Genre: Romantic Comedy/Young Adult/Chick Lit
“What happens when the glass slippers pinch Cinderella's toes? When Jaine Andersen proposes a new marketing role to the local amusement park, general manager Dylan Callahan charms her into filling Cinderella's glass slippers for the summer. Her reign transforms Jaine's ordinary life into chaos that would bewilder a fairy godmother. Secretly dating her bad boy boss, running wedding errands for her ungrateful sisters, and defending herself from the park's resident villain means Jaine needs lots more than a comfy pair of shoes to restore order in her kingdom. First in the
series, a blend of sweet romance, chick lit, and fairy tale fun.” Storybook Valley
“Stacy Juba loves to write about Characters at a Crossroads: individuals who are finding themselves and getting on the right life path after overcoming obstacles. Her goals are to entertain readers of all ages as well as inspire them through her mystery, romance, and contemporary fiction books for adults, teens, and children. She has written about ice hockey, sibling rivalry, and sportsmanship, teen psychics,
flag etiquette for kids, and determined women sleuths solving mysteries.” U.S.
Jaine Andersen is a smart, marketing job seeker who has decided that, after visiting with her young niece, an aging, family-owned amusement park needs her expertise.
isn’t looking for a marketing director but agrees to review her proposal.
What the park's new general manager, Dylan Callahan, does need is a new Cinderella. So with a promise from the handsome general manager to add a marketing position in
the fall, Jaine agrees to don the Cinderella costume and learn how things are
run at the park from the inside. Storybook Valley Amusement Park
The quirky characters make this story a pleasurable journey as Jaine learns about this unique family, the business, and its employees. When Jaine discovers her high school nemesis is employed in upper management at
and the woman is after Dylan’s job, all bets are off. With Jaine’s own sisters
demanding her time for their needs and devices, things in her own life start to
fall apart. Storybook Park
It is always great to watch a strong female wade through the twists of a plot and manage to keep her dignity intact while dealing with circumstances beyond her control. There is a nice balance achieved in this story and I would recommend it for a satisfying beach read. I can’t wait to see who the next story is about; there are so many interesting character choices for Ms. Juba to choose from.
Fooling Around with Cinderella is the first book in the
series from Stacy Juba. Storybook Valley
I found no significant issues in editing or formatting.
Rating: **** Four stars
Reviewed by: ?wazithinkin
Approximate word count: 50-55,000