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Dive Into These 'The Rest of the Story' Bookstagrams!

Hey there, Epic Readers, and welcome to this episode of We’re Obsessed With The Rest of the Story and Here’s Why.

Sarah Dessen‘s latest and greatest follows Emma Saylor, whose mom died when she was twelve. Now, it’s just Emma and her dad… until Emma is unexpectedly sent to spend the summer with her mother’s family that she hasn’t seen since she was a little girl.

What follows is a sweet and touching story of family, identity, and love, and we couldn’t be more in love with Emma, her family, and her story.

What makes it even better? The book is so. damn. pretty. And bookstagram agrees! Scroll down for some of our favorite shots of the one and only The Rest of the Story.

 

17 The Rest of the Story Bookstagrams

THAT PROVE EVERYTHING IS BETTER AT THE LAKE

 

1. This aesthetic is on point @booksandacupofjoee

 

2. @abookinherpurse, can we make #bookspinegoals a thing?

 

3. We gotta say, we’re big Sarah fans too, @paperdreamsblog

 

4. @sweetbookobsession, everything IS better at the lake.

 

5. There’s so much going on here and we are all about it @xenatine

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🌈🌈🌈GIVEAWAY🌈🌈🌈 Is your online persona a true representation of you or are there two sides to your personality? My online persona is energetic and bright. My feed definitely shows a lot of color and chaos and that does truly show me most of the time. But before I went to college I was a very subdued and quiet person. I was a rule follower, a list maker, and an overall overachiever. And while I am still orderly and am very driven, I’ve learned to let go and be more spontaneous….to really enjoy the journey and not focus so much on the destination. So this post is an ode to the two sides of me—bright and chaotic versus lowkey and deliberate (swipe to see low key). • From #1 New York Times bestselling author @sdessen comes a big-hearted, sweeping novel about a girl who reconnects with a part of her family she hasn’t seen since she was a little girl—and falls in love, all over the course of a magical summer. • If you would like to learn more about the book or purchase a copy click on the link in my stories. I have partnered with @epicreads for a great giveaway! Check out the details below: • GIVEAWAY Enter to win a finished copy of The Rest of the Story and a Sunhat . TO ENTER – follow me, @sdessen, @EpicReads and @storygramtours – tag a friend you think will be interested . For EXTRA entry – visit @bookish.bones tomorrow and repeat these steps . RULES – Giveaway will ‪end June 17th at midnight‬ EST – US ONLY – not affiliated with Instagram -must be 18 or have parents permission -must be a public account so I can verify entries • Synopsis in comments. *** #TheRestoftheStoryTour #TheRestoftheStory #SarahDessen #EpicReads #Sponsored #ad #storygramtours

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6. YA. ALL. DAY. @pagetravels

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What’s one thing you like to do outside of reading? 📖👩🏻‍🏫 You all know I’m a book nerd, but did you know I’m also a math nerd?? 😜😂 Today I’m partnering with @epicreads & @storygramtours to tell you about one of my most anticipated releases of the summer, The Rest of the Story by @sdessen! In The Rest of the Story, Emma is torn between two very different sides of herself, embodied by the two sides of the lake the book is set in. Hence why I’m showing you two contrasting sides of me! I love books and reading with my whole heart, but I also was a mathlete throughout my entire high school career! (This isn’t the best photo of my sweatshirt, but it says nerd on the front AND back). Starting my freshman year and up to this past year, the people in my math class remained more or less the same, and we had the same teacher three years in a row, so we bonded and got very close as we struggled through calculus and other mathematical challenges ✨ Back to the book! Sarah Dessen is one of my absolute favorite contemporary authors and she is fantastic at what she does… so I highly recommend entering this GIVEAWAY for a copy of The Rest of the Story and this “YA All Day” sunhat you see in my photo! HOW TO ENTER ☀️ Follow me, @sdessen, @EpicReads and @storygramtours ☀️ Tag a friend you think will be interested in the comments! ☀️ For an EXTRA entry ☀️ ☀️ Visit @darkfaerietales_'s account tomorrow and repeat these steps RULES ☀️ Giveaway will end June 17th at midnight EST ☀️ US ONLY ☀️ Giveaway is not affiliated with Instagram ☀️ Must be 18 or have parents permission ☀️ Must be a public account so entries can be verified • • • #TheRestoftheStoryTour #TheRestoftheStory #SarahDessen #EpicReads #Sponsored #ad #storygramtours #yacontemporary #bookbirthday #bookstagrammer #bookstagram #contemporaryreads #summerreads #summerbooks #yaromance #reader #currentlyreading #bibliophile #totalbooknerd

