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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Apr 14, Lola rated it really liked it Shelves: We see her, we hear her I kind of feel tired after finishing this. His tenacity was so cute that even thru so many eye balls rolling he still managed to get through my heart.

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She knows exactly what she wants, is independent, has a temper and always says what’s on her mind. I don’t know, I just didn’t like this book. Diet Coke comes up quite a bit. Even though she turned him down for a while and was usually icy and sort of mean towards him. Not that there’s anything wrong with being Type A. Just like that, I could see her.

View all 9 comments. There you have it. The book in general was a perfect blend of laughter and tears; most scenes had me in one or the other. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. I don’t really understand it either, but I know we know lullby people who are like that. Published March 8th by Speak first published May 27th It was all very dramatic — and very high school. After all, deessen learned all there is to know from her mother, who’s currently working on husband number five.

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 thro To truly live life is to always make risks.


And, sarxh she’s that cynical why is she constantly in relationships?

If you want some specifics, this book in particular includes scenes with parties and drinking. This book had a decent amount of faults. Her brother becomes engaged to his girfriend, and Remy and her mother discover that husband number five has been cheating.

So that, in one sentence, is how my publisher sums up This Lullaby, my new novel.

If you need satah 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 it, and not the paranormal kind. The song, called “This Lullaby,” became extremely popular, but he died soon after its release. This book definitely surprised me.

Remember all the love in the air as everyone celebrated their blessed union? There are few things I can tell you about this book. This review appears on Young Adult Anonymous. Original post at One More Page Note: Remy dates the perfect guy, but she finds herself always thinking about Dexter. Not even after she falsely accused him at the end.

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. If you haven’t read This Lullaby yet, stop what you’re doing right now and freaking read it!!

She slowly finds herself falling for him.

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Remy has to be the one who takes the last step if she wants to change herself. This will most likely not stop me from picking up yet another Dessen book in the future. Please edit the article to focus on discussing the work rather than merely reiterating the sarahh. This is definitely one of my all-time favorite summer books. What if their relationship means something sarha than just summer fling? Why is she THAT salty and dismissive of her father if she never met him?


May 12, Jennifer Wardrip rated it it was amazing Shelves: Dexter got sucked into this mess and honestly I don’t think he was treated properly even after she realized her mistakes.

Views Read Edit View history. This may get a bit personal, saraj I hope you’ll ride it out with me — I just really need to try this out.

It should be expanded to provide more balanced coverage that includes real-world context. When he overhears her saying that she only wants him to be a summer fling, they break up. This isn’t my favorite Dessen, but I see why people love it so much.

This Lullaby – Sarah Dessen

Maybe I would have understood her better if her personality was explored more thoroughly: It’s like a big pie chart, and the love in a relationship has to be the biggest piece. True, Remy has much more experience than us, but we both handle our hearts in the same way: But remember your brother’s wedding?

Sure, the break-up-then-quick-make-up was alive and kicking, but deesen it simply worked better here because I was already smitten with the love story, or I’m just becoming immune to Dessen’s signature moves. Yeah, that enraged me. Remy had a famous song written for her by her father, who she never knew.