Omorphi by C. Kennedy
High school senior Michael Sattler leads a charmed life. He’s a star athlete, has great friends, and parents who love him just the way he is. What’s missing from his life is a boyfriend. That’s a problem because he’s out only to his parents and best friend. When Michael accidentally bumps into Christy Castle at school, his life changes in ways he never imagined. Christy is Michael’s dream guy: smart, pretty, and sexy. But nothing could have prepared Michael for what being Christy's boyfriend would entail.
Christy needs to heal after years of abuse and knows he needs help to do it. After the death of his notorious father, he leaves his native Greece and settles in upstate New York. Alone, afraid, and left without a voice, Christy hides the myriad scars of his abuse. He desperately wants to be loved and when he meets Michael, he dares to hope that day has arrived. When one of Michael’s team-mates becomes an enemy and an abuser from Christy’s past seeks to return him to a life of slavery, only Michael and Christy's combined strength and unwavering determination can save them from the violence that threatens to destroy their future together.
The Notes Behind Omorphi’s Play-listThanks for hosting me on Omorphi’s blog tour, Zoe-Lynn! I’m excited to be here! Today I’m giving all of you the music playlist within Omorphi. One of the reasons I chose to do this post on Zoe-Lynn’s blog is because I often see her Facebook posts where she’s singing along with a song and wants to share it with all of us. (She sings a lot on Facebook!)
Music is very important to me and I often find that music can say what words cannot. When I look form a play-list for a story, I look for songs that not only convey a message appropriate for the moment in the story, but that also set the tone for that moment. I think the songs contained in Omorphi do a great job of enhancing the telling of Christy and Michael’s story. Enjoy!
- Taylor Swift “Fearless”
- Snow Patrol “Run”
- Blink 182 “First Date”
- Placebo “Running Up That Hill”
- Pink “Fuckin’ Perfect”
- Shawn Mullins “Lullaby”
- Coldplay “Fix You”
- Butterfly Effect “7 Days”
- Godsmack “Running Blind”
- Alanis Morissette “You’re Uninvited”
- Aly & Aj “Speak for Myself”
- Bread “If”
- Taylor Swift “Untouchable”
Raised on the mean streets and back lots of Hollywood by a Yoda-look-alike grandfather, Cody Kennedy doesn’t conform, doesn’t fit in, is epic awkward and lives to perfect a deep-seated oppositional defiance disorder. In a constant state of fascination with the trivial, Cody contemplates such weighty questions as: If time and space are curved, then where do all the straight people come from? When not writing, Cody can be found taming waves on western shores, pondering the nutritional value of sunsets, appreciating the much maligned dandelion, unhooking guide ropes from stanchions, and marveling at all things ordinary.
Follow Omorphi’s blog tour for THREE chances to win an ebook copy of Omorphi!
September 9th - Pre-kickoff post - Cody is a Featured Author on True Colorz and answers questions about penning Omoprhi Review by True Colorz
September 15th - The Novel Approach - Pre-release Q&A with Cody and a chance to win an ebook copy of Omorphi Review by The Novel Approach
September 18th - Author Will Parkinson - Will holds nervous Cody’s hand the day before Omorphi’s release because he promised to and Cody talks about Omorphi’s Cover and Bringing Omorphi to Life
September 19th - Mrs. Condit & Friends Read Books - Cody writes Perils and Pitfalls of Post Production Public Relations and a SECOND chance to win an ebook copy of Omorphi! Review by Mrs. Condit & Friends
September 19th - Smile, Somebody Loves You - Announcement post and Cody shares Omorphi Trivia with Beverly and Tamara
September 20th - Author Shira Anthony - Why I write the kind of stories that I do by Cody
September 21st - Author Jamie Mayfield - Why Omorphi and A Broken Kind of Life are Same but Different
Also on September 21st - Harmony Ink Press on Facebook: Meet Cody Kennedy and Jamie Mayfield
September 22nd - Cody’s Blog - Tony Edmondson, Fan Extraordinaire, interviews Cody
September 27th - Author Wade Kelly - Character Interview with Christy Castle
September 28th - Author Iyana Jenna, Fairy Fan Extraordinaire, Q&A with Christy Castle
September 29th - Author Zoe Lynn - The Notes Behind Omorphi’s Play List
October 4th - Sid Love's Blog - Why the title Omorphi? Review by Sid Love
October 5th - Author Madison Parker - What makes Omorphi unique?
October 6th - Author John Ames - Q&A with Michael Sattler
October 11th - Boys on the Brink - Omorphi: Writing Sex and Violence in Young Adult works
October 12th - Author Jamie Fessenden - Cody shares Omorphi Trivia with Jamie
October 15th - Granny Irene - A week in the Life of Christy Castle before Michael
October 18th - Author Sara Alva - A week in the life of Michael Sattler before Christy
October 19th - Author Sam Kadence - Cody Talks About Writing Action and the Suspension of Disbelief
October 20th - Cody’s Blog - Omorphi's One Month Anniversary Trivia Contest and a THIRD chance to win an ebook copy of Omorphi - In order to enter this contest you must:
1) have visited and commented on each stop on Omorphi’s Blog Tour - please be sure to leave your name in your blog comment. “Anonymous” comments won’t qualify; and
2) you must correctly answer the trivia questions posted on Cody’s Blog by placing your answers in the comments section beneath the questions; and
3) along with your answers to the trivia questions, you must leave a comment about Omorphi’s Blog Tour.
The winner will be selected by Kismet, Cody’s greenwing macaw.
To make things even more exciting, a new contest will begin on October 21st on The Novel Approach Reviews Blog to win an ebook copy of Cody's novella, Safe, due out October 24th from Harmony Ink Press!