19 Love Songs (Paperback)
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The New York Times bestselling author of Every Day, Someday, and Two Boys Kissing is back with a short story collection about love--perfect for Valentine's Day or year-round reading!
A resentful member of a high school Quiz Bowl team with an unrequited crush.
A Valentine's Day in the life of Every Day's protagonist "A."
A return to the characters of Two Boys Kissing.
19 Love Songs, from New York Times bestselling author David Levithan, delivers all of these stories and more. Born from Levithan's tradition of writing a story for his friends each Valentine's Day, this collection brings all of them to his readers for the first time. With fiction, nonfiction, and a story in verse, there's something for every reader here.
Witty, romantic, and honest, teens (and adults) will come to this collection not only on Valentine's Day, but all year round.
About the Author
David Levithan's many acclaimed novels include Someday, Another Day, Every Day, Two Boys Kissing, and Boy Meets Boy. His bestselling collaborations include Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist and Sam & Ilsa's Last Hurrah (both written with Rachel Cohn) and Will Grayson, Will Grayson (written with John Green). In 2016, David was named the recipient of the Margaret A. Edwards Award for his contribution to YA literature. Follow him on Twitter @loversdiction.
“ [An] optimistic reminder of the transforming power of love.” —Publishers Weekly, starred review
“Deeply satisfying and emotionally resonant.” —Booklist, starred review
“Like a good mixtape, this book builds, flows, and transports readers.” —School Library Journal, starred review
“While individual pieces are compelling, the book’s real power lies in its collective impact and unified understanding of love as a journey to self-awareness.” —Bulletin, starred review