Lock and Key
Ruby is used to taking care of herself. But now she?s living in a fancy new house with her sister Cora?a sister she hasn?t seen in ten years?and her husband Jamie?creator of one of the most popular online networking sites. She?s attending private school, wearing new clothes, and for the first... show more
Ruby is used to taking care of herself. But now she?s living in a fancy new house with her sister Cora?a sister she hasn?t seen in ten years?and her husband Jamie?creator of one of the most popular online networking sites. She?s attending private school, wearing new clothes, and for the first time, feels the promise of a future that include college and her family. So why is she so wary? And what is Nate? the adorable and good-hearted boy next door? hiding behind his genial nature? As Ruby starts to see, there?s a big difference between being given help, and being able to accept it. And sometimes, in order to save yourself, you?ve got to reach out to someone else.
Publish date: May 14th 2009
Pages no: 422
Edition language: English
Initial reaction: I really enjoyed this story by Sarah Dessen (and ended up buying it on a spontaneous trip to Barnes and Noble). The key metaphor throughout the book really resonated with me and I enjoyed reading the narrative through Ruby's voice. Though I'd probably give this book 3.5 stars overa...
What can I really say. I loved this book to pieces. It's been a while since I can say that a book was picture perfect from beginning to end, but I really did find this book worked great. I had no issues with the writing, dialogue, plot, setting or pacing. I went and borrowed a ton of other Sarah Des...
Book Title: Lock and Key Author: Sarah Dessen Narration: Rebecca Solar Series: Stand Alone Genre: YA, Splash of Romance, Source: Audiobook (Library) ⇝Add to Goodreads⇜ ♪♫MY PICK FOR BOOK THEME SONG♫♪ ♫Fight Song by Rachel Platten --This book was hard to find a song for, I want...
This book took me through such an emotional roller coaster it should be illegal! Such in-depth subject with beautiful writing and amazing storyline.4.5 Stars
From another author, I'd probably give this five stars. But Dessen has written so many marvelous books, that this one doesn't seem outstanding. It's a great read, but not one that I imagine I'll come back to.Library copy