Review: The Kiss by Lucy Courtenay

The KissThe Kiss by Lucy Courtenay

My rating: 5 of 5 stars

ARC kindly provided by Hachette Chlildren’s Books via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.


The Kiss by Lucy Courtenay was true to its word when it said that Geek Girls everywhere will love this hysterically-hilarious romantic-comedy novel. I found that this novel was a solid 4.5 star but couldn’t help but round up in by rating. It lacked only a little something that would bring it to a 5 star. The thing I really loved was there were NO GRAMMATICAL MISTAKES, with the exception of a few typos. What I mean, there was no sense of ‘amateur writer’ to it – more a bit of in confidence in writing romance…I believe. From the moment I picked up The Kiss, I felt like cackling madly at one characters antics and throwing punches this way and that at another’s actions. You would often see me either giggling or grinning like a goose or sulking and moody. What really amused me was that ‘The Kiss’ was titled very appropriately; there was heaps of kissing and snogging going on! This novel was a light-hearted adventure (most of the time) to follow and an easy read that I finished within a day. In my opinion, this was a lovingly-enchanting stand-alone and a success. A real page turner! Congratulations to Lucy Courtenay on publishing yet another gorgeously covered novel!

Rating Plan
1 star : Strongly did not like the book, writing and plot was bad. Idea of the book was against my liking.
2 star : Didn’t like it, didn’t find it interesting or gripping. Seemed to drag on to me.
3 star : An average book. Wasn’t bad or good. Everything else was well done. Original idea.
4 star : Like a 3 star but has potential to it as a series or the book grew on me as it progressed and certain scenes captured me. I Enjoyed it and read it in one sitting.
5 star : I LOVED IT! I stayed up late until 3 am. Author is a genius, characters, plot, idea, development, EVERYTHING was EXCELLENT. Nothing else can possibly be said except that its 5 STAR!

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