On New Year's Day, Alice Davis goes for a run. Her first ever. It's painful and embarrassing, but so was getting denied by the only college she cares about. Alice knows she has to stop sitting around and complaining to her best friend, Jenni, and her pet rat, Walter, about what a loser she is. But what she doesn't know is that by taking those first steps out the door, she is setting off down a road filled with new challenges—including vicious side stitches, chafing in unmentionable places, and race-paced first love—and strengthening herself to endure when the going suddenly gets tougher than she ever imagined, in On the Road to Find Out.
What People Are Saying
“Challenging, upbeat, poignant, funny, and just . . . so cool. I wish I hadn't read this story of running-as-life so I'd still have it to look forward to.”
―Jacquelyn Mitchard, author of The Deep End of the Ocean
“Rachel Toor has never been afraid of blazing her own trail, and in On the Road to Find Out she does just that. Fresh and imaginative, it hooked me from the first page. Readers of any age, runner or not, are sure to find this book both inspiring and endearing.”
―Dean Karnazes, endurance athlete and New York Times bestselling author
“On the Road to Find Out is entertaining, surprising, and inspiring. I loved spending time inside Alice's bizarre and charming brain. I am definitely not a runner. But reading this book somehow made me feel like, ‘I could do that!' which is how I know it is a very convincing work of fiction.”
―Leila Sales, author of This Song Will Save Your Life