The Wish List (Time of Transition #1)
It is so different then anything I have ever read! It was hard picturing Kristin and Tennyson as an adult though - being the whole fariy godmother and wizzard thing - I kept trying to picture them as adults and the best I could get was 20ish :)
The sexual tention was too intense to be a teen book - but 27 is too close to my age and I couldn't picture myself going through these kinds of changes - Maybe that's why it was so cool :)
This book was way cool! There was so muc ...more
The "Wish List" is a fun, magical read. If you like a magic story with a little sexy added to it, this is it. You have Lady Kristin, who knows nothing about magic, thrown into the magic world with a hot trainer. The two have an adventure that gets them into all kinds of trouble because Kristin is known as a “rare one” and it seems she is on someone’s hit list. Oh ya! They break quite a few rules along the way, LOL.
I enjoyed the characters and the plot. I simply loved the four aunts. They were a ...more
One thing I really enjoy in books are references to pop culture. Gabi Stevens does that with aplomb, referencing Harry Potter, Disneyland, and other magical constructs. I always wonder if the characters in a story "know" about things in today's world.
I related to Kristin's character really well because she is very left-brained. She is also a CPA and I took t ...more
Kristin Montgomery is completely shocked when her three aunts tell her that they and Kristin herself are fairy godmothers. Worse, they hand her a wand and leave on a world cruise! And when her unwilling yet hot magical trainer and judge, Tennyson Ritter, steps into her life, he wasn't much help. Despite that and before Kristin can control her powers and pass the tests to become a full-fledged fairy godmother, she and Tennyson must help each other fight a villain ...more
There is magic in the world, but we do not know it. And there are also Fairy Godmothers. Though honestly, I never truly got the whole Godmother idea. They explained but I was still..eh what? Maybe it's explained later on, or not.
Right Kristin was, oh I do not know. Honestly she felt a bit daft at times. Especially when it comes to a certain gentleman that showed up. But then Tennyson was no better. I wa ...more
This has been on my must-read list for a while!!
(Some Disney throwback gifs ;D)
This book reminded me of "Sabrina the Teenage Witch" but a more grown up version.
I'd like to say I summoned this book with my wand but I bought it on Ebay. I couldn't wait for it to be delivered.
It had an interesting concept of fairy godmothers and the plot was unique. You couldn't help but fall in love with all the characters.
If you're looking for an action-packed paranormal romance read with ...more
To be honest I didn't know I would end up liking this one as much as I did. Reading the back of the book I knew what was coming obviously. Even before the main character did. For example, I knew that the "aunties" weren't off their rockers when they told Kr ...more
Ya había leído otro libro de Gabi Stevens así que ya sabía a lo que me iba a enfrentar, aunque no es lo mismo leerlo en inglés que en español, de cualquier manera, he disfrutado mucho esta novela. Cumpliré tus deseos es la historia de la primer Hada Madrina, una chica común y corriente que un día descubre que tiene poderes, los cuales no sabe usar y por si fuera poco, su prefecto (el mago que le ayudará a integrarse al mundo mágico) es un Trol (uno muy guapo, eso sí) y no está nada feliz con te...more
THE WISH LIST by Gabi Stevens is a book filled with magic, love and the emotional turmoil at discovering new powers. It subverts the magical boundaries of witches and wizards by introducing fairy godmothers, which aren’t commonly used in paranormal fiction.
Kristin Montgomery is thrown into the magical world from the very first chapter, when her three aunts suddenly spring the news upon her that she is a fairy godmother, and wil ...more
Kristen Montgomery is a CPA who one d ...more
For some reason, the notion of fairy godmothers appeals to me, which is the reason I picked up this book in the first place. However, I felt the writing was mediocre, and I didn't care for most of the characters.
The villain was obvious to me from the beginning, but of course it takes everyone else most of the book to put the clues together so they can figure it out.
The storyline seemed completely implausible. ...more
Kristin's world turns upside down when her three "aunts" tell her that magic is real and not only that, she is meant to be one of the the next generation of fairy godmothers that are rising to substitute them. Our heroine needs to come to terms with the fact that only the world the Brothe ...more
Bit of a surprise for me, but the chapter 1 title hooked me. Yeah, that’s right. Didn’t even get into the book and I was already digging it. “HOW TO BE A FAIRY GODMOTHER: Never Reveal Yourself to Your Charges.” So, I continued.
Though the storyline had an interesting premise, much of the world seemed very similar to the concept of Harry Potter books. I kind of liked that. Main difference was the main ch ...more
He wanted to yell at her. He wanted to shake her, drag her to the couch, and put his mark on her. Own her. So that one else could ever touch her again.
"You're mine. I know that isn't right, or proper, or politically correct, but you're mine. I can't let anyone else have you."
This comes right after where she tells him (about the guy they were spying on because they thought he was the bad guy and she volunteered to do a dinner with him) how he kissed her an ...more
Full review reposted from my Smitten with Reading blog:
What an absolutely fabulous and fun premise for a book. This book was just entirely an entertaining read- so much fun with more than a touch of whimsy. This book is for those of us that like to believe that there can still be magic (and fairy godmothers) in this world.
Kristen has been totally knocked off-kilter. She had no idea that there was something more magical to this world until she i ...more
In short, this is the story of a young woman, Kristin, after she learns that she’s one of the next three Godmothers, since the previous ones ar ...more
This is the first romance novel I've ever read. I expected it to be silly, and it was, I expected it to be light and easy to read, and it was, I expected it to be badly written and... it kind of was?
Honestly this could have a been a good book, or at least a stand out ...more
The long and short of it, I was wrong. The 'whodunit' was obvious from page #1. I found the characters contradicting themselves at times, and I just really couldn't buy into her story fully. There were a few moments in the book (including where the her ...more
Cumpliré tus deseos es un libro lleno de acción, en el que no paran de ocurrir cosas, con varios giros en la trama y con unos cuantos personajes secundarios que serán cruciales para la historia.
Aunque es cierto que al principio fue todo bastante precipitado, dando toda la información de golpe, el ritmo no decae en ningún momento de la novela, haciendo que no puedas dejar de leer.
Tiene un estilo fresco, sencillo y muy ameno. También hay bastantes momentos de humor, gracias a los diálogos ent ...more
Purchased: Purchased from Amazon for my Kindle
What I Loved: Kristin, Tennyson, Callie, Zach, Rose, Lily, Hyacinth, and Jake. The characters really made this book completely enjoyable. The storyline was unique (fairy godmothers, sorcerers, councils, and sprites not in a children's book) and fun. There was never a dull moment and the ending was fantastically done.
What I Liked: I really enjoyed the world of "groundlings" and "arcani" that Gabi created. She made the world based l ...more
There are some problematic area ...more
La protagonista, un poco histérica de a ratos pero no se pasa, no es insoportable.
El protagonista... jejeje... ¿dónde consigo uno así?
Las escenas entre ellos: algunas (las discusiones y etc) son un poco repetitivas. Además no me queda claro por qué ella no lo banca al principio; como yo lo veo, no hay razón alguna y ese "rechazo" inicial es forzado. Las escenas de amor... candentes! ¡me encantaron!
Los secundarios: con ellos la autora tiene todo el chiste que le falta en el resto. ...more