"The Truth About Forever" is a captivating young adult novel about moving on from "New York Times" Number One bestseller Sarah Dessen, author of ... Show synopsis "The Truth About Forever" is a captivating young adult novel about moving on from "New York Times" Number One bestseller Sarah Dessen, author of "What Happened to Goodbye" and "Lock and Key", Sarah Dessen. On the outside, Macy Queen is cool and calm. On the inside, she's breaking. Silently struggling with her dad's death, and spending the summer apart from her oh-so-perfect boyfriend, Macy is smiling her way through - she's 'fine'. It's only when she meets a group of new friends - and artistic, sexy Wes catches her eye - that she realizes she can wear her heart on her sleeve sometimes. Because life doesn't stop when someone disappears - and even though she's lost so much, can Macy see what she has to gain? "A compelling story beautifully written". ("Time Out"). "A poignant coming-of-age story". ("Big Issue") Sarah Dessen is the author of six stunning teen novels: "Just Listen", "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.