When I first started reading the book, I was hooked. I couldn't put the book down and I was so caught up in the humor, the banter, the conversations tWhen I first started reading the book, I was hooked. I couldn't put the book down and I was so caught up in the humor, the banter, the conversations that the heroine had with the rest. But as I progressed on through the book, the book just didn't make sense any more. Sure, the humor was catchy, I laughed many times. But to me, there didn't seem to be any main point to the story. I dunno, it was just weird.
Ok the book started off really well. The intro was catchy and I liked the king and Christina, the heroine. One thing though, it totally isn't realistic. And I'm not talking about Alaska having a monarchy. I'm talking about how the king behaves. Its just weird you know. And he cusses a lot. I mean it. It just doesn't make much sense.
Hmm, I really enjoyed the wit and conversations between the people. Yes, it was rather weird, to see royal communicating so casually, but well, its a story! I laughed many times throughout reading the book. I did enjoy the scenes involving both the prince and Christina. But only the humor part. The romance part was, to me, not well thought out. I couldn't enjoy it. There was nothing to even suggest or hint they loved each other, not even any real jealousy when her ex came to visit. Except for a little bit, but that was more like a brotherly thing to do. Its actually one of the main reasons why I didn't love the book. I felt that the author shouldn't have just concentrated on the humor, but try to develop the characters more. From start to end, I never once felt that I understood the characters, and thus, I could not empathize with them.
To me, the book seemed more like a lighthearted read rather than a romance. I dunno, it's like suddenly he told her he loved her and she told him that. My mouth literally dropped. I couldn't understand it at all. Nothing in their behaviour towards each other would have made me guess that they really liked each other, let alone love. To me, they also lusted after each other. And this was another part I couldn't stand. Why was she so forthcoming? I was kinda shocked when she dragged him into some place and started having sex with him. It was just weird. And I dunno, I felt that they did lust for each other but nothing even remotely close to love.
I just couldn't accept this as a romance. But if I take this as a comedy book, then I must say it was really very funny. Hmm, I didn't really like the vulgarities used by the characters. I'm normally alright with it if its used in moderation. But I felt that the author really put in too much of such things that they became unnecessary and plain weird.
All in all though, I did enjoy the book, though not so much of the romance. Though the book was rather weird as a whole, it did give me a good laugh and that makes it good in my book! ...more