Sarah Dessen (born June 6, 1970) is an American novelist who lives in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. Born in Illinois, Dessen graduated from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Her first book, That Summer, was published in 1996. She has since published more than a dozen other novels and novellas....
I still felt that rush whenever he looked so happy to see me.
—Sarah Dessen in Someone Like You
Nothing happens for ages, and then all the changes come at once.
—Sarah Dessen in The Moon & More
It's a little convenient, isn't it, to say that the reason you did something horrible was because someone else told you to. That doesn't make it any less wrong. No matter how many people are telling you to jump off a bridge, you always have the option to turn around and walk away.
—Jodi Picoult in The Storyteller
I'm willing to admit that I may not always be right, but I am never wrong.