Sara Zarr





Sara Zarr


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Sara Zarr is the acclaimed author of four novels for young adults: Story of a Girl (National Book Award Finalist), Sweethearts (Cybil Award Finalist), Once Was Lost (a Kirkus Best Book of 2009) and How to Save a Life. Her short fiction and essays have also appeared in Image, Hunger Mountain, and several anthologies. She lives in Salt Lake City, Utah, with her husband, and online at www.sarazarr.com

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I know I’ve been talking about this forever, and there have been creative and business delays and cryptic updates to the point that some of you might have been thinking, Poor Sara, she’s deluded herself into thinking she has written another book, and it is all very sad that she’s lost touch with reality this way.Or maybe it was just me thinking that.


But guess what? IT’S ALL TRUE. Ihave written...

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Average rating: 3.72 · 67,750 ratings · 8,046 reviews · 13 distinct works · Similar authors
Sweethearts

3.64 avg rating — 16,401 ratings — published 2008 — 15 editions
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How to Save a Life

3.90 avg rating — 13,608 ratings — published 2011 — 21 editions
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Story of a Girl

3.68 avg rating — 14,340 ratings — published 2007 — 12 editions
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Once Was Lost

3.69 avg rating — 5,085 ratings — published 2009 — 18 editions
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Roomies

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The Lucy Variations

3.59 avg rating — 4,167 ratings — published 2013 — 15 editions
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Roomies - FREE PREVIEW EDIT...

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Gem & Dixie

4.55 avg rating — 11 ratings — expected publication 2017 — 2 editions
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As Variacoes de Lucy

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Geektastic: Stories from th...

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3.74 avg rating — 8,806 ratings — published 2009 — 9 editions
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“. . .There are certain people who come into your life, and leave a mark. . . Their place in your heart is tender; a bruise of longing, a pulse of unfinished business. Just hearing their names pushes and pulls at you in a hundred ways, and when you try to define those hundred ways, describe them even to yourself, words are useless.”
Sara Zarr, Sweethearts

“When the remembering was done, the forgetting could begin.”
Sara Zarr

“Forgetting isn't enough. You can paddle away from the memories and think they are gone. But they will keep floating back, again and again and agian. They circle you, like sharks. Until, unless, something, someone? Can do more than just cover the wound. ”
Sara Zarr, Story of a Girl

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