List of the best Sarah Dessen books, ranked by voracious readers in the Ranker community. With commercial success and critical acclaim, there's no doubt that Sarah Dessen is one of the most popular authors of the last 100 years. Two of Dessen's novels, Someone Like You and That Summer, were the inspiration for Mandy Moore's 2003 film How To Deal. If you're a huge fan of her work, then vote on your favorite novels below and make your opinion count. This poll is also a great resource for new fans of Sarah Dessen who want to know which novels they should start reading first. With memorable characters and excellent storytelling, there's no reason why you shouldn't check out her work if you're a big reader.List features books like Just Listen and The Truth About Forever. What are Sarah Dessen's best novels? Vote on this list and help us definitively answer that question.