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Prince Frederico Baldrich Layton is just 5 years old when his life is changed forever. He's just run from his nurse in order to find the beautiful rocks that she made him leave behind the day before. He no sooner finds the rocks than a mysterious woman steps from a bush and places a spell on Frederico. Then for some reason he no longer can run or walk the way he's been able to for his whole life. He runs to his nurse for comfort and is completely surprised when she gets a look of fear on her face and goes the other way.  Poor Frederico is banished by his parents and put into the care of a maid named Tilly. Tilly loves her Rumplestiltskin as any other mother would and is devastated when she dies years later. By this time Rumple takes care of the castle and is treated as a servant that no one cares to see. One day things change for him though. It's the anniversary of the "death of Prince Frederico" when all the people of the land are required to come and pay respects. Rumple is watching through a window when a drunken man tells the current king, Rumple's younger brother, that his daughter, Aubrynn can spin straw into gold. The king is greedy and vows that if she truly can he will marry her and none else. Unfortunately Aubrynn can't spin straw into gold and she cries herself to sleep locked in the tower, afraid to tell the king the truth. But Rumplestiltskin can turn straw into gold and he's more than willing to help the beautiful girl. Will he be able to help her without being caught by his greedy brother?

This book was so cute! I loved the romance of the book. A handsome king who's a jerk and a deformed servant man, whose heart is the purest and kindest you can imagine, who would you pick? I loved the twist on this story. I was able to talk with Jenni James about the background of this story and that helps me to love this one even more. I also love that all of Jenni James' books are clean. Don't hesitate to pick this one up, you won't regret it!

I was sent an e-copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

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Deseret Bookshelf Plus Review

I'm super excited to be able to tell you about Deseret Bookshelf's newest feature, Plus. I actually first heard about plus coming six months ago at Deseret Book's ladies night. I thought it sounded pretty great and now that I've tried it, I think it's even better than it sounded. It's basically a subscription that you add on top of the Deseret Bookshelf App. If you have Deseret Book's Platinum membership, you pay only $6.99 a month or $69 a year. If you don't it's $9.99 a month or $99 a year. Either way that's a really good deal for what you are going to be getting.

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Kayaks and Kisses

About the book: Brynn Caley is about to start her dream career running an outdoor sporting goods store when an out-of-town business guru makes his own offer on the property. Coerced into forming a temporary partnership, Brynn, with her ski experience, finds she has to work with fishing expert Gage to run the year-round shop. 

Through a series of innocent misconceptions and a few blatant lies, Brynn doesn’t realize that the handsome single guy on the construction crew is her new partner, and he doesn’t want to set her straight until he can gain her favor. She, on the other hand, would do anything not to work with the stuffy businessman she’s only met through email. 

Inspired by the movies You’ve Got Mail and The Shop around the Corner, Kayaks & Kisses is a heart-warming tale of finding love in autumn leaves, outdoor activities, and new friendships.

My review: This book was so fun! I loved that it's loosely based on one of my very favorite movies, You've Got Mail. There was at …