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    • Once and for All

    • By: Sarah Dessen
    • Narrated by: Karissa Vacker
    • Length: 10 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 296
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 270

    Is it really better to have loved and lost? Louna's summer job is to help brides plan their perfect days, even though she stopped believing in happily ever after when her first love ended tragically. But charming girl-magnet Ambrose isn't about to be discouraged now that he's met the one he really wants. Maybe Louna's second chance is standing right in front of her.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A classic Dessen novel

    • By lyss on 06-10-17

    Regular price: $42.00

    • Saint Anything

    • By: Sarah Dessen
    • Narrated by: Taylor Meskimen
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 418
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 365
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 369

    Peyton, Sydney's charismatic older brother, has always been the star of the family, receiving the lion's share of their parents' attention and - lately - concern. When Peyton's increasingly reckless behavior culminates in an accident, a drunk driving conviction, and a jail sentence, Sydney is cast adrift, searching for her place in the family and the world. ?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not my favorite.

    • By Emily on 05-25-15

    Regular price: $38.50

    • Along for the Ride

    • By: Sarah Dessen
    • Narrated by: Rachel Botchan
    • Length: 12 hrs and 46 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 294
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 174
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 179

    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 world of girls: their talk, their friendship, their crushes. She missed out on all that, too busy being the perfect daughter to her demanding mother. Then she meets Eli, an intriguing loner and a fellow insomniac.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Not a romance story

    • By Julie on 03-08-12

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Just Listen

    • By: Sarah Dessen
    • Narrated by: Jennifer Ikeda
    • Length: 11 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 262
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 207
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 210

    Sara Dessen delivers the bittersweet story of a dissatisfied model and the offbeat guy who teaches her that only truth can set her free. As her beautiful, self-assured image flashes across the TV screen, Annabel Greene is the ideal 17-year-old girl. But the glitter of her commercials is a far cry from Annabel is a social outcast. Can music-obsessed Owen with his commitment to truth convince Annabel to reveal a dark secret and bravely confront reality?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Amazing book.

    • By Karly on 04-13-16

    Regular price: $32.87

    • That Summer

    • By: Sarah Dessen
    • Narrated by: Mia Barron
    • Length: 4 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 45
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 39

    For fifteen-year-old Haven, life is changing too quickly. She's nearly six feet tall, her father is getting remarried, and her sister - the always perfect Ashley - is planning a wedding of her own. Haven wishes things could just go back to the way they were. Then an old boyfriend of Ashley's reenters the picture, and through him, Haven sees the past for what it really was, and comes to grips with the future.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • funny to read I. the summer in competition to argu

    • By kevin hurych on 11-03-17

    Regular price: $21.00

    • What Happened to Goodbye

    • By: Sarah Dessen
    • Narrated by: Meredith Hagner
    • Length: 10 hrs and 8 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 178
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 131
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 136

    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 place gives her a chance to try out a new persona: from cheerleader to drama diva. But now, for the first time, Mclean discovers a desire to stay in one place and just be herself - whoever that is. Perhaps her neighbor Dave, an academic superstar trying to be just a regular guy, can help her find out.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Be Prepared for a Great Book!

    • By Melodi on 12-03-12

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Truth About Forever

    • By: Sarah Dessen
    • Narrated by: Stina Nielsen
    • Length: 12 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 341
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 231
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 232

    In The Truth About Forever, Dessen depicts a young woman coming to terms with the tragic death of her father. Macy Queen likes order and control, that's the only way she can keep her grief from consuming her. But a summer spent working with a boy named Wes slowly begins to thaw the ice that's been surrounding Macy's heart. Wes teaches her that forever isn't always about goodbyes and love doesn't always have to hurt.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Sarah's Best

    • By Lisa on 09-13-06

    Regular price: $29.95

    • Someone Like You

    • By: Sarah Dessen
    • Narrated by: Katharine Powell
    • Length: 6 hrs and 38 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 70
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 47
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 47

