The Kiss Quotient is about an autistic woman who takes a methodical approach to learning about sex that results in an unexpected lesson in love. In her debut novel, Hoang offers that math may not be the only thing that unites the universe as predictive algorithms challenge inexplicable emotions.
Hoang mixes sexy and tender with panache, and she's careful in sketching out the dynamics of the romance, making sure to maintain a balance ... Hoang's debut novel is unputdownable, exceptional, and leaves a strong impression that won't wane anytime soon. I confess, it's probably not ideal reading material for your commute because you'll find yourself so immersed that you'll inevitably miss your stop — but as tempting as it may be to binge-read, it deserves to be drawn out and savored.
Hoang has a fresh, contemporary voice that’s easy to fall into for hours at a time, and The Kiss Quotient will undoubtedly create a fandom of readers who will read whatever future books she writes. But be warned, this reading experience is one that requires preparation. You will smile so hard your cheeks will ache. You’ll subconsciously start to fan yourself. You’ll look at the clock and realize it’s way past your bedtime.