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Alyson Noel Alyson Noel

Kiss & Blog

Saving Zoë

As freshmen at Ocean High last year, Winter and her best friend Sloane thought they could ditch their nerdy past, launching from invisible to cool. So after another miserable year of standing on the social sidelines they make a pact to do whatever it takes not to go unnoticed in their sophomore year, promising each other that whoever makes it into the cool group first will bring the other along.

But once Sloane gets a taste of life on the A-list, she ditches Winter without so much as a second thought. Suddenly cast out of her former best friend's life, Winter takes revenge the modern way: by announcing all of Sloane's dirty little secrets on an anonymous blog. When the blog becomes more popular than she ever dreamed, Winter is left to decide if her retaliation is really worth the consequences—and if the price for popularity is one she's willing to pay. Once again, Alyson Noël navigates the tricky waters of the high school social scene with the heart and humor her readers have come to love.

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Cybil Award nominee

"Fast, entertaining, and filled with mentions of celebrities and designer clothing, Kiss & Blog is a juicy novel perfect for fans of GOSSIP GIRL. The captivating plot had me turning pages for hours, and I just couldn't get enough of the social scene of Ocean High. Kiss & Blog is a definite winner!"
   —Safia Abdul, Teens Read Too

"Kiss & Blog features those components that make a teen novel worth reading...it's definitely worth checking out."
   —Portrait Magazine

" ...Alyson Noël does a great job capturing the struggles that girls go through on the road to being popular...This book was a very entertaining read...Be sure to check this book out!"
   —Meagan, Teen Scene Magazine, By the Book Reviews

"Kiss & Blog is funny and full of surprises, and readers will sympathize with Winter while hoping she comes to her senses. Alyson Noël demonstrates an understanding of queen bees and the meaning of friendship."
   —Amy Alessio, Teenreads.com

"Winter shows real growth throughout the novel and finds her way with new friends, a boyfriend, and even her mother. A good choice for reluctant readers, the story also has enough substance to appeal to any reader."
   —Tina Zuback, School Library Journal

"Like previous Noël characters, Winter is interesting because she isn't one dimensional. She's got some conflicts...she learns some things along her journey...a satisfying ending. 5 Stars."
   —Kimberley Pauley, YA Books Central

"Readers will empathize with Winter's desire not to be 'invisible' as well as her need to be herself."

St. Martin's Griffin, (May 2007), ISBN: 9780312355098