A mix between Devil Wear Prada and murder mystery I
love the fact the fact the author was able to invoke such strong emotional feelings between the characters I empathized with Charlie self image views and struggles to fight against the stereotypes against her There were arts of the Splendid Solution plotline that wereredictable but the twist at the end made it worth it I was drawn in by the second chapter I LOVE fairy tale retellings I did enjoy the fairytale elements of it and was intrigued by this new take on it Cinderella and her sisters being adults instead of teens and half sisters instead of stepsisters and I ENJOYED THE PARTS WHERE SHE enjoyed the arts where she her shoes behind when suddenly leaving a arty wanted to wear her Mother s dress etcBut the sheer joy of there being a new twist on Cinderella wasn t enough to carry this book The female characters were all shallow and WAY too focused on being skinny I never much cared about Charlie herself and I REALLY didn t like her entire attitude in the middle of the book This is one book I wish I d ut down instead of finishing I m always a sucker for a fairy tale retelling so the Cinderella story drew me in and was what kept me reading This was a lot like a Sophie Kinsella book but just not uite as funny and not really cute enough to redeem it from all it s trashy arts I liked how it all ended but I would have liked a much different ath. In this delightful clever spin on Cinderella Charlie Glass a heroine as loveable as Cannie Shapiro and Bridget Jones inherits her father’s shoe empire and snatches up a drop dead gorgeous multi millionaire Prince Charming But is he truly the key to her happily ever afterWhen Charlie’s beloved father iconic shoe designer Elroy Glass dies after a long illness everyone expects that he’ll leave his business to his gla. ,
"the author was able to invoke such strong emotional feelings between the characters "author was able to invoke such strong emotional feelings between the characters empathized with Charlie
free read Charlie Glasss Slippers,
Getting there I got this through the Goodreads First Reads giveaway by Atria35 starsI was SO excited when I found out I won this book The lot line instantly starsI was SO excited when I found out I won this book The lot line instantly my attention I love retelling of fairy tales and what not so a retelling of Cinderella was excitingI started out loving this book Part one of the book was great It made me laugh and I fell in lov This modern update of Cinderella ositions Charlie Glass as the inheritor of a luxury women s shoe company with multiple desirable suitors Charlie s life didn t always go so well She left school and her dreams in
Order To Care For Her Terminally Illto care for her terminally ill She was overweight and struggled with being ositive about her body Her stepmother was cruel and her half sisters selfishI am a sucker for retold fairytales and I liked the way Holly Mcueen updated Cinderella in CHARLIE GLASS S SLIPPERS Charlie s struggle with her body and appearance was compelling than an effortlessly beautiful heroine Her sudden windfall is her chance to become thinner and blonder with an intensive fat camp but her new attention to everything she eats and intense exercise doesn t really make her that much happier I liked her half sisters uite a bit The younger one is a model uite silly in a bit of a sad way but mostly tries to be sweet to her sister when she isn t jealous The older one has her own family and is dedicated to Morous wife and eldest daughters After all they’ve been running the company for years But Elroy surprises everyone from beyond the grave at the will reading it’s announced that his fashion empire has been left to Charlie his youngest and lumpest daughter Before she can run the company Charlie decides she needs to make a few changes in her life After several weeks at a California boot camp she returns to London a ne.
To Respect Her The Sisters Aren T The Nicest Butrespect her The sisters aren t the nicest but aren t totally awful and they have feelings about familyAs for the two men in Charlie s life I liked that Mcueen didn t make it as simple as Prince Charming just happening to hold a ball Both men have their good oints and bad oints In fact I didn happening to hold a ball Both men have their good oints and bad Gutsy Girls: Young Women Who Dare points In fact I didn like her old crush Freddie at first because of how he failed to communicate with Charlie but he grew on me Her new boyfriend is sexy generous and really into her but a bit shallow I believed I knew which way things were going but I was a bit surprisedMcueen also throws a cold case murder mystery into the mix which seemed a bit much at times It tied into Charlie sast her recent grief over her father s death and her mixed emotions since he mostly left her alone after her mother s death Her mother died in a hit and run and Charlie and The Lead Detective Freddie lead detective Freddie father never give up hope of finding her killer It added a darkness to the frothy tone of CHARLIE GLASS S SLIPPERSIf you re looking for chicklit with a fairytale bent you might try CHARLIE GLASS S SLIPPERS It s characters have surprising dimension and it tackles some surprisingly tough topics if with a light touch I really liked Charlie with her struggles to maintain her closest friendship amidst change find true love and rejuvenate her compan. W woman thinner blonder and ready to revitalize the Elroy Glass brand But as she’ll soon discover a good esthetician and a killer Organizations As Knowledge Systems pair of stilettos can only go so far and there’s to reinvention and running a fashion empire than meets the eye Endlessly entertaining surprising and ultimately inspiring Charlie Glass’s Slippers is a modern day fairytale about finding your own magic and transforming yourself from withi.