Review: The Royals Series by Nichole Chase

I read the entire series in the space of about two days, so I thought I’d just make a single post on my thoughts for all three books.

The series is a romance story featuring royalty of a fictional country, Lilaria. Each book revolves around two people, one who is from the royal family and one who is not.

Overall, I really enjoyed reading this series. While it’s not the best written literature out there, there were many aspects I enjoyed, the main one being how easy they were to read and get through within a short amount of time.

Warning: There are minor spoilers for each review, so I suggest you go and read the books first, and come back if you don’t like spoilers.

Book One: Suddenly Royal


Publisher: Avon
Release Date: April 23, 2013
Pages: 464
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Samantha Rousseau is a master’s student studying wildlife biology. When she receives an invitation for a meeting with a duchess of Lilaria, she finds who she is and her world turned upside down. Alex D’Lynsal on the other hand, is the crown prince of Lilaria and is trying to keep his name clean when he visits American, but quickly finds himself hopelessly falling in love with Samantha.

Out of all the books, this one is my favourite. Although I don’t think the plot lives up to the expectations set by the official blurb, it was enjoyable nonetheless.

I found that there were aspects of the plot that were highlighted by the summary did not have as great significance as the summary made out it to be. Alex’s “playboy” status for one – there was literally nothing about him mentioning he was trying to keep a clean image, and it was probably only mentioned twice or three times by Samantha at most in the entire book. Continue reading


Review: Broken Prince by Erin Watt


Publisher: Everafter Romance
Release Date: July 25, 2016
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781682305034
Pages: 370
Read in: September 2016
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While this review doesn’t contain spoilers for this book, it does mention some of the events in the first book of this series, Paper Princess. If you haven’t read that yet, I would recommend you read that first, and then come back so that you don’t get spoiled for the book.

Goodreads Summary:

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Review: Paper Princess by Erin Watt


Publisher: Everafter Romance
Release Date: April 4, 2016
Format: Paperback
ISBN: 9781682304563
Pages: 370
Read in: September 2016
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Goodreads Summary:

From strip clubs and truck stops to southern coast mansions and prep schools, one girl tries to stay true to herself.

These Royals will ruin you…

Ella Harper is a survivor—a pragmatic optimist. She’s spent her whole life moving from town to town with her flighty mother, struggling to make ends meet and believing that someday she’ll climb out of the gutter. After her mother’s death, Ella is truly alone. 

Until Callum Royal appears, plucking Ella out of poverty and tossing her into his posh mansion among his five sons who all hate her. Each Royal boy is more magnetic than the last, but none as captivating as Reed Royal, the boy who is determined to send her back to the slums she came from.

Reed doesn’t want her. He says she doesn’t belong with the Royals.

He might be right.

Wealth. Excess. Deception. It’s like nothing Ella has ever experienced, and if she’s going to survive her time in the Royal palace, she’ll need to learn to issue her own Royal decrees.

Whatever I was expecting, I was not expecting what I read from this book.

I don’t remember how I discovered this book (probably goodreads), but this was so good. I loved pretty much anything about it – it was exciting, it turns you on, and it will keep you reading throughout the night. I literally didn’t take any notes for this review because I was just so absorbed in reading and taking everything in. It’s a new adult book, something I didn’t realise as I was going into this book, but loved it nevertheless. I will just say right now, there’s quite a bit of explicit content, so if you’re not up for that then don’t read this. Continue reading