Author: David Levithan

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Review: Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist b..

Posted 1 September, 2012 by Gabbie in Review / 0 Comments
Review: Nick and Norah’s Infinite Playlist by Rachel Cohn and David Levithan

Favorite Quote(s): N/A Favorite Character: I can’t even begin to decide when giving such awful characters. First Line: “The day begins in the middle of the night.” My Musings: I really wanted to like this book. I really, really did. I’ve read many good reviews of this book, and I had been sooo excited to read it! So when I finally got it from the library, I hunkered down to read it as soon as I could. So when I couldn’t get through more than three chapters, I was very disappointed. For one thing, the dropping of the f-bomb in almost every sentence was a complete turn off. I don’t know if the authors were trying to make the novel more ‘relatable’ to young adult readers, but it just came off as vulgar. I have nothing against the word being used, but it needs to be used sparingly. Using it every other sentence is just plain annoying, as well as unrealistic. Also, half the time they used it, the context wasn’t even correct. It was absolutely ridiculous. Also, the writing style was nothing short of horrible. Alternating point of views can either be really good, or really bad. In this case, it is the latter. The characters back tracked with every chapter, and I felt like the book was going nowhere. Also, the characters. I know that breaking up is hard, […]