Adorkable

by Cookie O’Gorman

Release Date: March 31st 2016

 

Summary from Goodreads:

Adorkable (ah-dor-kuh-bul): Descriptive term meaning to be equal parts dorky and adorable. For reference, see Sally Spitz.
Seventeen-year-old Sally Spitz is done with dating. Or at least, she’s done with the horrible blind dates/hookups/sneak attacks her matchmaking bestie, Hooker, sets her up on. There’s only so much one geek girl and Gryffindor supporter can take.
Her solution: she needs a fake boyfriend. And fast.
Enter Becks, soccer phenom, all-around-hottie, and Sally’s best friend practically since birth. When Sally asks Becks to be her F.B.F. (fake boyfriend), Becks is only too happy to be used. He’d do anything for Sal–even if that means giving her PDA lessons in his bedroom, saying she’s “more than pretty,” and expertly kissing her at parties.
The problem: Sally’s been in love with Becks all her life–and he’s completely clueless.
This book features two best friends, one special edition Yoda snuggie, countless beneath-the-ear kisses and begs the question:
Who wants a real boyfriend when faking it is so much more fun?


ADORKABLE Book Playlist

1. “Sweet Disposition” by The Temper Trap

2. “Can You Tell” by Ra Ra Riot

3. “The Way I Am” by Ingrid Michaelson

4. “July Flame” by Laura Veirs

5. “So Insane” by Discovery

6. “The Trial of the Century” by French Kicks

7. “Hysteric” by Yeah Yeah Yeahs

8. “Powerful Stuff” by Sean Hayes

9. “Call It Off” by Tegan and Sara

10. “Your Song” by Kate Walsh

11. “Nicest Thing” by Kate Nash

12. “Hyperballad” by Whitley

13. “Syrup & Honey” by Duffy

14. “Oh Boy” by Duffy

15. “She’s Got You High” by Mumm-Ra

16. “Heart Skipped a Beat” by The XX

17. “Tessellate” by Tokyo Police Club

18. “I’m With You” by The Stills

19. “Crash Into Me” by Dave Matthews Band (Live at Folsom Field, Boulder Colorado)

An Excerpt:

Meeting his gaze, I forced out the words, “Ready to make it official?”

Becks grinned, and the sight of that familiar expression, the look in those eyes I’d loved forever, was enough to strengthen my resolve.

Reaching up, I gave myself no time to reconsider.

My lips were on his the next instant, meeting, feeling, rejoicing in this moment I’d never thought but always hoped would happen. I knew Becks was surprised, could feel it in the stiffness in his shoulders, the tight set to his mouth. But it didn’t matter. I was kissing Becks, my best friend, my Han Solo, my one. This was the best moment of my life. I was certain it couldn’t get any better.

But then Becks started kissing me back.

His arms wrapped around my waist, his lips guiding mine, as he went from passive passenger along for the ride to full-on conductor. I gasped as he bent me back over his arm, and felt him grin through the kiss. My toes just skimming the floor, supported almost entirely by Becks’s strength, I was happy to let him lead. Becks wasn’t just a great kisser. He was a master. Far as first kisses go, it was a showstopper.

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About the Author
 
Cookie O’Gorman writes YA 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 debut novel ADORKABLE will be released in 2016.

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The ADORKABLE Challenge
I wanted to do something special and fun to celebrate the release of my debut novel ADORKABLE. 
Since the book is all about the dorky, the awkward, and embracing your inner-nerd,
I came up with…
the ADORKABLE Challenge!
Here’s how it works:
1)
Take a picture of yourself being adorkable.
2)
Post that picture on social media (facebook, twitter, instagram etc.) with the
hashtag #AdorkableChallenge.
3)
Enter the link to your picture in the Rafflecopter and earn as many extra
entries as you can.
4)
Sit back and relax while 4 adorably dorky winners are randomly chosen :).
5)
Winning runners up will each receive: $10 Amazon gift card.
The ADORKABLE Challenge Champion will receive: $50 Amazon gift card.
 And that’s it!
If you’re adorkable and you know it, this is your time to shine.  I can’t wait to check out all of your
pictures.  Now, show me your ADORKABLE!
– Cookie O’Gorman
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