This Lullaby

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Penguin, Mar 8, 2004 - Juvenile Fiction - 368 pages
1598 Reviews
A New York Times bestseller

She’s got it all figured out.

Or does she? When it comes to relationships, Remy’s got a whole set of rules.

Never get too serious. Never let him break your heart. And never, ever date a musician.

But then Remy meets Dexter, and the rules don’t seem to apply anymore.

Could it be that she’s starting to understand what all those love songs are about?

“Remy and Dexter jump off the pages into the hearts of readers, who will wish for a romance like this of their own.” —Booklist

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Really sweet love story! - Goodreads
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User Review  - Jess - Goodreads

A very compelling story about love, desire, and control. A much better alternative to chick lit because it goes much deeper. A great read for girls/women. Read full review

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User Review  - Lori Higginbotham - Goodreads

One of my favorite books of all time. I read it the first time when I was ... maybe a sophomore in high school? I re-read it every summer for years, and it's still the book I pick up when I'm feeling down/sad/overwhelmed with life. I named my cat Remy. Read full review

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Chapter Three
Chapter Five
Chapter Seven
Chapter Nine
Chapter Eleven
Chapter Twelve
Chapter Thirteen
Chapter Fourteen
Chapter Fifteen
Chapter Seventeen

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About the author (2004)

Sarah Dessen is one of the most popular writers for young adults. She is the #1 New York Times bestselling author of many novels, which have received numerous awards and rave reviews, and have sold more than seven million copies. She lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, with her husband, Jay, and their daughter, Sasha Clementine. Visit her online at