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Just Listen (Paperback)
"Meet Annabel Greene. She's a local model who literally lives in a glass house with her picturesque family. She's also best friends with the powerful, popular queen bee Sophie. Or at least she was, until one fateful night at a party changed everything. Enter Owen Armstrong. He's a tough, silent, music-obsessed loner. He's also in a gang, has served time and was expelled from his last school. Or so says the Jackson High rumor mill. But appearances can be deceiving. And with Annabel's newfound statas as an outcast, an unlikely friendship between the two develops."— Helen
From the award-winning and New York Times bestselling author of Once and for All
To find the truth you’ve got to be willing to hear it.
When she’s modeling, Annabel is the picture of perfection.
But her real life is far from perfect.
Fortunately, she’s got Owen. He’s intense, music-obsessed, and dedicated to always telling the truth.
And most of all, he’s determined to make Annabel happy. . .
“This is young adult fiction at its best.” —School Library Journal
Sarah Dessen is the winner of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for her contributions to YA literature, as well as the Romantic Times Career Achievement Award.
Books by Sarah Dessen:
Someone Like You
Keeping the Moon
The Truth About Forever
Lock and Key
Along for the Ride
What Happened to Goodbye
The Moon and More
Once and for All
About the Author
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 Ride, Lock and Key, Just Listen, The Truth About Forever, and This Lullaby. Her first two books, That Summer and Someone Like You, were made into the movie How to Deal.
Dessen’s books are frequently chosen for the Teens’ Top Ten list and the list of Best Fiction for Young Adults. They have been translated into twenty-five languages. Sarah Dessen is the recipient of the 2017 Margaret A. Edwards Award from the Young Adult division of the American Library Association.
Sarah Dessen graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill with highest honors in creative writing. She lives in Chapel Hill with her husband, Jay, and their daughter, Sasha Clementine.
Visit Sarah at sarahdessen.com.
This is young adult fiction at its best ...
ùSchool Library Journal
Dessen weaves a sometimes funny, mostly emotional, and very satisfying story.