Book Review: Red, White & Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

My book review on Red, White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston.

Title: Red, White and Royal Blue

By: Casey McQuiston

Genre: Romance

Pages: 423

Release Date: May 14th, 2019

Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin

Rating: ★★★★☆


Summary from Goodreads:

First Son Alex Claremont-Diaz is the closest thing to a prince this side of the Atlantic. With his intrepid sister and the Veep’s genius granddaughter, they’re the White House Trio, a beautiful millennial marketing strategy for his mother, President Ellen Claremont. International socialite duties do have downsides—namely, when photos of a confrontation with his longtime nemesis Prince Henry at a royal wedding leak to the tabloids and threaten American/British relations. The plan for damage control: staging a fake friendship between the First Son and the Prince.

As President Claremont kicks off her reelection bid, Alex finds himself hurtling into a secret relationship with Henry that could derail the campaign and upend two nations. What is worth the sacrifice? How do you do all the good you can do? And, most importantly, how will history remember you?


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Wow! This was a steamy rollercoaster of a story. I generally hate political stories, but this one was just fun.

It was easy to fall in love with Alex. He seemed open and brave, but Henry on the other hand had a tendency to be distant for me. I'm not sure if it was the unknown of how the character was reacting to things or if he was portrayed in a way that was more culturally to England that I'm not privy too, but it all came together in the end.

There was a wonderful scene toward the end where Henry's mother gave the queen the what-for and I loved it. Take that you old bag.

Favorite Quote:

“That's the choice. I love him, with all that, because of all that. On purpose. I love him on purpose.”

This book received a solid 4 out of 5 stars from me. I was interested the whole book and read it in one sitting. 

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