    Halley and Scarlett have been best friends for years, sharing secrets, clothes, and crushes. People know Scarlett as the popular, flamboyant one; Halley's just her quiet sidekick. Then, at the beginning of their junior year, the balance shifts. First, Scarlett's boyfriend Michael is killed in a freak accident; soon afterward, she learns that she is carrying his baby. She needs Halley now.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Huh

    • By Amazon Customer on 06-02-15

    Regular price: $21.27

    • Dreamland

    • By: Sarah Dessen
    • Narrated by: Elizabeth Morton
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 79
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 66
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 65

    Caitlin can't afford to leave this dreamland, this half-sleeping state where everything and everyone can be kept at arm's length. Because then she'd have to face the ugly truth about her relationship with Rogerson: magnetic, fascinating--and very dangerous--Rogerson. What is it about Rogerson Biscoe...and why can't she leave him?

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • narrarator very bland

    • By Dani on 02-25-16

    Regular price: $32.20

    • This Lullaby

    • By: Sarah Dessen
    • Narrated by: Ali Ahn
    • Length: 10 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 151
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 123
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 119

    Remy always knows the perfect time to give a boyfriend "The Speech" telling him it's over - after the initial romantic whirl, but before the reality of an actual relationship hits. Her friends tease that her boyfriend tally is nearing the triple digit mark, but she's a girl who knows just how to avoid any messy emotional entanglement. After all, she's had the example of her five-times-married mother to show her what not to do.So what, then, is it about Dexter that makes it so hard for her to follow her own rules?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I couldn't stop listening

    • By Kathryn on 10-14-12

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Keeping the Moon

    • By: Sarah Dessen
    • Narrated by: Stina Nielsen
    • Length: 6 hrs and 34 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 58
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 40
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 40

    While her mother, aerobics queen Kiki Sparks, spends the summer touring Europe, 15-year-old Colie Sparks is stuck in sleepy Colby, North Carolina. But she's not complaining. For one thing, her Aunt Mira is a sweet, laid-back eccentric; for another, no one knows that back home in Charlotte Colie is seen as a formerly-fat "golf-course slut," the school scapegoat. Then, by fate or by accident, Colie lands a waitressing job, where she meets Morgan and Isabel.

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • Incomplete

    • By Jennifer on 07-18-11

    Regular price: $41.93

    • Lock and Key

    • By: Sarah Dessen
    • Narrated by: Rebecca Soler
    • Length: 11 hrs and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 142
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 106
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 105

    Best-selling author Sarah Dessen explores the heart of a gutsy, complex girl dealing with unforeseen circumstances and learning to trust again.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • GREAT book

    • By Elizabeth on 05-16-11

    Regular price: $35.00

    • The Moon and More

    • By: Sarah Dessen
    • Narrated by: Allie Gallerani
    • Length: 11 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 115
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 101
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 101

    Luke is the perfect boyfriend. He and Emaline have been together all through high school in Colby, the beach town where they both grew up. Enter Theo, a super-ambitious outsider. Theo's sophisticated, exciting, and, best of all, he thinks Emaline is much too smart for Colby. Emaline's mostly-absentee father, too, thinks Emaline should have a bigger life, and he's convinced that an Ivy League education is the only route to realizing her potential. Emaline wants the moon and more, but how can she balance where she comes from with where she's going?

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • dissappointed since its sarah dessen

    • By Doha on 10-15-13

    Regular price: $35.00

    • Saint Anything

    • By: Sarah Dessen
    • Narrated by: Taylor Meskimen
    • Length: 12 hrs and 41 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
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    Peyton, Sydney's charismatic older brother, has always been the star of the family, receiving the lion's share of their parents' attention and - lately - concern. When Peyton's increasingly reckless behavior culminates in an accident, a drunk driving conviction and a jail sentence, Sydney is cast adrift, searching for her place in the family and the world. When everyone else is so worried about Peyton, is she the only one concerned about the victim of the accident?

    Regular price: $24.78