Welcome to the official website of Elizabeth Barlo.

Elizabeth's debut Young Adult novel, Ruth 66is a funny, heartwarming coming of age story about a music-mad teenager who is forced to babysit his crazy grandmother on a road trip down Route 66 that will change his life forever. 

Reviews of Ruth 66

"... Ruth 66 is an enjoyable, offbeat road trip filled with an appropriate amount of quirkiness."
- Liz Winn, Village Book Review, 4 stars

"This book was so good, I couldn't put it down after I started it . . . [Elizabeth Barlo's] writing style kept me hooked from page one."
- Suleyma, member, 5 stars

"I really enjoyed the book, from the rich characters, to the musical references, to the road trip mishaps . . . I related to it on so many levels."
- Susan, member, 4 stars


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Ruth 66 Official Cover

Also available as an e-Book from, the Apple iBooks store, Barnes & Noble and other online book retailers. Available as a paperback edition from and for $19.99*.  

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