I really liked the first in this series, but I found this one frustrating. Lily in particular was hard to listen to, especially for the first 2/3rds of the book. There is nothing that annoys me more than someone who expects the people who love her to read her mind, rather than just speaking up and saying what she needs. The last 1/3rd is better, but this is still just barely a three star read for me.
I bring you #12daysofbookmas because:
1. Holiday stories are how I deal. #joinin
2. Never enough reading time before Holidays.
3. I'm on Winterbreak until Jan 7 & have lots of time for reading.
4. LOVE idea of celebrating for 12 days.
Lily and Dash. I love Lily's spirit & joy in the season even while freely admitting to not being religious. Love Dash for his snarky humor/bamhumbugery while underneath he's a marshmallow. #day1 🎁
This book left me feeling meh. I loved the first book and was so excited to find out there was a sequel... Plus I wanted a great, cheesy, Christmas read. This book fell short for me. Definitely pick up the first one, Dash and Lily‘s Book of Dares, and skip this one. #Book31of2018
I enjoyed 1st book more.Lily continue with her childish behavior and faced some unrealistic risky experiences finding her independent side.Some scenes seemed were extended just to justify the length of the novel hurting the plot.I found interesting the families dynamics & values.There were some dialogues about beliefs, about love of books and hope to the future that I really liked.A simple funny YA novel (more for young) that I enjoyed 🤷🏻♀️3⭐️
So, I‘m really disappointed in this read. I thought I would love it, but one of the main characters is so whiny and immature. This is a #dnf for me.
I haven't had time to read in ages. It makes me sad buuut I have most of my Xmas gifts wrapped and I dyed my hair a few days ago .... no time to wash it hence the crazy hairdo (that I actually kind of like tbh). I am hoping to have reading time while I'm out of town for Christmas. We shall see. #notime
I need #Christmas and #holiday themed book #recommendations. Fun, light, quick-ish reads. I'm going to get Twelve Days of Dash and Lily and probably a cozy mystery of some sort but I need other holiday/Christmas themed books to read this month. Anybody got suggestions? #christmasrecs #booksrecommendations
This sequel failed to replicate the magic of the first book. Dash and Lily's Book of Dares was whimsical, magical, full of the holiday spirit. In contrast, Twelve Days of Dash & Lily had a sad and gloomy tone. Dash was awesome! He had somehow transformed into the perfect boyfriend. But Lily. Lily was such a downer in this book. Another thing is that the plot felt so random! This wasn't terrible but it's not as good as the first book.
This book was really good and jolly! I loved the plot and switching between who's talking! I love the characters Dash and Boomer they were hilarious! I didn't really like Lily until the end, she got really annoying half way through. Gets you in the Xmas spirit!
Started this yesterday night and I'm already half way through. It's really good so far and I'm getting quite into the characters apart from Lily, she is quite confusing. I like the plot of the story, very Christmasy book even though it is nowhere near Christmas XD
I liked this book almost as much as the first one. It was what I needed to read right now - funny how that happens.
It seems like everyone's stressed out this year and not in the Christmas spirit because it's too much work...
The beautiful thing about Christmas is it comes even if you're not ready for it. I'm thinking of the ending of Dr. Seuss' How the Grinch stole Christmas. It came! It came just the same...
At first, I wasn't sure whether I liked this book as much as the first one. It's missing the same sense of spontaneity, but what it lacks in whimsy it gains in depth. If the first book was the honeymoon phase of a relationship, this book is the part where you realize a relationship takes work and upkeep. Things happen not just because, but because both people work to make them happen. Dash & Lily have grown, and so has this sequel along with them.
Dash and Lily ❤
Adorable. It wasn't quite up to the first, but almost. I love how Lily is so exuberant (a little less so in this book, but it gets better) and how Dash is this moody bookish philosophical hipster hater (my teenage dream). And David Levithan is so incisive about love. I love his writing. Merry Christmas to me!
Meh! Definitely not for me. I was getting so tired of all the (honestly very unnecessary) teenage whining that I had to bail. Maybe I'm too old for this... nah, I loved Eleanor&Park so that can't be it. I was just constantly thinking 'why don't you tell him you would like him to stay?', 'why don't you ask her how she feels?' etc. 😉 I really wanted to like this and it looked like a good Xmas read but it simply didn't work for me. Sorry.
4🌟 #inthemoodforlove? Check out this sweet NYC-based, Christmas, YA romance. I love the way Cohn and Levithan write: They pass chapters back and forth without talking. In this book, it's especially cute how they try to trip each other up with misdirection. It's just too much silly fun! Perfect for a light read.
Don't forget to check out the first book (link 👇🏻) #seasonsreadings2016
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