Monday, May 15, 2017

review: A Cinderella Deal

The Cinderella Deal

The Cinderella Deal
Jennifer Cruise 
240 pages
Published October 1st 1996 by Bantam Books

Daisy Flattery is a free spirit with a soft spot for strays and a weakness for a good story. Why else would she agree to the outrageous charade offered by her buttoned-down workaholic neighbor, Linc Blaise? The history professor needs a makeshift fiancée to secure his dream job, and Daisy needs a short-term gig to support her painting career. And so the Cinderella Deal is born: Daisy will transform herself into Linc’s prim-and-proper fiancée, and at the stroke of midnight they will part ways, no glass slippers attached. But something funny happens on their way to make-believe bliss, as a fake engagement unexpectedly spirals into an actual wedding. Now, with Linc and Daisy married and under one roof, what started as a game begins to feel real—and the people who seem so wrong for each other realize they may truly be just right.

Plot: I found the plot of the story entertaining! It wasn't original and I obviously knew what was gonna happen at the end of the book. still, I enjoyed it!

Characters: Most of the characters were decent. They were written realistically enough that I found myself being reminded of people who Ive met or worked with. this made the story feel more relatable. and I also appreciated that the characters grew and became better people through out the story. and I'm glad Chickie left her creep husband and became an independent woman! She deserved better!

Setting: written decently enough. i had to problem picturing the small town of Prescott. nothing spectacular but not bad.

At its best: Funny. I definitely "Lol" during some parts. And i liked the pace of the romance. it didn't feel rushed or unrealistic. or at least not unrealistic for the what the situation was... Also, i loved that the book wasn't long! it was a short read and that was refreshing!

At its worst: nothing for me to complain about really. (shocking...)

Read again: maybe one day sure!

Final thoughts: a light fun read! If you're looking for something quick, funny, and entertaining then id definitely give it a go!

Rating: 6/10