By Rachel Cohn, David Levithan
A whirlwind romance from the New York Times bestselling authors of Nick & Norah's countless Playlist!
"I've left a few clues for you.
If you will have them, flip the page.
If you don't, placed the booklet again at the shelf, please."
16-year-old Lily has left a crimson pc packed with demanding situations on her favourite bookstall shelf, anticipating simply the perfect man to come back alongside and settle for its dares. sprint, in a foul temper through the vacation trips, occurs to be the 1st man to select up the computer and upward push to its demanding situations.
What follows is a whirlwind romance as sprint and Lily exchange dares, desires, and needs within the computer they go backward and forward at destinations all throughout ny urban. yet can their in-person selves very likely attach in addition to their laptop models, or will their scavenger hunt lead to a comic book mismatch of disastrous proportions?
Co-written via Rachel Cohn (GINGERBREAD) and David Levithan, co-author of WILL GRAYSON, WILL GRAYSON with John eco-friendly (THE FAULT IN OUR STARS), sprint & LILY'S publication OF DARES is a love tale that would have readers scouring bookstall cabinets, taking a look and eager for a love (and a pink laptop) in their own.
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Author identify: joan aiken (Born: 1924/09/04 / Died: 2004/01/04)
Author Description: Joan Delano Aiken used to be a miles enjoyed English author who got the MBE for companies fairly to Children's Literature. This yr marks the fiftieth ANNIVERSARY of her most famed vintage children's publication, THE WOLVES OF WILLOUGHBY CHASE, that's being celebrated with occasions at Cheltenham pageant within the united kingdom and at a unique occasion in long island in October, and with the book of 3 fresh versions of the e-book and a brand new AUDIO recorded through her daughter Lizza.
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She was once born in Rye, East Sussex, right into a kin of writers, together with her father, Conrad Aiken (who gained a Pulitzer Prize for his poetry), and her sister, Jane Aiken Hodge.
She labored for the United international locations info workplace in the course of the moment global war,and then as an editor and freelance on Argosy journal earlier than she began writing complete time, in most cases children's books and thrillers. For her books she obtained the dad or mum Award (1969) and the Edgar Allan Poe Award (1972).
Her preferred sequence, the "Wolves Chronicles" which started with 'The Wolves of Willoughby Chase', used to be set in an complex exchange interval of background in a Britain during which James II used to be by no means deposed within the wonderful Revolution,and so supporters of the home of Hanover always plot to overthrow the Stuart Kings. those books additionally characteristic cockney urchin heroine Dido Twite and her adventures and travels everywhere in the world.
Another sequence of children's books approximately Arabel and her raven Mortimer are illustrated by means of Quentin Blake, and feature been proven at the BBC as Jackanory and drama sequence. Others together with the a lot enjoyed 'Necklace of Raindrops' and award profitable 'Kingdom below the Sea' are illustrated through Jan Pieńkowski.
Her many novels for adults comprise a number of that proceed or supplement novels by means of Jane Austen. those contain 'Mansfield Revisited' and 'Jane Fairfax'.
Aiken was once a lifelong fan of ghost tales. She set her grownup supernatural novel The Haunting Of Lamb apartment at Lamb residence in Rye (now a countrywide belief property). This ghost tale recounts in fictional shape an alleged haunting skilled through former citizens of the home, Henry James and E. F. Benson, either one of whom additionally wrote ghost tales. Aiken's father, Conrad Aiken, additionally authored a small variety of impressive ghost stories.
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