May 13, Sixteen-year-old Evangeline Logan is a serial kisser. She kisses jocks, nerds, even strangers in line at Starbucks, hoping that one of them will. Does the perfect kiss exist? This smart and funny modern romance from the author of Flipped explores the pleasures and perils of love. Perfect for fans. May 5, Confessions of a Serial Kisser. Wendelin Van Draanen, Author. Knopf $ ( p) ISBN

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Which made her quest for a kiss. And it is this angst that is driving–contributing–to the problems in other areas in her life. Evangeline is losing herself, drowning herself in this quest for the perfect kiss. May 20, Arminzerella rated it really liked it Shelves: Evangeline gets a bad reputation for he Evangeline is in search of the perfect kiss.

I had an expectation of what the book would be like but then, reality hit me. Confessions of a Serial Oisser could have had a good story going for it, but in the end I was just pretty annoyed with the main character and there was too much going on that I was just relieved that it was over when it was over.

The further this quest goes on, the less respect we have for her and the less respect she has for herself.

Some more mild bad language. This book is really funny because of kisesr the stress she goes through to find the perfect kiss. In her quest to find her Crimson kiss, she makes some serious errors in judgment but eventually learns what she’s really looking for.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. I just shoved her books back under sedial bed and escaped to my room with A Crimson Kiss.


She makes her best friend read it as well.

It’s unfortunate to say that I don’t really have much else to go on since the book doesn’t do that great of a job in describing her personality apart from her kissing obsession, of course.

Confessoons is about the quest for love coming from a dissatisfaction with yourself; it’s all about the angst, looking for someone to fill that emptiness inside you.

I liked the premise–or should I say premises.

Book: Confessions of a Serial Kisser

But the focus is split–and not just in two. Sign up Forgot Password? This great novel will no doubt expose Van Draanen to a while new legion of fans. It’s just sad that by the time those things came, I didn’t care about any of them anymore. It’s about not knowing quite what you want, but knowing that you want something Jun 11, Mei-an rated it really liked it Shelves: Excluding her apparent wonderful plan in obtaining a crimson kiss through various means…I really enjoyed reading about her.

Though it is funny at times and a fast read, its flaws will prevent kissser from becoming as well loved as Van Draanen’s Flipped. Out of pure curiosity and with a bit of disdain, she starts looking at them.

By kissing boys of course. Kissing turns out to be way more complicated than the romance novels would have you believe. Since this is a romance book I definitely would not recommend this book to everyone. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The book is about this girl named Evangeline wanted to find the perfect crimson kiss with the perfect guy. She reads the book–along with some of the others I believe–but it is this one book that she keeps clinging to.

Van… More about Wendelin Van Draanen. She confessiosn boys without thinking of the repercussions, and she’s super quick to judge others when she herself is not a model of good behavior. Stay in Touch Sign up.


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If it was just that, folks might think it fun but shallow. She is pretty much amazing, that’s all I have to say. Kisswr chicklit title can’t decide whether it wants to be an outrageous comedy like the Louise Rennison “Georgia Nicholson” series, or be a more serious story about divorce, communication and relationships.

She embarks on a journey trying to have that perfect kiss.

Also for anyone who has ever eaten enough ice cream to realize that ice cream doesn’t fix things. But that only makes Evangeline confexsions determined to find the kiss of her dreams.

Book: Confessions of a Serial Kisser

Evangeline’s issues could have had more depth in it especially since I’m sure there are kids who are in the same situations, but I’m afraid it veered towards the shallow end with how Evangeline reacted with everything. How her kissing issues connect with her home issues was also explained, and at least that gives an overall hopeful resolution for them.

What does she think made the romance novel’s kiss a ‘crimson kiss’? That’s what I need to do, like Nike says, Just do it. From the Hardcover edition. For the first page. I became annoyed but I was never bored.

This smart and funny modern romance from the author of Flipped explores the pleasures and perils of love.