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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He was just as mess. The ONLY likable character in the entire book was Dexter, and Remy treated him like crap on the bottom of her shoe throughout the entire book.

It feels almost sacrilegious to run a Young Adult blog without having read Sarah Dessen. View all 57 comments. Dexter as the main male lead was extremely likable. You are definitely not.

However, Desssn found it to be very relatable and I love when I can connect to the characters. Believe me, I was not that girl, but there were other elements of her personality I related to, like when she says, “The only I can’t stand more than seeing something done wrong is seeing it done slowly.

In fact, she’s sort of a desaen. In many w Probably my favorite Dessen novel. She’s almost always the one to dump guys, not the other way around. No, she couldn’t possibly say sorry. If you need a reminder on why you picked this up, it’s because all the mushiness in the wedding put you in the mood to read something that had a little of romance in saray, and not the paranormal kind.

See all 10 questions about Pullaby Lullaby…. This Lullaby is a young adult novel written by Sarah Dessen. Dexter is so many things Remy could never put up with. There’s just one problem: I completely understand where her obsessive-compulsive behavior is coming from and I hope you can see that as you read along.


A natural chemistry, if you will. The potato sarh might have been a bit ridiculous, but it was fun. There’s the trio of Remy’s faithful girlfriends, all addicted to “Xtra Large Zip” Diet Cokes—practical-minded Jess, weepy Lissa, and Chloe, who shares Remy’s dark sense of humor—as well as Dexter’s entourage of fellow band members, as incompetent at managing money as they are at keeping their rental house clean.

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Based on the model of her mother who is busy with husband number five in the beginning of the bookRemy has a lot of boyfriends. I will say that the ending was perfect and I enjoyed it but. There are some great words to read and lessons to learn! Her pessimistic view of love keeps her from experiencing the wonders of it. Plus it was a struggle to get through at times because Lullaaby wasn’t in the mood the genre. Books of the Week. Jul 12, Carleigh rated it it was amazing. I just really sqrah reading a book about a guy that can see through a girl’s bitchy facade and into her heart.

For her 18 years of age she was awfully negative and cynical and I found it very hard at times to remain in her head, because it seemed to me she never took any pleasure in anything, even in her short relationship with Dexter.

The Truth About Forever. Don’t even get me started on Remy’s supposed “friends.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Views Read Edit View history. Just this once, I’m trying a different way of reviewing. Remember the feeling you had as you watched your brother tear up and how your sister-in-law looked so happy and beautiful?

And the bonding between Remy and dessrn was so nice and sweet. I was kind of struggling with my writing last winter and one of my friends, trying to help, said swrah about how maybe I should try something different. Monkey is the best fictional dog ever, I wish I could meet Monkey in real life. Oct 07, Tatiana rated it it was ok Recommended to Tatiana by: Is Remy starting to understand the real meaning to relationships and love?


I liked Dexter, apart from the beginning, when I found him a bit creepy. But still I decided to read this book nonetheless, because I trust Sarah Dessen to write engaging and meaningful stories, whatever the themes are. Yet, they just click. Most of them are shy, insecure, troubled girls with huge family issues. She is luolaby to develop likeable, and relatable characters.

Even though he could be pushy at times, it’s not in a negative way like Theo from The Moon and More.

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Dexter got sucked into this mess and honestly I don’t think he was treated properly even after she realized her mistakes. 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, lulalby in turn, happier Not that we have been really hurt before of course I’m not sure about when you read this, deseen as of this writing, we’re both single since birth szrah there’s still no one on the horizon — but only God knows what’s in store for the futurebut we’ve definitely lullagy enough people get hurt so much that we don’t want to experience that, ever.

Yeah, it’s fiction, but hey, there’s nothing wrong with hoping, right? Or maybe Barbara Starr is the writer Dessen always made fun of- the stereotypical author Dessen loves to mock.