Fooling Around With Cinderella

Fooling Around With Cinderella

What happens when the glass slippers pinch Cinderella’s toes? When Jaine Andersen proposes a new marketing role to the local amusement park, general manager Dylan Callahan charms her into filling Cinderella’s glass slippers for the summer. Her reign transforms Jaine’s ordinary life into chaos that would bewilder a fairy godmother. Secretly dating her bad boy boss, running wedding errands for her ungrateful sisters, and defending herself from the park’s resident villain means Jaine needs lots more than a comfy pair of shoes to restore order in her kingdom. First in the Storybook Valley series, a blend of sweet romance, chick lit, and fairy tale fun.
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Reviews:
“Toasting author Stacy Juba with glass slippers bubbling with champagne! I absolutely LOVE Fooling Around with Cinderella – Stacy’s created an enchanting place I want to visit. Fabulous characters, a drop-dead funny, gorgeous heroine (with glasses), some real sisters who need a few good verbal whacks, a nasty villain, and so much more. I loved it and want MORE!”
Elaine Raco Chase, award-winning romance author

“I just loved every bit of this novel, from start to finish; what a brilliant read! The combination of chick lit and fairy tale just works so well, if you ask me, and Stacy Juba created a thoroughly enjoyable and fun read which I can’t recommend enough to any romantic comedy fan out there.”
A Spoonful of Happy Endings

“The romance is cute, heartfelt, and chaste. . .Like a theme park, this story is pleasant, inoffensive, and satisfying.”
Publisher’s Weekly

“This was an awesome and very authentic story, with a magical fairy tale twist, and I enjoyed every minute of it!”
Book-o-Craze

“This delightful storybook romance is pure entertainment. Kudos to Stacy Juba for crafting such an engaging and funny read. I highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys reading light, captivating chick-lit novels.”
Write-Escape

“Stacy Juba does a stellar job of recreating a well loved fairytale in modern settings…The story is well paced with expertly planned twists, emotional plays and added doses of humour, relationship study, romance and suspense. This is a great start to a new series and definitely a must read. All in all, Fooling Around With Cinderella had me thoroughly entertained and I loved every second of it.”
NJKinny’s World of Books & Stuff

“5 Stars. Friends, love interests, and a stepmother who’s not wicked, merely thoughtless. Sisters who are beautiful and definitely not after her man. Then of course there’s Prince Charming. Put this all together and it becomes a fun filled book with romance and of course conflict. A really good read that kept me intrigued until the last page.”
Long and Short Reviews, Reviewing Fiction One Happy Ever After at a Time

5 Star Rating LASR
“I love how wonderful the writing flowed with this story, I loved all the characters. This was such a fun book to read. I enjoyed every minute of reading it. I would call this a sweet romance fairytale story. If you like a nice fun story this is it.”
Diana’s Book Reviews

“This delightful storybook romance is pure entertainment. Kudos to Stacy Juba for crafting such an engaging and funny read. I highly recommend this book to anyone who enjoys reading light, captivating chick-lit novels.”
Write-Escape

“This is the perfect but quick book you can read in one sitting and it is surely to be a big hit along with the series that is to come! Thank You to Stacy Juba for writing such a good book that I can’t wait to see what is next!!”
Holly’s Honest Reviews

“After reading the blurb for this I knew it was a must read, and turns out, I was right. This was a great update on a classic that everyone loves.”
– Julie Baswell, I Create Purty Thangs Blogspot

“This version of Cinderella has everything the story needs–an overworked, under-appreciated heroine, a fairy godmother, a magical transformation, a handsome prince, the left-behind forgotten footwear…even the stepmother and “evil” sisters are here, though the true villain turns out to be someone outside the usual suspects. To top it all off, it’s a sweet romance that you’d feel comfortable letting your younger teen read. Did I mention I’m looking forward to the rest of the series?”
Becky on Books…And Quilts

“If you’re a fan of the fun contemporaries that make you smile, I would definitely recommend Fooling Around with Cinderella.”
Reviews in a Pinch

“This is such a sweet and terrific version of a popular fairy tale. What a great start to the Storybook Valley series. I personally loved that the characters had so much to offer one another. This book gives you the “feels” and tells an incredibly warm story too.”
Kitty’s Book Spot

Fooling Around with Cinderella was certainly a guilty pleasure read for me and I highly recommend it.”
Juniper Grove

“I thoroughly enjoyed this book. It has a bit of everything – mystery, romance and humour – and is written in a way that draws a reader in, envelopes them in the story, and makes them believe that they are actually there, walking alongside the characters as they play their part.”
– Anne-Marie Reynolds, Reader’s Favorite

“Fun, light and just the ticket for those cold and rainy days when some laughter and love is what you need.”
I Am Indeed

“Jaine is likable as the lead and the supporting characters fit in well! If you like your romance sweet and fairly chaste, this is a solid choice!”
The Book Disciple

“The story flows at a good pace and there are a few surprises in store for the reader. This is a great read for Cinderella lovers.”
Katie’s Clean Book Collection

“Stacy Juba has done a fabulous job of creating what feels like a real life fairytale with a fun setting, a great storyline, and characters I can’t wait to read more about.”
Reviews By Crystal

“Fooling Around with Cinderella by Stacy Juba was the perfect book to satisfy my reading crave. I LOVED IT! I couldn’t put it down. It would be a great book to curl up with on a Sunday afternoon.”
Girl Who Reads

“If you’re looking for a sweet romance to read during these cold winter months, or you’re interested in chick lit or just a nice Cinderella themed story then I highly recommend you read this book!”
Kirsty Reads

