Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Modern Princess Release Tour Book Review: Innocent Princess

A straight-laced princess meets a bad boy is this modern Rapunzel retelling. INNOCENT PRINCESS by Lauren Helms is full of first love, music, and just a little illegal hacking. Readers who love road trip romances featuring a good girl falling for the bad boy will adore this opposites attract, new adult romance. The next installment of the Modern Princess Collection is now LIVE!

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This year is all about discovering who I really am.
A roadtrip to a place seven hundred miles away, might not seem like much, but to me it means freedom.
I set out looking for adventure, I never expected Ryker would help me find it.

I'm no prince charming, but I may just be her knight in shining armor.
First, captivated by her ridiculously long blonde hair, I soon find out there is so much more to Zella then her hypnotizing locks.
Turns out those hacking skills I've been practicing are about to come in handy.

A straight-laced princess meets a bad boy is this modern fairy-tale retelling full of first love, music, and just a little illegal hacking.

Copyright 2020 @ Lauren Helms
 I tug at my favorite blue T-shirt, slightly embarrassed. I'm normally on my A-game when it comes to women, and this one seems to be besting me. "One track mind it seems," I mutter.
"So it seems. By the looks of it, you were doing something you probably shouldn't be doing." She looks almost too innocent to trust, so I can't help flipping the switch on my other skill. A slow grin, one I've been told countless times is sexy as sin, slides across my face. Cocking my head slightly, I wink at her. Lowering my voice, just slightly, I say, "How's your day going?"
She stares. Her eyebrows pinch together, and she cocks her head slightly. "Did you just smolder?"
My face falls, and I feel ... out of place. Am I in an alternate universe? Since when did my smolder not work on the opposite sex? Not only did it not affect the pixie, but she also called me out on it. Is my smolder broken?
My thoughts are interrupted by an amused giggle. "Let me guess, that usually works on the ladies?"
"Yeah, I think I might be broken." I can't keep the pout out of my tone.
More giggles from Blondie.
"How about you try introducing yourself? Maybe I have to get to know you before the smolder is effective on me."
Uh, maybe she's right. I'm going to have to work my magic later on some random chick to ensure I haven't lost my smolder mojo.
Shaking off the confusion, I get my head back into the game. "Hi, I'm Ryker Stone."

Review:  In this modern day retelling of Rapunzel you have Zella and Ryker a very unlikely pair.  

File this one under new adult. I am not usually into this genre, because I'm 46 and I stopped relating to young 20 somethings  when I was a young twentysomething, but this book was really sweet.

Zella is 3rd year college student with an over protective mother. Ryker is a hacker at the same fictional university, Camelot U. I have to admit I love the college setting.

The budding romance between the two that progresses as Ryker takes her to meet her birth parents is sweet and charming. He's a bad boy turning good. Their trip to meet her parents is quite an adventure and she gets to do a few of her bucket list items. Though why a girl under 21 has a bucket list remains to be seen.

I think because this was a sweet romance, I liked it even more. I think smoking hot sex would have spoiled the story. I'm not saying there wasn't any sex, but it wasn't all about sex.

Their romance was fun and this was a quick easy read that I didn't want to put down. Lauren Helms is fast becoming one of my favorite authors.

Rating: 5 flowers

About Lauren
Lauren Helms has forever been an avid reader from the beginning. After starting a book review website, that catapulted her fully into the book world, she knew that something was missing. Lauren decided to take the plunge and write her first novel. While working for a video game strategy guide publisher, she decided to mix what she knew best--video games and romance. She decided to take the plunge and joined NaNoWrimo and a month later, she had her first draft.

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About the Modern Princess Collection

Once upon a kiss, a modern romance becomes a fairytale.

The prestigious Camelot University comes fully equipped with elitist guys, a castle, and a Glass Ball, but these self-proclaimed princesses don’t need crowns to prove their worth. They’ve taken love and life into their own hands and written their own fairytale.

Follow seven of your favorite fairytale heroines as they find their happily ever after, in these standalone, contemporary romance novels. The ladies of Cam U are a dangerous combination of cute and badass, full of attitude and imperfections, and an innocence only fairytales can convey.

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