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The Things You Kiss Goodbye by Leslie Connor

The Things You Kiss Goodbye by Leslie ConnorThe Things You Kiss Goodbye by Leslie Connor
Genre: Contemporary
Release Date: June 24, 2014
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Source: Publisher
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Rating: two-stars

Bettina Vasilis can hardly believe it when basketball star Brady Cullen asks her out, and she just about faints when her strict father actually approves of him.

But when school starts up again, Brady changes. What happened to the sweet boy she fell in love with? Then she meets a smoldering guy in his twenties, and this “cowboy” is everything Brady is not—gentle, caring, and interested in getting to know the real Bettina.

Bettina knows that breaking up with Brady would mean giving up her freedom—and that it would be inappropriate for anything to happen between her and Cowboy. Still, she can’t help that she longs for the scent of his auto shop whenever she’s anywhere else.

When tragedy strikes, Bettina must tell her family the truth—and kiss goodbye the things she thought she knew about herself and the men in her life.

The Things You Kiss Goodbye is a book that I was very much looking forward to. It’s one of those books that everyone was freaking out about before its release, but then for some reason, as the release date rolled closer and eventually passed, there was radio silence. I read it back in July after staying away from reviews, and I must say that I was not impressed at all. Continue reading