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David Levithan - Author

About the Author

David Levithan is the author of many acclaimed young-adult novels, including Boy Meets Boy, The Realm of Possibility, Love is the Higher Law, and (along with Rachel Cohn) the New York Times bestselling Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist, which has been adapted into a popular movie. He is an editorial director at Scholastic in the US.

 

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Someday

Someday

Author: David Levithan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 04/10/2018

The sequel to the New York Times best-selling Every Day Every day a new body. Every day a new life. Every day a new choice. For as long as A can remember, life has meant waking up in a different person's body every day, forced to live as that person until the day has ended. A always thought there wasn't anyone else who was like this. A was wrong. Someday starts where Every Day left off. David Levithan takes readers further into the lives of A and Rhiannon, exploring more deeply what Every Day and Another Day had originally asked: What is a soul? What makes us human? And does gender matter when it comes to love? New York Times best-selling author David Levithan returns to one of his most moving and compelling stories, with the original novel, Every Day, adapted for the screen and hitting theatres 2018. Levithan's powerful novel explores the complexities of first love, in a way that will capture anyone who loves Rainbow Rowell, John Green and Jandy Nelson.

Every Day Film Tie-in

Every Day Film Tie-in

Author: David Levithan Format: Paperback Release Date: 05/04/2018

Letztendlich geht es nur um dich

Letztendlich geht es nur um dich

Author: David Levithan Format: eBook Release Date: 25/08/2016

Kannst du jemanden lieben, der jeden Tag in einem anderen Korper lebt? Letztendlich geht es nur um dich ist die ungewohnliche und bezaubernde Fortsetzung des SPIEGEL-Bestsellers "e;Letztendlich sind wir dem Universum egal"e;. David Levithan beschreibt auf eine fesselnde Art und Weise die Geschichte von Rhiannon, die das Geheimnis von A und ihre Liebe zu ihm entdeckt.Rhiannon liebt ihren Freund Justin, auch wenn der sie in der Schule eiskalt abblitzen lasst. So ist er halt. Und wenn Rhiannon auf der Ruckfahrt von der Schule den Radiosender wechseln will, kommt von Justin "e;Mein Auto, meine Musik"e;. Ladt Rhiannon ihn zu einer Party ein, beschwert er sich, dass sie ihn immer 'festnageln' will. Eines Tages ist plotzlich alles anders: Justin lasst Rhiannon die Musik aussuchen, er singt aus voller Kehle mit und hort ihr aufmerksam zu. Rhiannon ist uberglucklich. Doch dann kommt ein Fremder und behauptet, dass er fur einen Tag in Justins Korper gewesen ist..."e;Wenn Gluck sich so gut anfuhlt, ist es eigentlich egal, ob es tatsachlich echt ist oder nicht."e;Die langersehnte Fortsetzung von David Levithans Weltbestseller Letztendlich sind wir dem Universum egal erzahlt das, was uns alle beschaftigt hat: Wie fuhlt es sich an, wenn die Liebe deines Lebens jeden Tag in einem anderen Korper steckt? Ein cooler und romantischer Roman uber Geborgenheit, Verlasslichkeit und die wahre Liebe. Letztendlich sind wir dem Universum egal ist Gewinner des Deutschen Jugendliteraturpreise 2015, Kategorie Jugendjury.

You Know Me Well

You Know Me Well

Author: David Levithan, Nina Lacour Format: Paperback Release Date: 02/06/2016

Who knows you well? Your best friend? Your boyfriend or girlfriend? A stranger you meet on a crazy night? No one, really? Mark and Kate have sat next to each other for an entire year, but have never spoken. For whatever reason, their paths outside of class have never crossed. That is until Kate spots Mark miles away from home, out in the city for a wild, unexpected night. Kate is lost, having just run away from a chance to finally meet the girl she has been in love with from afar. Mark, meanwhile, is in love with his best friend Ryan, who may or may not feel the same way. When Kate and Mark meet up, little do they know how important they will become to each other -- and how, in a very short time, they will know each other better than any of the people who are supposed to know them more. Told in alternating points of view by Nina LaCour and David Levithan, the best-selling author of Every Day and co-author of Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (with Rachel Cohn) and Will Grayson, Will Grayson (with John Green), You Know Me Well is a deeply honest story about navigating the joys and heartaches of first love, one truth at a time.

