Magical Midlife Madness by K.F. Breene
When Jacinta realized her life would be starting over, she never could have imagined the new direction it would take. Divorced and eager to find herself again, she jumps at the chance to become the caretaker of Ivy House, a place full of fond childhood memories. But the butler, gardener, and next door neighbor seem to be off their rockers. They keep muttering about alphas and being the chosen one. But she has seen her fair share of weird, and despite the odd folks, Jacinta decides to stay.
K.F. Breene has created a hilarious mix of midlife woes, sarcasm, and magical mayhem with Magical Midlife Madness. This is a book geared towards women later on in life after the kids have grown up and life restarts. For once the heroine isn’t an athletic built young twenty something who has no limitations. Jacinta deals with all the insecurities that come with an aging body and the knowledge of what happens in life to back her up. She isn’t going to let people walk all over her.
The messages K.F. Breene sends are loud and clear. Do not let people ridicule you just because your body isn’t perfect, or life didn’t work out quite how you thought it would. As Jacinta navigates her new life and sets boundaries, readers will be pulled into a slow but steady world-building. This was a build up book, more so aimed at establishing Jacinta’s outlook on her future. But I’m interested in seeing where this series goes. The characters are a delight to follow, and the ending is sure to make you jump to the next book.
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