• Page Count: 260
  • Release Date: October 26, 2010
  • My Rating: 2.5 stars

Book Description:

Dash & Lily's Book of Dares (Dash & Lily, #1) “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.


My Thoughts:

Ok so this has potential to be cute and the writing was solid, but… it just felt like it took place in some alternate version of reality? One where every pretentious, condescending hipster teen is straight out of a John Green novel. I think I stuck with it because I wanted to like the story, but Dash was BEYOND irritating. His POV was just thoroughly unpleasant.

The idea of them leaving notes for each other to follow was really cute, though! Basically, if you like the kind of worlds and characters John Green comes up with then you’ll probably be a fan of this book. I gave it an extra star for Lily’s holiday cheer, but otherwise wasn’t particularly into it.

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  5. Me divierte mucho leer sobre el "poder diabolico" en comentarios anteriores porque culpar a un ser inexistente como el diablo,lucifer,satanas o como quieran llamarle de las locuras de unos tantos que se han obsesionado con que el mundo se terminara pronto !! Se terminara cuando ya no quede un solo arbol o una sola planta … Y a consecuencia nos extingamos nosotros tambien 🙂

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