Kissing Ted Callahan (and Other Guys)

 
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Kissing Ted Callahan (and Other Guys)
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Release Date
April 14, 2015
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978-0316371520
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Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist meets Easy A in this hilariously realistic story of sneaking out, making out, and playing in a band. After catching their bandmates in a compromising position, sixteen-year-old Los Angelenos Riley and Reid become painfully aware of the romance missing from their own lives. And so a pact is formed: they'll both try to make something happen with their respective crushes and document the experiences in a shared notebook. While Reid struggles with the moral dilemma of adopting a dog to win over someone's heart, Riley tries to make progress with Ted Callahan, who she's been obsessed with forever-His floppy hair! His undeniable intelligence! But suddenly cute guys are popping up everywhere. How did she never notice them before?! With their love lives going from 0 to 60 in the blink of an eye, Riley and Reid realize the results of their pact may be more than they bargained for.

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Kissing Ted Callahan (and other guys) is as the cover would suggest super cute and swoony but my favorite thing is how real it felt.

The characters are each unique but without it being in your face how each person is different. Riley is adorably awkward when it comes to romance. She does this thing where whenever she’s talking with Ted Callahan she can’t help but talk overly loud. I love reading about a heroine who is awkward at flirting and dating because that is totally how I am.

Kissing Ted Callahan is also seriously funny and all around adorable. There’s several pages throughout the story from Riley and Reids notebook that they pass back and forth documenting their endeavors. I’m not sure I really enjoyed these snippets as much as I could have but I can definitely see some people loving them.

There are an abundance of music references (Riley is the drummer in a band) which I will admit I did not understand for the most part. I don’t really listen to any of this music so I was just lost when bands or songs were mentioned but if you do listen to these bands I think you’d love seeing them referred to.

I don’t think I really explained just how much I loved Riley and the romance in Kissing Ted Callahan but basically they’re awesome and one of the best things ever!

Do I recommend? BIG YES
I consider it a must for contemporary fans and a definite try for others.

I received a copy from the NOVL newsletter which in no way affected my review
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