A Dandelion for Tulip- R.cooper

A Dandelion for Tulip by R. Cooper

David is in love with Tulip, a kind and unusually quiet fairy in his social circle. But everyone knows Tulip doesn’t date humans. David tells himself he is happy to be Tulip’s friend, because he doesn’t believe a fairy could love him and Tulip has never tried to “keep him”—as fairies refer to relationships with humans.

Fairies are drawn to David, describing his great “shine,” but David knows only too well how quickly fairies can forget humans, and thinks he’s destined to be alone. He can’t see his own brilliance or understand how desperately Tulip wants him, even if Tulip believes David can do better.

But exhausted and more than a little tipsy at a Christmas party, David makes his feelings too obvious for Tulip to deny any longer. Because of a past heartbreak involving a human, Tulip is convinced someone as shiny as David could never want a “silly, stupid fairy” in his life. Now, if he wants to keep David, he’ll have to be as brave as his shiny, careful human.

David is a human college grad student studying paranormal beings. Most of his friends are paranormals fairies and pixies. His best friend since he was a child is a fairy named Flor de Maga who is very flighty and is always on the move. His parents are very uptight and are not very accepting of fairies. In the beginning of the story David dealing with the after effects of a sort of break up from a fairy named Clematis. Now if you’ve read the first book Arthur slept with Clematis as well. Apparently Clematis gets around. Please R. Cooper where is Clematis’ book? Anyway, apparently David is more embarrassed than anything. Besides David is in love with a fairy names Tulip.

Tulip is an older fairy but he does have feelings for David as well. Every time he sees him his wings flutter more and he gets brighter. He just had way too much heartbreak and he doesn’t date humans anymore. David shines in a way that drives Tulip crazy. Fairies don’t see beauty in a outward sense they look at a persons shine.

Now if you have read my past reviews of R. Cooper you know I love her. I still do. This book is no exception. It is a great fairy romance. But she had to be tripping on some major acid when she wrote this. I mean that in the best way possible. Truly I do. Shine is a really difficult concept to comprehend.

 Beings and humans all shine, but some are brighter than others . Sometimes…” A tiny unhappy sound escaped Tulip. “Sometimes they grow less bright over time”.
It is…it is…compelling , their light, their color.

Now I have been reading this series for awhile and I still don’t get shine. But I came to the conclusion that I don’t care either. It sounds beautiful and distinctly fairy. She describes it in a way that I want to be a fairy an experience it.

Tulip, can we pause for a minute and just… how cute is this name? Tulip Really. I love it. Anyway. Tulip and David are an amazing addition to this installment. I loved the fairy/human aspect in this fairy romance. But I also liked the interracial aspect as well you don’t see that a lot in paranormal books well the ones that I have read so far. I give this a 4.5. I love it. Until next time.

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