Can't-Wait Wednesday is a weekly feature hosted by the marvelous Tressa at Wishful Endings to spotlight and discuss upcoming release we are excited about that we have yet to read.
Armed with her trademark mix of quirky charm, witty comedy, and sexy paranormal romance, Saranna DeWylde takes readers on a rollicking ride through twisted fairy tales and towards the ultimate Happily Ever After in her first Fairy Godmothers, Inc. Series installment. Ever After is a town that runs on magic, and that magic is fueled by love. So when the three fairy godmothers in charge of Ever After's magic supply realize the town's power has started to wane, they conspire to transform Ever After into a premiere wedding destination in hopes of attracting a major infusion of love to the town...
If love is the source of all the magic in the universe, and the town of Ever After, Missouri, is the epicenter of enchantment, then the locals are in dire need of a reboot. At least according to resident fairy godmothers Petunia, Jonquil, and Bluebonnet. Their solution? Blow a bit of fairy dust in the direction of those in need of romance...what could possibly go wrong?
SOME KIND OF AWFUL... Lucky Fujiki's first name is a cosmic joke. Her luck is so bad, even the number seven steers clear of her. But when her adorable godmothers ask for a favor, Lucky can't say no--even if she can already feel the bad juju waiting to strike. And her mission is even worse than she imagined: to promote Ever After as a wedding destination by faking a marriage to her first love and long-time ex, Ransom Payne--he of the Embarrassing Incident that neither of them will ever live down...
OR ALL KINDS OF WONDERFUL? Ransom Payne has spent years building an impressive new reputation for himself, and now his godmothers want him to pretend to wed the one girl he'd like most to forget? Sure, weddings in Ever After could be a huge boon for his chocolate business, but risking more up-close-and-personal time with Lucky? Considering the stakes, it's a curse he'll have to bear, at the risk of being humiliated--or perhaps, bewitched...[Goodreads Summary]
Why I want to read this: This sounds like such a fun new paranormal romance series with fairy godmothers and a town that runs on magic fueled by love. I look forward to giving it a try.
Does Fairy Godmothers, Inc. interest you? What upcoming release are you looking forward to reading?
I have an embarrassing number of unread books sitting on the shelves in my personal library. Carole of Carole's Random Life in Books has given me the perfect excuse to spotlight and discuss those neglected books in her Books from the Backlog feature. After all, even those older books need a bit of love! Not to mention it is reminding me what great books I have waiting for me under my own roof still to read!
ONE MOMENT IN TIME CAN HAUNT YOU FOREVER.
Caught up in a moment of boyhood competition, William Bellman recklessly aims his slingshot at a rook resting on a branch, killing the bird instantly. It is a small but cruel act, and is soon forgotten. By the time he is grown, with a wife and children of his own, William seems to have put the whole incident behind him. It was as if he never killed the thing at all. But rooks don’t forget . . .
Years later, when a stranger mysteriously enters William’s life, his fortunes begin to turn—and the terrible and unforeseen consequences of his past indiscretion take root. In a desperate bid to save the only precious thing he has left, he enters into a rather strange bargain, with an even stranger partner. Together, they found a decidedly macabre business.
And Bellman & Black is born. [Goodreads Summary]
Why I want to read this: After reading and loving A Thirteenth Tale, I added Bellman & Black to my TBR shelf when it came out in 2013. The premise sounded good. It didn't review well initially among my blogger friends, and so I pushed it back a bit on my TBR shelf. I still haven't managed to read it. Yet.
Have you read Bellman & Black? Does this book sound like something you would like to read?
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Both are new to me. And to be honest, I don´t know which I would pick first *smile* Happy reading and stay safe and well.ReplyDelete
Vi - It would be a hard choice. :-) Thank you for visiting. I hope you stay safe and well too.Delete
I was always curious about Bellman & Black, but never got around to reading it. I really enjoyed her first book, though:-)ReplyDelete
Tammy - Her first book was really good. :-) Hopefully when I do read her other books I will enjoy them. Thank you for stopping by!Delete
Father Godmother's Inc looks like a fun read. I may grab it from the library if I ever see it there!ReplyDelete
Barb - I think it sounds like a lot of fun too. I hope you are able to get it from your library when it comes out! Thank you for visiting.Delete
Loved The Thirteent Tale, but Bellman & Black--not so much.ReplyDelete
Jenclair - Yes, it doesn't seem to have faired as well as The Thirteenth Tale. I've been hearing good things about Once Upon a River though, which I would like to read as well. Thank you for stopping by!Delete
I have Bellman & Black on my shelf too. Hahaha. Readers are always just slightly behind. Your new pick looks SO CUTE though!ReplyDelete
Jessica - Yes, we are always a bit behind, aren't we? LOL We can have fun trying to catch up at least. Thank you for visiting!Delete
I always meant to read Bellman & Black but never did for some unknown reason. And Fairy Godmothers Inc looks like a lot of fun.ReplyDelete
Lark - I hope Fairy Godmothers Inc will be fun. It sure sounds like it, doesn't it? And one of these days I may try Bellman and Black. I haven't given up hope just yet. Thank you for stopping by!Delete
Fairy Godmother's Inc sounds like so much fun.ReplyDelete
Mary - I think so too! I hope it will be. Thank you for visiting!Delete
I have not read Diane Setterfield yet but Bellman & Black definitely sounds interesting. Fairy Godmothers Inc sounds like a lot of fun!ReplyDelete
Carole - I hope they will both be good and hopefully I will get a chance to read them at some point. :-) That's the plan anyway. Thank you for hosting and stopping by!Delete
I'm intrigued by Bellman & Black since it's written by Diane Setterfield (loved The Thirteenth Tale!) so I'll be curious of your thoughts if you do read it, Wendy.ReplyDelete
Melody - I hope I will enjoy it when I get around to it! Thank you for visiting!Delete