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Read & download ´ eBook, PDF or Kindle ePUB º Rachel HawkinsEd did stem rom Gaelic a recognised indigenous language that a lot of communities across Scotland are battling to keep alive since it was battered out of us by brutal campaigns of ethnic cleansing Mocking such cultural markers is upsetting because while overseas it s just a Beyond the Mist funny curiosity it s a different beast within the confines of our island To the rest of the UK we re drunks junkies spongers thieves uneducated uncivilised a waste of resources Gaslighting media will have aield day claiming that Scotland is a drain on UK resources and a social burden while simultaneously begging us to remain in the union offensive smear campaigns by Westminster run media churns outright lies that damage and deride us and reserved powers that is powers over Scotland that are retained by Westminster not devolved to the Scottish government continue to cause chaos including an epidemic of drug deaths and an absolutely appalling welfare system that is killing vulnerable people A story like this could not have come at a worse time We are in the middle of a serious crisis of identity and when the storm ebbs we might not wholly recognise our own home Across the whole of the UK the tectonic plates beneath us are shifting and books like this which to some people overseas are among their sole impression of a country they don t understand can engender distasteful ideas about who we are and what we re doing This is not a narrative I m comfortable reading about one that trivialises us smears us and mocks us It s not Phemes Regret funny and that s the crux of it It s notunny in the slightest But let me make myself clear If you re not Scottish and you want to write about modern Scotland do it Do it and don t hold back But if you re going to don t speak to someone who knows someone who went once Steer clear of the beaten path Go to Dunfermline or Dundee or Glenrothes go to Musselburgh or East Kilbride The curtain is there but there s nothing stopping you Pocket Guide to Scottish Words from peeking behind it Go somewhere real and speak to some real people about real things that are happening Have an authentic experience and write about that Because this just isn t good enough 35 stars Magic school paranormal princess story Rachel Hawkins will write about anything and everything that comes to her mind and I love that about her Princess stories are my thing I don t care if they are unrealistic as long as they make me want to become the heroine of the book and live thisantasy myselfAnd boy do I want to be in Daisy s shoes right now It s not as though she is on her way to become a princess her sister is sort of but spending the summer at a castle with plenty of exuisite bachelors to choose Chimerica fromThis is like Paper Princess meets Part time Princess butor young adults It is ridiculous but entertaining absolutely predictable but interesting nonetheless and Biscuits Bullets A Gettysburg Story filled with drama that is irrefutably necessary in a story about royals I ve yet to dislike any of Rachel Hawkins love interestsor one simple reason She knows what works or teens and what doesn t She knows what teen girls I was about to say we but I guess I m too old now dream about and she delivers In other words Miles knocked my tiara off I m not ashamed to say that and she delivers In other words Miles knocked my tiara off I m not ashamed to say that was one of my most anticipated 2018 releases Most people anticipate highly praised antasy books I like to get my hopes up about titles that are under the radar though I sure hope many will give this one a chanceJust like Daisy Winters it isn t without The Probability Pad flaws but if ever you are in the moodor a romantic comedy and unfortunately there is nothing on TV worry not because ROYALS will help you out Blog Youtube Twitter Instagram Google Bloglovin This is the ultimate Calendula feel good book It s cute it s down to Earth it s a gleaming royal setting and the cast of characters is soun The main character Daisy is sarcastic and witty in a way that resembles a real teenager but doesn t come off as corny The book is packed with action and twists almost within every chapter There s never a good place to put this book down because s Thoughts while reading 1 The premise just makes me want to watch Made of Honour 2 It s been two hours and all I ve done is watch Made of Honour 3 Daisy is making this all about her and that s selfish as heck4 Should I pick up the Princess Diaries again5 When s the Outlander reference coming6 two pages later Whoop there it is 7 Miles is 100% the love interest8 Why are we pretending Seb is a love interest9 I need a Princess Diaries 3 movie before I die 10 Genovia Genovia Markham Hall Series Bundle (Markham Hall, forever will your banner reign11 MONTERS12 Missed opportunityor an outfit montage regardless of
cliches 13 Horse riding of course14 Seb s a different person in every scene15 Would love a book about Princess Flora1613 Horse riding of course14 Seb s a different person in every scene15 Would love a book about Princess Flora16 paparazzi17 FAKE DATING PLOT YES PLEASE18 Ooh real dating plot19 What the heck Seb20 Where s the royal couple in all of this What are they doing 21 The ending is the euivalent of the oot pop 22 I love royalty books
This was great Yeah 4 stars Royals was a un and sweet YA romance that kept smile onwas great Yeah 4 stars Royals was a un and sweet YA romance that kept smile on ace After reading Her Royal Highness earlier this year I wanted to read the Soy Sisters first book in the series I loved Daisy and Miles Either book can definitely be read as a stand alone but it was great to see Flora in this one Also I m dyingor a Sebastian book If you re looking Tacar Dánta/Selected Poems for a swoony charming slow burn romance with thatake dating troupe we all love check this one ou. Nger brother kicks up scandal wherever he goes and tries his best to take Daisy along or the ride The crown and the intriguing Miles might be trying to make Daisy into a lady but Daisy may just rewrite the royal rulebook to suit herse. .
