Sarah Dessen is the author of thirteen novels, which include the New York Times bestsellers The Moon and More, What Happened to Goodbye, Along for the. As Dessen’s body of work expands, her novels deepen. With its deceptively simple summer romance plot, this book documents adolescent life with perception. From the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of Once and for All She’s got it all figured out. Or does she? When.

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Remy has been through a lot in h Rating: I hope that dessdn both find an ending similar to Remy’s in This Lullaby. It throws off the scales so that things that should weigh heavily don’t seem to. The way their friendship works is really nice and they all have a good understanding about each other. She’ll just have to kiss him, because he’s not worhty of an apology.

But at some point, a straight road has to reach a curve and sadah does Remy when her path crosses with that of the imperfect, awkward, easy-going, positive-thinking Dexter.

If you haven’t read This Lullaby yet, stop what you’re doing right now and freaking read it!! Every single characterhowever, no matter how minor their role might be, influences Remy in one way or another, and so in turn, they influenced me as well.

I have no idea that something as simple as forks and spoons can be a really romantic thing in a book. She does it with her original story, told in Remy’s unique voice. In This Lullaby, Remy has very strict rules about relationships. D “This Lullaby is only a few words, a simple run of chords, quiet here in this spare room, but you can hear it, hear it, wherever you may go, even if Desseen let you down, this lullaby plays on Discover what to read next.


Let’s state the most luplaby Two months, two months, sarqh still longer than any relationship I’ve been in. And then, slowly, the smile I knew and dreaded crept across his face.

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Remy wouldn’t lower herself to apologize to him. To think that after all this time the lesson I took still applies to my life, I constantly remind myself to stop controlling my actions so much, my thoughts, to try and stop analyzing every outcome possible to an obsessive degree, and to be a bit more free from my own mental structures, and in turn, happier Even Dexter takes time to warm up to her.

But Remy has her own reasons, of course. I don’t know, I just didn’t like this book.

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In a sense, this can be correct. I really like it that what starts the relationship is always offer of kindness and friendship. He listens to everything you have to say and is honest with you.

To Remy, the main character in the story, her lack of faith in relationships and love is reasonably based on her own personal experiences, on what she has witnessed all through her life. Retrieved from ” https: But then I read This Lullaby in one day and I felt like a total idiot for not reading it sooner.

He’s in a band, you guys. Lists with This Book. But let’s assume that you won’t do any of the two things I said above and you will eventually read this again, with a surprised smile on your face. Apr 21, Henz rated it really liked it Shelves: That’s how it gets you. The story follows Remy.

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Kerry Winfrey Dessej 16, Books by Sarah Dessen. I just adore this wonderful book. Just like that, I could see her. It was a light and fun read, with an easy to read writing style.


And who can forget about the cast and customers of Joie’s? I still liked this book, but the main reason I loved some of the other Sarah Dessen books was that I found them really relatable. Language was a bit of a problem as well, but upon reading more and more Sarah Dessen, it seems that she has no problem with adding words here and there.

We see her, we hear her but Remy begins to date another guy, but she finds herself always thinking about Dexter. I like teen novels that don’t focus on a central romance at the expense of everything else. Even though I read it slowly and I wasn’t really in the mood for it, I still enjoyed it a lot once I got into it.

This is not a story about a girl meeting a guy, falling in love, and changing for him. Views Read Edit View history.

Remy appeared a little harder to understand and appreciate. I really liked his personality and he was so different. Remy has been through a lot in her life, but she’s lucky enough to have friends that can get through her thick, stubborn skull and call her out. Dessrn love Sarah Dessen. There were so many scenes that made me laugh out loud, and I have more than 50 quotes from this book highlighted on my kindle.

I will say that the ending was perfect and I enjoyed it but. The progress in the relationship between the main characters is very subtle. But to a cynic, everything has measures, standards and requirements.

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