Everyone's sorry. But no one can explain why.Harper Scott's older sister, June, took her own life a week before high school graduation, leaving Harper devastated. So when her divorcing parents decide to split up June's ashes, Harper steals the urn and takes off cross-country with her best friend,... show more
Everyone's sorry. But no one can explain why.Harper Scott's older sister, June, took her own life a week before high school graduation, leaving Harper devastated. So when her divorcing parents decide to split up June's ashes, Harper steals the urn and takes off cross-country with her best friend, Laney, to the one place June always dreamed of going—California.Enter Jake Tolan, a boy with a bad attitude, a classic-rock obsession…and an unknown connection to June. When he insists on joining them, Harper's just desperate enough to let him. With his alternately charming and infuriating demeanor and his belief that music can see you through anything, he might be exactly what Harper needs. Except…Jake's keeping a secret that has the power to turn her life upside down—again.
Publish date: November 22nd 2011
Pages no: 322
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, Young Adult Contemporary
, Road Trip
I'm not sure about this one. I liked some bits, didn't get others--like where the romance came into it. Fair enough they had some nice moments but others they were at each others throats. It made me cry a little near the end but other than that I wasn't entirely pulled into the story.
I laughed. I cried a little. I discovered that "Let It Be" by The Beatles breaks my heart. There is this strange, hollow feeling that settled in my chest after I finished the book. I learned to love the characters through their flaws. I related to Harper way more than I thought I would, but I stil...
This was a surprisingly emotional read for me. I knew it wouldn't be the easiest of subjects. I have never experienced anything like this at all, so I don't know why I should be such an emotional wreck whilst reading this.I think maybe because it was so easy to understand Harper's tone and character...
DNF @ 20%. July 21, 2014.Didn't like the writing style. A bore. The dialogue was awful. The heroine's kind of annoying. Sorry, it wasn't for me.
Tengo debilidad por los libros que tratan de viajes en carretera, y éste, en particular, tiene todos los elementos adecuados: romance, un trasfondo sentimental, desvíos a extraños destinos turísticos (necesito conocer Fridgehenge), personajes únicos, momentos divertidos y música... montones de músic...