Skylar Knight and her best friend Elliodie "Ellie" Arparo are in their final week of classes at Valley View High. Final exams
are just around the corner, as well the junior’s only party at Blair Nueman’s house. It’s well known by
all the students that Blair throws the “very best” parties and this year would be no different. But Skylar is
terribly nervous and worried. Why? Because of the “Kissing Game,” and the fact that she doesn’t know how
and Ellie decide a little research is in order and they head for the library, and to their amazement find a book titled "Kissing
101." Upon exiting the library she bumps into Kedren Price, the most popular boy in school. Skylar has a crush on Kendren,
but their conversation seems more like an interrogation, on Kendren’s part, leaving Skylar with an odd feeling.
attempting to study Skylar is unable to get the kissing book out of her thoughts, and students around her are acting out of
the ordinary. Unintentionally Skylar overhears odd conversations, all concerning the Nueman family.
thing is definite for Valley View High, is that something big is about to explode and high school for Skylar will never be
the same again!
and Kisses has a realistic cast of characters which explore issues that real teenagers experience. The book uncovers a conspiracy,
secret agents, and scandals, absolutely not your typical high school! Author Celise Downs has done a stupendous job of capturing
the essence of youth. This is a great book that any teen is certain to enjoy!