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Steven Gerald Gabel aka Stiggy needs to get out of Minnesota His father recently took his own life his mother is a shell of the person she used to be and his sort of girlfriend ghost Adventurous little road trip full of figuring out life Great YA Read The Eagle & the Nightingales (Bardic Voices, recently took his own life his mother is a shell of the person she used to be and his sort of girlfriend ghost Adventurous little MT 86 : Protocole Montréal-Toulouse d'examen linguistique de l'aphasie (1CD audio) road trip full of figuring out life Great YA Read

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Road Tripped

Ed him and skipped town What does he have left to stick around for Armed with his mom’s credit card and a tourist map of Great River Road Stiggy sets off in his dad’s carThe only Soyou re telling me that Stiggy had to go on a road trip just to figure out that he is an a hole and that s why he has no friendsI don t think I ve ever read about a character unlikeable than Stiggy the main character in this book He is rude and ungrateful throughout the entire book The problem with this is he never seems to learn from it If this was supposed to show how Stiggy overcame his past grief and struggles and turned it around it failed miserably There was absolutely no character developmentStiggy was so stupid that I think reading this book lowered my I than watching Spongebob does He doesn t see fault in or learn from his behavior or actions and lacks any common sense It s all about him and what others do for him The other characters lacked any development or personality probably because all that matters is StiggyIf you are going to write a story about a problematic character you need to show how he she transformed throughout the book It seems like Stiggy learned nothing from his little road trip except to be nice if you want other people to be nice to you And he won t even follow through with this and will instead continue to be the idiot annoying disrespectful character that he is

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Problem is life on his own isn’t exactly what he expected and soon enough he finds himself at a crossroads keep running from his demons or let them hitch a ride back home with him Road Tripped is a complex story of suicide anger and self discovery The plot is told not in a linear seuence but rather with plenty of flashback scenes mixed in with the presentStiggy s father has recently died and he is trying to move on from that incident Yet he also finds himself struggling in school keeping a civil relationship with his mother and retaining friends Within a short time Stiggy can no longer stand being in his home town and decides to leaveHowever this isn t just a somber tale I found myself laughing at many of Stiggy s misfortunes and the absurd characters he met in his journey Coincidentally I happened to take this novel on my vacation and perhaps that is why I enjoyed it so much I read so much of this book in the car or in the cabin that it almost felt as though I were taking this trip with the main characterReading other reviews some complained that the plot felt misguided but I uite enjoyed it At only seventeen years old the main character is alone and confused with nowhere to really go He hadn t thought out his exodus nearly enough before embarking so yes he does wander a bitBut for me it was about how the story was told and the contents of it that I loved Really the only disappointment came at the ending I wanted a stronger conclusion a finale to this grand tale Instead the story wrapped up far too uickly and Stiggy just sort of walked off sceneRead my full review at


10 thoughts on “Road Tripped

  1. says:

    This is a story of a teenage boy on a road trip through Minnesota The trip comes about after his father's suicide and after his girlfriend has dumped him I didn't find anything insightful in this book The main character was unlikable and I wasn't even routing for him to change The road trip had no destination no motive he just drove around aimlessly As for plot nothing did happen in this story For a half the book we we

  2. says:

    Roadtripped by Pete Hautman is about a crazy kid named Stiggy He doesn’t have the best life but decides to take a crazy

  3. says:

    Adventurous little road trip full of figuring out life Great YA Read

  4. says:

    Thanks so much to Simon and Schuster and Netgalley for providing me with an ARC of this book long sigh I really thought this was going somewhere I really really did Road Tripped follows Stiggy your average and I mean REALLY average teenage boy on a seemingly aimless trip through the American Midwest The trip comes about after his father's suicide which has disrupted his relationship with his mother and after his girlfriend has mov

  5. says:

    Soyou’re telling me that Stiggy had to go on a road trip just to figure out that he is an a hole and that’s why he has no friendsI don’t think I’ve ever read about a character unlikeable than Stiggy the main character in this book He is rude and ungrateful throughout the entire book The problem with th

  6. says:

    Fact I'm a sucker for road trip stories And this one starts and ends in Minnesota which is like my second home It's written in a very easy style with fast pacing and it deals with a heavy topic without making it feel heavy or depressing All in all a good uick read

  7. says:

    Self absorbed white teen learns a few important lessons about kindness respect and thinking beyond his own needs while ro

  8. says:

    Road Tripped is a complex story of suicide anger and self discovery The plot is told not in a linear seuence but rather with plenty of flashback scenes mixed in with the presentStiggy’s father has recently died and he is trying to move on from that incident Yet he also finds himself struggling in school keeping a civil relationship with his mother and retaining friends Within a short time Stiggy can no longer stand being in his

  9. says:

    Road Tripped was a warning to meStiggy was the kind of person who is so un self aware that any hinting of a flaw in him confuses him I do und

  10. says:

    The only reason I did not DNF this book was because I liked the format and the writing style But the overarching feeling I had while reading this book was three things First I hate the names he gave them what kind of name

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