Jenessa Connor
Teen drama, best friend break-ups, all-consuming crushes, senior-year pranks, and notebooks filled with secret poems. STOP. KISSING. FINN. is Serial YA Fiction
Created 05 Sep 2021
  • BONUS: A Weekend Playlist!
    22 Oct 2021 • 1 min read • 2 0
    Surprise! I made an unofficial soundtrack for chapters 1-8 of STOP. KISSING. FINN., and you can listen to it on Spotify! I forget what a skill it is to make a thoughtful playlist and not just rely on ...
  • STOP. KISSING. FINN., Chapter 8
    19 Oct 2021 • 13 min read
    Chapter 7 Recap: Liz accidentally reveals a secret Jackie’s been keeping from Charlie, who attempts to avoid all confrontation by hiding in the art room. Of course, Finn’s there. He surprises her with...
  • STOP. KISSING. FINN., Chapter 7
    12 Oct 2021 • 15 min read • 1 0
    Chapter 6 Recap: Football game guy and art room guy are the same person and, as it turns out, he’s an ass. Marlena threatens to visit, but Charlie’s heard it all before. Still catching up? Every chapt...
  • STOP. KISSING. FINN., Chapter 6
    05 Oct 2021 • 11 min read • 0 2
    Chapter 5 Recap: It was a bad day in the kitchen/multi-purpose art room. Turns out, Charlie can barely chop an onion and someone’s swiping her supplies. Later, Jackie opens up to Charlie about hooking...
  • BONUS: A Weekend Book Recommendation!
    01 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    Surprise! I’m dropping in with a quick book recommendation before the next chapter of STOP. KISSING. FINN. goes live. (If you’re not yet subscribed, please do so!) Subscribe now This is big for me. Fo...
  • STOP. KISSING. FINN., Chapter 5
    28 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 1 0
    Chapter 4 Recap: Charlie and Jackie’s half-hearted attempt at school spirit is kind of a bust, at least for Charlie, who still can’t figure out why Jackie’s acting so distant. Plus, the only thing wor...
  • STOP. KISSING. FINN., Chapter 4
    21 Sep 2021 • 9 min read • 1 0
    Chapter 3 Recap: Jackie surprises Charlie with a request to skip the movies and attend a Friday night football game—their first-ever. “Is this an audition for that show where they trash your skanky wa...
  • STOP. KISSING. FINN., Chapter 3
    14 Sep 2021 • 6 min read • 2 0
    Chapter 2 Recap: As she color-sorted plastic beads on the floor of Colson’s (thanks, Gary), Charlie thought back to the day her mom left to run a garden center with Bill, the live-in boyfriend who cou...
  • STOP. KISSING. FINN., Chapter 2
    08 Sep 2021 • 7 min read • 2 0
    Chapter 1 Recap: Day #1 of senior year did not go as planned… and Charlie had some pretty conservative (low) expectations. The school computer system ate her schedule, Jackie and Liz are still doubtin...
  • STOP. KISSING. FINN., Chapter 1
    07 Sep 2021 • 9 min read • 3 0
    Author’s Note: Welcome! This is a head’s up to look to the top of each post for recaps of previous chapters and special notes from me. - J.C. They made me sit right there between them. One girl clutch...
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