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Along for the Ride by Sarah Dessen
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Mar 25, 12

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Read from March 15 to 25, 2012, read count: 2

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“But sometimes you lose. Nothing you can do but admit it.
-Eli”
Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride

Sarah Dessen
“Life is full of screwups. You're supposed to fail sometimes. It's a required part of the human existance.”
Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride

Sarah Dessen
“It didn't make you noble to step away from something that wasn't working, even if you thought you were the reason for the malfunction. Especially then. It just made you a quitter. Because if you were the problem, chances were you could also be the solution. The only way to find out was to take another shot.”
Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride

Sarah Dessen
“I don't know," I said. "What else did you do for your first eighteen years?"
"Like I said," he said as I unlocked the car, "I'm not so sure that you should go by my example."
"Why not?"
"Because I have my regrets," he said. "Also, I'm a guy. And guys do different stuff."
"Like ride bikes?" I said.
"No," he replied. "Like have food fights. And break stuff. And set off firecrackers on people's front porches. And..."
"Girls can't set off firecrackers on people's front porches?"
"They can," he said... "But they're smart enough not to. That's the difference.”
Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride

Sarah Dessen
“It's still a memory worth having, even if it's not exactly what you imagined.”
Sarah Dessen, Along for the Ride


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