Today I welcome Stacy Juba with her summertime #Romantic Idea!
up on slow rides such as the train.
at the top of the Ferris Wheel at night.
a box of popcorn during a show.
to a show early and relax in the back of the air-conditioned theater.
for the ride pictures.
a picnic lunch.
to the park’s nicest restaurant for dinner.
your significant other play games to win you a prize.
hands while strolling through the park.
up during the fireworks.
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.
of sweet romance, chick lit, and fairy tale fun.
arms folded across his royal blue shirt with the Storybook Valley logo stamped
over the left in white block letters. “Do you wear contacts?”
contacts. Wait. Did you say wear contacts? You mean instead of these?” Jaine
fingered the earpiece of her gold-rimmed glasses.
chuckle. “I scheduled a consultation in college, but was too squeamish to
insert the lens. I was more comfortable in glasses.”
her vision enhancement choices to her prospective new boss? Maybe he intended
to discuss medical benefits. Or did he think she looked nerdy? What was the
saying? Guys don’t make passes at girls who wear glasses? Not that she wanted him to make a pass even if he was hot.
without glasses?” Dylan persisted.
drive with me.”
walking around a building? Are you in danger of hurting yourself?”
the Mad Hatter Freeway from Fairy Tale Land into Wonderland where nothing made
a damn bit of sense. Did this guy have a glasses fetish, like those weirdoes
with shoe fetishes?
them off for special occasions.” In fact, Jaine’s older sister Bree, who was
getting married in August, remarked just last week, “You are losing the glasses for my wedding pictures, right?”
good sport and hope Dylan would be so grateful to pick the brain of a real,
flesh and blood, bespectacled person that he would appoint her marketing
director. Jaine removed her glasses and the fine details of her surroundings
fuzzed. She nodded toward the framed print hanging on a side wall, the picture
a wash of symbols and colors. “I can tell that’s a park map, but the words and
images smear together.”
nutshell. Jaine adjusted her glasses back into place so she could see his
reaction. Dylan examined her with such intensity that a blush stained her
cheeks. She patted her French braid, in case stray strands were straggling out.
Dylan said. “I took over the general manager position a few months ago. I’m
evaluating possible changes and researching how other theme parks run. My
grandfather and father have worked with a marketing firm for years to create
our brochures, billboards, print, and radio ads.”
imperceptible to him, but it felt as if her whole body was sinking.
Juba got engaged at Epcot Theme Park and spent part of her honeymoon at
Disneyland Paris, where she ate a burger, went on fast rides, and threw up on
the train ride to the hotel. In addition to working on her Storybook Valley
chick lit/sweet romance series, Stacy has written books about ice hockey, teen
psychics, U.S. flag etiquette for kids, and determined women sleuths. She has
had a novel ranked as #5 in the Nook Store and #30 on the Amazon Kindle Paid
spin and exotic hamburgers), or writing about them, Stacy helps authors to
strengthen their manuscripts through her Crossroads Editing Service.
currently writing the next book in the Storybook Valley Series, Prancing Around
With Sleeping Beauty.
Website and blog: http://stacyjuba.com/blog/