A Princess in Theory

A Princess in Theory

Book - 2018
Average Rating:
Rate this:
5
Prince Thabiso is the sole heir to the throne of Thesolo, shouldering the hopes of his parents and his people. At the top of their list? His marriage. Ever dutiful, he tracks down his missing betrothed. When Naledi mistakes the prince for a pauper, Thabiso can't resist the chance to experience life--and love--without the burden of his crown.
Publisher: New York, NY : Avon Books, [2018]
Edition: First edition.
Copyright Date: ©2018
ISBN: 9780062685544
0062685546
Branch Call Number: ROMANCE COLE A
Characteristics: 373 pages ; 17 cm.

Opinion

From Library Staff

Comment
LPL_KimberlyL Apr 18, 2018

A sweet and charming romance of a modern-day Cinderella. Alyssa Cole masterfully plays off of the "Nigerian prince" email scammer stereotype, and creates the swoon-worthy Prince of Thesolo. The princess in this story, Ledi, is a super cool lady scientist who remains true to herself, no ... Read More »

Comment
LPL_MeredithW Jan 13, 2018

This book is endlessly charming, with an intensely likeable pair of leads. I wish there had been about 50% fewer science metaphors to describe the process of getting close to someone (I get it, she's a scientist!) but that's such a small complaint in a genuinely funny, sweet, romantic book. And... Read More »


From the critics


Community Activity

Comment

Add a Comment

l
Lirael
May 08, 2018

So much fun to read a modern-day royalty romance! Can't wait for the next one in this series. Alyssa Cole has created a smart, funny heroine who (reluctantly) finds her sweet prince. HEA!

LPL_KimberlyL Apr 18, 2018

A sweet and charming romance of a modern-day Cinderella. Alyssa Cole masterfully plays off of the "Nigerian prince" email scammer stereotype, and creates the swoon-worthy Prince of Thesolo. The princess in this story, Ledi, is a super cool lady scientist who remains true to herself, no matter what. This is a lovely romance novel, and one you should pick up ASAP. (Also, that cover! OMG!)

JessicaGma Apr 10, 2018

I enjoyed this so much, and it wasn't too hard to imagine Thabiso as another famous fictional African prince*BLACK PANTHER*. I also loved how Ledi is a student in epidemiology which is fab. It's a fun riff on the "Nigerian Prince" scam, but also a neat way to get Ledi back home. Alyssa Cole is a wonderful author.

Chapel_Hill_MaiaJ Mar 13, 2018

I'm not typically a reader of romances (tending to enjoy fantasy more), but I saw the cover and my interest was piqued, so I read the back cover and was totally sold! Then I read the dedication and pretty much felt like I'd found my novel soul-mate. She says, "For all the people who were told they couldn't be princesses, you always were one." OMG. My heart.

It's like a feminist Cinderella story with an African-American scientist who has no time to be messing around with relationships and an African prince who wants the chance to be seen and accepted for himself, not just for his title. They both grow and change throughout the story to become ever better versions of themselves, and their relationship feels real and satisfying as a result. Of course, it's still a fairy tale, no matter how modern, so there are many wonderful cheesy bits that left me grinning ear to ear. There were plenty of passages that made me giggle out loud, and some that I just HAD to read out loud to whomever happened to be nearby--usually my husband, he's such a good sport. But even he, as apathetic about princesses as he is, thought the dialogue between Naledi and Thabiso about women's issues was intriguing and well done. I am so looking forward to the next Reluctant Royals installment!

LPL_MeredithW Jan 13, 2018

This book is endlessly charming, with an intensely likeable pair of leads. I wish there had been about 50% fewer science metaphors to describe the process of getting close to someone (I get it, she's a scientist!) but that's such a small complaint in a genuinely funny, sweet, romantic book. And just look at how gorgeous that cover is! Another great read from Alyssa Cole.

Age Suitability

Add Age Suitability

There are no age suitabilities for this title yet.

Summary

Add a Summary

There are no summaries for this title yet.

Notices

Add Notices

There are no notices for this title yet.

Quotes

Add a Quote

There are no quotes for this title yet.

Explore Further

Recommendations

Subject Headings

  Loading...
No similar edition of this title was found at Library.

Try searching for A Princess in Theory to see if Library owns related versions of the work.


  Loading...
[]
[]
To Top