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Lock and Key

de Sarah Dessen

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When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how to allow people to help her when she needs it, and that she too has something to offer others.
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  tsmom1219 | Feb 24, 2022 |
"What is family? They were the people who claimed you. In good, in bad, in parts or in whole, they were the ones who showed up, who stayed there, regardless."
Seventeen-year-old Ruby has a plan...perhaps not a good plan, but it's better than nothing, at least that's what she tells yourself. Ruby's mother has disappeared and suddenly the authorities send Ruby to her sister Cora. When Cora lived at home, she made it her job to care for Ruby and protect her from their mother...but Cora's been gone for ten years, and Ruby's heard little from her since. This is anything but a happy reunion. Ruby doesn't want to let anyone in or let anyone close. She would rather just rely on herself. No one else is ever going let her down. So, she makes a plan to just stick it out at her sister's until she turns eighteen, then she's out of there. Then she discovers Nate...the cute next-door neighbor and he becomes the reason she stays. The night she met Nate she not only discovers that the whole world is not against her but leads her to begin to understand the true meaning of family. I think the best description of this one is definitely a "feel-good" story. ( )
  Carol420 | Feb 13, 2022 |
Mostly loved this one.

When her mother disappears, nearly eighteen year old Ruby is sent to live with the sister who she hasn’t seen in a decade.

Boy next door Nate’s story concluded a little more hurriedly than I would have thought possible given the personality of a certain person in his life, but overall I was really pleased with the arc of the novel, the changes in Ruby emotionally, how it was a gradual process to let people in after years of relying on only herself, her journey had that two steps forward one step back quality that feels fairly realistic to me.

I loved how much the secondary characters added to and influenced Ruby’s story, the bond rebuilding between the sisters and the truth about Cora’s absence for the past ten years, Olivia’s gruff and secretly soft-hearted support, the ex girlfriend and the nerd who could have been stereotypes but happily were more than that, the boss who like Ruby struggles to lean on anyone else, and the friendship with Nate which mattered more than anything romantic (there is romance here but not at the forefront to the quite the same degree as a lot of contemporary YA).

And then there’s Jamie, I especially loved Jamie, Ruby’s brother-in-law, how he not only accepted Ruby, he very much welcomed her, and I loved the way he loved Cora, going overboard with holidays and really everything else to make up for the rough start his wife had in life, he’s easily one of my favorite nice guys in fiction. ( )
  SJGirl | Oct 10, 2021 |
The first Sarah Dessen I read was Just Listen. It is in the young adult category and I am way older than a young adult but just wanted to try it. After reading that , I must say I like the style of the author and have been trying to get hold of most of her books. The protagonist in most of her books is a teen who is undergoing some radical change However the characterization, the authors taking us through their journey is so good that you really connect with the characters. The conflicts, the growth all make the book an enjoyable read. What i also liked was it really wasnt so much about a boy and a girl rather is was more about friendship and what that means to each of the main characters ( )
  deepatarak | Jun 29, 2021 |
“Lock and Key” follows the life of seventeen-year-old Ruby Cooper after her mother one day leaves their home and doesn’t return. For a while Ruby works around the lack of heat, broken pipes, leftover bottles, and struggles to pay the rent and other bills. But eventually the landlord discovers that Ruby has been abandoned by her mother, and before she realizes it, Ruby is being sent off to live with her older sister, Cora, who left them as soon as she turned eighteen.

Cora and her husband Jamie turn out to be ridiculously nice people, despite the fact that Jamie is the founder of one of the most popular social networking sites ever and yet is still digging his own koi pond. Ruby has her own room, bathroom, her choice of breakfast foods, and an entire wardrobe supplied for her. But she struggles to understand why exactly her mother has left, where she went, and what Ruby is supposed to do in the meantime.

Sarah Dessen is well-known for her portrayals of strong female characters as they encounter a variety of challenges and changes; this novel is another example of her engaging writing. ( )
  resoundingjoy | Jan 1, 2021 |
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When she is abandoned by her alcoholic mother, high school senior Ruby winds up living with Cora, the sister she has not seen for ten years, and learns about Cora's new life, what makes a family, how to allow people to help her when she needs it, and that she too has something to offer others.

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