"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 events and narrated by a Greek Chorus of the generation of gay men lost to AIDS Two 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 Post
From the Hardcover edition.
About the Author
DAVID LEVITHAN is a children s book editor in New York City and the author of several books for young adults, including Boy Meets Boy, Love Is the Higher Law, and Every Day. He coauthored Will Grayson, Will Grayson with John Green, and Nick & Norah s Infinite Playlist, Dash & Lily s Book of Dares, and Naomi and Ely s No Kiss List with Rachel Cohn. From the Hardcover edition."