RELEASE DATE: September 30, 2008
AUTHOR LINKS – RACHEL: WEB / TWITTER / GOODREADS / FACEBOOK
AUTHOR LINKS – DAVID: WEB / TWITTER / GOODREADS / FACEBOOK
PUBLISHER: Listening Library
BUY NOW FROM: Audible
NARRATED BY: Emily Janice Card, Kirby Heyborne
It all starts when Nick asks Norah to be his girlfriend for five minutes. He only needs five minutes to avoid his ex-girlfriend, who’s just walked in to his band’s show. With a new guy. And then, with one kiss, Nick and Norah are off on an adventure set against the backdrop of New York City – and smack in the middle of all the joy, anxiety, confusion, and excitement of a first date.
This he said/she said romance told by YA stars Rachel Cohn and David Levithan is a sexy, funny roller coaster of a story about one date over one very long night, with two teenagers, both recovering from broken hearts, who are just trying to figure out who they want to be – and where the next great band is playing.
Told in alternating chapters, teeming with music references, humor, angst, and endearing side characters, this is a love story you’ll wish were your very own. Working together for the first time, Rachel Cohn and David Levithan have combined forces to create a book that is sure to grab readers of all ages and never let them go.
There’s something about books that take place in just one chunk of time — as in, one continuous amount of time, without weeks or days, or other character’s points of view to muddle up the flow. This is the one thing that really made me want to read the book — the fact that it takes place in one day, which I think is a feat for any author to write. Continue reading