Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Wednesday Review

I had seen this book highlighted on several blogs over the last year or so and even had a friend tell me I should read it. But for some reason I still let it sit in my TBR pile for a long time. I think the reason I resisted reading this book was because I feared it would be similar to something I had written. After I finally read it, I was glad I gave in. One, it was so different than mine, and two, it was awesome. I loved this book. It was funny--I laughed out loud throughout. It was refreshing. And Janette Rallison had so many cute insights not only to her characters, but really to human nature that were so cleverly written. This is another book I enjoyed that I can also pass on to my 12 year old. I love books like that.

"After her boyfriend dumps her for her older sister, sophomore Savannah Delano wishes she could find a true prince to take her to the prom. Enter Chrissy (Chrysanthemum) Everstar: Savannah’s gum-chewing, cell phone–carrying, high heel-wearing Fair Godmother. Showing why she’s only Fair—because she’s not a very good fairy student—Chrissy mistakenly sends Savannah back in time to the Middle Ages, first as Cinderella, then as Snow White. Finally she sends Tristan, a boy in Savannah’s class, back instead to turn him into her prom-worthy prince. When Savannah returns to the Middle Ages to save Tristan, they must team up to defeat a troll, a dragon, and the mysterious and undeniably sexy Black Knight. Laughs abound in this clever fairy tale twist from a master of romantic comedy."


  1. I've read a couple of her books, but this one sounds very unique. I'll have to check it out. I agree about the insights to human nature part...I've noticed that in her other books as well.

  2. I haven't read this book, although I bought it for a friend. I've wanted to read it pretty badly. I guess I ought to!

  3. Chantele, I know, right?

    Jessie, other books? I'm so ignorant I thought this was her first. Now I'll have to go looking for those.

    Laura, you ought to for sure. :) I think it's funny you bought it for someone else without having read it. Had you heard it was good or something?

  4. I could use a funny book. My list just keeps growing.

  5. I laughed out loud several times while reading this. Adorable.