In high-speed, high-tech New Chicago, 2039, magic has gone viral. Lily Barnett, a brilliant but drifty artist wanders into a strange magic shop where she impulsively guzzles a love potion. Erratic and unpredictable powers awake inside her. Her houseplants turn ravenous and strings of flamingo lights spout poetry. When she paints a portrait of her perfect man, he steps free...more
But Lily’s romp isn’t quite as ...more
I found myself somewhat intrigued from the beginning of this futuristic romance. I honestly had no idea what to expect, but when magic first showed itself in the story, I was somewhat nonplussed. I liked the characters--Daniel and Lily--so I chose to treat this book as a fantasy and a fairy tale. In doing that, I was a ...more
Lily Barnett is a brilliantly talented, but scatterbrained painter who loses her keys at least once a week. She yearns for true love and the kind of sex that makes your toes curl.
Daniel Harris is a building manager with more than a few secrets hidden behind those glasses of his. He’s a clairvoyant Reader and in love with his best friend and neighbor, Lily.
And when Lily enters a magic shop and guzzles a love potion without a second thought, their destinies are forever chan ...more
Lily is a delightful heroine, quirky, passionate and absolutely loveable as she and Daniel struggle to be together under impossible circumstances. Hopelessly in love, Daniel is a admirable hero who never tries to change the befuddled heroine, but instead embraces the ardent artist she needs to ...more
I think it was worth the ninety-nine cents, but, overall, I wasn't thrilled. The plot wasn't very linear. I kept feeling like there were all these disparate elements flying around and things could change on a dime. Nila's her friend, Nila tattled! Lily thinks of Daniel as her best friend, no, she's been secretly in love with hi ...more
Well, upon reading the description, I envisioned a novel that focused less on the romance and more ...more