Inca o zi

Inca o zi

Author: David Levithan Format: eBook Release Date: 14/04/2016

De la autorul bestsellerului Zi dupa zi.Pentru Rhiannon fiecare zi este la fel. S-a resemnat cu viaE a ei, convinsA fiind cA l meritA pe Justin, iubitul ei distant E i temperamental.PnA ntr-o dimineaE A cnd totul se schimbA . Pentru prima datA , Justin pare sA o vadA cu adevA rat, sA fie mpreunA cu ea - E i petrec o zi perfectA - o zi pe care Justin nu E i-o mai aminteE te n dimineaE a urmA toare. TristA E i confuzA , Rhiannon pune totul la ndoialA . Pe neaE teptate, un strA in i spune cA acel Justin cu care a petrecut o zi perfectA E i care a fA cut-o sA se simtA specialA ... nu e deloc Justin.ncA o zi, cartea-pereche a bestsellerului New York Times Zi dupA zi, spune povestea din perspectiva lui Rhiannon, care ncearcA sA descopere adevA rul despre dragoste E i felul cum acest adevA r te poate schimba pentru totdeauna.O poveste ce ne face sA pA trundem adnc n minE ile personajelor. DeE i Levithan considerA cA ncA o zi e geamA nul romanului sA u precedent, Zi dupA zi, noua sa carte are o identitate separatA , bine definitA E i poate fi cititA independent."e; - BooklistNu simt nicio ntrebare - doar rA spunsuri. Nu simt fricA , ci mplinire. l sA rut E i balansul nostru perfect continuA , rA suflA rile noastre se fac una. nchid ochii E i simt apA sarea familiarA a buzelor lui, gustul familiar al gurii lui. nsa acum ceva e altfel. Nu doar ne sA rutA m cu trupurile noastre ntregi, ci E i cu ceva mai mare dect trupurile, cu ceea ce suntem E i cu ceea ce vom fi."e;

Two Boys Kissing - Jede Sekunde zahlt

Two Boys Kissing - Jede Sekunde zahlt

Author: David Levithan Format: eBook Release Date: 24/09/2015

Mitreiend und tief bewegend: David Levithans neues Meisterwerk"e;Harry kusst Craig und spurt etwas, das groer ist als sie beide, etwas, das uber den Kuss hinausreicht. Er greift nicht danach - noch nicht. Aber er wei, dass es da ist. Und damit wird dieser Kuss anders als all ihre anderen Kusse zuvor. Das wei er sofort."e;Craig und Harry wollen ein Zeichen fur alle schwulen Jungs setzen. Dafur kussen sie sich. 32 Stunden, 12 Minuten und 10 Sekunden. So lange dauert es, um den Weltrekord im Langzeitkussen zu brechen. So lange dauert es, sich uber die Gefuhle fureinander klarzuwerden, nachdem man sich doch eigentlich gerade getrennt hat. So lange dauert es, das Leben aller schwulen Parchen in der Umgebung fur immer zu verandern ...Geschickt verwebt David Levithan all ihre Geschichten zu einer groen Geschichte uber homosexuelle Jugendliche von heute. Vor allem aber beschreibt er in poetischen Worten die Liebe in all ihren Facetten.

21 Proms

21 Proms

Author: David Levithan, Daniel Ehrenhaft Format: Paperback Release Date: 03/09/2015

From an amazing array of authors including John Green, David Levithan, E. Lockhart, Libba Bray, Ned Vizzini and Holly Black ... 21 prom stories you'll never forget. It's supposed to be one of the best nights of your life. Or, at least, you're supposed to have a good time. But what if you'd rather be going with your best friend's date than your own? What if a sinister underground society of students has spiked the punch? What if your date turns out to be more of a frog than a prince? Or what if he's (literally) an ape? There are ways you can fight it. You can protest the silliness of the regular prom by hosting a backwards prom - also known as a morp. You can throw a prom for fat girls. You can stay at home to watch old teen movies and get your cute neighbor and his cuter brother to join you. You can dance to your own music.

Another Day

Another Day

Author: David Levithan Format: eBook Release Date: 25/08/2015

A New York Times BestsellerA girl falls in love with someone who wakes up in a different body each morning in this enthralling and poignant follow-up to theNew York Times bestsellerEvery Day. David Levithan (co-author ofWill Grayson, Will Graysonwith John Green)turns hisNew York TimesbestsellerEvery Dayon its headby flipping perspectives in this exploration of love and how it can change you. Every day is the same for Rhiannon. She has accepted her life, convinced herself that she deserves her distant, temperamental boyfriend, Justin, even established guidelines by which to live: Don't be too needy. Avoid upsetting him. Never get your hopes up. Until the morning everything changes. Justin seems to see her, to want to be with her for the first time, and they share a perfect daya perfect day Justin doesn't remember the next morning. Confused, depressed, and desperate for another day as great as that one, Rhiannon starts questioning everything. Then, one day, a stranger tells her that the Justin she spent that day with, the one who made her feel like a real person . . . wasn't Justin at all.And don't miss the Every Day major motion picture coming to theaters February 23, 2018!PRAISE FOR ANOTHER DAY:"e;It's a tricky concept, but in Levithan's hands it works.' EW.com ';[A] richly developed story that takes readers deep into its co-protagonists' beings. . . . Though Levithan considers this to be the earlier novel's ';twin,' it has a separate, deeply satisfying identity and can be read on its own.' Booklist, StarredPRAISE FOR EVERY DAY: ';A story that is always alluring, oftentimes humorous and much like love itselfsplendorous.' Los Angeles Times