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7. Love that we got ~the rest of the story~ behind this photo, @darkfaerietales

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Do you ever think that when you see a picture that it’s amazing how perfect someone’s life looks? . For example here I am chilling out in my hammock wearing a cute sun hat and holding The Rest of the Story by @sdessen but if you swipe to the next picture you will see what was happening while I was trying to get ready for this picture! It’s almost as if I live two different lives and that’s how the MC of this awesome book feels! . From New York Times bestselling author @sdessen comes a big-hearted, sweeping novel about a girl who reconnects with a part of her family she hasn’t seen since she was a little girl—and falls in love, all over the course of a magical summer. . If you would like to learn more about the book or purchase a copy click on the link in my story! I have partnered with @epicreads for a great giveaway! Check out the details below: . GIVEAWAY Enter to win a finished copy of The Rest of the Story and a Sunhat TO ENTER – follow me, @sdessen, @EpicReads and @storygramtours – tag a friend you think will be interested For EXTRA entry – visit @myfriendsarefiction’s account tomorrow and repeat these steps RULES – Giveaway will end June 17th at midnight EST – US ONLY – not affiliated with Instagram -must be 18 or have parents permission -must be a public account so I can verify entries . #TheRestoftheStoryTour #TheRestoftheStory #SarahDessen #EpicReads #Sponsored #ad #storygramtours #bookshelves #shelfie #bookshelf #decorcrushing #bookhoarder #bookstagram #booksofinstagram #homedesign #booknerdigans #lifestyle #bookphotography #librariesofinstagram #bookshelfie #library #sassyhomestyle #homelibrary #designsponge #bibliophile #myhome #photooftheday #homedecor

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8. Adorable dog meets adorable book? Match made in heaven. @siriuslybookish

 

9. The Rest of the Story can take you on an adventure! @ourbookworlds

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What’s something that made you excited as a kid that’s stuck with you? – Ever since I was a kid summer was always something I looked forward to from the swimming, no shoes, sandals and sandboxes life truly began when I spent outside and could feel the sun on my face💛☺️☀️ – From #1 New York Times bestselling author @sdessen comes a big-hearted, sweeping novel about a girl who reconnects with a part of her family she hasn’t seen since she was a little girl—and falls in love, all over the course of a magical summer. – I’ve partnered with @epicreads for a giveaway! Check out the details below: – GIVEAWAY – Enter to win a finished copy of The Rest of the Story and a Sunhat – TO ENTER – follow @ourbookworlds, @sdessen, @EpicReads and @storygramtours – tag a friend you think will be interested For EXTRA entry – visit @myfriendsarefiction’s account tomorrow and repeat these steps – RULES – Giveaway will end June 17th at midnight EST – US ONLY – not affiliated with Instagram -must be 18 or have parents permission -must be a public account so I can verify entries – #TheRestoftheStoryTour #TheRestoftheStory #SarahDessen #EpicReads #Sponsored #ad #storygramtours #bookstagram #bookworm #yalit

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10. @everlasting.charm, this picture is prettier than us but we’re not mad about it, tbh.

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What’s your fondest childhood memory? Did anyone else enjoy picking flowers and making crowns out of them? Growing up that’s what me and friends would do at school. I’ve partnered with @epicreads to giveaway a finished copy of The Rest of the Story and a sunhat (winner picked by @storygramtours). GIVEAWAY Follow me, @sdessen, @epicreads, and @storygramtours Tag a friend you think will be interested For EXTRA entry visit @mybookacademy and repeat these steps RULES Giveaway ends June 17th at midnight EST US only Not affiliated with Instagram Must be 18 or have parents permission Must be public account ________________________________________ Synopsis 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. . . . #storygramtours #therestofthestorytour #bookstagram #epicreads #aquietmoment #livelifebeautifully #cornerofmyhome #momentsofmine #pocketofmyhome #aestheticpost #blissfulday #stillography #lovelysquares #nestandflourish #flashesofdelight #petitejoys #slowandsimpledays #smallmomentsofcalm #ofquietmoments #postitfortheaesthetic #toeachtheirpath #inspiremyinstagram #seekinspirecreate #livemoremagic #aquietbeauty #asecondofwhimsey #awakethelight #lifestyleinspo #photosinbetween #ofsimplethings

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11. @mybookacademy can you tell we’re obsessed with these sun hats?

