Never Been Kissed

A Novel
Melody Carlson

Reviewed by Cindy Loven

Elise Storton, is fixing to be sixteen and has some major changes going on in her life.  A move to a new school district has her worried all summer about the new school.  Then there is the major fact that she is fixing to be sixteen years old and has never been kissed.  This worries her, a lot!
While on a visit to her grandmother's the last week of the summer, Elise runs into an old school friend who is dating the cousin of a guy from her new school, they meet up and Elise is introduced to Asher Gordon.  What a dreamboat!  She should have known things were going to be all wrong, when the first day of school she found herself among the "elite" of the new school's social group. 
Yes she should have known.  Finding emails from Asher, she starts on a whirlwind that is going to end up with her being totally humilated, but it also will cause Elise to grow up and realize the important things in life.  This book is a great read for teen girls!  Addressing issues facing girls today, and teens in general Melody Carlson, once again shows us that her writing skills are superb! 
216 pages US $9.99 4 stars!  Don't miss this book!

Available January 2011 at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group

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