Wednesday, January 14, 2009
Have you ever been dumped by your boyfriend for your sister? Have you ever made 3 bad wishes? Have you had to serve ungratious princes or nervous dwarves while trying to evade the WSM (wicked stepmother)?
Then run, don't walk to your nearest bookstore/library and take home My Fair Godmother by Janette Rallison. This book will speak to you! Our troubled heroine is not having a good month either. After her boyfriend dumps her for her older sister, Savannah wants to find a prince. Heard the adage, "be careful what you wish for?" Savannah has lived this saying thanks to her 'fair' godmother, Chrissy, who is doing 'fair' on her godmother test. She sends Savannah to the Middle ages to find her prince. Only now she is dirty, bullied and has no running water. Oh, and the prince isn't charming.
After Savannah finally pulls her fair godmother away from shopping, Chrissy sends her to a different house in the Middle Ages. This one full of dwarfs who think she is two berries short of a pie. And the WSM is trying to give her a poison apple.
Finally making back to her own time zone, Savannah realizes she has to go back to the Middle Ages to save a prince-in-training. But this time she is prepared and packs shampoo and soap!
There are a few lessons Savannah learns from her misguided godmother: beauty is only skin deep and she, Savannah, really is smart.
But what happens to the dragon, cyclops, the WSM and the Dark Knight?
Well, they all live happily ever after!
You didn't honestly think I would tell you the ending?