"Just Listen" is a captivating young adult novel about learning to forgive and forget from "New York Times" Number One bestseller Sarah Dessen, ... Show synopsis "Just Listen" is a captivating young adult novel about learning to forgive and forget from "New York Times" Number One bestseller Sarah Dessen, author of "The Truth About Forever" and "Lock and Key," Sarah Dessen. I'm Annabel. I'm the girl who has it all. Model looks, confidence. A great social life. I'm one of the lucky ones. Aren't I? My 'best friend' is spreading rumours about me. My family is slowly falling apart. It's turning into a long, lonely summer, full of secrets and silence. But I've met this guy who won't let me hide away. He's one of those intense types, obsessed with music. He's determined to make me listen. And he's determined to make me smile. But can he help me forget what happened the night everything changed? Sarah Dessen is the author of stunning teen novels: "The Truth About Forever", "Along for the Ride", "Lock and Key", "That Summer" and "What Happened to Goodbye". She lives in the countryside in North Carolina with her daughter, husband, some lizards and two very spoilt dogs - read her once and fall in love.