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Most Helpful Favorable Review

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

I devoured this book in a matter of hours. It was full of passio

I devoured this book in a matter of hours. It was full of passion, emotion, trauma, and craziness and I couldn’t put it down.

It’s difficult to put into words how I feel about the book. In some ways, it was a complete and utter train wreck. In other ways, it was full ...
I devoured this book in a matter of hours. It was full of passion, emotion, trauma, and craziness and I couldn’t put it down.

It’s difficult to put into words how I feel about the book. In some ways, it was a complete and utter train wreck. In other ways, it was full of love and passion. The characters are great and terrible at the same time and constantly made terrible decisions that I both hated and understood. It was an edgy read because the characters and scenarios resembled real life and watching people drink themselves silly and make terrible decisions was nerve wracking. But the characters aren’t completely terrible that they are annoying. They all have redeeming qualities. Which is why it was so frustrating!

Fans of Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire will probably love this book. It’s full of that kind of edgy, nerve wracking train wreck passion. Terrible things happen to Jaq, but she’s resilient and even when she’s making terrible decisions, she’s feisty and wonderful. There are heartbreaking moments and steamy moments and it was the kind of book that tugs you every which way. I definitely recommend it to fans of the New Adult Contemporary genre. It’s a relatively new term, but this book fits right in as an edgy and mature story involving young characters trying to begin their lives as adults.

I loved the Dedication:

“Dedicated to fans of fast cars and hot men, and the men and women everywhere who like to read about them.”

posted by Meganm922 on January 25, 2013

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Most Helpful Critical Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Mixed feelings

It was a good story with a crappy ending. I wanted a good ending it left me feeling really sad.

posted by anaw22 on March 7, 2013

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  • Posted January 27, 2013

    If there was ever an ending I didn¿t see coming in a book, it wo

    If there was ever an ending I didn’t see coming in a book, it would be this one. Wow is all I have to say. I just finished the book minutes ago and am still in shock over how it ended. I just wasn’t expecting it AT ALL.




    Different Roads by Lori L. Clark is about Jacqueline, a girl who makes every wrong decision possible. Maybe because of her parents’ divorce at an early age, maybe because she was raped by her boyfriend, or her insane drug and alcohol use. Jac was going down the wrong path for a very long time. Jac reunites with a boy she met when she was just 15 years-old years later. He was never a boyfriend but Jac was always very intrigued by Seth and his amazing blue eyes. Now the two are both single and begin a relationship, finally and Jac is in a good place in her life. It is sweet and tender, loving relationship. I loved the two together. Sometimes good things end for no reason and Jacqueline is left heartbroken. She begins to date Damon; the town’s bad boy with good looks who gets Jac’s mind off of Seth. I honestly felt sorry for her. Losing her virginity the way she did, losing her good friend Brad in an accident, losing Seth and ultimately being with Damon. The cards were stacked against her.




    Different Roads deals with real issues such as death, date-rape, and domestic violence. It is a tough read with topics you do not read about often. I devoured this book in less than two hours, I couldn’t put it down. I just kept waiting for Seth to return to Jacqueline so she can finally be happy. I wasn’t crazy about any of the characters, they are drank too much in my opinion. Jacqueline wasn’t my favorite female lead but I will say this book is real in every way, as real as any book could possibly be.  I am still in utter shock over the ending, seriously… wow…. The book is worth reading just for the ending alone.




    I give Different Roads 3.5 Stars.




    ** This book was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review **

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted January 25, 2013

    I devoured this book in a matter of hours. It was full of passio

    I devoured this book in a matter of hours. It was full of passion, emotion, trauma, and craziness and I couldn’t put it down.

    It’s difficult to put into words how I feel about the book. In some ways, it was a complete and utter train wreck. In other ways, it was full of love and passion. The characters are great and terrible at the same time and constantly made terrible decisions that I both hated and understood. It was an edgy read because the characters and scenarios resembled real life and watching people drink themselves silly and make terrible decisions was nerve wracking. But the characters aren’t completely terrible that they are annoying. They all have redeeming qualities. Which is why it was so frustrating!

    Fans of Beautiful Disaster by Jamie McGuire will probably love this book. It’s full of that kind of edgy, nerve wracking train wreck passion. Terrible things happen to Jaq, but she’s resilient and even when she’s making terrible decisions, she’s feisty and wonderful. There are heartbreaking moments and steamy moments and it was the kind of book that tugs you every which way. I definitely recommend it to fans of the New Adult Contemporary genre. It’s a relatively new term, but this book fits right in as an edgy and mature story involving young characters trying to begin their lives as adults.

    I loved the Dedication:

    “Dedicated to fans of fast cars and hot men, and the men and women everywhere who like to read about them.”

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted April 25, 2013

    It was an awesome story and I couldn't put it down! HOWEVER the

    It was an awesome story and I couldn't put it down! HOWEVER the ending was seriously f**ked up! It was written well but a book should not end unhappy!!!!! It was so not cool! I had read the reviews before buying it and they said it wasn't a great ending, but I wasn't expecting it to be that bad! I am not happy camper >:|

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