It’s senior year, and Whitney Richards is tired of the constant pressures to be perfect. When she gets a D in Calculus, her mother immediately hires a tutor, worried Whitney won’t get into the “right” college—her alma mater—with imperfect grades. Her tutor, Taylor, is a quiet, mysterious boy who is unlike anyone Whitney has met before. But Taylor’s rougher upbringing has her mother and friends discouraging any type of relationship.
Tired of having to play a part for everyone else, Whitney quits the cheerleading squad that once defined her social identity, and begins spending more time with Taylor. Her mom and friends worry Whitney is making a huge mistake, and even Taylor begins to show concern for some of her choices. But for the first time, Whitney is in the driver’s seat of her life. Will she be able to find her identity—and God’s plan for her life—before she throws everything away?
|About the Contributor(s)||Amy Clipston
Amy Clipston is the award-winning and best-selling author of the Kauffman Amish Bakery series. Her novels have hit multiple best-seller lists including CBD, CBA, and ECPA. Amy holds a degree in communication from Virginia Wesleyan College and works full-time for the City of Charlotte, NC. Amy lives in North Carolina with her husband, two sons, and four spoiled rotten cats. Visit her online at www.amyclipston.com Facebook: AmyClipstonBooks Twitter: @AmyClipston
|Publish Date||Feb 4, 2014|
- Review by Zac
Let me start off by saying that I loved this book! I was so engrossed in the story that I had a horrible time putting it down! I connected with Whitney and I felt her struggle through the story. I honestly felt like the characters were real people and that Whitney was telling me the story.
Getting ready to graduate can be stressful. A student has to get ready to prepare for their future and leave behind what they have known for most of their life. I think this story is really relatable to many young adults. I found myself caught up in this story and I felt the emotions throughout it as well. I think Amy did a very nice job making the story feel so real and relatable. I appreciated being able to get and honest look at Whitney’s emotions because it made her more believable.
I thoroughly enjoyed Destination Unknown. I’m not one to read a book again, but I feel like I could read this again. It was well worth the time I spent reading it!
*I received a free copy of this product to facilitate this post. (Posted on 6/24/2015)