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SusannaG - Confessions of a Crazy Cat Lady

Just another GR refugee.  Other than that, I had a stroke in 2004, and read almost anything I can get my hands on, though I have a particular weakness for history, mystery, and historical fiction.

Currently reading

Ice Ghosts: The Epic Hunt for the Lost Franklin Expedition
Paul Watson
Progress: 6 %
I Contain Multitudes: The Microbes Within Us and a Grander View of Life
Ed Yong
Progress: 40 %
Wizard's First Rule
Terry Goodkind
Progress: 49 %
Thomas Cromwell: The Untold Story of Henry VIII's Most Faithful Servant
Tracy Borman
Progress: 14 %
Storm in a Teacup: The Physics of Everyday Life
Helen Czerski
Progress: 20 %
The Hanover Square Affair
Ashley Gardner
Progress: 10 %
Medieval Tastes: Food, Cooking, and the Table (Arts and Traditions of the Table: Perspectives on Culinary History)
Beth Archer Brombert, Massimo Montanari
Progress: 10 %
Scars of Independence: America's Violent Birth
Holger Hoock
Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind
Yuval Noah Harari Dr
Progress: 9 %
Elizabeth: The Forgotten Years
John Guy
Progress: 20/512 pages

The Royal We

The Royal We - Jessica  Morgan, Heather Cocks

Once upon a time an American girl from Iowa, Rebecca, followed her twin sister (Lacey) to Cornell.  Then "Bex" took the opportunity to go on "junior year abroad" to study at Pembroke College, Oxford - the first time in her life away from her twin sister.  There she is attracted to, and catches the eye of, the handsome young man down her hall.


Unluckily for both of them, he's the most eligible bachelor in the world, her family is both American and most famous for inventing the Couchinator (half couch, half refrigerator), and her twin sister is addicted to being the center of attention at all times.  Things are not going to be easy for anyone concerned.


If you're thinking this is Will and Kate fan fiction, I think you're right.  The names have been changed, however, as has the royal family and its details.


It was OK, though I'm surprised I didn't get contact alcohol poisoning.  The people in this novel drink like fish, to use a phrase of my grandmother's.  It's also a bit too long.  I see a sequel is planned - I think I'll pass.