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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May 02, Sarah rated it did not like it. It doesn’t take a genius to know that a “crimson kiss” isn’t just with the most popular boy or with the proper setting.

Eventually, Evangeline finds herself and is able to mend fences. How her kissing issues connect with her home issues was also explained, and at least that gives an overall hopeful resolution for them.

I chose to read this book because my friend Cofnessions books is about Evangeline, a high school student, who after finding a romance novel under her mothers bed, dreams about the perfect kiss.

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It was just Delilah and her hero, Grayson—a man whose kiss would save her from her heartache and make her feel alive. Aug 05, Anita Prince rated it really liked it Shelves: Is this book good?

Evangeline is losing herself, drowning herself in this quest for the perfect kiss. That’s what I need to do, like Nike says, Just do it. View all 4 comments. It touches on family dynamics, loyalty in friendships, the consequences of rash actions, real love, forgiveness, and even how people do not always fit the stereotypes we put on them.


After reading this book, every time I look at guys now, I keep thinking about kissing them. As her reputation and relationship with her friend are damaged, she’s coming to terms with her father’s betrayal and his attempt at reconciliation with both her and her mother.

Confessions of a Serial Kisser

About Wendelin Van Draanen. One day she’s cleaning in her mother’s room and finds a box of romance novels under her mother’s bed. She had a crush on a guy and she tried to kiss him and said how it was the most uncomfortable kiss she could possibly have. confessiojs

In Confessions of a Serial Kisser, Evangeline has always been a “good girl,” receiving good grades, hanging out with “good friends. She even takes it with her to school. And that boy who really liked her all along? Reference to probably inappropriate romance novels, which is what makes the character decide to hunt for a perfect ki I picked this up because I finished Flipped and I was going through withdrawals the author mentions this book in the interview at the end.

The music references also create a nice soundtrack. To do this she kisses almost every boy in her grade to see who can give her a crimson kiss. I really enjoyed this book.

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Srial sweet story about a girl who kisses many boys in search of a “crimson kiss. The chapters in this book are pretty short and they kind of remind me of my stories back in high school.

I don’t know why the author feels the need to create a new chapter for every conversation, train of thought, or miniscule event; but it’s aggravating and unnecessary.


There were also some awkward passages that didn’t really seem to fit. Hardcoverpages.

Boys are jerks for writing that crap. If it was just that, folks might think it fun but shallow. Disillusioned with kisaer 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. All because of a romance novel? I could have done without it. What’s a serial kisser to do now? And worst of all: But there would be chapters at a time where I’d catch myself skimming paragraph after paragraph and yet finding nothing happening, nothing changing.

Eddie is one of Evangeline’s “victims,” and when she realizes he’s a stoner, he becomes the scum of the earth while, Izzy, the creepy record store owner seems like a likely stoner himself. Aug 30, Anna Motteler rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: It took me another year to read it just like my other books in my TBR, hehand I thought seriwl would be the right book to cleanse my palate over reading something a little bit more serious.

In her quest to find her Crimson kiss, she makes some serious errors in judgment but eventually learns what she’s really looking for. We instead wonder what if? Most of cknfessions, myself included, don’t allow ourselves to open serkal to the possibility of the possibility.