All member reviews for Recovery Road

Common Sense Media says

Gritty book about substance abuse is OK for mature teens.
 

Users say

(out of 4 reviews)
age 13+
 
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Kid, 12 years old November 14, 2014
 

Go down the road and see what you find

This is a book that shows you what it's like to be stuck in a sinkhole with no way out. A.Sexy B.violent C.language or D all of the above.......I pick D. If you want a book that will make you cry more then likely make you rethink a lot of stuff then READ it. -Hoped this helped
What other families should know
Great messages
Teen, 15 years old Written byballetcorbyn May 21, 2011
 
A great read, it has great morals along with characters
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much consumerism
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Educational value
Great messages
Great role models
Teen, 16 years old Written byoutragingviolet November 5, 2014
 
This story was so touching and I found myself instantly hooked on it. Yes, there are scenes that might be inappropriate for those 14 and younger such as drugs, drinking, swearing, sex scenes (including a near-rape) but despite all of these, it all leads to a positive message from the main character, Maddie, that can teach a few young adults and teens everywhere that you don't have to give up and if you put your mind to it, you can make it in the end. As a teen, I loved the book and I was waiting for a big surprise in the end but have to admit that the ending disappointed me. I just got my hopes up! In spite, however, the book really is fantastic and I do encourage you to let your teens read this if they'd like.
What other families should know
Great messages
Great role models
Too much violence
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Kid, 11 years old April 23, 2011
 
What other families should know
Too much violence
Too much sex
Too much swearing
Too much drinking/drugs/smoking
Educational value
Great messages
Great role models