Many young women may not only want to read this story but need to read it as a way to discuss an often overlooked aspect of teenage dating life. —The Book. Sarah Dessen is the author of thirteen novels, which include the New York Times bestsellers The Moon and More, What Happened to Goodbye, Along for the. Editorial Reviews. Review. Strange, sleepy Rogerson, with his long brown dreads : Dreamland eBook: Sarah Dessen: Kindle Store.

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At this point, Dreamland takes a turn for the dark. I’m glad that there are authors out there who aren’t dramland to touch on the really dark stuff.

Dreamland : Sarah Dessen :

In this riveting novel, Sarah Dessen searches for understanding and answers through the mind of a young girl who suddenly finds herself in a trap of constant menace, darah trap that is baited with love and need. This is the first Dessen book that actually really enjoyed.

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Pretty much the only feelings I got from this were sadness and hopelessness. When she’s with him, nothing seems real. This book started slow for me, but I definitely got more into it as the story went on.

I wasn’t a huge fan of Caitlin and I hated all the choices she made in this book. She both misses Cass and relishes the idea that now maybe she will shine for a change, but has no idea how to do that.

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It was very slow going: It goes from absolute terror to absolut This book started slow for me, but I definitely got more into it as the story went on. I had to take a few breaks from Dreamland, first because I finally got ahold of Insurgentand then because somebody lend me The Maze Runner.


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Would a smart, strong, independent girl let a loser named Jason Packer treat her badly? Rogerson’s a dick, for dremaland. National Domestic Violence Hotline Tel: She goes into this dreamlike state, and tries to deny what is happening to her, that it is not the real Rogerson that does these things to her, but as they happen more and more, she hides it while desperate to be found out.

I enjoyed the book, and I plan to read more from this author. It gets to the point that she’s terrified of making him unhappy and she does anything he tells her to do.

While with Dreamland I found it interesting and entertaining from start to finish.

Everyone searches for Cass, dreamlanv she soon makes a call saying she is with Adam, her boyfriend. Caitlin’s parents are obsessing over her missing sister, and she feels like nobody cares she’s alive. The relationship between Caitlin and her sister Cass is well done, and it is heartbreaking to read and feel with Caitlin when her sister leaves home.

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Hadn’t read this before. There are better ways, believe me.

Dreamoand this book makes me rethink my opinion: Zarah choices that the characters made were just so unbelievable. After the death of In what ways are their attempts at taking control alike? On her 1st game at half-time, Caitlin goes to the top of the pyramid. Reader reviewed by mockock when i read this book, i cried for most of the book.

Whereas Caitlyn was hesitant, forgiving and slightly self conscious, Rogerson was mysterious, impatient, and possessed quite a temper.

Also, I had a really hard time accepting that her family, her neighbors, and Rina all failed to notice her downward spiral. The thing about Sarah Dresmland is that she gives you a lot of time to know the characters more, and then after a couple of hundred pages or so she actually gets into the plot.

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The reader can feel Caitlin’s lack of direction and disconnection from the world. There were plenty of people to talk to. Caitlin begins writing in the gift that she received from Cass, a dream ereamland. Read this great novel to see what Caitlan has to go through to feel like her old self again. We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. How did you manage to crush me like this?


The girl was stoned all of the time, constantly at the beck and call of her boyfriend, lost weight, and was doing perpetually worse in class, among other things.

Okay, you child, check your uniform, what the heck are you? Caitlin wanders in a dreamland of drugs and a nightmare of sudden fists, trapped in her search for herself. The story of an abusive relationship. Her recovery would not make for a very good “Hollywood ending. So I started avoiding the book and one of the things that kept me busy was school homework.

Sarah Dessen definitely blew me away with this one. They were our bitches. Rogerson helps her with this, claiming that “he knows everything. The reader can feel Caitlin’s lack of direction and disconnection from the world. In her continuing search to be her own saah and do things Cass never did, Caitlin begins dating a bad boy. When Cass makes the cheerleading team, having been pressed to audition by her steamrolling best friend, Rina, her mother gets involved the same way she always did for Rina.

And she has amazing insight — I could not have done desse I desperately wanted to yell at Caitlyn to get away from this abusive relationship, yet I understood how she really couldn’t.