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Glass Castle Prince

3.88  ·  Rating details ·  121 ratings  ·  54 reviews
A glass castle shatters as easily as a glass house—all it takes is one stone.

Prince Edward has known this all of his life, and taken staunch measures to ensure he doesn’t give the public any reason to pick up their rocks. Or torches. Or pitchforks. As a twenty-two-year-old in line to ascend the throne, he lives more like a cloistered monk than his college-aged peers. Restr
Published March 20th 2019
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Vanessa (nessreads)
Mar 18, 2019 rated it really liked it
*I voluntarily read and reviewed an ARC of this book*

4 Stars

This book was exactly what I needed. No fuss, no unnecessary drama, and no angst. It was light and every bit feel-good. It had me smiling and laughing and just made me happy.

Glass Castle Prince’s storyline has that fairytale vibe in a modern setting. The characters, both Hero and heroine and secondary are likable and funny. I especially loved Edward’s friends, those three brought so many laughs. I couldn’t get enough and just wanted mo
Alba and Her Secrets..♥
4 'Royal love lessons' Stars!

I am a sucker for royal romances! Actually, it's been a while since my last read by Nicole Williams and I was definitely curious after reading the blurb of Glass Castle Prince. Nicole's stories are more on the mid-steam side with a little bit of drama and lots of emotion. This one was no exception and I really enjoyed it!

Edward and Charlotte's relationship develops gradually and I really loved seeing them as a couple. There was lots of sexual tension and the chemist
Mar 16, 2019 rated it liked it
"I live in a glass castle where everyone and anyone throws stones based on hearsay and half-truths. I didn't want the same for you."

Glass Castle Prince had great potential, but when the plot started to fall flat for me, that's when the book started losing my interest. Everything seemed so...instantaneous. I felt like I blinked and missed something when it came to Edward and Charlotte. And the whole, inexperienced/practice plot, was lost on me. It wasn't Nicole's strongest plot, in my opinion.

Mar 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: new-adult, royalty
“He’s the future king. I’m a girl whose dad used to tend the royal family’s summer house grounds.”

A modern fairytale with the likes of Cinderella that will leave you with hearts and stars in your eyes, Glass Castle Prince was an utterly cute and sexy new adult royal romance that will either have you laughing, swooning or clutching at your chest from all the emotions.

“I left because I thought I was falling in love with you. I only made it this far because I realized I already had.”

There w
Mar 20, 2019 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc
Anyone who knows me or follows my reviews, knows that I love Nicole Williams and her writing. And to give her books anything less than 4 stars is truly hard. 3 stars are still books that I feel are good reads and would recommend, but they just didn't meet certain criteria for me.

Glass Castle Prince is very sweet and endearing read. I love the synopsis but somewhere along the lines, the plot itself just wasn't there for me. Everything just seemed too bland and nothing truly exciting ever came to
Jaime Fiction Fangirls Book Review
4.5 Stars

Full review to come
Angie Crabtree-Liezel and Angie's Book Blog
Glass Castle Prince is a contemporary love story based on a non conventional relationship. One is a prince, soon to be king and another the groundskeeper’s daughter. Her parents thought they could shelter her from the frivolous lifestyle of being privileged so they forbade her to go 50 yards within the castle. More than they knew she was going to be a lot closer than that.

I love Charlotte even though at times she drove me crazy with how much of an airhead she was in certain situations. Girl I k
Tara | Slow Readers Blog
Originally posted on Slow Reader's Blog

4.5 Stars!

Ohhhh…*dreamy sigh* I love fairy tales! Nicole Williams did a fantastic job bringing this contemporary fairy tale to life.

Glass Castle Prince is just the right mix of fairy tale and maybe-this-could-happen-in-real-life to make you swoon. At least as much as any “regular girl” falling in love with a Prince story has the potential to really happen, right?

I’m not even a fan of the whole royal family fuss. I don’t get excited for the real life wedding
Mar 16, 2019 rated it liked it
This was a relaxing read that came at a much needed time. The storyline has that fairy tale vibe in a modern setting. The characters (primary and secondary) are light and funny. Edward’s friends are my favorite and brought me the most laughter. I struggled at first with the ease at which Charlotte was manipulated. She fully capsized the role of “finding herself”. But her passion shone through and she proved herself by the end. Edward too is on a self-finding journey to determine if he will becom ...more
Avidez Literaria
Mar 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
“I live in a glass castle where everyone and anyone throws stones based on hearsay and half-truths. I didn’t want the same for you.”

