Publisher: Dreamspinner Press
Rating: 3 stars
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Blurb: Since the death of his father, Trick Grigsby has fought to keep his head above water. Following in his father’s footsteps as a talented architect, he hopes to work his way up at the firm. Unfortunately, the company’s new owner barely resembles the man who was once Trick’s father’s best friend. Trick’s days are filled with drudgery and cruel remarks from the man who was supposed to be his mentor—along with his two sons, whose only jobs seem to be making Trick’s life miserable.
But all that is about to change.
Edwin Goodmaker struggled through his fairy godparent curriculum, but his mother—the reigning Fairy Queen—has a simple solution: Edwin will go to New York City and get some practical experience. When he meets Trick, Edwin knows he’s found a worthy charge, and he’s sure he can help Trick achieve all of his heart’s desires. Edwin falls for Trick, but with everything standing in their way, a fairy-tale ending might remain nothing more than a dream.
Review: If you’re in the mood for some sweet holiday fluff His Fairy Godfather may be your book. It’s kind of whimsicle and has a fairy-tale feel to it. Complete with evil step mother in the form of Trick’s boss and his two sons round out the awful step-brothers who go out of their way to be mean to Trick. I’ll be honest and say their behavior was a bit over the top but it’s a book about a fairy godfather. It works and I despised them so I was fine with it. Trick is driven by desire to regain his rightful place as the head architect of his late father’s company. Even if it means working way too much and too hard with no appreciation.
Trick’s fairy godfather Edwin is sent to the human world to get some hands on experience to complete his fairy godfather schooling. Edwin is adorably clueless about the ways of the human world. He just knows when Trick saves him from being hit by a car he’s meant to help Edwin find his true happiness. Edwin sets out to make what Trick thinks he wants happen but feelings develop between Edwin and Trick. Their romance can’t last because Edwin was always meant to return to his world.
Those of you that love cute and sweet stories with plenty of holiday charm will probably love this. Set in New York in the months heading up to Christmas this book is definitely in the holiday spirit. I loved how Edwin replaced human terms like OMG with Oh my fairy! Or referred to his friends, who are fairy-tale characters, in everyday discussions with Trick. This book was adorable if a tad too sweet for my personal tastes. A fun read for the holidays!