If the Magic Fits

If the Magic Fits

eBook - 2016
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Random House, Inc.
Try on a little magic with this lighthearted fantasy adventure! For fans of the Land of Stories and the Descendants series.
 
“A charming new fairy tale! Readers won’t want this adventure to end!” —Jessica Day George, New York Times bestselling author of Tuesdays at the Castle
 
Inside an enchanted castle, there’s a closet—a closet with one hundred dresses that nobody ever wears. Dresses like those need a good trying-on, and Darling Dimple is just the girl to do it. When she tries on Dress Number Eleven, something unbelievable happens. She transforms into the castle’s Head Scrubber! It turns out that each dress can disguise her as someone else. And Darling is about to have an adventure that calls for a disguise or two . . . or a hundred.

Baker & Taylor
Trying on Dress Number 11 in an enchanted castle where 100 unworn outfits hang in a neglected closet, servant Darling Dimple transforms into the castle's Head Scrubber and embarks on an adventure that requires a series of clever disguises. Simultaneous eBook.

Publisher: New York : Random House, [2016]
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9780553533682 (electronic bk.)
0553533681 (electronic bk.)
Branch Call Number: eBOOK FIC SCHMID
Characteristics: 1 online resource (298 pages) : illustrations
Additional Contributors: Marlin, Lissy - Illustrator

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FindingJane May 23, 2017

An original entry in the fantasy genre, “If the Magic Fits” gives us an intrepid heroine hilariously named Darling Dimple. Darling gets a promotion in a castle and finds herself subject to the wayward temper of its mercurial princess, the machinations of jealous rivals and mountains of work. Welcome to upper management.

The story involves sentient castle beasts (that aren’t what they appear) and a wardrobe of animated dresses. It’s a bizarre and funny story, all right. Poor Darling has her hands full, especially when she’s unintentionally aware of a palace intrigue. It’s great stuff and I enjoyed every moment because that question kept repeating itself in my head: what happens next?

While I wouldn’t mind seeing a sequel, this novel works perfectly well as a standalone story.

violet_tiger_924 Mar 21, 2017

great book
i loved it

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