A wickedly funny fairytale for modern women from the alaugh-out-loud funnya ("Washington Post Book World") author of "The Cinderella Pact."
Genieas commitment-phobic boyfriend is finally proposingaon national television. To the woman heas been seeing on the side. Itas a major wake-up call for a girl whoas hit the snooze button on her life a few too many times.
With no names mentioned on the broadcast, Genie finds herself flooded with presents and congratulations. Itas up to her to explain the mistake, but sometimes waking up is hard to do.
When her parents start planning the reception, she canat help enjoying herself. Why call off the so-called engagement just yet? Itas fun to play princess. But unless a prince shows upaand soonathis dream could start getting weird.
"Strohmeyer has a keen eye when it comes to class distinctions, social posturing, status symbols, and the minutiae of self-maintenance at the top of the consumer chain. She uses her observations to sharp comic effect."