Sarah Dessen Apologizes to Grad Student for Twitter Outrage

Sarah Dessen Apologizes to Grad Student for Twitter Outrage

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Sarah Dessen is well known for her Young Adult contemporary novels. This past summer she released her fourteenth novel, The Rest of the Story. All of her novels focus on a teen girl, so of course her key demographic is teen girls, but apparently Northern State University found her novels compelling enough to add to their “Common Read”, which is a book the entire university is asked to read. One of the students attending the school at the time decided to voice her opinion, in which she stated according to Newsweek, that Dessen is great for teens but is not up …

Sarah Dessen Brings Light To Hurricane Victims

Sarah Dessen Brings Light To Hurricane Victims

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The South stands strong. And so does the world of books.   Image Courtesy of CNN   With Hurricane Harvey hitting this past week, many Texans have been struggling to survive. Thousands are evacuating and they’re lucky to be making it out with their lives, let alone their belongings. Harvey is the first hurricane to hit landfall in 12 years, and things are getting serious. Fast.   Twitter has become the hub for sending thoughts, prayers, and generous donations to those who are now struggling and homeless. Everyone is expressing their sorrow for the profound devastation, including New York Times best selling …