Thursday, October 18, 2012

Not Your Average Fairy Tale by Chantele Sedgwick ~ Tour Stop & GIVEAWAY

Source:  Received eBook copy from the author in exchange for a fair and honest review.

From Goodreads:

Armed with wings and a blue wand, being a fairy godmother should be easy ... unless your name is Ash, and you're a dude.

Ash Summerland has it all–good looks, popularity, and the best grades at The Academy of Magical Beings. Ready to complete his last assignment in order to graduate, Ash is confident he will get the apprenticeship he wants. When he opens the letter from the Council, he is shocked to discover he has been assigned to apprentice Lady Shenelle, Keeper of Happy Endings. A.K.A. the head fairy godmother. Ash is forced to grant three wishes to a troubled human girl named Kendall, and ultimately give her a "happy ever after". But Kendall turns out to be more than he bargained for. Still grieving over her father's death, Kendall doesn't want anything to do with him. And worst of all, she doesn't believe in happy endings.

My Thoughts:

4 star - A sweet tale that will surprise you!

I admit that I wanted to read this book because it has such a fresh premise.  A male fairy Godmother? Who can pass up that?  

And Ash is such a great fairy Godmother! He's not a happy camper about having to complete this assignment.  From the pink wand to the non-masculine wings, Ash is just not into this gig!  He's like this big kid with a very male personality forced into a female role.  I laughed and had a such a great time reading from his POV!  

Then there is Kendall, who is suffering from the lose of her father.  She's not sure what to make of this very HOT guy who wants to grant her 3 wishes. that normal?  Maybe not, but she's in for a fun ride while he tries to convince her that the wishes are legit!  And she never feels better than when she's with him.  What's that about?  Think you know!

The story is fast paced and had me laughing.  I read it in two short sessions and would have had it done in one if I hadn't start it so late at night.  AND the ending! Okay, I will admit that I had a plan in my mind.  Thought I knew EXACTLY where this one was going BUT I was totally wrong!! The story took this turn and I was like WHAT??  AND I loved it so much.  Can't wait to see if there will be more to this book.  It's ending leaves it set for a sequel and I'm hoping that's gonna happen.  

If you like fairy tales, um... well if you like a little bit of several fairy if you like a hot guy meets a cute if you like YA then you should so pick this one up.    


The author is giving away a Kindle and books for this tour.  Check out the giveaway below.


  1. I would wish for:
    1. health
    2. a happy marriage
    3. peace and happiness in my family

  2. 1. great health for all my love ones (I think thats cheating but I would try)
    2. my happy ever after
    3. the chance to give someone 3 wishes

  3. This sounds like such a fun book!! I hadn't heard of it until I saw it on you blog. Now for wishes....
    I don't really know besides Good health and happiness for my family.

  4. 1.Self-Actualization (Maslow)
    2.Success in life
    3.Unlimited Wishes. :D

  5. This sounds like a great book, can't wait to read it! I'm not really sure what I would wish for, I would really have to think about it.

  6. 1. Return to high school with my current knowledge
    2. Permanent ability to maintain slender figure
    3. Unlimited money supply

    This book sounds great! Thanks for the chance to win.

  7. 1) House of my dreams.
    2) money to send my kids to college (they are only 5 and 7) lol
    3) Not have to work

    tinyauthor at yahoo dot com

  8. I would wish for a lifetime of happiness for my family, end of world hunger, and end of all violence.

  9. Long & Healthy life

    A house of my own

    More wishes

  10. Knowledge, happiness and health.

    thank you for this giveaway!

  11. I'd wish for:

    1. My bills to be paid off (especially my mortgage!), so I could be debt-free
    2. A really good night's sleep!
    3. 3-4 more hours in the day

  12. This sounds like such a fun read. The premise of a boy fairy godmother had me laughing! LOL I'm glad it was good too. :)

    ~Sara @ Forever 17 Books

  13. Male Fairy Godmother? I need to read this. I love male POVs, I love to laugh, and now I'm really curious about that ending twist. Thanks for sharing!

  14. I would wish for happiness for me and my family, all bills to be paid off and a new home. :)

  15. For good health for myself and my family, for a long life for the same and for happiness for all of us.

  16. This book sounds hilarious, I'm excited to read it.
    I'm not in the mood to be serious so my fun three wishes would be:
    1. Any guy from the books I read
    2. Endless supply of money
    3. The ability to turn invisible

    Thanks for having the giveaway!

  17. I would wish for my girls to grow up strong smart and self-relient, all the worries of bills to be gone, never to return and that my e-reader to have an endless supply of reading material.

  18. I would wish for:
    1. Hey, that endless supply of money sounds good!
    2. Immortality for me and any family member who wanted it.
    3. The ability to travel through time.

    That's not asking for much, is it?

  19. I can't wait to read this. Great review, Val!

  20. Three wishes?
    1. The ability to heal
    2. The ability to fly
    3. For my children, happiness always.

  21. I would wish for:
    1. Unlimited wishes
    2. Happiness and success in life
    3. A fit body forever


  22. If I had 3 wishes, they would be to be healthy, for my little daughter to live a happy life, and for my husband to not have to worry about finances.

  23. Interesting it cheating if one wish was to have infinite number of wishes? Then I would wish that every wish made would never have any negative sideaffects (you know the whole "be careful what you wish for"). Finally, the third and final wish of the original 3 wishes granted would be that every person could have unlimited wishes with the same restriction of nothing bad happening as a result ^.^

  24. I'm not sure what I would wish for. I suppose they would be wishes for my kids.
    This does sound like a cute book and if it shocked YOU, then I'm definitely intrigued. Adding to my TBR now.

  25. Probably health for me and my family, and happiness for my daughter, and for my Daddy to live closer. I think tjis book sounds so good! Can't wait to read it even if I don't win! Thanks for the giveaway :)

  26. Definitely sounds interesting. *plops it onto Mount TBR*

  27. If i had three wishes one would be to get a role in a movie, second one to become a well known fiction, and lastly, buy my mom a house :)

  28. This is definitely a new twist to getting your 3 wishes! Keeping an eye out for this one!

    Great review!

  29. I would wish for...

    1) A happy marriage
    2) That I never had to work again :)
    3) Eyebrows! Mine are pretty much non-existent :/

  30. 1. Happiness and contentment
    2. Good health
    3. Success in work

  31. Well, lol.

    The kindle, because it's getting super hard to review netgalley books now that I have so many physical books.

    A nice and happy relationship.

    My family and friend's health.


  32. If is a wish, you shouldn't say it because it never comes true. But this time I make a exception. My 3 wishes are:
    1. Health for my family and I
    2. Love
    3. Happyness

  33. If I could wish for any three things I would wish for: a happy life, a single wish for three other people, and a private library full of books. Thanks for the giveaway! :)

  34. I would wish:
    1) For my family’s happiness
    2) That my dog would let me sleep past 6 AM on the weekends
    3) For a horse and carriage so I don’t have to pay the high gas prices

  35. I would wish for these:
    1. A library of my own
    2. A happy life
    3. That all my wishes will come true =)

  36. 1. Salvation
    2. Happiness
    3. 3 more wishes ;)