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A popular, young royal couple can't produce an heir? INCONCEIVABLE!

When Ozarks native Hatty goes “whole hog” during karaoke, she catches the eye of Prince John. He isn’t what she expects the heir to a small European nation to be: he's affable, witty, and isn’t put off by her tell-it-like-it-is demeanor. Their flirtation should be short lived, but a force stronger than fate
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Paperback, 354 pages
Published November 16th 2015 by Curiosity Quills Press
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Michelle
Oct 28, 2015 rated it really liked it
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review

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INCONCEIVABLE by Tegan Wren is a raw, realistic, poignant, beautiful and touching tale that sophisticatedly touches elements of romance and the sensitive subject of infertility. With Ms. Wren's eloquently, clean, and crisp writing she has captured my heart as she was able to tug all the heartstrings as she delicately weaves and captures the raw emotions of jealousy, hurt, sadness, understanding, compassion, and honesty of a couple's journ
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Taylor Knight
Aug 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arcs
This book was sent to me by the author for an honest review
This was such a great read!
It's so well written and I loved the plot so much. It's both lighthearted and really deep.
It's just a massive roller coaster, in a good way. I was so emotionally invested in the characters and their struggles. This is such a short review but I really only have good things to say about this book. I was so caught up in the characters and the story that I forgot to be a critical reader (like I normally am). I rea
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Tegan Wren
Jun 23, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
***The best happy endings are the unexpected ones!***

I had so much fun writing this book. And as someone who experienced infertility, it was cathartic to write about it through the lens of my characters. I'm thrilled to see my novel move into the hands of readers. Enjoy, my loves!
Myrna
Jan 27, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: kindle-ebook
Liked reading Hatty and John's romance. The author captured their fertility struggles very well. Tegan Wren went through her own fertility issues and is donating some of the books profits to charity. You go Tegan!!
Olivia-Savannah  Roach
Nov 16, 2015 rated it really liked it
Before we get started with this review, look at that cover. LOOK AT IT. Admire its beauty and as you read the novel, learn how it is so applicable.

This meant so much to me, mostly because I wasn’t expecting to enjoy it as much as I did. This book is fun and flirty, and yet has a meaningful story to it as well. When it comes to romance and royals it kind of is my weak point. I went into this novel not knowing anything about it, so it made me interested!

The main character, Hatty, stole my heart st
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Katie
The biggest problem with this book is it's really two stories. The first half is your standard royal romance story, and the second half is the "inconceivable" story . Shockingly, this means neither story gets the page time it deserves. But even more the page time, they didn't get the story time they deserved. They get married a few months after they met and the infertility worries start when they've been married about 9 months.

I just . . . wish both stories had taken their time. I'm not trying t
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Meredith Tate
Apr 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
**I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review**

I am a total sucker for "royals" stories, and this one did not disappoint. INCONCEIVABLE tells the story of Hatty, a college student from Missouri doing an internship abroad in a small European country. One night at a bar, she accidentally meets Prince John Meinrad, the heir to the throne. It isn't long before the two fall in love and get married. However, they find themselves in a predicament; the prince's wife's only role is to
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Samantha
Aug 07, 2015 rated it it was amazing
"First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes Hatty with the baby carriage." That's how it's supposed to go, right? So, what about when it doesn't? There's love, there's marriage, but there's no baby, despite the wanting and trying. And what if the husband is a crown prince?

Inconceivable! balances a light, romantic feel with the grittier realities of a couple in crisis over fertility. Since the groom in this story is a crown prince, the pressure is even more intense than for more ordinary
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Stephanie
Aug 04, 2015 rated it really liked it
This book was sent to me by the author for an honest review