Hold Me Closer The Tiny Cooper Story

Hold Me Closer The Tiny Cooper Story

Author: David Levithan Format: Paperback Release Date: 17/03/2015

Larger-than-life character Tiny Cooper, from the bestselling novel Will Grayson, Will Grayson, finally tells his own story the only way he knows how - as a stupendous musical. This is the full script of Hold Me Closer, the musical written by and staring Tiny Cooper, from the New York Times bestselling novel Will Grayson, Will Grayson, written by David Levithan and John Green. Filled with humour, pain, and 'big, lively, belty' musical numbers, readers will finally learn the full story of Tiny Cooper from his birth and childhood to his quest for love and his infamous eighteen ex-boyfriends. David Levithan is the New York Times bestselling author of many novels for young readers including Every Day, Will Grayson, Will Grayson (with John Green), Invisibility (with Andrea Cremer) and Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist (with Rachel Cohn), which was turned into a feature film. He's the editorial director of Scholastic Press, and has edited hundreds of books including the mega-hits The Hunger Games and Shiver. David lives in Hoboken, New Jersey.

Marly's Ghost

Marly's Ghost

Author: David Levithan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/01/2015

David Levithan, bestselling author of Every Day, gives Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol a Valentine's remix When Ben's girlfriend, Marly, dies, he feels his life is over and the prospect of Valentine's Day without her fills him with bitterness. But then Marly arrives - or at least, her ghost does - along with three other spirits. Now Ben must take a journey through Valentines past, present and future - and what he learns will change him forever. David Levithan is master of blending fantasy and romance, and Marly's Ghost has every bit as wonderfully strange and magical as Every Day and Another Day. David is the New York Times best-selling author of Boy Meets Boy and Marly's Ghost. While among his many collaborations are Will Grayson, Will Grayson with Fault in Our Stars author John Green, and Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist with Rachel Cohn, which became a major film. David's latest collaboration with Rachel, The Twelve Days of Dash and Lily, was picked by Zoella for her Book Club with WHSmiths. Tiny Cooper from Will Grayson, Will Grayson, now has his own novel: Hold Me Closer: The Tiny Cooper Story. David is also a highly respected children's book editor, whose list includes many luminaries of children's literature, including Garth Nix, Libba Bray and Suzanne Collins. He lives and works in New York.

Letztendlich sind wir dem Universum egal

Letztendlich sind wir dem Universum egal

Author: David Levithan Format: eBook Release Date: 27/03/2014

Die Geschichte einer ungewohnlichen ersten groen Liebe - und ein phantastischer Roman, wie er realistischer nicht sein konnteJeden Morgen wacht A in einem anderen Korper auf, in einem anderen Leben. Nie wei er vorher, wer er heute ist. A hat sich an dieses Leben gewohnt und er hat Regeln aufgestellt: Lass dich niemals zu sehr darauf ein. Falle nicht auf. Hinterlasse keine Spuren.Doch dann verliebt A sich unsterblich in Rhiannon. Mit ihr will er sein Leben verbringen, fur sie ist er bereit, alles zu riskieren - aber kann sie jemanden lieben, dessen Schicksal es ist, jeden Tag ein anderer zu sein?Wie ware das, nur man selbst zu sein, ohne einem bestimmten Geschlecht oder einer bestimmten Familie anzugehoren, ohne sich an irgendetwas orientieren zu konnen? Und ware es moglich, sich in einen Menschen zu verlieben, der jeden Tag ein anderer ist? Konnte man tatsachlich jemanden lieben, der korperlich so gestaltlos, in seinem Innersten aber zugleich so bestandig ist?

