It Happened One Midnightby Saranna DeWylde

Published: 28 Dec 2021

Publisher: Kensington Zebra

Length: 320 pages

My Rating: ⭐⭐⭐

Blurb:

Love makes the world go ’round–at least magically speaking. And Ever After, Missouri’s resident fairy godmothers Petunia, Jonquil, and Bluebonnet are doing their best to restore their hometown’s deep well of enchantment by conjuring true love, one happy couple at a time–and this time, it’s all in the family…

CAN YOU SKIP THE STORYBOOK BEGINNING…

Novelist Juniper Blossom has romance down to a science in her bestselling books. But she’s not about to settle for just any man – a happy ending looks different for everyone, and she needs to find the guy whose idea of forever matches her own. Try telling that to her adorable, meddling grandmothers, though. If she doesn’t find a man soon, they’re going to find one for her. Which is why Juniper has prepared for a trip home to Ever After by fibbing that her sexy, smart, sweet best friend Tomas is her fiancé! He doesn’t believe in love at all, but that doesn’t matter if they’re just pretending . . .

ON THE WAY TO THE HAPPY ENDING?

Divorce attorney Tomas Rivera is as proud of Juniper’s authorial success as she is, but that doesn’t mean he buys into her books’ premise. His career is proof enough that true love is the real fairy tale–and everyone knows fairy tales aren’t real. But he can never say no to gorgeous Juniper, and an “engagement” might move him one legal brief closer to partner at his old-fashioned firm. Yet playing the part suddenly starts to mean feeling it, especially when a kiss just for show turns up the heat between them. Is happily ever after possible for two people who aren’t on the same page when it comes to love?

My Review:

This book is part of a series. I’ve read the first but missed the second. There are spoilers and overlap so I would suggest reading in order if your interested in a series that features meddling fairy godmothers and a magical town.

This book was cute and features a fake engagement friends to lovers theme. It was obvious to everyone except our two MCs that they were meant to be together. Why they didn’t figure it out sooner I have no idea.

I received an arc of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. 

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