Along for the Ride

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Penguin, Jun 16, 2009 - Young Adult Fiction - 432 pages
134 Reviews
New York Times bestseller

Up all night.

Nights have always been Auden’s time, her chance to escape everything that’s going on around her.
Then she meets Eli, a fellow insomniac, and he becomes her nocturnal tour guide.
Now, with an endless supply of summer nights between them, almost anything can happen. . . .
“As with all Dessen’s books, [this] is a must-have” —VOYA, starred review
Also by Sarah Dessen:
Just Listen
Keeping the Moon
Lock and Key
The Moon and More
Someone Like You
That Summer
This Lullaby
The Truth About Forever
What Happened to Goodbye

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User Review  - stephanie.dicesare.7 - LibraryThing

Wow, this is my 3rd Sarah Dessen book I've read and I love it! It is the best book from her! I definitely recommend reading this book! It is perfect to read in the summer! Read full review

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One of my all time favorite books was 'this lullaby' by Sarah Dessen. It had been a few years since I read anything by her, so I was ready to put my toe back into the Dessen pool to see what I had ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

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.
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