Avoiding Prison and Other Noble Vacation Goals: Adventures in Love and Danger
From salsa dancing in a rum-induced haze and struggling to exercise in Colombia (“the guerillas were using the track again today”), to crossing international borders unconventionally and dodging bombs in Lebanon (“the good news was that they were ‘small bombs’”), Wendy somehow manages to find herself in the midst of hysterical, adventurous, and often illegal situations. Case in point—every time she heads to Costa Rica, she is forced to visit another prison. Although a jail may not be everyone’s idea of a place to ?nd a date, Wendy soon falls in love with a man, a country, and its people and risks everything she has to clear his name.
Avoiding Prison and Other Noble Vacation Goals is a bumpy and hilarious ride in which Wendy discovers that a successful vacation—much like that elusive thing, happiness—can be found in some of the most unlikely places imaginable.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - Othemts - LibraryThing
This book has the unfortunate problem of being almost funny which is worse than not being funny at all. It's good thing that the book is short since it's hard to deal with Dale's whining ... Read full review
Review: Avoiding Prison and Other Noble Vacation Goals: Adventures in Love and DangerUser Review - Katie Holmgren - Goodreads
I enjoyed this book until about half-way through. It was entirely too drawn out and sometime felt humorous and other times like she was struggling to show some genuine emotion. It took me a long time to get through the last third of the book,..would have rated the first half much higher. Read full review