The Good Girl's Guide to Being Bad
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 old ...more
Don't fall for his brother? Colton Bishop?...more
That was one promise I was
4.5 “Carpe freaking Diem” Stars
ARC provided by the author
Cookie O’Gorman’s fourth YA romance was the absolute perfect choice for my long bus drive. It was everything I needed and more swoony than I expected. It was damn hot, too.
This author first made my go-to list when she released Adorkable back in 2016. If you haven’t read that book yet, I don’t know what you’re doing with your life, but you should definitely fix this problem and grab your copy.
Now, four books later (I still need ...more
* 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 be ...more
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' ...more
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 ...more
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 ...more
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
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 ...more
I don't think that there are adequate words to express how much I loved this book. I was completely enamored with it from start to finish. I read this in a single sitting. I just couldn't step away for a moment.
The plot of the story was so energizing. I was metaphorically sitting on the edge of my seat the entire time waiting for what would happen next. The story was interesting, compelling, and absolutely filled with feel-good moments. I loved the wh ...more
What I liked:
The book cover is nice which is (sort of) appropriate for the whole plot. The book is definitely funny and flirty! It is a love-hate read for me in the beginning but the exchange of ‘sarcastic’ conversations among the characters are funny. I find myself laughing at some parts of ...more
Great YA read. This was a srory that I was a little hesitant to read but I LOVED how the author handled " being bad." She kept the heroine intact with her personality in a way that was really endearing. Sadie didnt just completely change into a different person which sometime's happens in these types of YA reads. The good girl Sadie is very much the same person and it is quite hilarious. I especially loved the TP scene with the principal. There were a number of edit err ...more
Cookie is becoming one of my favorite authors! This is such a cute book - all of the characters are so endearing and lovable. Sadie is the cutest. She’s so innocent, but wants more and I feel like everyone relates to that. The twins are the best - I loved Kyle and Sadie’s relationship. And Colton - oh baby. The chemistry and RST between him and Sadie is off the charts. I loved reading their relationship grow and change.
The entire story was an absolute joy to read. It’s honest and ende ...more
I adore Sadie and her Carpe Diem list. I totally get how she wants to get rid of her goody two-shoes image, and her reluctance to let Colton (of all people!) help.
One of my favorite scenes was probably when she got to crossing the prank off her list (and the aftermath - hilarious, and so Sadie-like).
Sadie and Colton are a good match, even if Sadie has to get over her crush on his brother first, and seeing their relationship develop from enemies to friends (with certain ...more