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 have recently learned that May is National Short Story Month. I have also recently learned that there are actually a lot of other causes and commemorations that share May, but celebrating Short Story Month doesn’t mean you can’t also observe Celiac Awareness and Motorcycle Awareness during this very same month. But this post is about short stories! Which I love.


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Average rating: 3.72 · 59,379 ratings · 7,366 reviews · 13 distinct works · Similar authors
Sweethearts
3.65 of 5 stars 3.65 avg rating — 14,857 ratings — published 2008 — 14 editions
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Story of a Girl
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 12,859 ratings — published 2007 — 18 editions
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How to Save a Life
3.91 of 5 stars 3.91 avg rating — 11,592 ratings — published 2011 — 20 editions
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Once Was Lost
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 4,494 ratings — published 2009 — 18 editions
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The Lucy Variations
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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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