Book Review: The Godmother by Elizabeth Ann Scarborough

I believe in playgrounds...

This is an oldie but goodie for me. In this story a selfless young woman meets a Fairy Godmother and wishers for (you’ll never guess it) a Godmother for the entire city of Seattle.
As you might guess, this is a big job for one fairy godmother!
Reasons why I like this Book
1. Character driven novel that is also a fairy tale √
2. Character Development √
3. Quirky Characters √
4. Metanarrative tying fairy tales together √
Things that make this book unusual
1. its modern, but predates the city fair tales (Charlie De Lint & Neil Gaiman) have made into what is now called urban fantasy, so its a little different in flavor
2. Its scary, let me clarify its not give you nightmares scary, its what “Old” fairy tales were supposed to be, scary is such a way as to make you aware of…

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