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Road Trip Wednesday: Best Book of the Month -- July

Welcome to our 39th Road Trip Wednesday!

Road Trip Wednesday is a "Blog Carnival," where YA Highway's contributors post a weekly writing- or reading-related question and answer it on our own blogs. You can hop from destination to destination and get everybody's unique take on the topic.

We'd love for you to participate! Just answer the prompt on your own blog and leave a link in the comments!

This week's topic:
What's the best book you've read this month?

Kaitlin: I feel like I'm cheating on my genre, but I don't feel too guilty...

Amanda: Not normally the type of thing I read . . .

Kate:  While I read it, I wasn't in love. But then...

Kristin O: So when I was stranded at the airport, I picked up this really, really fat novel...
Amanda Hannah

Amanda grew up on a big farm in a small town with one stoplight, one school, and a handful of imaginary friends.She would’ve gone to college forever, but eight years and five majors tested her advisor’s patience. So she moved to Germany to explore creepy castles before landing in Spain where she’s perfecting her Flamenco.

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  1. "Because of Winn-Dixie" by Kate DiCamillo.

    DiCamillo is an amazing author. I'm always so blown away by her style and stories.


  2. Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare

    I didn't do a formal RTW post but I did review CA today so I'm not sure if that counts or not. :)

  3. A Certain Slant of Light by Laura Whitcomb because of the great writing and premise. Helen is the most interesting ghost I've met.

  4. I played!

  5. Here's mine:

  6. Mine is here:

  7. I loved "The Body Finder," by Kimberly Derting. I did a review on my blog. I could not put this book down!

  8. I went with creepy zombie-vampire lit. Soooo awesome.

  9. An older post, but I've been busy this month. However, I did read this book this month, so... it all works out.


    I loved my book SO much I made it part of the contest my blog is having this week.

  11. The post title says it all: First Ever Road Trip Wednesday

  12. Looking forward to reading everyone's recommendations!

    Here's mine.

  13. cant wait to visit everyones. I love this prompt :)


  14. I had to pick three:

  15. Here's mine.

  16. Geektastic - an anthology of short stories about teenage geeks by YA authors.

  17. I read too many good books this month...I discovered the awesomeness of Carrie Ryan and read The Sky is Everywhere and 13 to Life...I don't think I could pick just one ; )

  18. The best book I've read this month is Holly Black's WHITE CAT!

    check out my review on my brand new blog! I'm new to the YA Highway :-) I'm a high school English/Creative Writing teacher, I'm so glad I found you all!

  19. I Road-tripped. Here's my post:

    (And this one's become one of my fave books EVER)


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Item Reviewed: Road Trip Wednesday: Best Book of the Month -- July Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Amanda Hannah