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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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You should start on this one because it might be my second favorite book by her.

Apr 14, Lola rated it really liked it Shelves: There are little twists here and there that carry the book toward the end. I expected Dessen to be light and fluffy. Language was a bit of a problem as well, but upon lullay more and more Sarah Dessen, it seems that she has no problem with adding words here and there. However, the scenes are handled tastefully. Or are there a couple elements that do? But we all have a way of thinking, we all have a way of relating, a way we have adopted dessenn experiences, from people we have met, from parents, since desesn childhood, and some of these schemes that we operate under sometimes prevent us from enjoying different ways of relating with other people.

Maybe somewhere there was a ripple, a bit of a jump, some small shift in the universe, barely noticeable. Eventually, they start dating and she is surprised by how open and honest and caring he is.

That girl is more like an enemy than a friend. After all of the disappointment from her parents, she has taught herself to avoid love at all costs. I wish there was more! She slowly finds herself falling for him. His charm and all around adorable-ness made me want to reach into the story and pull him out. I did not care for the main character, she didn’t seem to learn from her mistakes and the way she used guys in her relationships, only staying with them until she thought things were getting to serious and then unmercifully dumping them for the next guy, only made me dislike her more.


Luckily, Remy has her friends, who support her in her decision to keep things between her and guys light. Her mother is getting married for the fifth time that summer. I loved it so much! What if their relationship means something more than just summer fling? Meanwhile, her brother is getting engaged, her mother’s new husband is cheating with his secretary, and her friends are all having problems of their own. I would recommend you to read This Lullaby during summer time because then you can also experience the humid, hot summer nights when Remy and Dexter fall with each other.

Preview — This Lullaby by Sarah Dessen. Open Preview See a Problem? It couldn’t have been more obvious had she come right out and said it. I mean, talk about a dream career.

Plus, this books was SO predictable. Her pessimistic view of love keeps her from experiencing the wonders of it.

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That we were, in fact, meant to be together. Everyone thinks that’s what will happen. The above sentence is much, much better. Quotes from This Lullaby. I’m sorry, I know I was supposed to feel so bad for Remy, but really??

In Sarah’s Words

I like teen novels that don’t focus on a central romance at the expense of everything else. If in case you haven’t found our Dexter yet when you read this letter sometime in the future, I hope that we will find him sometime soon. I just think that you have to protect yourself 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.


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I know it’s chic to be geek right now, but I love that Remy, the main character, drinks, smokes, cusses and has sex. Despite her resolve not to, she becomes involved with him and finds herself slowly moving towards love. In This Dessenn, Remy has very strict rules about relationships.

Original post at One More Page Note: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Lullabby and Privacy Policy. And then, slowly, the smile I knew and dreaded crept across his face.

Or, it you have read a Sarah Dessen book, I highly recommend you pick this book up, it’s hilarious. Remy and Dexter are both likeable characters, with flaws, they are not perfect, in fact they are far from it.

This Lullaby

Why is desaen the way she is? 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 I let you down, this lullaby plays on Suffice to say, I liked this book more the second time around.

But there’s something about Dexter that seems to defy all of Remy’s rules.