NOW A MAJOR MOTION PICTURE Funny and heartbreaking, this New York Times bestselling debut perfectly captures the maddening confusion of. Editorial Reviews. Review. Oprah Book Club® Selection, March Not since Back Roads – Kindle edition by Tawni O’Dell. Download it once . Danielle Barnes Backroads SUMMARY OF MAJOR EVENTS Backroads begins with Harley being questioned by the police for a crime that the reader knows not.

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I respected the way the author was able to show Harley, the main character, falling apart under the strain. ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics.

Back Roads by Tawni O’Dell

I highly recommend it. Life is filled with secrets.

Of course, it being an Oprah book, I wanted to take a shower after I was done to get the Ick feeling to go away. As for Misty, she was the one that really bugged me. It was just tragic circumstance upon tragic circumstance being heaped upon these all-too-tragic characters. Would you like to tell us about a lower price? I felt like it had as many 1 stars as it did 5 stars.

When the truth comes out that she killed her pet kitten, roass kitten whose collar she wears constantly that everyone thought had been killed by a hunter, I was disgusted. Therefore, do not start reading it on your lunch break at work!

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Heartache, heartbreak, humor, and horror. To speak the unspeakable. Instead, he’s constantly reminded of just how messed up his life is. LitFlash The eBooks you want at the lowest prices. Her work has been translated into 15 languages and been published in over 30 countries. I have said it before and I will say it again “damn these first time bitches! I respect her for that. I was intrigued by the psychology of Harley, and the unfortunate circumstances of the characters’ lives.


Harley’s anger metamorphoses into an almost bloodthirsty lust for his sexy, middle-aged neighbor, which stirs up myriad forbidden family secrets.

Mar 17, Dennis rated it it was ok Recommends it for: His final decision is an attempt to provide some hope for his sisters. Roada was close but not quite. All in all, an amazing book. Harley describes the view from their house this way: It’s these surprises that really keep the story moving and keep you reading. Please try again later.

Back Roads

Like I said earlier, there are so many surprises that pop up throughout the book to rehash the plot and what I liked roadx the story and didn’t like would give too much away and probably keep you from reading the story. This is a story of a disturbingly dysfunctional family. I respect her for that. This is without a doubt hands down, absolutely one of my favorite, favorite books. I mean, isn’t it bad enough that the dad beat on all the kids? Ruby Oprah’s Book Club 2.

English Choose a language for shopping. Veronica Corwin This answer contains spoilers… view spoiler [ The first time they are out together at the mine Harley heard something in the woods. One thing I liked about O’Dell’s style was that instead of constantly describing the overall pictures of things, she finds minute details, idiosyncrasies in characters, bwck in settings, to focus on instead.

See all reviews. Like, for instance, Harley’s state-mandated psychiatrist visits. Harley is consumed with rage over his situation. Alexa Actionable Analytics taawni the Web.

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Tzwni should be freed from his closed-minded, stricken coal town, with its lack of jobs and no sense of humor. Thanks to my good friend, Teryl, for twni it to my attention. I liked Harley, the main character, and, in fact, I empathized with most of the characters in the book.

And I’d really like to read more by this author, give her another try or two. Customers who bought tawno item also bought. Buy the selected items together This item: I bought Back Roads while I was on vacation in Florida. When I called her to tell her I was on my way, she invited me to go to her home!

Sure, sneaking away to the woods to bang the boy was ok well, not morally but, y’know what I’m sayingbut then he comes over to her house while her little son is outside playing and they go inside ‘to get some Kool-Aid’ and end up banging on the kitchen table, all while the kid’s nearby. Pages to import images to Wikidata All stub articles.

I started reading it and couldn’t put it down! Too bcak or too little taken on, and the results of that decision. Aside from that, the story of a kid struggling to keep his siblings from falling into the foster care system was very interesting. Back Roads is about a 19 year old boy named Harley Altmyer who has to take care of his three younger sisters after their caring mom has been sent to jail for killing their abusive father.