Books Lips Touch Three Times by Laini Taylor and Jim Di Bartolo School And Library, 265 pages, Scholastic, List Price: $17.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleLips TouchSubtitleThree TimesAuthorLaini Taylor and Jim Di Bartolo Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary Three girls face very different circumstances while pursuing romance as powerful supernatural forces impact their lives and first loves in this suspenseful tale for young adults. Genres: Children's Books Young Adult Fiction Also by Laini Taylor Strange the Dreamer Daughter of Smoke & Bone Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Lips Touch Best Books Of 2009 2009's Best Young Adult Fiction (Mostly) December 8, 2009 Critic Jonathan Hunt's picks include love stories between historical figures; fantasy and supernatural fiction that doesn't concern vampires or werewolves; and time traveling mysteries. Excerpts: Best Books 2009 Excerpt: 'Lips Touch' December 8, 2009 If the novella and two novelettes that comprise Laini Taylor's Lips Touch lack vampires and werewolves, they scare up the next best things: goblins and demons.