The Rest of the Story



The Rest of the Story Emma Saylor doesn t remember a lot about her mother, who died when she was ten But she does remember the stories her mom told her about the big lake that went on forever, with cold, clear water and mossy trees at the edges.Now it s just Emma and her dad, and life is good, if a little predictable until Emma is unexpectedly sent to spend the summer with her mother s family her grandmother and cousins she hasn t seen since she was a little girl.When Emma arrives at North Lake, she realizes there are actually two very different communities there Her mother grew up in working class North Lake, while her dad spent summers in the wealthier Lake North resort The time Emma spends there, the it starts to feel like she is divided into two people as well To her father, she is Emma But to her new family, she is Saylor, the name her mother always called her.Then there s Roo, the boy who was her very best friend when she was little Roo holds the key to her family s history, and slowly, he helps her put the pieces together about her past It s hard not to get caught up in the magic of North Lake and Saylor finds herself falling under Roo s spell as well.For Saylor, it s like a whole new world is opening up to her But when it s time to go back home, which side of her will win out New Read [ The Rest of the Story ] author [ Sarah Dessen ] For Kindle ePUB or eBook – heartforum.co.uk

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  • Hardcover
  • 440 pages
  • The Rest of the Story
  • Sarah Dessen
  • English
  • 25 December 2018
  • 0062933620

10 thoughts on “The Rest of the Story

  1. destiny ♡⚔♡ [howling libraries] says:

    If you ll all excuse me, I ll be over here, being Sarah Dessen trash for my whole entire life

  2. Chelsea (chelseadolling reads) says:

    This was so very quintessential Sarah Dessen If you like her books, I can t imagine you won t like this one If you re not a fan, I doubt this would be the one that would make you fall in love It was a fun time, but very middle of the road.

  3. Kristen says:

    6 30 19 Wow My very first DNF of a Dessen book I never thought I d live to see the day There wasn t anything bad about this book that turned me off it was just very, very, VERY did I mention very slow paced If you are looking for something fun, fast paced and excited, this is not the book for you If, however, you want something that is heavily character oriented and takes its time building up to the action, you will probably love this This is the kind of book that you have to be in the 6 30 19 Wow My very first DNF of a Dessen book I never thought I d live to see the day There wasn t anything bad about this book that turned me off it was just very, very, VERY did I mention very slow paced I...

  4. emma says:

    i can always rely on a sarah dessen book being a quick read summery coming of age y centered around a Topical Social Issueeverything else is up in the air.this one didn t work as wellof a review to come 2.5 stars if there s a sarah dessen book i wouldn t read, i sure haven t found it yet

  5. Arlene says:

    You can make life, or life can make you The Rest of the Story, by Sarah Dessen, will likely land as one of my favorite reads this year That s a bold statement because we haven t even hit the mid year mark, and I ve read over 50 books However, as my reading buddies can attest to, it hasn t been a good year So, thank you Dessen for coming out with a story I can fall right into and feel like I m walking alongside family and friends This is such a great book because Dessen does what she s best a You can make life, or life can make you The Rest of the Story, by Sarah Dessen, will likely land as one of my favorite reads this year That s a bold statement because we haven t even hit the mid year mark, and I ve read over 50 books However, as my reading buddies can attest to, it hasn t been a good year So, thank you Dessen for coming out with a story I can fall right into and feel like I m walking alongside family and friends This is such a great book because Dessen does what she s best at she creates a novel with relatable characters, dealing with topical situations, exposing their flaws and insecurities, and demonstrating their struggles with family, friends and life in general.Emma Saylor is on her way to spend a few weeks in North Lake with her estranged family After the death of her mom, Emma hasn t been around to see her maternal grandmother, aunt or cousins in many years During her time there, she becomes reacquainted with Jack, Bailey, Roo and Trinity The rel...

  6. ellie says:

    the day sarah dessen writes a gay book, my heart will finally be satisfied

  7. Kath says:

    Probablyof a 4 star book overall but I had to bump it up to 5 because it made me so damn happy while I was reading it.Listen, Sarah Dessen is the queen of teen for a reason she writes solid books I ve probably read all of them and while I didn t love all of them, I at least enjoyed them while I was reading.But this one.I don t think I ve liked a Sarah Dessen book this much since I read Lock Key for the first time And it wasn t just because Emma had major anxiety associated with d Probablyof a 4 star book overall but I had to bump it up to 5 because it made me so damn happy while I was reading it.Listen, Sarah Dessen is the queen of teen for a reason she writes solid b...

  8. Eliza says:

    My second book by Sarah Dessen and yet another 3 star rating I think, if anything, I ll only pick another book of hers if I have absolutely nothing else to read that, or if I m on the beach somewhere Her books are that sort warm and cozy, sometimes a little dull, nostalgic, and common The Rest of the Story follows Emma Saylor who goes by both Emma and Saylor Emma is her back home and Saylor is her on the lake It s a big thing in the story, given nearly every chapter she s asking herself i My second book by Sarah Dessen and yet another 3 star rating I think, if anything, I ll only pick another book of hers if I have absolutely nothing else to read that, or if I m on the beach somewhere Her books are that sort warm and cozy, sometimes a little dull, nostalgic, and common The Rest of the Story follows Emma Saylor who goes by both Emma and Saylor Emma is her back home and Saylor is her on the lake It s a big thing in the story, given nearly every chapter she s asking herself if she is Emma or Saylor I could relate to her name flip flopping since I do the same thing myself I m constantly picking new names to go by, given I have a long name that allows for so many nicknames Katherine Elizabeth Theresa.And while I found Emma Saylor relatable, I also thought there was nothing unique about her Typically, the main character has something unique about them, but I couldn t tell you what Emma Saylor s unique trait was Maybe it s that she was an overall good p...

  9. Olivia & Lori (The Candid Cover) says:

    Full Review on The Candid CoverThe Rest of the Story by Sarah Dessen is a book that I had been eagerly anticipating as I am a big fan of her realistic contemporaries This one has an interesting setting as well as a realistic main character, albeit the plot is quite slow paced Even so, I really enjoyed this one, and it is classic Sarah Dessen.This book tells the story of a girl who finds herself in her mother s hometown for the summer The town is divided in two North Lake and the upper class Full Review on The Candid CoverThe Rest of the Story by Sarah Dessen is a book that I had been ...

  10. Susan says:

    The Rest of the StorySarah DessenIt s no secret that I m 56 years old and love to read young adult stories Sarah Dessen was one of the first YA authors I felt a connection to with her characters THE REST OF THE STORY is not the first book I ve ever read by Sarah Dessen and it definitely won t be the last The twists and turns keep coming and I had to know how it was going to end Every time I thought I knew where this story was going, a few pages later, Ms Dessen threw me for a loop and I kne The Rest of the StorySarah DessenIt s no secret that I m 56 years old and love to read young adult stories Sarah Dessen was one of the first YA authors I felt a connection to with her characte...

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