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☀️ G I V E A W A Y ☀️ – So I will admit I’m sort of a new #SarahDessen fan, I’ve read mainly her newest books, but I’ve enjoyed all of the ones I’ve read. The Rest of the Story follows a girl who reconnects with a part of her family she hasn’t seen since she was a little girl—and falls in love, all over the course of a magical summer. When I was younger I would force my parents or siblings to have tea parties with me in our backyard. I’m glad they indulged my little whims even though I was so extra back then. ➳ A huge thank you to #storygramtours letting me participate in the #TheRestoftheStoryTour and to @epicreads for sending me a copy of this beautiful book and the adorable sunhat😍 To learn more about #TheRestoftheStory, just click on the link in my bio. Synopsis will be in the comments! 👏🏼 Thanks to the publisher I have a giveaway for one finished copy of the book! ➳ ✨ #GIVEAWAY ✨ Enter to win a finished copy of The Rest of the Story and a Sunhat ✨ TO ENTER ✨ – follow me, @sdessen, @EpicReads and @storygramtours – tag a friend you think will be interested For EXTRA entry – visit @xenatine's account tomorrow and repeat these steps! ✨ RULES ✨ – Giveaway will end June 17th at midnight EST – US only 🇺🇸 – not affiliated with Instagram – must be 18 or have parents permission – must be a public account so I can verify entries ➳ best of luck everyone! hope you all are having a lovely Sunday! 💛 – {#epicreads #sponsored #ad}

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12. Because, uh, we’re obsessed with these sun hats. @lifeinlit

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🌸 G I V E A W A Y 🌸 . 💬 When you’re not reading/bookstagramming, what else do you enjoy doing? . When I’m not being a bookstagrammer or a mom (which is super rare 😂) I love binging shows on Netflix! It’s my way to relax and decompress when I’m not in a reading mood. ☺️ . From #1 New York Times bestselling author @sdessen comes a big-hearted, sweeping novel about a girl who reconnects with a part of her family she hasn’t seen since she was a little girl—and falls in love, all over the course of a magical summer. . If you would like to learn more about the book or purchase a copy, click on the link in my bio. I have partnered with @epicreads for a great giveaway! Enter to win a finished copy of The Rest of the Story and a Sunhat! . 🌸TO ENTER: – follow me, @sdessen, @EpicReads and @storygramtours – tag a friend you think will be interested . 🌸For an EXTRA entry: – visit @pagetravels ) and repeat these steps . 🌸RULES: – Giveaway will end June 17th at midnight EST – US ONLY – not affiliated with Instagram – must be 18 or have parents permission – must be a public account so I can verify entries ________________________________________________________ #TheRestoftheStoryTour #TheRestoftheStory #SarahDessen #EpicReads #Sponsored #ad #storygramtours #bookcommunity #bookphotography #booknerdigans #bookgram #bookstagrammer #bookstagramfeature #bookish #bookworms #bookworm #booknerd #mybookfeatures #ireadya #bookaesthetic #booksbooksbooks #toberead #instareads #onthebed #bookster #bookstagramming #yalit #yareads

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13. If anyone needs us, we’ll be living in @thelibrocubicularista‘s photo.

