Grade Rosie Moon, 15, is waiting for life to happen-school is dull, her mother won’t let her get a nose ring, and her parents seem to be breaking up. In Lowry’s artfully constructed novel, originally published in Australia, year-old Rosie is GUITAR HIGHWAY ROSE. Brigid Lowry, Author. Guitar Highway Rose. Genre: Young Adult. Guitar Highway Rose. By: Brigid Lowry He has dreadlocks, a guitar and a bad case of the gypsy blues.

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Want to Read saving…. But this is not a negative story about the dangers of the huitar and all the bad things that could happen to you out there. Ok, I am out. Rose and Asher were so good together, I liked the progression of their relationship. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. But even beyond that, I thought that the teenagers and the parents we encounter and their issues were too mundane and in parts very stereotypical.

Brigid Lowry holds a firm spot among her talent pool. It is quirky, charming and vibrant story that captures the joy and angst of being a teen. There was a problem adding your email address. But most of us just talk about doing it.


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Asher Fielding is the mysterious new boy at school who has dreadlocks and a love of Jim Morrison. She now lives there, brigir spent some time in Australia. After finding each other to not be as bad as each other originally thought, brivid become friends. View all 18 comments. We know that we shouldn’t and that is exactly why we do. Oct 03, Nic rated it really liked it Shelves: Asher Fielding is the mysterious new boy at school who has dreadl My name is Rosie Moon.

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Rosie tests new boundaries with her parents, especially over the issue of a nose ring, and becomes exasperated over frequent confrontations with her controlling mother. I need to get a copy of my own, it amuses the librarian at my school everytime she sees I’ve picked it up again. Some ideas are not born of logic and good sense.


Did you enjoy the book? Plot Tips on technique 6: Some ideas are not born of logic and good sense. The ending also has sort of a stupid twist, although it didn’t end up being as bad as I expected. I couldn’t care less if it actually got more interesting.

Highay is all stream-of-consciousness with no punctuation. I absolutely love it. It sparked my lifelong dream to just pack up in a Kombi van and just drive – stopping wherever I felt the urge to. I adored this book. He has to see the dentist again next week, if he brigir any plate left. The feel, flavour, language and references ended up as my favourite thing about the novel and I hate the 90s!


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Jul 11, Lacey Louwagie rated it liked it Hkghway it for: I’m now thinking of giving this book to my 15 year-old friend as a present. Tense Tips on technique 7: I absolutely love this book. And all the better if your favorite person is by your side. More books by this author.

Guitar Highway Rose – Brigid Lowry – – Allen & Unwin – Australia

Scarves and sarongs draped over the ceilings and walls. The language is childish and the characters are boring. Great read for teenagers, great read for adults who want a bit of 90’s nostalgia like myself.