About the Book

Title: Gimme a Kiss
Published: 1988

The Deal:

Jane writes tawdry fiction about her crush Kirk in her diary. When the diary ends up photo-copied at school, Jane’s mortified and enraged. You know what that means, kids? Elaborate Revenge Scenario! (This book gets a secret shout-out in Fall Into Darkness!)

Christopher Pike’s Favorite Literary Devices:

  • Arson
  • Detective
  • Faked Death
  • Group Secret
  • Illicit Sex
  • Revenge
  • Shootout
  • Villain Monologue

Can I Guess the End?

It is highly unlikely you will guess the end of this book.

How Fucked Up Is This Book?

It’s totes fucked up.

Does the Cover/Title Accurately Represent the Story?

The title and cover are perfect!

Should I Read (Or Re-Read As an Adult) This Book?

Yes! Gimme a Kiss is a blast and surprisingly clever.

FTC Full Disclosure: I received neither money nor cocktails for writing this review (dammit!). Gimme a Kiss is available now.

Meredith Borders is formerly the Texas-based editor of Fangoria and Birth.Movies.Death., now living and writing (and reading) in Germany. She’s been known to pop by Forever Young Adult since its inception, and she loves YA TV most ardently.