Publication date: October 26th, 2010
Published by: Knopf Books For Young Readers
“I’ve left some clues for you.If you want them, turn the page.If you don’t, put the book back on the shelf, please.”
So begins the latest whirlwind romance from the New York Times bestselling authors of Nick & Norah’s Infinite Playlist. Lily has left a red notebook full of challenges on a favorite bookstore shelf, waiting for just the right guy to come along and accept its dares. But is Dash that right guy? Or are Dash and Lily only destined to trade dares, dreams, and desires in the notebook they pass back and forth at locations across New York? Could their in-person selves possibly connect as well as their notebook versions? Or will they be a comic mismatch of disastrous proportions?
Dash&Lily's story is a dream come true for every girl and boy-teenager or not.Girl leaves a notebook with clues at the infamous Strand bookstore in NY, boy finds it and an adventure unravels.Wrap it all with a red velvet Christmas ribbon,and you have yourselves a fine holiday romance!
I don't know if Dash and Lily were meant to be together.To be honest, I doubt it.But everything is in the trying, in taking risks and eventually, that little step forward. And even if you get hurt in the end, at least you will have enjoyed the journey!