Sarah Dessen has made her way to the big screen. The 2003 movie How To Deal, starring Mandy Moore, is a combination of the her novels Someone Like You and That Summer. You thought her name sounded familiar, didn't you? (Source)
Sarah Dessen has a puppy named Goose. Cutest. Name. Ever. (Source)
You a big fan of our author? Get ready to love her even more: she made a Pinterest board dedicated solely to bacon.
Dessen's book Just Listen was chosen as a YALSA Teen's Top Ten book, and it came in at number two on the list, right behind Stephenie Meyer's New Moon. Not bad, SD. (Source)