Advance reader reviews of Walk Me Home by Catherine Ryan Hyde.

Walk Me Home

By Catherine Ryan Hyde

Walk Me Home
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  • Published in USA  Apr 2013,
    374 pages.

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  • Madeline M. (FL)


    Walk Me Home
    I definitely enjoyed aspects of this novel - the secondary characters, like Delores, Alvin, Lois, and Malcolm were wonderful as were a number of scenes which almost broke my heart.

    I struggled with the writing itself, which felt choppy to me, and I didn't connect with the two main characters the way I wanted to.
  • Lisa G. (Riverwoods, IL)


    Walk Me Home
    I loved this book and think it would make a wonderful book club discussion. It takes the concept of family one step further and addresses ingenuity, resourcefulness, self worth and most importantly trust. All gifts do not have to have strings attached and sometimes "thank you' is all that is needed. Learning this does not always come easy as in the case of the main character Carly.
  • Donna W. (Wauwatosa, WI)


    Walk Me Home
    I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It is well written, the characters are believable, and I felt connected to them right from the very beginning.

    Two sisters, sixteen and eleven, are left on their own after the death of their mother. They begin trying to get back to their mother's last boyfriend, the only family they have known, and make their way to a Native American reservation before they are forced to stop. There the 16 year old is forced to make some painful decisions.

    It is a heartbreaking and touching story, and the pace of the writing makes it an easy read. It is a feel good story.
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