#GoGirlReads: “Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail” by Cheryl Strayed

by Melinda Clemmer

So many Go Girls love books that we decided to ask them what they wanted to read in February and March for #GoGirlReads. The Go Girls of Portland enthusiastically chose Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed, a book that has gained great acclaim.

The book also happens to be portrayed in film on the big screen RIGHT NOW. So whether you’re the kind of gal who likes to see the movie first and then read the book or a lady who dives into the text first, get yourself a copy of Wild, and read with us!

Our February/March Book:

Wild: From Lost to Found on the Pacific Crest Trail by Cheryl Strayed

#gogirlreadsFrom Amazon.com:

“At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years later, with nothing more to lose, she made the most impulsive decision of her life. With no experience or training, driven only by blind will, she would hike more than a thousand miles of the Pacific Crest Trail from the Mojave Desert through California and Oregon to Washington State—and she would do it alone. Told with suspense and style, sparkling with warmth and humor, Wild powerfully captures the terrors and pleasures of one young woman forging ahead against all odds on a journey that maddened, strengthened, and ultimately healed her.”

Support Go Girl Travel Network by purchasing Wild from Amazon.com here.

Here’s how it works:

Monday, February 2: Book is introduced. Let’s start reading!

Wednesday, March 18: Virtual book club meets to discuss the book at 12 PM Eastern time on Twitter using hashtag #gogirlreads.

Throughout March: Go Girls discuss the book in person in their local chapters.

Beginning of April: Announcement of our next book!


Here’s a list of our local book club meetings in Go Girl chapters around the world. We’ll keep this updated as new chapters add meeting dates:

Portland, OR: Thursday, March 12th @ 5 pm
Chicago, IL: 
Saturday, March 14th @ 11 am
New York, NY: 
Thursday, March 19th @ 6:30 pm
Tucson, AZ: Sunday, March 22nd @ 2 pm
Seattle,WA: Saturday, April 4th @ 1 pm

Sponsors: Get Go Girls around the world to read your book

Are you an author or publisher? Our Go Girls are looking for interesting and inspiring books to read about travel, particularly women in travel. If you have a great book that you’d love to share with our community, consider sponsoring a #GoGirlReads book session. Visit our partnerships page for more information!

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