Posts Categorized: David Levithan

Sep 26
Banned Books Week Review: Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

Banned Books Week Review: Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan

You can read my initial post about book censorship here. Maybe I was expecting too much from Two Boys Kissing.  I  specifically chose to read this during Banned Books Week, even though I have not heard news (yet) of Two Boys Kissing being banned.  But Levithan has had books challenged or banned in the past, and I assume that with this cover and title, the censorship police will soon be out in full force.  Based on my experience with Leivthan’s… Read more »


Sep 22
Banned Books Week: An Open Letter to Parents

Banned Books Week: An Open Letter to Parents

Banned Books Week: September 22-28, 2013 Today is the first day of 2013’s Banned Books Week.  The timing is impeccable, because about a week ago, news broke that Rainbow Rowell was disinvited from a planned visit to a Minnesota school and library to discuss her recent book, Eleanor & Park.  A group of high school librarians who are fans of the book arranged the visit, but when two “concerned parents” got wind of it, they raised holy hell because E&P is… Read more »


Sep 21
Stacking the Shelves # 31

Stacking the Shelves # 31

Stacking The Shelves is all about sharing the books you are adding to your shelves, may it be physical or virtual. This means you can Ainclude books you buy in physical store or online, books you borrow from friends or the library, review books, gifts and of course ebooks! Visit Tynga’s Reviews to learn more about this weekly meme. For Review Iron Traitor by Julie KagawaWitchstruck by Victoria LambCountdown by Michelle Rowen: I already read this, and I pretty much hated it…. Read more »


Jul 31
August New Releases

August New Releases

August New Releases: Time to Bulk Up Your TBR Between the Devil and the Deep Blue Sea: If that’s the Devil up there on that cliff, is it wise to be standing that close to the edge? Deception by C.J. Redwine: I still need to read Defiance! Two Boys Kissing by David Levithan: Boys – check.  Two of them – check.  And they’re kissing – check.  I really enjoyed Every Day, so I’m interested to check out this one. The Fall of Five by… Read more »


May 06
Clear Your Shelf Giveaway – U.S.

Clear Your Shelf Giveaway – U.S.

I’m clearing my shelves and giving away copies of Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist and The Dressmaker to one U.S. winner. Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn and David LevithanPublication Date: August 26, 2008Goodreads Synopsis: NOW A MAJOR motion picture starring Michael Cera (Juno and Superbad) and Kat Dennings (The 40 Year-Old Virgin)! Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist is a comedy about two teens thrust together for one hilarious, sleepless night of adventure in a world of mix tapes, late-night living,… Read more »


Apr 26
May New Releases

May New Releases

May New Releases The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey. I WANT THIS BOOK!  I’ve tried everything I could think of to try to get an early copy.  Alas, no luck.  I’ll settle for my pre-order and hope that Amazon ships a day early.  (Note: I’ve read The 5th Wave since publishing this post. It was very good, but not quite the masterpiece as it’s being hyped.) You’re Scaring Me. The End Games by T. Michael Martin  I’ve read it already.  Blech.Reboot… Read more »