 

14. Heart eyes? Heart eyes. @thesimple.booklover

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{ 💛💙 G I V E A W A Y 💙💛 } “There’s no magic that lets us actually live in books yet, but plunging into the cold, clear waters of Dessen’s slowly winding summer-spell, a tale of family lost and found, is pretty darn close.” (New York Times Book Review) . . QotD: What’s one of your favorite animals? . . I grew up always having cats in our household and so I’ve always loved them! The beautiful watercolor cat was drawn by my mom and the abstract calico cat was painted by me when I was 7. I remember wanting to draw something as beautiful as my mom and while I might have failed a bit on that part at least now I can look at my painting and it brings a smile to my face and remember how much fun I had while painting it! . . From #1 New York Times bestselling author @sdessen comes a big-hearted, sweeping novel about a girl who reconnects with a part of her family she hasn’t seen since she was a little girl—and falls in love, all over the course of a magical summer. I have partnered with @epicreads and @storygramtours for a great giveaway! Check out the details below: . GIVEAWAY Enter to win a finished copy of The Rest of the Story and a Sunhat . TO ENTER – follow me, @sdessen, @EpicReads and @storygramtours . – tag a friend you think will be interested . For EXTRA entry – visit @fromlibrarywithlove’s account tomorrow and repeat these steps . RULES – Giveaway will end June 17th at midnight EST – US ONLY – not affiliated with Instagram -must be 18 or have parents permission . . The summary will be in my comments! . . #TheRestoftheStoryTour #TheRestoftheStory #SarahDessen #EpicReads #Sponsored #ad #storygramtours #beautifulbooks #bookcommunity #bookishlove #bookaesthetic #cozyvibes #vscobooks #bookpic #booknerdigan #bookjunkie #booksarelife #booksaremagic #readerlife #readersofig

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15. Our new favorite take on the furry book BFF @thebookferret

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What’s something from your childhood you just can’t bring yourself to part with? 💬 . . Lately, Marie Kondo has us decluttering our lives and getting rid of things that spark joy for us. I know I’ve been parting with many items that may have served me in the past, but no longer fill a place in my life. But some memories I have to find a place for! I was so close to getting rid of the cute little glass heart box in this photo until I heard the peaces move together. That sound instantly set me back to playing with it all through my childhood! And I definitely don’t have use anymore for the notebook with my piano lesson assignments, but I never want to forget those times! Sometimes it’s the little things that reconnect us with parts of our past! . . From #1 New York Times bestselling author @sdessen comes a big-hearted, sweeping novel about a girl who reconnects with a part of her family she hasn’t seen since she was a little girl—and falls in love, all over the course of a magical summer. I have partnered with @epicreads for a great giveaway of this book! Check out the details below, and a full summary in the comments! . . 💙GIVEAWAY💙 Enter to win a finished copy of The Rest of the Story and a Sunhat! TO ENTER – follow me, @sdessen, @EpicReads and @storygramtours – tag a friend you think will be interested For EXTRA entry – visit @librarycutie tomorrow and repeat these steps RULES – Giveaway will end June 17th at midnight EST – US ONLY – not affiliated with Instagram -must be 18 or have parents permission -must be a public account so I can verify entries . . #TheRestoftheStoryTour #TheRestoftheStory #SarahDessen #EpicReads #Sponsored #ad #storygramtours

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16. Shout out to @storygramtours for this *epic* shot

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💙💙💙💙💙GIVEAWAY💙💙💙💙💙 . From New York Times bestselling author @sdessen comes a big-hearted, sweeping novel about a girl who reconnects with a part of her family she hasn’t seen since she was a little girl—and falls in love, all over the course of a magical summer. . I have partnered with @epicreads for a great giveaway! Check out the details below: . GIVEAWAY Enter to win a finished copy of The Rest of the Story and a Sunhat TO ENTER – follow me, @sdessen, @EpicReads and @storygramtours – tag a friend you think will be interested RULES – Giveaway will end June 17th at midnight EST – US ONLY – not affiliated with Instagram -must be 18 or have parents permission -must be a public account so I can verify entries . #TheRestoftheStoryTour #TheRestoftheStory #SarahDessen #EpicReads #Sponsored #ad #storygramtours #bookworms #bookish #bookishfeature #bookstagramfeature #bookstagrammer #bookphotography #booknerdigans #bookcommunity #booknerd #amreading #bookstagramfeatures #instaread #booksbooksbooks #bookgram #bookaesthetic #bookobsessed #cozy #hygge #mybeigelife #roominspiration #vscobooks

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17. Here. For. This. @read_by_a.cave


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