The Truth About Forever
by Sarah Dessen
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The Truth About Forever is pretty much as true to life as it gets—with Macy as narrator, we get the story mainly through her thoughts and a ton of dialogue. Macy does throw in a few SAT words and literary references now and then—she is smart as a whip, after all—but it's no Aristotelian philosophical treatise, that's for sure.