Lissa and Kate have been best friends forever. Kate is beautiful and popular. Lissa isn’t. One fateful night Kate kisses Lissa and their friendship changes immediately. Lissa’s journey of confusion and fear to understanding and respect is one most adolescents relate to-regardless of the kiss.
Powerful themes of self acceptance, the power of friendship and the meaning of true friendship abound. Told from Lissa’s point of view the focus is on her journey. Easy, quick read with lots of dialogue. 2003, 198 pages.