Heather Truett is an MFA candidate, a slightly heretical pastor's wife, and an autistic author. She is the author of Kiss and Repeat. She has work featured or upcoming in Hawaii Pacific Review, Constellations, Hunger Mountain, and Thimble. Truett is represented by Hilary Harwell at KT Literary and serves as Managing Editor for The Pinch.
1:45 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.
State Library, Fifth Floor, Capitol View Room
Finding Love Where You Least Expect It: Young Adult Romance, Part 2
with Chris Clarkson, Adam Sass, Eric Smith, Heather Truett, and Julian Winters
3:00 p.m. to 3:45 pm
Cavalier House Bookselling Tent
Kiss and Repeat
In Heather Truett's Kiss and Repeat, a teen uses the scientific method drilled into him by his scientist father to begin a kissing experiment. Only the experiment gets messy, and Stephen will have to come clean if he wants to win one girl's heart in this heartfelt and funny YA debut.
Stephen Luckie isn't so lucky in love. He's completely inexperienced when it comes to girls, and wonders if his tics - caused by Tourette's Syndrome – are the reason.
Then a game at a party reveals that his body goes still while kissing. Using the scientific method drilled into him by his scientist father, Steven begins the best experiment ever--one that involves kissing as many girls as possible. Who knew science could be so fun?But when the experiment gets underway, Stephen begins to question how he treats girls - and if his tics have been standing in his way at all. With two girls interested in him, he has to figure out what really matters to him and what he'll risk - and gain - by being his true self.
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