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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E. Lockhart is the author of nine–nine!–novels for young adults, a host of other books under the name Emily Jenkins, and short and collaborative projects. Her 2008 release–The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks–was given a National Book Award Finalist medal and a Printz Honor. She chaired the Young People’s Lit National Book Award judging committee last year, and has much better hair...

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Sweethearts
3.64 of 5 stars 3.64 avg rating — 13,538 ratings — published 2008 — 14 editions
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Story of a Girl
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 11,596 ratings — published 2007 — 18 editions
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How to Save a Life
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 9,968 ratings — published 2011 — 19 editions
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Once Was Lost
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 4,080 ratings — published 2009 — 17 editions
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The Lucy Variations
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What We Lost
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 2014
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Gem & Dixie
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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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