Just in time for Valentine’s Day comes a confection from David Levithan that is sure to have fans of Boy Meets Boy eager to devour it. Here are How They Met and Other Stories. 41aw5ohgnyl-_ac_ul_sr_ Eighteen stories about love in many forms, from falling for your local. How They Met and Other Stories. David Levithan. Add to cartright $ tablet Buy the ebook. albumAdd to wishlist. Eighteen stories, all about.

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To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Some people might not like the collection of stories format; but, this one works and does it well.

Not very memorable – the protagonist was alright, but the plot was hhey to write home about. Apr 09, Claudia rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: Romantic Fantasy Books for Teens. A little disjointed but fun. That said, not all of the stories were bad. A lot or a little?

David Levithan did a good job with this collection of short stories. My two favorite stories in the book both ended up being about boys dating boys and dealing with family dynamics: Search the site Search term is required.

How They Met and Other Stories Book Review

It bothers me that this book has actually good ratings on Goodreads. In fact, I’d label this as my favorite story here. See all books by David Levithan.

The parents’ guide to what’s in this book. The eighteen stories collected here most of which are prose but some of which are free verse center, mostly, around young love or young lust, or young heartbreakboth straight and queer. Short story compilation – several queer love stories, but not exclusively queer. I wanted to learn about these characters even more.


Sweet — sometimes bittersweet — celebration of love, in all its forms. There are love stories with two boys, two girls, a girl and a boy, a man and a woman Sep 15, Nikki rated it really liked it Shelves: Made me crave for coffee. Learn how we rate. He captures adolescent moments of missed connections and almost-missed connections so vividly that you can feel the characters’ butterflies and breath-catching.

Interviews for colleges are always varying degrees of awful. When not writing during spare hours on weekends, David Levithan is editorial director at Scholastic and the founding editor of the PUSH imprint, which is devoted to finding new voices and new authors in teen literature. Mar 20, Thay rated it it was amazing. User Reviews Parents say Kids say. Coming of Age Tehy type: I realise the point of the book is to capture different scenarios for romance, that someone out there can relate to.

David Levithan has the gift of really beautiful writing. I was used to this, but not in this way. I wish things had been a bit more fleshed out, but it levlthan a good experimental piece.

Some of the stories will make you laugh, and levitjan will make you sad, but all are completely enjoyable. This is a book I think people should read. D Diversas historias, de todo tipo, sobre amor. But How They Met and Other Stories covered a whole spectrum of scenarios featuring love, not romance, from the closet gay, the unrequited love, the gay guy who is dating a female just for the sake of it, people who are just meant to be or couples who are just dating for the now.


Another free-verse poem, and although I didn’t like this one quite as much, it was still well-written. I love everything about this collection.

How They Met, and Other Stories

Levithan is a ‘true’ YA writer, even in short stories managing to show us those moments of transition levithwn a young character’s world expands, when change is imminent. It was also bizarre in that the characters sort of sucked. Our ratings are based on child development best practices. Here are the instructions of how to enable JavaScript in your browser. Everything seems to be over emphasised and in your ohw, he can get rather deep at times but this seems to muddy the plot and the point for me.

A Romantic Inclination – 3. Breaking and Entering – 3.

Mar 21, Mica rated it levtihan not like it. Love is love is love and it doesn’t matter how the parties associate themselves, all that matters is the love. I have to be honest, the reason I finally picked this collection of short stories up to read is because I had read David Levithan’s short story Miss Lucy Had a Steamboat which appeared in the anthology Love Hurts by Malorie Hos.

What’s the Name o When you’re a boy dancer, your progression through the Nutcracker is like this: Dec 22, Pages Young Adult. Between Mom and Jo.

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