“Three sessions. That’s the most I’ll do,” he said.
It took her a moment to understand that by sessions, he meant lessons, but when she did, her heart sprinted so fast her fingertips went numb. He was going to help her. Could three lessons possibly be enough to perfect sex? There was so much she had to learn, so much she was bad at, but what choice did she have? Maybe if they planned out everything very carefully….
The Kiss Quotient
By: Helen Hoang
Purchased through: Book of the Month Club
Why I Read It
I’ve been in something of a reading rut this month. I’ve been checking books off my to-read list without being drawn in which is unfortunate, because that’s the fun of reading for me. I like to be so absorbed that I forget about my surroundings, lose track of time, and feel like I can’t stop reading but then sad when I finish it.
The Kiss Quotient is the first book I’ve read lately that’s given me all the feelings.
This was my June Book of the Month Pick—in part because I want to read all things light and fluffy now that I’m on summer break—but also because this book would be right in my wheelhouse any time of year. It’s corky and romantic, which are basically my two favorite things in a book.
Stella Lane is a 30-year-old who has never quite got the hang of dating and sex, because she also happens to have Asperger’s. But when, Stella’s mother makes it clear that she’s ready for grandchildren, she decides that what she needs to get comfortable with dating is practice. (Because practice makes perfect, right?) With this sound logic, she decides the most practical approach would be to hire a male escort. Enter Michael Phan, the extremely handsome and talented professional romancer. They enter into a “practice relationship” that turns out to be anything but pretend. Continue reading “Book Review: The Kiss Quotient”