The Whole Way Home by Sarah Creech

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Read The Whole Way Home Online Free - A ferocious talent on the brink of making it big in Nashville must confront her small town past and an old love she’s never forgotten in this engaging novel—a soulful ballad filled with romance, heartbreak, secrets, and scandal from the author of Season of the Dragonflies.

Playing to packed houses while her hit song rushes up the charts, country singer and fiddler Jo Lover is poised to become a big Nashville star like her idols, Loretta, Reba, and Sheryl. To ensure her success, Jo has carefully crafted her image: a pretty, sassy, down-to-earth girl from small-town Virginia who pours her heart into her songs.

But the stage persona she’s built is threatened when her independent label merges with big-time Capitol Records, bringing Nashville heartthrob JD McCoy—her first love—back into her life. Long ago Jo played with JD’s band. Then something went wrong, they parted ways and took their own crooked roads to stardom. Now, Jo’s excited—and terrified—to see him again.

When the label reunites them for a show, the old sparks fly, the duet they sing goes viral, and fans begin clamoring for more—igniting the media’s interest in the compelling singer. Why is a small-town girl like Jo so quiet about her past? When did she and JD first meet? What split them apart? All too soon, the painful secret she's been hiding is uncovered; a shocking revelation that threatens to destroy her reputation and her dreams. To salvage her life and her career, Jo must finally face the past—and her feelings for JD—to become the true Nashville diva she was meant to be.

Title : The Whole Way Home
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ISBN : 0062409298
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Hardcover
Number of Pages : 368 pages


Pouting rated it ★★★★☆

May 30, 2017

Jo Lover is a country singer who is on her way to joining the other greats like Dolly and Reba. Her career is threatened when her label merges with a smaller one, bringing her ex JD McCoy onto the same label. Jo is already engaged but being reunited with her first love JD brings up old feelings....

Kristy rated it ★★★★☆

May 17, 2017

Jo(anne) Lover is a successful country music artist--a talented singer and fiddler--who is making music her own way. She's well-known as a down-home singer from Virginia who writes her own songs and loves the music she makes. Jo plays to packed crowds across the U.S. who love her more traditional...

Caryn rated it ★★★☆☆

July 26, 2017

Maybe this comes because I just finished a succession of great books but I found this slow moving. Don't get me wrong: The story was entertaining but it did not grip me. I did not "have" to read the next chapter before falling asleep. I enjoyed the Nashville references, as it's one of my favorite...

Marta rated it ★★★★☆

July 19, 2017

This book is country in the greatest way. Ostensibly, it's about two country singers, Jo and JD, who have fallen out with each other as they left their hard scrabble lives and made it to success in the country music industry. They are each sympathetic, interesting characters and the book would be...

Cindy rated it ★★★☆☆

July 19, 2017

Set amidst the Nashville scene The Whole Way home is a sweet easy read with a little romance and a lot of country music. Other than one disturbing part the story fully engaged me which was a surprise as typically this is not my kind of book! Being true to yourself and owning up to your past would...

Michele rated it ★★★★☆

June 08, 2017

See the full review at Told from multiple points of view and set in country music capital Nashville, The Whole Way Home was a touching standalone story of loss, heartache, love, and hope. ‘That was something she’d learned to do–dance despite the heartbreaks. She was practiced a...

TL rated it ★★☆☆☆

August 30, 2017

I received this via Goodreads Giveaways in exchange for an honest review. All my opinions are my own. ---- Nice story but couldn't fully get into it. I loved the setting in the country music world, something a bit different (for me anyway). As soon as a certain someone came on the scene, my mind sa...

Becky rated it ★★★☆☆

June 22, 2017

When I was a teen, one of my favorite movies was a movie called The Thing Called Love. It starred Samantha Mathis, Sandra Bullock, River Phoenix, and Dermot Mulroney, all trying to make it in the country music scene. At the time, I had little to no interest in country music at all, so that really...

Alayna rated it ★★★★☆

August 07, 2017

Oooh, this was sweet. I just loved it. To be fair, I'm always a sucker for a southern romance and I also love books about fake celebrities, so this was right up my street. It was atmospheric and calm, dramatic without being ridiculous. The writing is straightforward and never meandering, but the...

Kirby rated it ★★☆☆☆

November 07, 2017

I picked up this book because of it's Nashville setting and country music themes. And I loved that about it, but that's where my love for this book stopped. Every person in this book was stereotypical on the surface with nothing underneath. The moments in the book that should have been poignant a...

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