Two Boys Kissing

Two Boys Kissing

Author: David Levithan Format: eBook Release Date: 27/08/2013

"e;You have to read this.'Rainbow Rowell, bestselling author ofEleanor & Park In his follow-up to ttheNew York Timesbestselling author ofEvery Day,andDavid Levithan, coauthor of bestsellers Will Grayson, Will Grayson(with John Green) andNick & Norah's Infinite Playlist (with Rachel Cohn),crafts a novel that theLos Angeles Timescalls ';open, frank, and ultimately optimistic.' Based on true eventsand narrated by a Greek Chorus of the generation of gay men lost to AIDSTwo Boys Kissingfollows Harry and Craig, two seventeen-year-olds who are about to take part in a 32-hour marathon of kissing to set a new Guinness World Record. While the two increasingly dehydrated and sleep-deprived boys are locking lips, they become a focal point in the lives of other teens dealing with universal questions of love, identity, and belonging. Named to the National Book Award Longlist A Lambda Literary Award Winner A Stonewall Honor Book ';An intriguing, complex narrative with an unusual point of view[and] a quality of retrospection that is rare (and refreshing) in YA literature.' The Washington PostFrom the Hardcover edition.

Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet?

Author: David Levithan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2013

Sometimes your destination is not where you arrive... A gorgeously thoughtful novel by the co-author with John Green of `Will Grayson, Will Grayson' Danny isn't used to having something in common with Elijah, however slight. Their last name is the rope that ties them together. Danny and Elijah's lives could not be more different. But a journey together sweeps them up in the romance, wonder and breathtaking beauty of Italy. And falling in love opens their eyes to the distance that's grown between them. Can one girl remind them of what it means to be brothers?

Boy Meets Boy

Boy Meets Boy

Author: David Levithan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/08/2013

The unforgettable debut novel by co-author with John Green of Will Grayson, Will Grayson. To be together with someone for twenty years seems like an eternity. I can't seem to manage twenty days... How do you stay together? Paul has been gay his whole life and he's confident about almost everything. He doesn't have to hide his feelings like best friend Tony or even cope with loving the wrong guy like his other best friend Joni. But heartbreak can happen to anyone. Falling in love changes everything.

Invisibility

Invisibility

Author: David Levithan, Andrea Cremer Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/05/2013

Stephen is used to invisibility. He was born that way. Invisible. Cursed. Elizabeth sometimes wishes for invisibility. When you're invisible, no one can hurt you. So when her mother decides to move the family to New York City, Elizabeth is thrilled. It's easy to blend in there. Then Stephen and Elizabeth meet. To Stephen's amazement, she can see him. And to Elizabeth's amazement, she wants him to be able to see her - all of her. But as the two become closer, an invisible world gets in their way - a world of grudges and misfortunes, spells and curses. And once they're thrust into this world, Elizabeth and Stephen must decide how deep they're going to go - because the answer could mean the difference between love and death. From the critically acclaimed and bestselling authors David Levithan - who wrote Every Day and co-wrote Will Grayson, Will Grayson with John Green, and Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist with Rachel Cohn, as well as many other novels - and Andrea Cremer - who wrote the bestselling Nightshade series - comes a remarkable story about the unseen elements of attraction, the mortal risks of making yourself known, and the invisible desires that live within us all. David Levithan and Andrea Cremer met each other in Washington, DC, even though that's not where they live. Andrea was pretty certain she wasn't invisible, but David confirmed that fact by introducing her to some other writers, who were all able to see her. Before writing with Andrea, David had never written a novel with a one-word title. His novels include Every Day, Will Grayson, Will Grayson (with John Green) and Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist (with Rachel Cohn). You can visit David at www.davidlevithan.com and follow his lover's dictionary on Twitter @loversdiction. He lives just outside New York City. Andrea's novels include Nightshade, Wolfsbane, Bloodrose, Rift and Rise. You can visit her at www.andreacremer.com and follow her on Twitter @andreacremer. She lives in New York City, quite visibly.

Six Earlier Days

Six Earlier Days

Author: David Levithan Format: eBook Release Date: 26/11/2012

In Every Day, New York Times bestselling author David Levithan presented readers with his most ambitious novel to date: Every morning, A wakes up in a different body and leads a different life. A must never get too attached, must never be noticed, must never interfere. The novel Every Day starts on Day 5994 of A's life. In this digital-only collection Six Earlier Days, Levithan gives readers a glimpse at a handful of the other 5993 stories yet to be told that inform how A navigates the complexities of a life lived anew each day. In Every Day, readers discover if you can truly love someone who is destined to change every day. In Six Earlier Days, readers will discover a little bit more about how A became that someone.Fans of Levithan's books such as Nick & Norah's Infinite Playlist, co-written with Rachel Cohn, and Will Grayson, Will Grayson, co-written with John Green, will not want to miss A's adventures in Every Day and Six Earlier Days.