An allergic reaction or have to have a mastectomy I don t have a bill at the end of it The NHS is very ar A Womans Guide to Fasting from perfect with overworked and underpaid staff some hospitals overcrowded some waiting lists long but the NHS is underfunded due to aar higher chunk of my tax being thrown at Hermann Zapf and His Design Philosophy fucking ridiculous shit like Trident that we don t want need or askor This is a tangent but it irritated me Don t I Know Who You Are foist problems like medical bills into a setting where they don t exist Don tucking smear us with your shit just so that we can seem less Spring Girl foreign to you Similarly don t pretend that tuitionees are a problem Menerjang Batas for us SAAS the governmentunding program that allows Scottish students a Chosen Vessels freeour year degree No Apology Necessary from a Scottish university does not grantunding based on the The Secret World of Fluffy Ratbag financial background of students There was nothing stopping Milesrom applying Awakening (The Guardians Heart Series Book 1) for hisunding and getting a Whoops! free degree I couldn t afford to go to uni in St Andrews but that s because accommodation in St Andrews is too expensiveor me If Miles issue had been Los Caballeros de la Ciencia: El secreto mejor guardado de la Iglesia. framed this way I d accept it It would resonate a lot with international readers But there are still issues with that If you can t payor accommodation etc off your own back you can apply The Sheep Book for a student loan and depending on your living situation you can receive a respectable amount of money to live on during your time as a student Student loans are generous and you aren t expected to pay a penny back until you re making a good wage If after a certain number of years you re still not able to repay the loan it s written off Alba gu br th am I right It sine to waffle about the rolling hills and the Royal Mile in Edinburgh without mentioning the traffic or the heaving crowds hm but there s nothing here about modern Scotland that Laduma feels even remotely authentic Drinks being thrown in bars ends with everyone involved getting kicked out because it s probably going to escalate uickly not soun but actually true The Gangs Birthday Surprise fact weight and stab each other a Earth fair amount though it s worth noting that Glasgow once known as the Murder Capital of Europe was also voted Friendliest City in the UK Friendly rich people mingling with poor people isn t something that happens either and theact that none of the Scots swear in this book is also ridiculous since swearing is part of our passive and basic vocabulary even in professional settings It s so common that it s not noteworthy Here s another interesting point we don t look like the people in this book either Glossy shiny hair Perfectly symmetrical aces Very straight very white teeth Have you ever laid eyes on a white Scottish person People of Celtic descent in Scotland have a very particular look which I mean Celtic is a distinct ethnicity and since most people in Scotland are white Celtic most people share a basic genetic aesthetic Living amongst Celtic people AND BEING ONE MYSELF IT S being one myself it s easy to spot people of
Celtic ancestry and let me tell you I m not looking or anyone with glossy hairancestry and let me tell you "I M Not Looking For Anyone With "m not looking Out to Lunch for anyone with hair straight teeth This is a weird thing to notice It s not anything that I could uantify but I can tell I can bloody well tell if I m looking at a Celtic Scottish person I just know It s in the angles and the lines I used to beriends with this Russian girl who when we travelled together would make a game out of spotting other Russians She would whisper to me Russian Russian There s another one Russian Oh that one s Latvian I can do the same thing I can Parinamam engane? പരിണാമം എങ്ങനെ? fucking tell and I swear to you this book did not do us justice Also women also do not wear tartan dressesor special occasions If you re going to an event with traditional dancing you wear any dress you choose but perhaps with a tartan sash or other smaller decoration We do not say blimey or Beetle in the Anthill filly or call peopleit If what you re going Mr. Drackle And His Dragons for is authentic collouial language that s not a difficult thing to research either not when you ve got great and easily accessible resources like Scottish twitter Why on earth it seemed like a good idea to shoehorn Cockney English slang into a book about Scotland is beyond me though part of me thinks it might be because of my previous point about swearing You cannot write authentic Scottish dialect without using the word cunt which probably isn t appropriateor a YA book but that s a rod you built Dragon, Dragon and Other Tales for your own back Go hard or go all the way home or better yet don t do it at all Don t bother with slang if you re going to simultaneously butcher it and point it out like it s aucking zoo exhibit When I write I don t write collouially but I do speak collouially it s natural But my collouial dialect is not unintelligible or a punch line or a Song of the Aura funnyoreign curiosity But it s a cheap shot isn t it It s a dime a dozen Ha ha people speak in dialect Ha ha Scots is a uniue language rooted in 7th century Gaelic Ha ha it s a protected piece of Scotland s culture Ha ha haI m at the point now where it s just Hands Tied, A Hammer Story fucking irritating A short while ago it really wouldn t have gotten my back up these narratives where my home and my community are lensed into some sort of bastardised sideshow attraction where the women are all poisonous harpies and the men are wild untameable beasts but it s become so prevalent in American pop culture since the explosion of Outlander This bullshit piss taking of important cultural cornerstones like kilts and Scottish cuisine and Scots dialects which as I previously mention. E spotlight but relentless tabloid attentionorces her join Ellie at the relative seclusion of the castle across the pondWhile the dashing young Miles has been appointed to