Kissing: A Field Guide by Violet Blue

source: free review copy via the publisher
Kissing: A Field Guide by Violet Blue
published: Cleis Press (February 11, 2014)
genre: non-fiction/self-help
pages: 131
rated 5 out of 5 for being sweet, informative and funny

Kissing is an art form. A great kiss can stop traffic, start a five-alarm fire, and feel like Times Square on New Year’s Eve. Get your smooch on with all the different tricks and tips in this handy guide. Bestselling author and columnist Violet Blue helps readers choose — and perfect — their very own unforgettable kissing style. Learn how to time a kiss perfectly, how to deliver (and receive) a first kiss, and how to ask for kisses with body language. Recognize when someone wants to kiss you, when to build tension, and when to take your kiss to the next level. Discover all the secrets and foolproof techniques for the perfect kiss in this indispensable guide to an overlooked sensual art.

My thoughts:
Just in time for Valentine’s Day, this fun little “how to” book put a smile on my face. Like violet Blue states “kissing is an art form” and she is right.

Within these pages you will find detailed kissing tips as well as information on how to identify different types of kissers, like the rock star and the yuppie and different types of kisses, like the good-bye kiss and the lusty kiss. Kissing do’s and don’ts are included as well as what to do when things go wrong during smooches, like biting too hard to finding the person is a bad kisser.

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