Night Road

by Kristin Hannah | Literature & Fiction |
ISBN: 0312364423 Global Overview for this book
Registered by wingAceofHeartswing of Mississauga, Ontario Canada on 2/3/2011
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Journal Entry 1 by wingAceofHeartswing from Mississauga, Ontario Canada on Thursday, February 03, 2011
For eighteen years, Jude Farraday has put her children’s needs above her own, and it shows—her twins, Mia and Zach—are bright and happy teenagers. When Lexi Baill moves into their small, close knit community, no one is more welcoming than Jude. Lexi, a former foster child with a dark past, quickly becomes Mia’s best friend. Then Zach falls in love with Lexi and the three become inseparable.

Jude does everything to keep her kids on track for college and out of harm’s way. It has always been easy-- until senior year of high school. Suddenly she is at a loss. Nothing feels safe anymore; every time her kids leave the house, she worries about them.

On a hot summer’s night her worst fears come true. One decision will change the course of their lives. In the blink of an eye, the Farraday family will be torn apart and Lexi will lose everything. In the years that follow, each must face the consequences of that single night and find a way to forget…or the courage to forgive.

Vivid, universal, and emotionally complex, NIGHT ROAD raises profound questions about motherhood, identity, love, and forgiveness. It is a luminous, heartbreaking novel that captures both the exquisite pain of loss and the stunning power of hope. This is Kristin Hannah at her very best, telling an unforgettable story about the longing for family, the resilience of the human heart, and the courage it takes to forgive the people we love.

Journal Entry 2 by wingAceofHeartswing at Mississauga, Ontario Canada on Monday, February 07, 2011
Jude Farraday has raised her two children, twins Mia and Zach, by being very involved in their upbringing. She has been there for every step and has helped plan their every move. The twins are bright, smart and Zach is popular. Mia is a little shyer and but when she enters high school she meets Lexi Baill, a former foster child. They become inseparable and when Lexi and Zach fall in love, everything is perfect.

Senior year at high school the twins are a little more rebellious against their mother. Jude becomes more and more concerned about their well-being. And then the worst possible thing happens and there is an accident. Lexi gets all the blame and faces it with integrity.

Night Road is a novel about profound loss and how it affects each member of the family. It is a story that tells about doing the right thing and the courage that takes. Forgiveness is the hardest thing in the world but love is the most lasting and hope is the most powerful.

This book is an emotional read that I just couldn't put down. Loved it!!

Journal Entry 3 by wingAceofHeartswing at Mississauga, Ontario Canada on Saturday, October 01, 2011
mailed yesterday to Candy-is-dandy who won this in a YBS swap on BookObsessed

Journal Entry 4 by wingcandy-is-dandywing at Braintree, Essex United Kingdom on Tuesday, November 15, 2011
Arrived safely. Thank you.

Journal Entry 5 by wingcandy-is-dandywing at Great Bardfield, Essex United Kingdom on Sunday, April 06, 2014
I need to 'rationalise' my burgeoning bookshelves so it's time to move this on. I just can't read them all.

Released 5 yrs ago (4/6/2014 UTC) at The Blue Egg (Farm shop & Café) in Great Bardfield, Essex United Kingdom

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