Once and for All – Sarah Dessen

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From Sarah Dessen, the beloved New York Times bestselling author of SAINT ANYTHING and JUST LISTENcomes a new novel set in the world of wedding planning!

Is it really better to have loved and lost?  Louna’s summer job is to help brides plan their perfect day, 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.

Sarah Dessen’s many fans will adore this latest novel, a richly satisfying, enormously entertaining story with humor, romance, and an ending that is so much more than happily-ever-after.

About the Author

Sarah Dessen is the author of twelve previous novels, which include the New York Times bestsellers Saint AnythingThe 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, recognizing her significant contribution to young adult literature.

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.

Review

“Dessen’s expertise at creating a character faced with change is once again on display in this book that reminds readers that love is measured ‘not in minutes but in moments.’” —VOYA 

“Romance, humor, kindhearted characters, and a touch of painful reality make this another sure bet for Dessen fans.” —Kirkus Review

“There is no question that this title will be popular with Dessen fans and romance lovers.” School Library Journal

“Dessen delivers a contemplative and satisfyingpleasure-read that speaks to the power of opening oneself up to love, perfector otherwise.” The Horn Book

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