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Sarah Dessen

Full Name: Sarah Dessen
Gender: Female
Hometown: Evanston, Illinois
Born: 1970-06-06
Number of Works: 18
Sarah Dessen is an American writer who lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Sarah Dessen grew up in Chapel Hill, North Carolina and attended UNC-Chapel Hill, graduating with highest honors in Creative Writing. She is the author of several novels, including Someone Like You, Just Listen and Along for the Ride. A motion picture based on her first two books, entitled How to Deal, was released in 2003. Her tenth novel,What Happened to Goodbye, will be published in May 2011.

ISBN: 0142406252, 9780142406250
Keywords: forever, truth
Pages: 374
Published: 2004
  • Rating: 80%

Sixteen-year-old Macy Queen is looking forward to a long, boring summer. Her boyfriend is going away. She's stuck with a dull-as-dishwater job at the library. And she'll spend all of her free time studying for the SATs or grieving silently with her mother over her father's recent unexpec
ISBN: 0670061050, 9780670061051
Keywords: listen
Pages: 384
Published: 2006
  • Rating: 80%

Last year, Annabel was "the girl who has everything"--at least that's the part she played in the television commercial for Kopf's Department Store.This year, she's the girl who has nothing: no best friend because mean-but-exciting Sophie dropped her, no peace at home since her older siste
ISBN: 0142501557, 9780142501559
Keywords: lullaby
Pages: 345
Published: 2002
  • Rating: 80%

When it comes to relationships, Remy doesn't mess around. After all, she's learned all there is to know from her mother, who's currently working on husband number five. But there's something about Dexter that seems to defy all of Remy's rules. He certainly doesn't seem like Mr. Right. For some reas
ISBN: 067001088X, 9780670010882
Keywords: key, lock
Pages: 422
Published: 2008
  • Rating: 80%

Ruby, where is your mother? Ruby knows that the game is up. For the past few months, she's been on her own in the yellow house, managing somehow, knowing that her mother will probably never return. That's how she comes to live with Cora, the sister she hasn't seen in ten years, and Cora's husband J
ISBN: 0670011940, 9780670011940
Keywords: ride
Pages: 383
Published: 2009
  • Rating: 80%

It's been so long since Auden slept at night. Ever since her parents' divorce--or since the fighting started. Now she has the chance to spend a carefree summer with her dad and his new family in the charming beach town where they live. A job in a clothes boutique introduces Auden to the
ISBN: 0142401773, 9780142401774
Keywords: someone
Pages: 281
Published: 1998
  • Rating: 80%

Halley has always followed in the wake of her best friend, Scarlett. But when Scarlett learns that her boyfriend has been killed in a motorcycle accident, and that she's carrying his baby, she's devastated. For the first time ever, Scarlett really needs Halley. Their friendship may bend under t
ISBN: 0142401757, 9780142401750
Keywords: dreamland
Pages: 250
Published: 2000
  • Rating: 80%

Rogerson Biscoe, with his green eyes and dark curly hair, is absolutely seductive. Before long, sixteen-year-old Caitlin finds herself under his spell. And when he starts to abuse her, she finds she's in too deep to get herself out...
ISBN: 0142401765, 9780142401767
Keywords: keeping
Pages: 228
Published: 1999
  • Rating: 80%

Colie expects the worst when she's sent to spend the summer with her eccentric aunt Mira while her mother, queen of the television infomercial, tours Europe. Always an outcast -- first for being fat and then for being "easy" -- Colie has no friends at home and doesn't expect to find a
ISBN: 0670061107, 9780670061105
Keywords: summer
Pages: 240
Published: 1996
  • Rating: 60%

ISBN: 0670012947, 9780670012947
Keywords: goodbye, happened
Pages: 402
Published: 2011
  • Rating: 80%

Who is the real McLean? Since her parents' bitter divorce, McLean and her dad, a restaurant consultant, have been on the move-four towns in two years. Estranged from her mother and her mother's new family, McLean has followed her dad in leaving the unhappy past behind. And each new pl