Review: The Twelve Days of Dash and Lily by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

 

Book cover for The Twelve Days of Dash & Lily by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

Title: The Twelve Days of Dash and Lily (Dash and Lily #2)
AuthorsRachel Cohn and David Levithan
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: October 18, 2016
Stars: 2.5/5

Summary (from Goodreads): Dash and Lily have had a tough year since they first fell in love among the shelves of their favorite bookstore. Lily’s beloved grandfather suffered a heart attack, and his difficult road to recovery has taken a major toll on her typically sunny disposition.

With only twelve days left until Christmas—Lily’s favorite time of the year—Dash, Lily’s brother Langston, and their closest friends must take Manhattan by storm to help Lily recapture the unique holiday magic of a glittering, snow-covered New York City in December. Continue reading

Review: Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

Book cover for Dash & Lily's Book of Dares by Rachel Cohn

Title: Dash and Lily’s Book of Dares (Dash & Lily #1)
Authors: Rachel Cohn and David Levithan
Publisher: Knopf Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: October 26, 2010
Stars: 5/5

Summary (from Goodreads): “I’ve left some clues for you.
If you want them, turn the page.
If you don’t, put the book back on the shelf, please.”

So begins the latest whirlwind romance from the bestselling authors of Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist. Lily has left a red notebook full of challenges on a favorite bookstore shelf, waiting for just the right guy to come along and accept its dares. But is Dash that right guy? Or are Dash and Lily only destined to trade dares, dreams, and desires in the notebook they pass back and forth at locations across New York? Could their in-person selves possibly connect as well as their notebook versions? Or will they be a comic mismatch of disastrous proportions?

Rachel Cohn and David Levithan have written a love story that will have readers perusing bookstore shelves, looking and longing for a love (and a red notebook) of their own. Continue reading