you want to escape for the day. And the miscommunication was actually something that didn’t bother me either! I think it made the story better, I can’t wait to hear your thoughts on Right of Way!

June 11, 2013 - 9:10 pm

Courtney @ Courtney Reads A Lot - Oh wow! I have yet to read a book where the character shares my first name, which is surprising given my name isn’t that rare. I might just have to give this one a try because I’m sure it’s all sorts of drama and awkwardness with two exes stuck in a car together. I’m glad you liked it, Estelle! 😀 Great review!

June 11, 2013 - 12:23 pm

Lucy @ The Reading Date - Road trip books are the best! Glad you enjoyed this one. I have this one and the companion book but haven’t checked out Sometimes it Happens yet.

June 11, 2013 - 6:16 am

Lori - I’ve had this book on my Kindle for years. I think it was one of the first books I bought when I got my Kindle…and I still haven’t read it. Maybe I should change that? 🙂

June 11, 2013 - 3:07 am

Jasmine @ Flip That Page - I loved this book! It wasn’t one of the best titles I’ve come across, but I could totally relate to Courtney, but I loved how Jordan had a bad boy side that didn’t annoy me as much as other bad boys would. And his sweeter side was romantic, and more appealing. Great review! 🙂

June 10, 2013 - 5:17 pm

Alexa Y. - This is probably the type of contemporary novel that would be a break for me between fantasies and dystopians and the like. It does sound fun though, and I particularly like that it involves a road trip!

June 10, 2013 - 2:56 pm

Aneeqah @ My Not So Real Life - I think this is a perfect kind of read for a nice day outside. It IS summer after all! *throws confetti* (Can you tell that I’m still excited by this fact?!) But, ahem, even if it wasn’t revolutionary and a big secret was revealed early on, it seems like the characters are seriously fantastic, and that makes this book worth it.

Lovely review, Estelle! <3

-Aneeqah @ My Not So Real Life

June 10, 2013 - 1:44 pm

Taylor @ Reading is the Thing - I read this book a few years ago and enjoyed it. I do remember getting frustrated a couple times though. I had no idea she wrote a companion novel! I’ll definitely be reading it! Great review

-Taylor @ Reading is the Thing

June 10, 2013 - 10:57 am

Rachel @ hello, chelly. - I love this book! I related to Courtney too but I really loved Jordan. I loved when his softer side would unexpectedly come out. I actually didn’t see the twist coming but I can see how it might’ve been revealed a bit early. Such a fun book 🙂

June 10, 2013 - 9:55 am

Tara - I can’t imagine going on a road trip with an ex. I have a feeling one of us wouldn’t make it out alive…

June 10, 2013 - 9:24 am

Ginger @ GReads! - I was more of a fan of Jordan’s character, too. I read this book before my days of blogging & remembered loving it so much. I wonder if I’d feel the same if I picked it up now. I tried to read Right of Way & it did not work for me — maybe that’s a sign? haha

Estelle: Ex-Mas by Kate Brian

Ex-Mas by Kate Brian ( @ Twitter ) Note: Kate Brian is the pseudonym of author Kieran Scott. Familar? 🙂 Publication Date: October 6, 2009 Publisher: Simon & Schuster Pages: 224 Target audience: Young adult Keywords: Christmas, popularity, exes, siblings, road trip Format read: Bought used online. Summary: Lila has been prepping to through the biggest winter break […]

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December 12, 2012 - 5:38 pm

elena - AWW this sounds totally QT! I do like it when characters are forced to work in teams and then chemistry happens! also, I misread the last one and was excited for the film but I HOPE IT WILL HAPPEN TOO.

December 12, 2012 - 5:08 pm

Alexa Y. - Ooh, a Christmas book! I think I should read this one, just to get even more into the spirit of the holidays. It sounds cute!

December 12, 2012 - 12:50 pm

Quinn @ Quinn's Book Nook - A teen patron at the library where I work has raved about this one. I should pick it up. It’s the right time for it. 🙂

December 12, 2012 - 9:53 am

Ginger @ GReads! - I’ve been looking for a few Christmas books to read next & I’ve decided to add this one to the list! It sounds like the perfect story to get me in the mood for Christmas (even though I already am! hehe).

December 12, 2012 - 9:41 am

Cassie - This sounds so good! “Pacey and Joey like scenario” got me, they’re my fave! But I dont think its available for the Nook 🙁

December 12, 2012 - 9:36 am

Christina (A Reader of Fictions) - So I don’t really read Christmas stories, and I’ll probably stick to that, but you totally sell this. I am such a sap for stories about two people who mostly loathe one another having a change of heart. I blame Jane Austen for that!

December 12, 2012 - 9:29 am

Cynthia - This sounds like a fun one! I’ve been looking for some Christmas related books to read this month, I’ll be adding this one to my list. =)