The Truth About Forever

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Penguin, Apr 6, 2006 - Young Adult Fiction - 400 pages
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From the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of Once and for All
 
Expect the unexpected.
 
Macy’s got her whole summer carefully planned.
 
But her plans didn’t include a job at Wish Catering. And they certainly didn’t include Wes.
 
But Macy soon discovers that the things you expect least are sometimes the things you need most.
 
“Dessen gracefully balances comedy with tragedy and introduces a complex heroine worth getting to know.” —Publishers Weekly
 
Sarah Dessen is the winner of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for her contributions to YA literature, as well as the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award.
 
Books by Sarah Dessen:
That Summer
Someone Like You
Keeping the Moon
Dreamland
This Lullaby
The Truth About Forever 
Just Listen
Lock and Key
Along for the Ride
What Happened to Goodbye
The Moon and More
Saint Anything

Once and for All
 

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User Review  - harleyqgrayson02 - LibraryThing

I really enjoyed this book. I believe that the character, Macy is like most teens. Trying to be perfect for their parents. I love the point in the book where she finds herself and finally understands that she doesn't have to be perfect. Read full review

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User Review  - Mirandalg14 - LibraryThing

I've found that I've enjoyed her books that I have read, and this is no exception. This is a good book about learning how to deal with grief and moving on with life. Read full review

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Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Section 4
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Section 5
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Section 6
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Section 7
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Section 8
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Section 14
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Section 15
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Section 16
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Section 17
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Section 18
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Section 19
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Section 20
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Section 21
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Section 9
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Section 10
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Section 11
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Section 12
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Section 13
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Section 22
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Section 23
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Section 24
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About the author (2006)

Sarah Dessen is the author of thirteen novels, which include the New York Times bestsellers The Moon and MoreWhat Happened to GoodbyeAlong for the RideLock and KeyJust ListenThe Truth About Forever, and This Lullaby. Her first two books, That Summer and Someone Like You, were made into the movie How to Deal
 
Dessen’s books are frequently chosen for the Teens’ Top Ten list and the list of Best Fiction for Young Adults. They have been translated into twenty-five languages. Sarah Dessen is the recipient of the 2017 Margaret A. Edwards Award from the Young Adult division of the American Library Association.
 
Sarah Dessen graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with highest honors in creative writing. She lives in Chapel Hill with her husband, Jay, and their daughter, Sasha Clementine.
 
Visit Sarah at sarahdessen.com.

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