Behind the Mic: On 19 Love Songs by David Levithan, Read by the Author and a Full Cast
Michele Cobb and Jo Reed Discuss a Romantic Literary Mixtape for Teen Readers
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A crowd-pleasing short story collection about love from young adult author David Levithan. AudioFile’s Michele Cobb tells host Jo Reed what she loved about this audiobook that includes representation from several points across the LGBTQIA spectrum. David Levithan narrates autobiographical stories, while an ensemble casts brings stories about new and favorite characters at quiz bowls, in a youth choir, and trapped in a snowstorm. Michele was especially delighted to hear that the collection is born from the author’s tradition of writing short stories for his friends on Valentine’s Day.
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