Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

Music

Summary

Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist is a novel two teenagers struggling through their own relationship battles. Bass player Nick and daughter of well known music label Norah meet in a club. With one kiss Nick and Norah start learning to move past their old relationships and move onto the future. With the obstacles of their exes, Tris and Tal, Nick and Norah go on a date all night and dsicover how to express their true feelings for each other without fearing rejection. They both learn how music can really bring people together.
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Characters

Nick: heartbroken bass player who falls for Norah

Norah: music fanatic, daughter of wealthy record producer struggling with her future with instant strong feelings for Nick

Tris: Nick's ex girlfriend and Norah's old friend from school

Tal: Norah's trashy, rude ex boyfriend

Caroline: Norah's best friend that she has to constantly take care of

Themes

-Being open minded

-Letting go of your past

-Not being afraid to try new things

-People aren't who you think they are

Quotes

"Why do we even bother? Why do we make ourselves open to such easy damage? Is it all lonliness? Is it all fear? Or is it just to experience those narcotic moments of belonging with someonelse?"(117).


"She never looked nice. She looked like art, and art wasn't supposed to look nice: it was supposed to make you feel something" (135).


"The chords swirling around us are becoming a tornado, tightening and tightening and tightening, and we are the center of it, and we are at the center of each other"(79).