Every You, Every Me

Every You, Every Me

Author: David Levithan Format: Paperback Release Date: 21/09/2012

Every Day

Every Day

Author: David Levithan Format: eBook Release Date: 28/08/2012

A special movie tie-in edition of David Levithan'sNew York Timesbestseller, now a major motion picture starring Angourie Rice ofSpiderman: HomecomingandThe Nice Guys--in theaters February 23, 2018!Every day a different body. Every day a different life. Every day in love with the same girl.There's never any warning about where it will be or who it will be. A has made peace with that, even established guidelines by which to live: Never get too attached. Avoid being noticed. Do not interfere. It's all fine until the morning that A wakes up in the body of Justin and meets Justin's girlfriend, Rhiannon. From that moment, the rules by which A has been living no longer apply. Because finally A has found someone he wants to be with--day in, day out, day after day. But can Rhiannon love someone who is destined to change every day?"e;Wise, wildly unique."e;--Entertainment Weekly"e;A story that is always alluring, oftentimes humorous and much like love itself--splendorous."e; --Los Angeles Times"e;Every Day"e; copyright 2018 Orion Releasing LLC. All Rights Reserved. Cover courtesy of MGM Media Licensing.

Lover's Dictionary

Lover's Dictionary

Author: David Levithan Format: eBook Release Date: 03/02/2011

How does one talk about love?buffoonery, n. You were drunk, and I made the mistake of mentioning Showgirls in a near-empty subway car. The pole had no idea what it was about to endure. In this enchanting compendium of Love, David Leviathan charts the moving portrait of a relationship. Starting with... aberrant, adj. '"e;I don't normally do this kind of thing,"e; you said. "e;Neither do I,"e; I assured you.'...David's words fit together to create a beautiful and compelling story, encapsulating all aspects of a relationship and giving a name to the everyday struggles they entail. Through these short entries, he provides an intimate window into the great events and quotidian trifles of being within a couple, giving us an indelible and deeply moving portrait of love in our time. arcane, adj. It was Joanna who noticed it first. We were over at her house for dinner, and she said something about being able to see the woman across the street doing yoga in the mornings, and how strange it looked when you were watching it from afar. "e;So how is Miss Torso doing?"e; you asked. And I said, "e;Perhaps we should ask the pianist."e; Joanna just looked at us and said, "e;It used to be that you each had your own strange, baffling references. And now you have them together."e; People often say that when couples are married for a long time, they start to look alike. I don't believe that. But I do believe their sentences start to look alike.

Love Is The Higher Law

Love Is The Higher Law

Author: David Levithan Format: Paperback Release Date: 10/08/2010

Level 2: The Mummy CD for Pack

Level 2: The Mummy CD for Pack

Author: David Levithan Format: Paperback Release Date: 28/03/2008

Contemporary / American English In Egypt Imhotep, High Priest of the Dead, stays in the ground for 3215 years. Then he wakes up from his half-life and he starts to kill. Evelyn works in a museum. Rick is a soldier. Can these very different people send Imhotep back to the dead -- and also find love?

Two Boys Kissing

Two Boys Kissing

Author: David Levithan Format: Paperback Release Date: 14/05/2006

From the New York Times best-selling author of Every Day, another thoughtful and original perspective on relationships. 2014 Lambda literary award winner and 2014 Stonewall Honor Book, Two Boys Kissing explores how people fall in and out of love, and what is means to discover yourself. The two boys kissing are Craig and Harry. They're hoping to set the world record for the longest kiss. They're not a couple, but they used to be. Peter and Neil are a couple. Their kisses are different. Avery and Ryan have only just met and are trying to figure out what happens next. Cooper is alone. He's not sure how he feels. As the marathon progresses, these boys, their friends and families evaluate the changing nature of feelings, behaviour and this crazy thing called love under the watchful eyes of a Greek chorus of a generation of men lost to AIDS. David Levithan connects recent history with the present moment in a novel that is both a celebration of equality and a memorial to a lost generation. David is the New York Times best-selling author of Boy Meets Boy and Marly's Ghost. While among his many collaborations are Will Grayson, Will Grayson with Fault in Our Stars author John Green, and Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist with Rachel Cohn, which became a major film. Tiny Cooper from Will Grayson, Will Grayson, now has his own novel: Hold Me Closer: The Tiny Cooper Story. David is also a highly respected children's book editor, whose list includes many luminaries of children's literature, including Garth Nix, Libba Bray and Suzanne Collins. He lives and works in New York. Praise for Every Day: `Every Day is a wonder.' Patrick Ness, author of Chaos Walking trilogy and A Monster Calls

The Realm of Possibility

The Realm of Possibility

Author: David Levithan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/05/2006