AuthorsDen.com  Join Free! | Login 

 
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

Signed Bookstore | Authors | eBooks | Books | Stories | Articles | Poetry | Blogs | News | Events | Reviews | Videos | Success | Gold Members | Testimonials

Featured Authors: Gina LoBiondo, iRosemary Patterson, iJean-Pierre Gregoire, iBeverly Scott, iMaryAngela Nangini, iD.L. Carroll, iGeorg Mateos, i
  Home > Family > Books

Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry   


Chynna T. Laird

  + Follow Me   

· 7 titles
· 2 Reviews
· Share with Friends!
· Save to My Library
·
Member Since: Jul, 2009

   Sitemap
   Contact Author
   Read Reviews

Books
· Dark Water

· Out Of Sync

· Blackbird Flies

· White Elephants

· Not Just Spirited: A Mom's Sensational Journey with SPD

· I'm Not Weird, I Have SPD

Chynna T. Laird, click here to update your web pages on AuthorsDen.
Books by Chynna T. Laird
Just Shut Up and Drive
by Chynna T. Laird   

Share this with your friends on FaceBook
Books by Chynna T. Laird
· I'm Not Weird, I Have SPD
· Dark Water
· White Elephants
· Out Of Sync
· Blackbird Flies
       >> View all 7

Category: 

Family

Publisher:  Astraea Press ISBN-10:  1492993387 Type:  Fiction
Pages: 

171

Copyright:  June 17, 2013 ISBN-13:  9781621351740


Price: $2.99 (eBook)
Download to your Kindle (eBook)
Download from Smashwords (eBook)
Amazon
Amazon
Astraea Press

One teen, one cranky old man and the open road. What could go wrong?

Eighteen-year old Wil Carter can think of more than a fistful of things he’d rather do than go on a road trip with his ninety-five year old grandfather. But when Gramps Wilf barks an order, you listen or get an earful of grief.

Wil lost his parents in a horrible car accident when he was five. Gramps has been the only parent he has ever known. Now that he’s ready to go off to college, the old man says he has things Wil needs to learn to be the man he’s supposed to be. But the trip turns out to be more than he bargains for.

Along their week-long road trip across the Canadian Prairies, Wil not only learns tidbits about his own life, but realizes the grandfather he thought he knew has mysteries of his own. With each stop they make, a new layer of emotional truth is revealed…for each of them.

Will Gramps teach Wil what he needs to know before the journey ends? And is Wil strong enough to hear it?

Professional Reviews
crossing the gap
The generation gap is handled in a masterful way by a mature author who knows how to make the characters leap out of the page in depth and color. I enjoyed the plot unfolding as WWII veteran Gramps teaches his somewhat airhead grandson the values that earned the name "Greatest Generation." Those of us who lived through WWII may find an element of nostalgia as this unlikely couple relives their past in order to find the understanding of how some values never go out of style. A definite 5 stars, a most enjoyable read and I'm adding author Laird to my must read list. It is a page turner indeed.

The art of story telling is alive and well with Chynna Laird. Thumbs up!



Reader Reviews for "Just Shut Up and Drive"


Reviewed by Ed Matlack
Sounds a story I'd like to eventually read though as I am on disability I have limited resources but I am sure the time will come when I can spare some bucks to buy this...think I would enjoy this...-e-

Want to review or comment on this book?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!



Popular Family Books
  1. Her Peaceful Sleep
  2. The Danged Swamp!
  3. ¿Recuerdas en tus sueños?
  4. I am NOT ashamed T-Shirts
  5. EZ Sudoku: Sudoku Puzzle Secrets Revealed
  6. Caregiving Tips for Everyone
  7. Just Shut Up and Drive
  8. An Irreconcilable Difference
  9. Willow Tree
  10. Box Set: Glenda Diana Short Story Collecti

Harkening: A Collection of Stories Remembered by Carolyn HowardJohnson

The Midwest Review called this experimental cross between fiction and nonfiction "...captivating..."..  
BookAds by Silver, Gold and Platinum Members

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.