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How They Met, and Other Stories by David…

How They Met, and Other Stories

by David Levithan

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"When I am with you, there is nowhere else I'd rather be. And I am a person who always wants to be somewhere else."

It's written by David Levithan and that already says a lot about this book. Love it! ( )
  PamZaragoza | Jun 27, 2014 |
This collection of stories was such a let down for me. I have read David Levithan's other works (The Lover's Dictionary, Everyday, Dash and Lily's Book of Dares) and this just didn't live up to the expectations I have for him. I understand that a large number of these stories were written when he was still a young writer, and perhaps that is why. I thought it was intriguing that he wrote of all types of love, not just the stereotypical relationship. My favorite story was the one where they meet on the airplane, as I found it sweet and endearing. His other works are better, so if you started with this one I would direct you to a different title (see above). ( )
  alb2219 | Mar 12, 2014 |
So much prom... It was fun to read stuff he wrote when he was younger, though. ( )
  earthforms | Feb 2, 2014 |
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  kcarrigan | Aug 26, 2013 |
David Levithan did a good job with this collection of short stories. They're all about love, different kinds of teenage loves, and they definitely remind me of my teen relationships -- though I think the girl who plays with her lesbian/bisexual best friend's heart and will never quite get the signals unmixed is a pretty ubiquitous one. Still, there's defiant we're-gay-so-what love, dating because it's familiar and convenient love, bittersweet love... There are love stories with two boys, two girls, a girl and a boy, a man and a woman...

It's a lovely collection; it touched my heart and made me smile. ( )
  shanaqui | Apr 9, 2013 |
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 037584886X, Hardcover)

Just in time for Valentine’s Day comes a confection from David Levithan that is sure to appeal to fans of Boy Meets Boy. Here are 18 stories, all about love, and about all kinds of love. From the aching for the one you pine for, to standing up and speaking up for the one you love, to pure joy and happiness, these love stories run the gamut of that emotion that at some point has turned every one of us inside out and upside down. What is love? With this original story collection David Levithan proves that love is a many splendored thing, a varied, complicated, addictive, wonderful thing.

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A collection of eighteen stories describing the surprises, sacrifices, doubts, pain, and joy of falling in love.

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