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Road Trip Wednesday #48: If You Don't Have Rum or Jack Sparrow . . .

Welcome to our 48th 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 - or, if you prefer, you can include your answer in the comments.

This Week's Topic:
You're packing for a month on a deserted island. What, as a reader and writer, must be in your backpack?

Emilia: "Also, a mini-battleaxe. Just in case..."

Michelle: "Would read these drunk on liberal amounts of rum..."

Kristin: "So after I've stuffed in a couple bathing suits (never mind, deserted island, after all). . ."

Kirsten: "the odds of painting a face on a washed-up volleyball for company might be uncomfortably high..."

Kate: "I may have over packed a little."

Kaitlin: "I do not have the complexion for a desert island..."

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Next week's topic (in honor of a special giveaway!!!):
Who did you want to be like in high school?
Kristin Halbrook

Kristin Halbrook is the author of the critically-acclaimed young adult novels Nobody But Us (HarperTeen, 2013) and Every Last Promise (HarperTeen, 2015). She likes many things.

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  1. Here's mine! :D

    Too many to list, I think. Aside from Finnick. He's an obvious choice to pack in there...

  2. Here's mine:

  3. I skipped the basics and went straight for the good stuff.

  4. This was fun! Here's me and Quita's:

  5. Ooh, another fun topic! Here's mine:

  6. Here's mine:

    Spoiler I would need wi-fi and my computer.

    Yep I'm not going to last long on an island.


    I think I goofed the first time I tried to post my comment - here I am again!

  8. I was almost more excited for the photoshopping of this topic than the content... #nerd

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  10. So fun! I miss LOST...

  11. Great idea!

    Here's mine:

  12. How many books can you fit in one bag?

  13. Here's mine!

  14. Jack Sparrow does sound like a nice addition :)
    But he's not on my list:

  15. Here's mine:

  16. Definitely a bucket.

  17. I added a Starbucks card giveaway to mine! Come play :-)

  18. Mine!

    I should've mentioned Will Turner...

  19. I was gonna put Jack Sparrow on my list, but if I did...I don't think I'd ever leave that deserted island.

    So, yeah, here's my list:

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    I went for the usual stuff, but also said my husband is coming along with me :)

  22. I'd need a duffel bag. Or a suitcase.

  23. This is such a bad question to ask writers.

    Month on deserted island= reading fest! lol


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Item Reviewed: Road Trip Wednesday #48: If You Don't Have Rum or Jack Sparrow . . . Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Kristin Halbrook