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The Good Girl's Guide to Being Bad

4.06  ·  Rating details ·  792 ratings  ·  81 reviews
Seventeen-year-old Sadie is tired of being a good girl.

Her Career Aptitude Test results say she's ideally suited for a career in the clergy (aka a nun), and on top of that, she receives yet another rejection. An aspiring dancer/choreographer, Sadie dreams of being featured on Dancer's Edge—but they say she's too sweet, needs more life experience. Her BFF, Kyle, and her ol
Published April 25th 2019
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Jen ♥Star-Crossed Book Blog♥
The Good Girls Guide To Being Bad was fun, flirty and absolutely adorable!  Friendship, kisses, lists, banter, first love and jealousy were wrapped into the pages and I loved every minute of it.  With a hate to love vibe and moments that made me laugh so hard I cried, this book easily flew onto my favorites list. So if you're looking for a YA Romance that is swoon worthy and smile inducing, then this is definitely your book!
Don't fall for his brother?  Colton Bishop?
That was one pro
✨ Lucy ✨
Apr 12, 2020 rated it liked it
✨✨✨Just finished it, an enjoyable reading. Nothing to much. I liked it, but it was the classic high school story. But i like this story about bucket lists to complete, it makes you think about what you can do.
I gave it 3.5 stars ⭐️⭐️⭐️
Al *the semi serial series skipper*

I am leaving this unrated because I'm not just interested in the story. I was looking for an enemy to lover themed book and I saw the tag for this one. I got bamboozled. They are not enemies. They are high school kids who just threw that word around. Besides, I don't really like reading about high school romance so I'm tapping out .
Raven_Blake (dreamy addictions)
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* eARC received from the author in exchange for an an honest review*

The Good Girl’s Guide To Being Bad was my third book by Cookie O’ Gorman and once again she didn’t disappoint me. Despite the predictable plot, I really had fun reading this book. This book is what I needed after reading lots of fantasy and sci-fi books. It was light, fun and totally entertaining. Seriously, if you haven’t read her books then you really need to check them out
T.H. Hernandez
The latest release from one of my favorite authors does not disappoint! Sadie has been in love with her gay BFF, Kyle, since forever, so her list of naughty things she’s done is so short, it doesn’t even have one thing on it. After taking an aptitude test that showed she’d be awesome at being a nun, Sadie decides to live a little before high school graduation. She makes a carpe diem list that includes things like parties, a piercing, a tattoo, pulling a prank, and lots and lots of kissing. Consi ...more
Jul 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2019
As you all know, I am a huge, HuuGE, HUUGEEE fan of Adorkable. I was so excited to see another book from Cookie and jumped right into it. I loved it. I loved Colton. I loved Sadie. I love it all. I love the way Cookie writes and how she builds up the friendships, the relationships, the romance. I love how this didn't have unnecessary drama. It was wonderful to read through. I was even more happier with the little Becks, Sally, Ash, and Snow cameo. But I neeed more! I need to reread Adorkable aga ...more
ضحى الحداد
I freaking LOVED this book !! .. it's cute and everything I was looking for in a book :D
So the story is about Sadie, who is a very timid and "good" girl, she loves her best friend who is gay so she can't have her love, but one day she makes a list to make her have more life experience and she needs help to make it happen .. there comes the "coach" and the twin brother of her friend Colton, and the story picks up from there
this book made my heart full and I'm really satisfied with it and I reall
Cranky - The Book Curmudgeon
Apr 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
5 Cranky Stars

Sadie lives life like she was born 80. She loves ballroom dance, doesn't swear, and is hopelessly in love with her best friend Kyle. The fact that he's gay just makes it unrequited but her heart is set.... she thinks. So when her Carpe Diem list lands in the wrong hands Sadie can't stop the blush forming on her face.

Colten Freaking Bishop, Kyle's twin and the bane of her existence, decides to help "Sister Sadie" complete her Carpe Diem list. While Sadie is mortified she decides he'
Lauren - SERIESous Books
**I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest voluntary review. All opinions are my own and not influenced by my source.**

I'm a huge Cookie O'Gorman fan -- which says a lot because YA contemporaries are usually not my thing. But she has a great talent for writing charming, genuine characters and some pretty swoon-worthy romances that I often devour her novels in a few sittings.

This was a slower start for me; it took me a few chapters to get into it. It's the scenes C
I have thoroughly loved all of Cookie's books and I always wait eagerly for a new one. And this was another winner. This couple was adorable, I loved Sadie and I loved Colton, and they have so much chemistry, I loved every second. And Sadie's list was a lot of fun, the hi-jinks along the way to completing it were definitely entertaining, the prank was my favorite. I laughed, I cried a little, I couldn't stop smiling, everything I love about a Cookie O'Gorman book. Overall this was another wonder ...more
Jessica Fether
May 04, 2019 rated it really liked it
I always like this author ... cute and fast reads!
T. Vang
Apr 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Great Read

