Royals (Royals #1), by Rachel Hawkins
Publish Date: May 1, 2018
Published by: G.P. Putnam’s Sons Books for Young Readers
Genre: YA Romance
My Rating: ★★★☆☆ (3.5 out of 5 stars)
Meet Daisy Winters. She’s an offbeat sixteen-year-old Floridian with mermaid-red hair; a part time job at a bootleg Walmart, and a perfect older sister who’s nearly engaged to the Crown Prince of Scotland. Daisy has no desire to live in the spotlight, but relentless tabloid attention forces her to join Ellie at the relative seclusion of the castle across the pond.
While the dashing young Miles has been appointed to teach Daisy the ropes of being regal, the prince’s roguish younger brother kicks up scandal wherever he goes, and tries his best to take Daisy along for the ride. The crown–and the intriguing Miles–might be trying to make Daisy into a lady . . . but Daisy may just rewrite the royal rulebook to suit herself.
This book caught my eye (I mean, look at that cover) and the premise sounded interesting so I decided to pick it up. I was in the mood for a good, fun romance, and while this book had it’s ups, there were some downs too. It was fast-paced and funny, with some really interesting characters that had a lot more to them than what they were showing, but there were times when the pacing felt too fast and almost jumpy and the romance was a little lackluster in the long run. Continue reading “Book Review | ROYALS, by Rachel Hawkins”