Book of the Day: Just Listen by Sarah Dessen

Everything in Annabel’s life was perfect. She was a part-time model, came from a good family, and was one of the most popular girls in school. One fateful summer night brought all that crashing down. Now school is starting and Annabel is dreading her future life as an outsider. Enter Owen, the biggest outsider in school. Becoming friends with him was the last thing that Annabel expected. However, through his friendship and eclectic music tastes, Annabel faces the problems within her family and social networks and learns to trust herself.

This was the first book I read by Sarah Dessen, and I was instantly hooked. Fans of her books will find this equally enjoyable.

Just Listen is a nominee for the Teens Top 10 List. Request it from the library here. If it’s your favorite, don’t forget to place your vote during Teen Read Week, October 14-20, 2007.

Review by Rita @ Cary Library


2 Responses to Book of the Day: Just Listen by Sarah Dessen

  1. katrina says:

    I read her book, the truth about forever, it’s one of my favorite books. I have this book, “just listen.” stored away, and I never bothered to read it. I think Im gona start it up again (:

  2. this one was awesome, i’d love to be part of a radio station like the one owen goes to.

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