The Truth About Forever by Sarah Dessen

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The Truth About Forever Read Online Free - A long, hot summer...

That's what Macy has to look forward to while her boyfriend, Jason, is away at Brain Camp. Days will be spent at a boring job in the library, evenings will be filled with vocabulary drills for the SATs, and spare time will be passed with her mother, the two of them sharing a silent grief at the traumatic loss of Macy's father.

But sometimes, unexpected things can happen—things such as the catering job at Wish, with its fun-loving, chaotic crew. Or her sister's project of renovating the neglected beach house, awakening long-buried memories. Things such as meeting Wes, a boy with a past, a taste for Truth-telling, and an amazing artistic talent, the kind of boy who could turn any girl's world upside down. As Macy ventures out of her shell, she begins to question her sheltered life.

Is it really always better to be safe than sorry?

Title : The Truth About Forever
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ISBN : 0142406252
Edition Language : English
Format Type : Paperback
Number of Pages : 374 pages


Wendy Darling rated it ★★★★☆

July 10, 2011

I never, ever would have read Sarah Dessen if it weren't for my GoodReads friends. I'm not much on chick lit and I only occasionally come across realistic YA fiction that I truly enjoy, so I was extremely wary of what lay behind those pretty book covers, even though most of the reviews were posit...

Ariana rated it ★★★★★

March 20, 2015

First thoughts: I might need to change my rating system for this book to be given only 5 stars.. Also i need some time to sort out my feelings (between both overwhelming joy and sadness) and come up with a proper review, because i have lots of "wow"s in my mind right now, but i fear that it might...

K.D. rated it ★★☆☆☆

April 04, 2012

I thank this book for giving me an important insight on what could be going on in the mind of a 16-year old girl in today's world. You see, I am a father of a girl of that same age. The age of the Macy, the narrator-main protagonist of this book. My daughter is my only child. For the past 16 years...

Cait • A Page with a View rated it ★★★★★

December 06, 2017

This was one of my favorite books in early high school and still stands out as one of the first true YA books I ever found. I'm doing this book for Penguin's #ReadADessen blog tour right now and am all sorts of nostalgic. Macy's still trying to recover from her father's sudden death that she witn...

Chelsea ❤Peril Please❤ rated it ★★★★☆

June 20, 2016

I'd tried to hold myself apart, showing only what I wanted, doling out bits and pieces of who I was. But that only works for so long. Eventually, even the smallest fragments can't help but make a whole. Now that I finally have some time to put together a little bit of a coherent review, I'm ex...

Kristin (KC) rated it ★★★★☆

October 11, 2014

4 Stars! What a sweet and lovely story! This was my first book by Miss Dessen, and will not likely be my last. The writing is engaging and effortless--and the way the author realistically tackles grief is encouraging.  Macy is a teen who strives for the impossible--perfection. Her father's sudden...

Adrienne rated it ★★★★☆

January 09, 2010

I hadn't even heard of Sarah Dessen until I came across this book on my frend Mahyars read shelf. I noticed the 5 stars and as we share a liking for certain types of books thought I'd investigate this author further. It didn't take much persuading, 1st person POV, heavy on the emotion, I was defi...

Jo rated it ★★★☆☆

July 15, 2011

“For any one of us our forever could end in an hour, or a hundred years from now. You can never know for sure, so you’d better make every second count.” High Points. Not a wizard/mind-reader/necromancer/vampire/werewolf/Cornish Piskie (I feel there is lack of Cornish Piskies in YA novels....maybe I...

Tina rated it ★★★★★

July 13, 2015

Original post One More Page I've been trying to think of the best way to review this book, because I feel like the first review I wrote for The Truth About Forever did not do it any justice. The thing is, I don't know how to write a proper review for this book without squealing or "sa-woon"-ing...

Rachel rated it ★★★★☆

January 14, 2016

This is a story of a young lady,MACY QUEEN, who is struggling to find herself for almost one year and a half now,after her father's sudden death,which she hasn't really grieved yet,and somehow blamed herself for that's why she never talk to anyone about her real emotions..not even to her mother o...

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