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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Though in some ways I feel like Lucy just came out, it’s already about time for it to begin a new life in paperback. There’s often a strange limbo-life for books in the months before the paperback release–the hardcover may be gone from stores, other new and exciting books have come out (sometimes by the same author, like in the case of Roomies!), and the excitement of publication day is a dista...

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Average rating: 3.72 · 44,650 ratings · 6,232 reviews · 12 distinct works · Similar authors
Sweethearts
3.63 of 5 stars 3.63 avg rating — 11,743 ratings — published 2008 — 12 editions
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Story of a Girl
3.67 of 5 stars 3.67 avg rating — 10,363 ratings — published 2007 — 16 editions
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How to Save a Life
3.93 of 5 stars 3.93 avg rating — 8,454 ratings — published 2011 — 16 editions
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Once Was Lost
3.69 of 5 stars 3.69 avg rating — 3,654 ratings — published 2009 — 15 editions
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The Lucy Variations
3.59 of 5 stars 3.59 avg rating — 2,238 ratings — published 2013 — 11 editions
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Roomies
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Gem & Dixie
0.0 of 5 stars 0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — expected publication 2015
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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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