“Jaine is a driven and generous character; you can’t help but root for her to find her own prince charming. This light, imaginative read rich with lovable characters will have you believing in magic again. I can’t wait to see what this series has in store.”
Behind Closed Covers

“I loved the chemistry between Dylan and Janie. This one is definitely a sweet fairy tale read. I can’t wait to read more of this series. 5 Amazeballs Stars!!”
Amazeball’s Book Addicts

“This was one of the sweetest books I’ve read in a long time…The story was paces well and the characters were believable. This book is a light, funny read that I devoured in less than one day. I can’t wait to read the other books in the series.”
Walking on Bookshelves

“I’d recommend Fooling Around with Cinderella to anyone looking for a quick read full of love, laughs, & a wonderful amusement park that will remind you of the one you attended as a child. And oh yeah- Gnomes! We can’t forget the gnomes <3″
Bookish Bevil

“If you’re after a quick read, that will pick you up and put a smile on your face then Fooling Around with Cinderella will certainly do that for you.”
Whispering Stories

“It would have been easy to let this sink into a cliched retelling of Cinderella, but that doesn’t happen. Although there are recognisable elements (demanding and ungrateful sisters, step mother taking her father away) this is original and engaging. If you enjoy clean adult romance with a happily ever after, then do give this a go.”
Reading Lark

“I just love reading about the characters who will someday be featured in a book of their own. I feel like reading about a series centered in a town draws you in and makes you a part of it. This is the kind of series I just can’t resist. Fooling around with Cinderella fits into this obsession of mine perfectly.”
Emily Reads Everything

“After all the holiday craziness (and family drama), are you needing something fun, fluffy and enjoyable to read? Then Fooling Around with Cinderella is the perfect story for you. It is sweet, simple and a great read.”
Confessions of the Perfect Mom

“This one is a fast, charming and sweet book perfect for all the chick lit lovers.”
Reading…Dreaming

“It’s an eventful summer for Jaine and all of the wackiness that ensues, but everything comes together in the end and makes for a fun read.”
My Book Filled Life

“I cannot wait for the next installment in this series. If you like chick-lit, this book is a great read at a great price.”
Reeca’s Pieces

“The book was fun and I found myself smiling, laughing, and just generally feeling good as I was reading.”
The Book Junkie

“This book was fun and flirty. The sparks were zinging between Dylan and Jaine leaving me with the perfect amount of tension. It was right in my sweet spot with dialogue and sweet romance. I really liked it!”
Getting your Read On

Fooling Around with Cinderella is an adorable romance complete with nasty sisters, a fairy godmother, prince charming, and a witch…You won’t want to miss this contemporary rendition of the classic Cinderella!”
Hott Books

“After reading it you feel happy. At the end, the best thing is that you believe fairytales can be true!”
Perfection in Books

“FOOLING AROUND WITH CINDERELLA had me cracking up, swooning, and wanting to throw a few punches (not literally) throughout the story. I adored the characters and the entire situation…It was such an enjoyable and entertaining read that felt light, but also had some depth.”
Wishful Endings

Fooling Around With Cinderella has a little everything keeping the story enjoyable to read. Keeping the hallmarks with a modern day twist. Its got some humor, mild romance, rivalry and a little mystery. Ito a fun story and we’ll written, it keeps the readers attention throughout the story with consistent follow through and delivery.”
Oh My Bookness

“Great character development and great story flow. This book kept my interest all the way. I love chick-lit books because of all the drama and this one was not lacking! This story also had a great ending that even brought a few tears to my eyes!”
Wall-to-Wall Books

“I cannot wait for the next book in the series. I want it like yesterday. Ms. Juba has pure talent for storytelling and I am now probably one of her biggest fans.”
Nerd Girl Official

“If you are wanting to read a cute, clean, and sweet romance, then this is for you.”
Book Snuggle

“A great story about a woman learning to stand up for herself, find out who she is, and maybe find her prince charming on the way. I very much enjoyed this very sweet and charming story.”
Boundless Book Reviews

“It is always great to watch a strong female wade through the twists of a plot and manage to keep her dignity intact while dealing with circumstances beyond her control. There is a nice balance achieved in this story and I would recommend it for a satisfying beach read. I can’t wait to see who the next story is about; there are so many interesting character choices for Ms. Juba to choose from.”
BigAl’s Books and Pals

“The setting of the amusement park is intricate and well-done, and makes it seem as if the reader is getting a behind-the-scenes peek. The love story was filled with push/pull and witty banter, but when combined with a sigh-worthy hero, it’s enough to make any woman swoon. This is the first book in the Storybook Valley series and, with enchanting characters like these, readers will be anxious for more!”
Ind’Tale Magazine

“It was a book that held my attention and I was sorry to see it end! It was a clean read and I will definitely be looking for the next book in this series.”
Author Julie Coulter-Bellon

Around the Kingdom:

Interview on Bookpleasures.com
Just Contemporary Romance blog – Learn why theme parks are romantic
Stacy’s blog – Stalking Cinderella at Walt Disney World
Hollywood Stylist Jeni Elizabeth Waves Her Fashion Wand on Cinderella Dress
Interview at Long and Short Reviews
Killer Crafts & Crafty Killers blog – 10 princess beauty tips
Starla Kaye blog – Character interview and excerpt
Reviews by Crystal – Interview
Dylan and Jaine’s interview on NY Times Bestselling Author Jennifer Lowery’s blog
Spotlight and review on Emily Reads Everything
Romance Lives Forever blog – interview with Jaine
Kryssie Fortune’s blog – 5 fun theme park facts
Romance Books 4′ Us – the trials and tribulations of getting princess hair
20 Questions at Romance Readers Club