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Lock and Key
Lock and Key | Sarah Dessen
ANew York TimesbestsellerUnlock your heart and the rest will follow.Ruby is used to taking care of herself.But now that shes living with her sister, shes got her own room, shes going to a good school, and her future looks bright.Plus theres the adorable boy next door.Can Ruby learn to open her heart and let him in?All the Dessen trademarks here Publishers Weekly, starred reviewAlso by Sarah Dessen:Along for the RideDreamlandJust ListenKeeping the MoonThe Moon and MoreSomeone Like YouThat SummerThis LullabyThe Truth About ForeverWhat Happened to Goodbye
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chlolovesbooks
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JoScho
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Book: Tagged
Song: Key to My Heart by Jessica Jarrell
Movie: Honestly it makes me think of the episode of Friends when Ross gives his key to Mona and then changes the locks. It also reminds me of the episode of Friends when Phoebe and Mike exchange keys and Joeys like, isn‘t it amazing these little things open doors! 😂

#manicmonday

JoScho 💜🔑💜 5mo
LokiDokey I love friends and that episode is hilarious. 🤣 5mo
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BacklistReader
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It took a while to get everything back but I finally have official keys and everything for the apartment. Feels good. Now if only I could get my work transfer to go through we‘d be all set.....

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Chasing_Pages
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Finally getting back into reading! Mostly just YA will hold my interest for the moment and not make me too sleepy. Having my cuddle bug helps too! 😻#currentlyreading #catsoflitsy

Hollie 😻😻 6mo
Kshakal Such a pretty kitty!! 6mo
Texreader ❤️❤️❤️😘 6mo
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Christinak
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Cinfhen Great photo!!! And YA certainly fits the prompt😜 7mo
Mdargusch I 💗 this photo! 7mo
Reviewsbylola I used to read Sarah Dessen a lot! 7mo
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I started out not liking Ruby, the same way I didn‘t like Remy, although her conflicting relationship with her mother struck a chord with me. Ruby‘s growth and changes throughout the story, along with her finding the definition of family, makes this a wonderful read. It is a little cheesy, reading like a classic 90‘s movie, but still enjoyable.
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#dessennewyear

PagesByTheWater Other Dessen Character mentions in this book: Remy‘s mother Barbra Starr, Owen and Mallory Armstrong. I believe there are others mentioned but I‘m missing two books from my collection so I can‘t piece them together yet. 10mo
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PagesByTheWater
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One thing I really love about Dessen‘s books is that you can find out what happened to other characters in her previous books. Like how Scarlett becomes a manager at the Jump Java and her, how Annabel gets her own time slot (because Owens timeslot is on Sunday at 7am and Ruby and Nate are driving to school on weekday). You even learn about Rogerson (still selling pot and no longer living with his parents).
#dessennewyear

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Continuing #DessenNewYear with my hardback books. Maybe next Dessen Read Through I‘ll go by publication dates since some charcaters from previous books do make appearances in others.
#bookstack #tbr

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#quotsyjan19 @TK-421
Prompt: Accept

"It's okay to accept things from people. It doesn't make you weak." From Lock and Key by Sarah Dessen.

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Bostonmomx2
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I finished this last night and it was another hit for me from Sarah Dessen. She‘s definitely among my top 3 YA authors. This one is older, came out in ‘08, and I felt could have been a little bit “more” but overall I loved it.

BookHoarder32 I adore Dessen 👍 1y
Bostonmomx2 @BookHoarder32 I‘m so happy I still have several of hers left to read! 1y
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Bostonmomx2
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I started all 3 of these yesterday. I‘m generally not a multi book reader so was feeling a little scattered. The Dirt is a reread and I might be old enough now that their shenanigans just strike me as....gross lol. HP is so dang huge that I‘m just going to tackle bits and pieces here and there. I foresee a TON of reading time this week as I can‘t leave my dog alone and he needs a fair amount of “watching.”

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IheartYA
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Next up....

