The Kiss Quotient

The Kiss Quotient


Helen Hoang



The Kiss Quotient is a refreshing and heartwarming romance narrative that follows a young heroine on the autism spectrum. Through navigating her world of relationships and sex, Stella Lane finds herself in a dilemma when she begins falling for Michael Phan, the male escort she hires to help her understand intimacy and love. To explore their complex feelings, the two embark on a beautiful journey. This novel highlights awareness of disabilities, specifically autism, and how it can impact relationships. The novel also breaks stereotypes; sheds light on struggles individuals with disabilities face; creates an environment of communication, consent, and understanding of each other's needs; and empowers readers to embrace their whole authentic selves to achieve happiness.

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Mackenzie Burr, Brooke Loudner, Julia O'Donnell, Alexandra Rosko


Amy Krug

The Kiss Quotient