"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 ...Read More"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.Read Less
I absolutely loved this book!
i could relate to it and ways and sympathize with her even if it wasn't exactly what i went through. I reccommend this book to any teen girl!
Oct 7, 2010
i loved this book to the core. it made me to start thinking back to how i've lived my life. about all the mistakes i have made and definitely all the lies i have made up! i think that everyone secretly wishes they were like Owen Armstrong. u knw, always saying what you think whether it hurts or not. or always telling the truth no matter what kind of trouble it would get you. after i read this book, it made me realise how we as humans are so dishonest. I wish we could all just have the strength and willpower to always tell the truth and always speak up. As for Annabel Greene, she just needed someone to listen to her. it had mostly been about her sisters. first her sister having an eating disorder and her Mother been so fragile to here the truth. But thankfully, she found someone that was willing to listen in Owen Armstrong. :)
Jan 9, 2010
This was for my granddaughter as a Christmas present. She loves to read and likes this author
Sep 4, 2009
This book was great. It really opened your eyes to some of the issues that people deal with and made you understand them from their points of view. Very compassionate story!
Nov 16, 2008
Oh what a book!
This was actually the first book I read of Sarah Dessen and I have fell in love with her way of writing ever since. Through out all the books I've read of hers this is the best. It's like reading into someone's diary and I swear the characters will relate to you in some way. At one point you will feel as if your the main character. Very touching and definetly READ this book you will not be let down.
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