IheartYA @Purrfectpages Please readd to your stack. I had it tagged as untitled but I just corrected it. 😊 2y
Purrfectpages @IheartYA it‘s still showing up as tagged, but thank you for the heads up. Hope the book is a good one. I enjoy a good Dessen! 2y
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Jas16
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I think pink may be the least represented color on my shelves. #pinkredandwhite #riotgrams

Robothugs Hey! Thank you so much for the Valentine‘s Day card! 😊 2y
Jas16 @Robothugs Glad it arrived and hope you have a wonderful day! 2y
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Laughterhp
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#ThisRemindsMeOf - 🗝

I love this book and Sarah Dessen! That is all.

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hes7
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One of my favorite Dessen novels. 🔑 #EmojiNov

[DELETED] 206653737 I picked the same! 2y
hes7 @bookish22 Good thinking! 😉 2y
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libellule.reader
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I really liked the book and I enjoyed reading it. I liked the characters, specially how they developed, like Ruby and I loved the way there were so many details that made the story special.
I loved Jamie and Nate, and Ruby was a nice lead character.
It's the biggest of Sarah's book I've read but it was totally worth it.

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libellule.reader
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It's never something huge that changes everything, but instead the tiniest of details, irrevocably tweaking the balance of the universe while you're busy focusing on the big picture.

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One of my favorite Sarah Dessen books!!!
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beyondbookish
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So excited for these books! I love YA contemporary!! ❤️❤️❤️

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hes7
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CrowCAH Perfect use of the word key 🔑! 2y
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abby_c
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I've been on a Sarah Dessen kick the past few weeks. She's one of my favorite YA authors. She's certainly more PG with the romance which I prefer to be more heavy-handed, but it's still a joy to read. I felt the story dragged at times as well as became redundant but I thoroughly enjoyed the main plot and the characters. Certainly not my favorite Dessen book but I'm glad to add it my Dessen shelf.

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lildeb_8
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I picked up this book for my daughter, but she picked a different book. So I decided to read it myself. I loved the characters, and she handles some different situations very well.

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I love thrift store shopping 😀

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It was a little bit of a slow read for me, had a hard time connecting with Ruby but the closer to the end I got the more I liked the story. It all ended up coming together.

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Couple cookies after dinner and book time! #readandeat #marchintoreading

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ReadingSusan Love Sarah Dessen books! I feel like I need to do a reread. 3y
[DELETED] 206653737 @ReadingSusan I do as well and have had this one on my shelf for a long time thought it was time to pick it up. 3y
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beccaeve
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Finished this audiobook while working today. I'm sad there aren't more Sarah Dessen audiobooks in my library's Overdrive listings. I have enjoyed the two I just listened to.

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Do you have favorite audiobook readers? I enjoyed the last Sarah Dessen book I read, and I discovered this one is read by Rebecca Soler. She read the Lunar Chronicles. I enjoyed her reading a lot so I'm giving this a listen. I'd love to know if you have favorites I can check out!

GlitteryOtters Julia Whelan. Cassandra Campbell. Leslie Bellair & Justine Eyre too, but not everyone seems to love these last two as much as I do. 3y
beccaeve @GlitteryOtters Thanks! I'll check them out. Any specific books? 3y
BookNerdBritt I love Jim Dale! He does the Harry Potter series and The Night Circus (that's all, as far as I know). 3y
beccaeve @BookNerdBritt Thanks! I've never listened to the Harry Potter audiobooks. I've been meaning to though! And Night Circus is on my TBR. Perfect! 3y
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anicole7
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It's a lot easier to be lost then found. It's the reason we're always searching and rarely discovered--- so many locks and not enough keys.

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anicole7
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This is probably one of my favorite Sarah Dessen books so far. I love it

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jdtchicago
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The best gifts come from the heart, not the store.

Texreader I agree. But books come close! 3y
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forgotten.pumpkiepie
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Throughly enjoying Lock and Key! Excited to continue reading it. #librarybooks #WinterTBR #forgottenpumpkinpiebookblog

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Cabookle
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I'm a big believer of loving my books. If you find a pristine copy of anything on my shelf, it means I haven't read it yet. This is my all time favorite book and it's been everywhere with me. 4 different dorms, 2 colleges, a Florida apartment, a couple cruises, a California trip, and all over my high school. And still going strong.

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But I was sure of something too: it‘s a lot easier to be lost than found. It‘s the reason we‘re always searching, and rarely discovered - so many locks, not enough keys.

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maximoffs
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This one came out my senior year of high school and I remember enjoying it! SD love!