Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan
- Method of Obtaining: II checked this out from my local library.
- Published by: TDutton Juvenile
- Release Date: 4/6/2010
One cold night, in a most unlikely corner of Chicago, two teens—both named Will Grayson—are about to cross paths. As their worlds collide and intertwine, the Will Graysons find their lives going in new and unexpected directions, building toward romantic turns-of-heart and the epic production of history’s most fabulous high school musical.
Hilarious, poignant, and deeply insightful, John Green and David Levithan’s collaborative novel is brimming with a double helping of the heart and humor that have won both them both legions of faithful fans.
Reason for Reading:
- I gave in after reading books by both authors and loving them.
I’m not sure why I held off reading Will Grayson, Will Grayson for as long as I did. Something about me rebelled against the story – maybe it was the fact it was written by two authors or maybe the summary didn’t jive for me… but after reading titles by both authors (And LOVING them) I decided to take the plunge.
Willx2 did not disappoint, people. This book has been reviewed, and then reviewed and chatted about some more, so let me talk to those of you who are on the fence, or just a bit disinterested, as I was.
This isn’t a mind-blowing story. I didn’t get goosebumps at the end, or fall into fits of swooning love like so many reviews I’ve seen. It didn’t change the world for me, or make me throw my arms up and sing hallelujah in my best Tiny voice. All that said, this book entertained me, made me smile, and made me thoroughly appreciate the differences (and similarities) of two of my favorite authors.
The story will keep you moving. I began this book as activities for school started and I found myself longing to find a quiet spot and start reading again. It’s a quiet sort of addiction, this story. It left behind little tugs that could only be satisfied by reading just one more chapter – just one. But those chapters added up and I ended up finishing off the entire book in an evening, then guiltily looking at it like it was the remains of an entire chocolate cake I’d eaten in one swoop and would be wishing I could enjoy the next day.
So Will Grayson, Will Grayson, you are my delicious chocolate cake. You weren’t the best chocolate cake I’ve ever had so I’ll run out into the street and sing your praises, but you were pretty darn satisfying and I wish I had more of you to read today.
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