Author: Gwendolyn Heasley

Average Rating: 4


Review: A Long Way From You by Gwendolyn Heasley

Posted 13 June, 2013 by Gabbie in Review / 1 Comment
Review: A Long Way From You by Gwendolyn Heasley

Favorite Quote(s): “’There’s nothing like Broken Spoke either, Kitsy. Just because you’re from a small town doesn’t mean that you’re small. Don’t ever think anyone’s more important than you are or has more valid experiences.’” Favorite Character: Kitsy. First Line: “I remember where I was when I leaned about Santa Claus: in my parents’ closet.” My Musings: A Long Way From You has been sitting on my shelves for a few months now. The reason I wanted to read it was its cover, in addition to the fact that I read and loved Heasley’s Where I Belong. A Long Way From You follows Kitsy Kidd as she travels to New York City to attend a selective summer art course. Kitsy has always lived in the small town of Broken Spoke, Texas, where the most exciting things were the football games at her high school. And although Kitsy was contented with the life that she was living there, she couldn’t help but wonder if there was more; and luckily, she found that there was, in New York. I really enjoyed Kitsy’s character. She was a sweetheart who cared about others, to the point of somewhat neglecting herself. She developed a lot over the course of the novel. She grew up and matured, and she was able to come to terms with the life that she was living. And although she made […]