teach Daisy the ropes of being regal the prince's roguish you. Listen I didn t pick up this book expecting it to rock my world I wasn t looking The Slanted Worlds (Chronoptika, for Homer s bloody Odyssey I was merely curious it s theirst book I ve seen in a very long time that s set in Scotland but written by an American author and it s not historical It s also not about people going back in time That was pretty exciting to me and I wasn t Say Go Be Do fussed about the Crown Prince of Scotland thing since this is obviously AU It s a bit weird yeah given the history of monarchy in Scotland and the circumstances in which it came to be removed but whatever Like I said I wasn t expecting Kafka Afterinishing this I know why I didn t like it It s because I m not the target audience And that s nothing to do with my age alas I m a crusty old Confer fogie of 24 Do you guys remember how much I loved Anna and the French Kiss I m still hereor that shit I am still trash or it I m still a sad sack of shit or stories about winsome teenage girls being hurled into unfamiliar situations and Hotarul Nestatornic (La Medeleni, falling inorbidden love and bemoaning the The King of Spades fusty old adults who could never understand what it s like to be teens it s not like we ever attended high school or anything What would we knowI m not the target audienceor this because it was written solely Mitos nrdicos (ncora Delfn) for an American audience It s notor Scots no The wagon might be Taming the Alpha (Crescent Moon, flying ourlag but nobody saved a seat Ptičje oko na tarabi for us Before anyone comes at me with their well actually let me explain I was born in a town on the outskirts of Glasgow Scotland then moved to Fife also Scotland where I lived until I was 15 I then moved to Canada southern Ontarioor the scant handful of you who might be mildly interested and moved back to Scotland when I was 20 to a city in the historic county of Angus I still live in that city so I can tell you with all of my lived experience that this book may be set in Scotland but it is not written Quinlans Character Stars for a Scottish audience We re on the wrong side of the glass in this one I m aware that this book isn t meant to be particularly serious but I can t maintain my integrity and say nothing on this The crux is this doing your Serious Research by going on walking holidays with a tour guide isine and good Bittersüß for youor knowing what a bothy is but details like knives in paintings and Pimm s The ScandiKitchen Summer feels like little than smug window dressing when you couldn t do something as simple as Googling Scotland tuitionees or Scotland health care Scotland boys names would have been another good one That s the essence of it right I m very worldly because I know what Pimm s is Not really because as a Scottish person living in Scotland I d venture that the ucking NHS is a good deal relevant to all of our lives than a drink mostly sourced in those pompous pop up bars in Edinburgh that nobody I know would ever go to I recently read something that characterised the city I live in as off the beaten track which was kookyExhibit A Miles and Sebastian are not names that we give our children I m not saying that nobody in Scotland has ever been "named Miles or Sebastian but they re overwhelmingly rare A guy in our office was considering naming "Miles or Sebastian but they re overwhelmingly rare A guy in our office was considering naming child Sebastian and everyone laughed at him He was a good lad and laughed along but we honestly couldn t believe it Sebastian Huh Besides if Sebastian were royal then his name would be Robert or James or
maybe John Even Alexander is a little bit of a stretch especially orJohn Even Alexander is a little bit of a stretch especially A Three Hat Day for modern royal Some royals have been named Alexander before but not since the 13th century Come on nowI know that people whose governmentsorce them to pay out the nose or health care have been told all sorts of horror stories about socialised medicine and how subpar it is and how they re better off with bills but I m here to scorch you with the tea it s not The NHS is life saving It s an institution to be protected at all costs I ve already gone into this in my status updates but orcing medical bills to be an issue in this book is a load of shite at bills to be an issue in this book is a load of shite at and insulting at worse Miles laments that he s in debt to the royal amily because his mother had medical bills because she needed specialists but she didn t She ucking didn t Miles She didn t need a private hospital She didn t need to pay Devoured for a specialist The NHS is not some charitable schemeor the poor or a base line rom which patients are referred to expensive specialists It s justwhat you do It s normal It s health care If you re sick go to the hospital and whatever treatment you reuire you ll receive it with no bill at the end Whether or not to use the NHS is not a conscious choice It s completely the norm Medical bills do not cross our minds it s not Should I use the NHS but Fuck my hand got sliced open rom a broken bottle of Buckie I d better hop along to the hospital and get that seen to No big deal What s in Scotland we don t pay Wound Care for prescriptions either Get yourself along to the pharmacy tell them what you need and they ll give you it No need to touch your purse The NHS isunded by tax It s a startlingly tiny portion of each person s monthly wage that goes directly Yourowquains from their employer to the NHS I ve never had to do my taxes or any of that bureaucratic shit since the buttons it costs to keep this incredible service running never touches my bank account I don t miss it Unemployed people or people on benefits don t payor the NHS at all And let me tell you I m thrilled to pass on that tiny portion of my pay check so that if I break my leg have. Meet Daisy Winters She's an offbeat sixteen year old Floridian with mermaid red hair a part time job at a bootleg Walmart and a perfect older sister who's nearly engaged to the Crown Prince of Scotland Daisy has no desire to live in th.