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 13, Sixteen-year-old Evangeline Logan is a serial kisser. She kisses Author Wendelin Van Draanen brings her trademark honesty and humor to. May 5, Confessions of a Serial Kisser. Wendelin Van Draanen, Author. Knopf $ ( p) ISBN

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Confessions of a Serial Kisser was very entertaining and I absolutely recommend it. Also, the fact that Evangeline seems to be a self-taught master hair stylist is also a little unbelievable, and that she has to “babe herself up” to get guys is also a disappointing. But before Van Draanen, Wendelin. It’s the truth that your lips whisper to someone you love.

Her father, I think, cheated on her mother and left them. It was pretty fun and I use the term lightly sometimes, but if you’re expecting something like Flipped May 20, Arminzerella rated it really liked it Shelves: Mar 17, CeJayCe rated it did not like it.

This book is what I’d expect from a middle schooler writing about what high school would be like. What I didn’t like about the book is that i only liked the ending.

This story proved it but in the other way around. Praise Praise for Confessions of a Serial Kisser: Okay, that may be the entire point of the book — that you just can’t find a crimson kiss randomly — but Evangeline not expecting that she’d have ocnfessions reputation after what she has been doing was just kind of naive.

Also, hot guys are not always good kissers. On top of that, it was evident that the author was going for sassy humor. That’s what I need to do, like Nike says, Just do it.


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Eventually, Evangeline finds herself and is able to mend fences. It didn’t have the same fluid story like Flippedand there concessions some plot points that felt a little too stretched out or a little too contrived. Even though I am WAY past being a teenager. She begins longing for a crimson kiss of her own.

After a promising start, Evangeline’s quests are getting more repetitive, sraanen the juvenile writing and voice makes her come across as 13 instead of Evangeline is in search of the perfect kiss.

Nov 14, ‘Melanie Perdomo rated it it was amazing. It was a Kindle version, so it’s not like I saw the cover much.

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All that being said, there were some things that just didn’t work for me. There’s nothing wrong with wanting a kiss to be special or wenddelin. Evangeline Logan is a character that I admire. Maybe she is a serial kisser!

I would find myself staring at them thinking what it would be like to kiss them. Family and developing as a person outside of relationships is emphasized in the ending.

Confessions of a Serial Kisser

Her successes and failures and the lesson that she learned at the end proved vital in her pursuit for a crimson kiss. I probably wouldn’t let my young teen read this, because do young teens really need ideas put in their heads about kissing? See all books by Wendelin Van Draanen. In some ways, Confessions of A Serial Kisser isn’t your traditional romance. Disillusioned with love because of her father’s infidelity and the resulting separation of her parents, Evangeline thinks she’s found the definition of real love in a romance novel.

The guitar thing for example — where did that come from? I couldn’t even finish this book. I could have done without it. It’s interesting how things can change so fast–how you can go from being sixteen with very few lip-locking credentials to being barely seventeen and a certified serial kisser. The girl does not get the guy well, not that girl and not that guybut it ends happily for everyone — even the thousands ok, I exaggerate of guys bewildered by Evangeline the one-kiss-wonder. Additionally, Evangeline’s estranged parents are trying to reconcile, but Evangeline is still unable to forgive her father for his infidelity.


May 22, Von B. Excluding her apparent wonderful plan in obtaining a crimson kiss through various means…I really enjoyed reading about her. Wendell, here’s my rating: It started so well, and yet fizzled out a bit for me.

The book was a cute, outlandish story about a girl who goes on a hunt for the perfect kiss. Evangeline finds a romance novel called The Crimson Kiss under her mother’s bed and becomes obsessed with finding the perfect kiss.

To do this she ot almost every boy in her grade to see who can give her a crimson kiss. About Wendelin Van Draanen Wendelin Van Draanen spent many years as a classroom teacher and is now a full-time writer. All because of a romance novel? I had an expectation of what the book would wenvelin like but then, reality hit me. Confessions of A Serial Kisser. Evangeline reminded me a bit of Kelsey in Freshman Year and Other Unnatural Disastersbut I would be a bit more forgiving with Kelsey oisser she had done what Evangeline did because she’s still pretty young.

The chapters in this book are pretty short and they kind of remind me of my stories back in high school. Any girl, or even guy!

About Confessions of a Serial Kisser Does the perfect kiss exist? It’s not bad, but it’s not that good, either.