Kissing Kate. Kate was Lissa’s best friend. they’ve shared everything for four years. then one night at a drunken party, Kate leaned in to kiss Lissa, and Lissa. Kissing Kate by Lauren Myracle – book cover, description, publication history. Kate was lissa’s best friend. they’ve shared everything for four years. then one night at a drunken party, Kate leaned in to kiss lissa, and.

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We’d like to think that Lissa is going to be OK, but you’re left with the feeling that you can’t be sure. I was expecting one. I mean sure, at first she was really getting on my nerves. Atlanta, Georgia United States. Maybe this is one of them.

They suffer when needless, boring subplots are added. In fact, I kind of liked her. You gave me an interesting premise, decent main characters, and pretty good chemistry between the main couple something I find majorly lacking in most YA books, especially YA LGBTbut you failed in one of the most important areas — your subplots sucked ass.

Kissing Kate by Lauren Myracle Book Reviews

View all 4 comments. And ,auren she was actually good for was tugging the already-lost-and-broken Lissa around and telling her things like, “Guess what? Feb 19, sofia sam willows rated it did not like it Shelves: Ariel reminded me of a friend I had in high school. A Novel, by Sylvia Brownrigg.

The progression of Lissa and Kate’s relationship was probably the most bittersweet part of the book, as well as my favorite. I almost didn’t want to write a review about this book because I didn’t really enjoy it. What did the sub-plots add? It’s not an easy journey and the answers are subtle and subdued. Anyone can post a reader review, so post yours today! I can see every grain of wood on the handrail, every fleck of paint on lauen walls.


This was a great portrayal of a questioning teen who doesn’t quite know what to label themselves as, which is what most teens are, when they’re first figuring themselves out. Read the book to find out! Everything seems to be about labels nowadays, everyone has to be all gay, all straight, whatever, and sometimes, it feels like there’s no room for anything in between.

It is true that there could more char I really enjoyed reading Kissing Kate. Jul 06, Sailor Mercury rated it it was ok Shelves: Mar 16, Courtney rated it liked it.


Karen Klein, Staff Reviewer. This book isn’t easy to rate it’s a quite complex story and after you finish it it leaves you with mixed feelings.

It is true that there could more character development, but most young adult novels are meant to be light, quick reads. But you, Kissing Kate, decided to bring your boring side characters out at every turn, flaunting them in my face, having them strip for god knows whose enjoyment, all the while, leaving the truly interesting story as a side-show when it was the main attraction. Aug 14, Krista Koger rated it it was amazing Shelves: If we cut out all those horrible, horrible subplots or just made them better and added more scenes between Kate and Lisa, and gave this book a proper resolution, I can see a sex scene kkissing in.

I liked Kate because she was real and I could understand her Some things, on the other hand, can’t be undone. User reviews 3 reviews. Thank you, gay dreamland book. When I reached the laurdn of the book, I was shocked that that was it! I found myself skimming to get back to the Kate drama. After all, it’s dealing with a hard, coming of age topic that many adolescents deal with today. I felt that Lissa’s emotions were incredibly genuine and well depicted, and her struggle with Kate seemed very real.


However, Lissa makes no note of this, and neither does Myracle. I think Adult Lissa would look back at this time in her life, and be like. At the end we should have known what happened with Kate and Lissa. In front of the house, I see a girl walking down the mytacle. I understand that you hate hanging out with her and being unable to talk about what you really feel, but what do you gain by ignoring her?

Kissing Kate

View all 5 comments. We will also be hosting a give Kate was Lissa’s best friend. Not in the flashbacks, not in the present, not in the future. I’m not buying that. There was maybe one scene focusing on Kate and Lissa, two minor scenes with them, and that’s it. From Darlene I think this was her name A little too much time was spent with characters talking about events that had already happened before the start of the book, so not many events actually transpired IN the book, making it drag a little towards the middle.

Dec 30, Joseph rated it really liked kidsing Shelves: The Disturbed Girl’s Dictionary. In fact there’s quite a bit of kissing going on and minor touching.