Day: November 7, 2011

The Lover’s Dictionary – David Levithan

Date Started: November 6, 2011. 4 PM – 6 PM. Yes, this should be a record-breaker. This is the first book that I’ve finished under two hours. I did not finish it in one seating though because I had to smoke when I was past a quarter of it. But really, it isn’t that long. It seems like a book of quotes to me, and that does not have to be degrading. It’s actually good. It’s a series of dictionary entries that gives us a peek into the two-year relationship of the unnamed narrator and his unnamed partner. Each entry is deliciously written, something that I did not expect. And why did I even read this one? Maybe because of my want to read at least one young adult novel, although the owner of the copy that I read told me that this is not YA. But the dust jacket says so! Oh well. The owner of this book is Tina. She blogs at One More Page. I also give some credits to Maria for …