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What's in a Kiss?

Lauren Kate

From # 1 New York Times bestselling author Lauren Kate comes an enemies-to-lovers "what if" romance about a prom kiss that never was, and one woman's magical chance to live what might have been.

This is not how Liv wanted to see Jake Glasswell for the first time in ten years. Once her high school rival and the prom date who humiliated her, now a successful TV personality, he's more attractive than he has any right to be. And he's her Lyft passenger.

Since the prom night kiss that never was, Liv's life has not gone to plan. She deferred Julliard to be with her mom during a crisis, and now swears she's happy as a recently furloughed drama teacher going on no-strings dates. This weekend she's maid of honor to her best friend, Masha, and, of course, Jake is the best man. But when Liv glares into Jake's eyes as Masha says, "I do," the universe turns on its axis and Liv is suddenly living a version of her life where prom night was the beginning of her and Jake, not the end, and it turns out he's the love of her life. The catch? Her mom and Masha hate her now. What's in a kiss? Maybe everything.

Book Details

  • Publisher: G.P. Putnam's Sons
  • Publish Date: Jul 2nd, 2024
  • Pages: 384
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00in - 0.00lb
  • EAN: 9780593545171
  • Categories: Romance - ContemporaryWomenRomance - Romantic Comedy

About the Author

Lauren Kate is the #1 New York Times and internationally bestselling author of nine novels for young adults, including Fallen, which was made into a major motion picture. Her books have been translated into more than thirty languages and have sold more than 10 million copies worldwide. She is also the author of The Orphan's Song, her debut adult novel, and By Any Other Name. Kate lives in Los Angeles with her family.
Praise for this book
"A heart-stoppingly romantic exploration of all the what if's--told with so much humor and heart that you will lose yourself in the fantasy. Beneath the joy ride of electric tension is a thoughtful commentary on friendship and the consequences of our choices. I loved it!"--Annabel Monaghan, national bestselling author of Same Time Next Summer

"[A] completely captivating, heartfelt and humorous rom com that explores the ever-present question of what if. With her signature wit and characters I want to be best friends with, Kate will make you believe in soul mates.... I loved every second!" - Falon Ballard, author of Just My Type

"A sexy and romantic delight about parallel lives, what-ifs and kisses that cross a multiverse." - Abbi Waxman, author of The Bookish Life of Nina Hill

"Funny and sexy, What's in a Kiss? spins a slip of fate into an utterly charming romcom, full of delightful surprises and nuanced family and friendship dynamics. A sweet and smart story of the love found in every lifetime and the destiny we make for ourselves." - Emily Wibberly and Austin Siegemund-Broka, authors of The Roughest Draft

"Heartfelt and appealing, What's in a Kiss? is the perfect read for anyone who adores swoon-worthy romance with a touch of magic."--Lily Chu, author of The Stand-In and The Comeback