Charlotte grew up watching the royalty on the other side of the fence. Being the groundskeeper's daughter of one of the royal estates, she has seen by far all the glamour, wealth, and hierarchy that surrounds this world. But her stay at the estate did not last long, as her parents decided to move in and take a "normal" job so she could grow up in the real world. Yea
Teresa Mary Rose
Mar 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
More Reviews Here: Readers Live A Thousand Lives

It is no secret now that I am a big Nicole Williams fan and once again she delivers the swoon. This is not your normal fairy tale and it has some serious The Prince and Me vibes and if you haven’t seen that movie please go rectify that. Charlotte and Edward were both such great characters and you root for this forbidden romance.

Charlotte was such a feisty character and she just could not care about Edward’s Prince status, honestly she was a tad pu
Sassy Southern
Mar 20, 2019 rated it liked it
While some people have royalty in their blood, Charlotte has taking care of them in hers. Despite growing up near their summer home, they couldn't be more different. They have the all that goes along with their name, and, in her opinion, tend to abuse and/or misuse it, whereas, her father was their groundskeeper when she was younger. With the job of house manager now falling to her, she intends to do her best, do her father proud, and not treat the royal family as if they're better than her simp ...more
Three Chicks
Mar 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
Review by Lisa Kane

"I live in a glass castle where everyone and anyone throws stones based on hearsay and half-truths. I didn't want the same for you."

There is a universal fascination for royalty. Although the public adore their prince and princesses, they are also the first ones to eat up the gossip if the royals topple off their thrones.

Charlotte Everly is starting a new position as the off-season house manager for the Royal family's summer home. It's the perfect job for her-her father was the
Belly (Books 4 Girls)
Mar 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
Avant toute chose, je souhaite remercier Nicole Williams et Ardent Prose PR pour ce service presse.

Après Fool Me Once, l’auteure revient avec cette romance contemporaine qui évolue au sein d’une famille royale.

Charlotte a besoin de réfléchir à son avenir, elle décide donc de prendre une année sabbatique et d’accepter un job peu commun : s’occuper d’entretenir la villégiature d’été de la famille royale pendant tout l’hiver.

Elle qui misait sur le vide et la solitude, se retrouve nez à nez avec le
Emily Goodman
Mar 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Nicole Williams revitalizes the classic Cinderella trope with Glass Castle Prince. In Glass Castle Prince, Williams delivers to unique characters, a groundskeepers daughter, Charlotte and a prince, Edward.
Neither can decided whether to follow their own paths and be their own person or follow the hopes and dreams of their parents. Intent on spending a year in solitude, these two are drawn to the other's understanding and from there, Williams delivers one of the most engaging stories I have had t
Mar 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Another fantastic book from Nicole. Her words are magical to me. I got swept away with the story.
My heart ached for Edward and Charlotte, for the uncertainty they both felt. I loved the way the story played out. In a way that only Nicole can write and get me sucked in to!
A fairy tale we can all root for!
Another 5 star read.
Maria Angie Mendoza
Mar 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
Heartfelt charming read!
Opposites attracting between a handsome prince and a commoner!
Hmmm sounds like art imitating life!
But can they truly find happily ever after?
Well you’ll have to read and find out!
Well written with nicely developed characters. This read was sweet lighthearted and charming.
It had a fairy tale-ish kind of quality but it flowed easily. Then ending felt kind of rushed and with some unanswered questions.
3.5 stars!
Mar 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
A really cute and enjoyable story of Prince meets ordinary girl!
It had great characters, tons of humor and nice sweet ending.
Erin Remen
Mar 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What a wonderful story. Sweet, funny and definitely not to be missed, this is a not to be missed book for any lover of a handsome Prince, a girl who does not care what he is and one very interesting proposal that changes everything. A young woman, uncertain of her future, decides to take care of the royal families summer home for the winter months whilst she figure it out. But that alone time takes an ubrupt turn when four men show up late at night, and one of them happens to be the prince. And ...more
Mar 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: loved-it
What a wonderful story of love and finding one another.
Imagine meeting the Prince, and knocking him on the head! That is how all good relationships start. Then you ask the Prince to be your tutor in all the elements of a relationship. It sounds destined to fail. But will they come together?
This is the first book I have read by Nicole Williams. I love her writing, and the way she weaves the story and characters together to create an incredibly well put together novel.
Sandra Shipman ~ Two Book Pushers
Glass Castle Prince is Nicole Williams’ next standalone. One I am hoping turns into a series since I enjoyed the supporting characters so much. I will try to make this fast so I don’t spoil anything.