I love love this book. Cookie O'Gorman can do no wrong. I love reading her books and was excited to buy and read this book asap! I love the main characters Sadie and Colton. The author is so good at describing everything and even making kissing scenes sound so incredibly sexy and romantic. When I read the book, I tried to savor every second of it because I know it has to come to an end eventually. I love how Sadie and Colton has so much character and personality. I LOVE the ending of
This was definitely a keeper. Oddly enough, it’s the third “list” type book I’ve read recently, so it’s a similar premise to other reads, but I think I liked this one the most. Something is incredibly endearing about Sadie. I mean, who TP’s a house, and then leaves a signed note?! 😂 It’s true, it probably wouldn’t hurt her to live a little, but I like the fact that she’s reliable, hangs out with cool old ladies, and tells her parents she loves them. It makes her inordinately likable. And as for ...more
Mar 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book reminded me of Molly E. Lee’s and Maggie Dallen’s work and I really, really like their work! It was fun to see characters from Ninja Girl make a reappearance. I loved this story. (Not for all audiences as there is some swearing and a suggestive scene (but no sex)). Definitely written with a teen audience in mind, but fun for older audiences too. It was fast-paced and fun and the twins were such great characters! I could totally see myself as being a lot like Sadie. I think this newest ...more
Lissa Rice
**5 Boundless Stars** Full Review and Rating will be up on Boundless Book Reviews
Apr 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Put The Good Girl’s Guide To Being Bad on your Carpe Diem list!

Where do I even start?!? Like every Cookie O’Gorman book I’ve read, The Good Girl’s Guide To Being Bad, was so easy to fall in love with! The storyline, the love interest (😍), the leading lady and the “oh-my-gosh-hold-the-phone” moments were all so spectacularly written. I couldn’t put this book down and when I did it was to drink water or eat (which I did very little of lol). This is one of those YA romances that remind you of why

Boundless Book Reviews
I loved this story. There’s nothing like a genuine heartfelt story. It had all those feelings that I’ve grown to love — the first realizing that maybe you’ve been crushing on the wrong guy all along.

Sadie is the good girl; she never really strays from the good side. She doesn’t even cuss, she’s never defied her parents. But that’s where the list begins, it's essential to open herself up to take on the challenge. So she knows what it feels like, to explore and experience all those things she’s mi
Annie O
Apr 25, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I loved Adorkable. I loved Ninja Girl. I loved Ethan. But The Good Girl's Guide to Being Bad is my absolute favorite book by Cookie O'Gorman so far. Sadie and Colton are so well written. Their interactions are so fun and just make you want to keep reading. I read this one out loud in the car on a long, two-day drive, and every time I had to stop because my voice was giving out, my husband kept telling me to keep reading. The main characters in Cookie's books are always amazing, but I also like h ...more
Apr 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Such a wonderful story. I couldn’t stop reading it until I finished. I love this author!
Amy Noe
Jun 02, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I loved this swoon-worthy, but PG rated YA romance. To be fair, it was completely predictable, but sometimes you just really want something with a guaranteed happy ending. I LOVED the characters and the premise of Sadie needing help from her arch nemesis to complete a list of things she wants to do to consider herself less of a well known good girl. This book was just so much fun I couldn't put it down.
Shannon Rook
Apr 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
You Feel Allllll the Feels

This is one of those books where you yell at the characters for not seeing what you see, but you get so swept up in the story you don't mind. I felt the things the characters felt and am so, so in love with Colton. Cookie O'Gorman writes fantastic books. I highly recommend everything she has written.
Jaime Decker
May 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Swoon worthy

I was so excited to read this and it did not disappoint. It was a great paced book that was hard to put down.
Jan 10, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Debra Stone
Jun 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Cute romance

Loved it even though you know the ending. I just want romance like you read about so this doesn't disappoint.
May 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Another wonderful book by Cookie. She writes with such humour and I could really see myself in Sadie. I had to stop myself from buying this book as soon as it was released because I just knew I would devour it as soon as I got hold of it. And it did not disappoint. Her books just keep getting better!
Jul 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Breaking the rules can be fun-especially when it leads to happily-ever-afters.

“Just because your eyes are open doesn’t mean you’re awake.”

I was so sick of being the good girl.
I just didn’t know what to do about it.

It was sad fact of life, but not everyone got their happily-ever-after. Some of us just had to settle for mostly-happy-but-missing-something. But still...a girl could dream.

Colton grinned. “That’s what happens when you break the rules. Congratulations Sadie, you are officially woke.”

Oct 01, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Prepare to smile..A LOT!!!

I read this awhile back but heck, it was a double bonus to have it in audio-the narrator was pretty darn great, btw!!! Cookie O’Gorman had done it again! I couldn’t stop reading/listening; I was eager what will happen next. It was a light and fun read for me! I keep on smiling like crazy and so many adorable moments between Colton & Sadie. This book just lift off my feet and makes me want to dance happily in the real world. Lol. I dig this story a lot! You can’t fail f
Ashley Tyler
This was a very cute enemies to lovers YA book. I loved the idea of a cease the day list to complete! The chemistry between the characters was well developed and full of depth! I can't wait to read more books by this author!
Nov 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I just LOVE this story! Sadie and Colton are fire. Hilarious, swoon-worthy fire. Even funnier the second time reading. LOVE LOVE LOVE
Alina Nshanyan
Jan 26, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: audiobooks, romance
I’m always a sucker for a bad boy good girl cliche romance
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Cookie O'Gorman writes YA & NA romance to give readers a taste of happily-ever-after. Small towns, quirky characters, and the awkward yet beautiful moments in life make up her books. Cookie also has a soft spot for nerds and ninjas. Her novels ADORKABLE, NINJA GIRL, THE UNBELIEVABLE, INCONCEIVABLE, UNFORESEEABLE TRUTH ABOUT ETHAN WILDER, and The Good Girl's Guide to Being Bad are out now! Her firs ...more

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