YAY A BOOK ABOUT ROYALS! So I never read a book like this. And I’m not sure if it was just I was in the mood for this, but from the moment I picked this book up, I COULD NOT put it down! I envisioned John is such a way that just kept me so engaged with this book that it got to a point where I was shushing my boyfriend when he even TRIED to start a sentence while I had this book in my hands. It was very much glued to me for the days it t
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Michelle Hauck
May 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: wf-romance
Inconceivable is a lovely story that will create a warm spot in your heart. It's not often we hear about couples struggling with infertility and reading about Hatty and John really made me think about the subject and how much couples like them must suffer in silence. I loved the surprising direction the story took.
Laura.125Pages
Nov 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
This review was originally posted on [www.125pages.com] the-queen-meme-election Inconceivable! was not what I was expecting. I was expecting a fun romp with a dreamy prince, a naive young American woman and some royal hi-jinks. What I got was the dreamy prince, a strong woman who speaks her mind and, of course the required tension and hi-jinks. Hatty is an American journalism student in the small European country of Toulene. She then has a meet-cute with heir to the throne Prince John and shenanigans ensue. The world ...more
Lindsay
Sep 22, 2015 rated it liked it


Oh boy, this book was a roller coaster.

I’m a sucker for stories involving royalty. There is always so much potential for drama (and not the unnecessary kind), twists and turns. This book was no exception. Plus, who doesn’t love a good story about a prince falling in love with a common girl?

This book started out awesome, a total 5 star read. I was addicted, I couldn’t put it down. Then something in the book shifted, something changed, and everything started feeling rushed. I realize that the aut
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Zee Monodee
I wanted to like this book. I really, really did. I mean, I'm a huge fan of royal romances, especially when they take place in modern times. This book had a big vibe reminiscent of the hit TV show 'The Royals'.
But I just couldn't get into a good spot to like Hatty and root for her. I was already past the 1/3rd mark and it struck me that she was waffling - she wants to be a reporter and expose meaningful scandals that involve politics and the big guns, and in the case of the world of Toulene, thi
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Laura Clark
Feb 18, 2016 rated it really liked it
First of all, I absolutely love, love, love this cover!!!! Inconceivable is a fairy tale romance with an unexpected journey to happiness. Hatty, with her American Midwestern roots, her journalistic instincts, and her penchant to speak her mind, catches the eye of John, a sexy, witty, and charming man. Not just another John, though. Prince John. After a flirty exchange in a local karaoke bar, the two begin an epic romance that would capture the heart of any contemporary romance reader.
I think m
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Erika (The Nocturnal Fey)
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This review can also be found at The Nocturnal Fey

My previous read was a high fantasy which severely affected my whole being, so it's a big leap for me to read a contemporary romance novel about royalties shortly after. This was unplanned. I have a number of books on my list which I planned to read for this month, but Inconceivable wasn't on that list. Well, I've known myself as someone who don't usually stick with my list and always mess up my TBR, so yeah, not really surprisi
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Danielle Evans
Nov 22, 2015 rated it it was amazing
When I first read the summary for Inconceivable, I was intrigued because it's a story about infertility. My husband and I battled infertility for 6 1/2 years; I am now finally pregnant after doing IVF!

I'm not particularly fond of anything involving royalty, however, as I feel that it is an antiquated system, and the majority of people just can't relate. One of the biggest struggles with infertility is how expensive treatments are, so my initial reaction is that a royal couple would never have t
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Gabby Gilliam
Sep 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
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B.R. Maycock
Nov 08, 2015 rated it really liked it
To start I have to gush about that beautiful cover. Doesn’t it just lure you in? Add to this the fact that the start of each chapter contains that very silhouette and you’re in heaven (Just as I’d reach the first page of each chapter, I’d smile, thinking of that beautiful picture. I know, I know!)

From the start of this book I was very much taken. Meeting Hatty, a journalism intern, I warmed to her immediately, her strength, her intelligence, her sense of fun. She was loud and bright and yet not
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Sophia Henry
Sep 13, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2015, arc
Five Stars. I adored this book. It took me one night to read it. I loved Wren’s warm and humorous writing style. I wanted to hang out with Hattie and swoon over John with her. I especially liked that this wasn’t a stereotypical commoner-falls-in-love-with-a-prince story. There was so much more to it. I felt, truly felt, for the characters.

