soulfromthesoul (soulfromthesoul) wrote in bookish,

Review: Lock and Key

Title: Lock and Key
Author: Sarah Dessen
Genre: Young Adult
Pages: 432
First Line: "And finally," Jamie said as he pushed the door open, "we come to the main event. Your room."

I was braced for pink.

Summary: Ruby Cooper has been living on her own, abandoned by her mother, trying to meet the bills and put food on the table, for months before she's busted by social services. She's quickly relocated to her estranged sister's home, who has (surprise!) been married for five years and lives in a posh neighborhood. Ruby resists any help her new family offers. She's gotten by so far on her own, and why should she trust someone who broke off all contact with her and her mother years ago? But when Ruby meets Nate, her next-door neighbor and unflappably loyal friend, Ruby finds herself wanting to open up...

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Rating: 5/5
Tags: category: young adult, review, xxx author last name: a-h

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