Charlotte makes the decision to take a year off from university so she can figure out what she wants to do next. For the next eight months she will be taking care of the royals’s summer home during the off-season. The one her father was the groundskeeper for until she was ten years old. The one she
Nicole Reads
Mar 22, 2019 rated it liked it
3.5 stars

Fun, witty and swoony!

When I started reading Glass Castle Prince I knew I was in for a treat. The premise of the story intrigued me from the beginning and I fell for the characters rather quickly.

Charlotte and Edward are going through similar situations in regards of deciding about their future, I love how close they became because of this aspect. But there is no denial that the attraction between them was born since the moment they met, even if they couldn't see it just yet. Reading a
Mar 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2019reads
Royal themed stories are the rage now and this one seemed intriguing. That meet cute was hilarious and very Tangled like. So I just found the whole proposal a bit ludicrous to ask the Prince to the throne adding to that it's practice for someone else. Nevermind he's pretty nice and not a jerk. Well sure he's good looking and at the right place. So they have a connection, both seeking answers to their future. Both affected by parental pressures, one with her studies the other if he will succeed t ...more
Sharon Moritz-rosenthal
Mar 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
I received a review copy of the book before release for an honest review.

This is the story on two VERY young people. Prince Alex and commoner Charlotte Everly. At times I felt the story was more suited to teenagers as a reader beyond the sexual scenes and sex talk. It was a little too immature for me to love but I loved seeing how Charlotte and Alex would resolve their future.

Alex is 22 and Charlotte is 21. Alex is the more mature one but Charlotte is the voice of the story and she came off very
Rhonda Hicks
Mar 20, 2019 rated it really liked it
Charlotte had grown up next door to Valmont Manor because her father was the groundskeeper. Their quarters tucked into the trees on the south end of the grounds. She was surrounded by privilege and wealth, but her parent had cocooned her, overprotective types with one child did. She had never interacted with the royal family or any of the distant relations who flocked to Valmont in the summer months. Her father had left his groundskeeper position the fall she turned ten in favor of a job in the ...more
Shelee at Book Reader Chronicles
**4.5 stars**

Glass Castle Prince was a wonderfully enjoyable romance between two characters so opposite of one another. The modern day fairytale vibes kept the story feeling romantic and light while bringing just enough tension to draw the reader in. With the ease of Williams’ writing, I devoured this love story quickly.

I adored that Edward felt like a normal character, and that his layers were easily discoverable. The dynamic between Edward and Charlotte carried this great tension that start
Mar 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Prince Edward and Charlotte pulled me right in for this amazing adventure. I could not put this book down. It's filled with humor, chemistry, and figuring out what one wants in life. Charlotte is up front, confident, and doesn't care if your royal of not. It's a cup of fresh air for Prince Edward meets Charlotte in the most entertaining way. These two don't let their emotions about each other stay hidden. They both go about their lives while bumping into each other in the massive palace. It all ...more
Mar 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
This is a sweet read. I loved the fairytale aspect hidden in the real world. I do find the entire royals aspect fascinating. Prince Edward is trying to follow all the rules that are set for him to maintain the stature that his royal upbringing demands. I thought the fact that Charlotte was a regular girl in the regular world was s fun twist to this story. Their relationship was fun to watch develop. The secondary characters were a great addition to the story. Really enjoyed this sweet love story ...more
Mar 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I voluntarily read this book for an honest review - and boy I am sure glad I did. I loved Edward, but in particular, I loved Charlotte. Both Edward and Charlotte complete opposites in economic ways of growing up - and both with parents who expected something that they were both struggling with. Charlotte was strong and spunky (yes I used spunky), and didn't treat Edward any differently than his friends, even though she knew he was supposed to become King of his country. I loved how the story evo ...more
Mar 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book was so freaking good! I read this in one sitting because I enjoyed it so much. Charlotte is trying to figure out her life and she's planning on laying low. However, Edward, a prince, throws a monkey wrench in her plans (in more ways that one). They are both trying to figure out what they want in their own lives and it is such a heartfelt story. The characters are great and I loved the banter between Edward and Charlotte. There were several times that I laughed out loud and I couldn't g ...more
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