I can’t even can’t fathom what it would be like to BE a royal or to DATE a royal. I can’t imagine calculating every move because of the spotlight (in general)
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Maggie
Jun 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I went into reading Inconceivable thinking that I would be reading a fun, lighthearted book that would take one sitting to get through. While it had many lighthearted and funny moments, Inconceivable delved much deeper into the politics of monarchy, ethical journalism, and struggling with infertility. Tegan Wren is a debut author, but her writing felt like a seasoned pro. I wanted to stay immersed in her world of Toulene (a fictional English country) and inside Hatty’s head. Wow. I was completel ...more
Emily Albright
Oct 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
***I received an Advanced Reader Copy in exchange for my honest review***

I spent a day curled in bed with a sore throat, hot tea, and this wonderful, wonderful book. INCONCEIVABLE was such a beautiful journey to go on with Hatty and John. I loved every minute of it.

Hatty is a strong female character who isn’t afraid to stand up for herself, even to the Queen if needs be. And John, I love that he wasn’t perfect. He made mistakes, but he always tried to make things right with Hatty. And toward the
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Ara Grigorian
Feb 17, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Inconceivable! by Tegan Wren is a moving and heartfelt story of a royal couple dealing with real life challenges.

Tegan Wren’s debut novel does not disappoint. This is a story that will make you laugh, make you rethink your pre-conceived notions of the royal life, and help you empathize with the real world challenges of infertility.

The writing is smooth, the characters are real, the dialogues witty, and their challenges rendered by an experts scalpel. I was pulled deep into the world, very quickl
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Kate Mary
Jun 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: new-adult
Inconceivable from Tegan Wren is a sometimes funny, sometimes sweet, sometimes emotionally raw love store.

Hatty is studying in a small country when she accidentally crosses paths with Prince John. A whirlwind romance ensues, and the reader is able to follow the happy couple as they fall in love, get married and start their lives together. But being a royal isn’t all balls and tiaras, as Hatty soon finds out. When pressure to produce an heir—from both the country and John’s family—Hatty finds he
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Amanda Heger
Apr 14, 2015 rated it it was amazing
In INCONCEIVABLE, a scrappy Missouri girl marries into royalty, and we get to follow their love story through the ups and downs of dating, marriage, and starting a family.

As a Missouri girl myself, I loved seeing the familiar cities on the page. And I found myself nodding along with lines like "You can take the girl out of the Ozarks, but you can't take the love of fries out of the girl."

I also appreciated seeing a couple struggle with fertility and the grief of mourning the biological family
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JG
Sep 28, 2015 rated it liked it
The story line of Inconceivable was quite catching, a fairy tale of an American girl becoming a princess because she meets her prince, gets whisked away into an almost surreal life and learns how to cope with it. The tone of the book was lighthearted romance with its meet cute and witty and charming dialogue. But as Hattie and John's story progresses it becomes a bit darker because of what they're going through. Overall this was a good read especially when the subject of infertility was raised. ...more
Kaitlyn Abshire
Oct 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: favorites
A beautiful story about love and a couple's struggle with infertility.
Ashley
Jan 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
This is a beautiful story on finding love in the most unexpected places. Hatty meets the Prince in a bar and unexpectedly falls in love with him, even if her profession is the enemy of the royal family.
Once married the story follows Hatty and John's journey of trying to produce an heir to the throne. With the pressure of the tabloids and the royal family the couple struggles to conceive a child. Their marriage is at stake.
This books gives you an insite on the emotional journey couples endure w
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Bailey Skye
Oct 07, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc, 2015-reads
I received an advanced reading copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

This review is more of a 3.5/5 stars. A really great debut novel for Tegan Wren, and can we take a moment to swoon over how beautiful the cover is?

Inconceivable! is the story of Hatty, an american student studying Journalism in a small European nation. After an eventful evening of karaoke with her friends at their favorite pub, she meets John. John is, as Hatty soon realizes, a prince and the future heir to Toulene
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Jackie (Jackie's Book World)
***Review can also be found at Jackie's Book World. :)***

Inconceivable is a touching story that was both realistic and romantic that would ultimately leave you wanting for more.

What immediately attracted me the most was the beautiful cover and the synopsis. I'm a sucker for these types of books that I just couldn't wait to read the book. From the start we get to meet Hatty, she is a reporter who has absolutely no filter when it comes to the things she believes in. She is at a karaoke bar when sh
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