UPDATED: It appears that The Royal We is actually on e-book (in English) for A LOT of people across the world — Spain, India, France, etc — so please check your usual e-book purveyor and see if it’s available for you!
At last! We are delighted to announce that The Royal We is now available on e-book for the UK, Germany, Australia, and New Zealand — and at a very low price at the moment, so hop on that deal whilst it lasts. (There is a new cover for these e-book editions, designed by our UK publisher, which you can see after the jump; be not confused when you browse. It is the same book.)
We’re extremely excited that finally, finally those of you in Fug Nation who happen to live across the pond — or across several ponds, depending — can read the book on your e-reader, so, with no further ado:
For British readers with a Kindle, download The Royal We at Amazon.co.uk
For British readers with a Nook, download The Royal We here.
If you’re in Australia, here’s your Amazon link.
Are you in New Zealand? New Zealand Twitter tells me that you use a variety of Amazons for your e-book needs, and I trust you to figure it out. Suffice to say, you can order the e-book now too!
If you’re in Germany, here is your Amazon link.
It’s also available on iBooks for all of you, if that’s your jam, although I don’t have a direct link at the moment.
Finally, if you demand a hard copy, I respect that, and Book Depository remains your best bet. They ship free internationally. (They will also have the US cover to which you’ve become accustomed.)
PS: if you are an American who just hasn’t gotten around to your summer reading yet, you too can:
Or, order it/pick it up from your favorite local independent bookseller.
If you’re new here, and wondering what we are even talking about, more about the book after the jump — as well as this particular cover, should you want to eyeball it:
American Rebecca Porter was never one for fairy-tales. Her twin sister, Lacey, has always been the romantic who fantasized about glamour and royalty, fame and fortune. Yet it’s Bex who seeks adventure at Oxford and finds herself living down the hall from Prince Nicholas, Great Britain’s future king. And when Bex can’t resist falling for Nick, the person behind the prince, it propels her into a world she did not expect to inhabit, under a spotlight she is not prepared to face.
Dating Nick immerses Bex in ritzy society, dazzling ski trips, and dinners at Kensington Palace with him and his charming, troublesome brother Freddie. But the relationship also comes with unimaginable baggage: hysterical tabloids, Nick’s sparkling and far more suitable ex-girlfriends, and a royal family whose private life is much thornier and more tragic than anyone on the outside knows. The pressures are almost too much to bear, as Bex struggles to reconcile the man she loves with the monarch he’s fated to become.
Which is how she gets into trouble.
Now, on the eve of the wedding of the century, Bex is faced with whether everything she’s sacrificed for love — her career, her home, her family, maybe even herself – will have been for nothing.
Spanning nearly a decade, THE ROYAL WE is a richly imagined, emotionally compelling novel that examines, with warmth and wit, what truly happens after your prince has come.
What people are saying about THE ROYAL WE:
“Smart, funny… [Cocks and Morgan] write like the pros they’ve become,” — Janet Maslin, The New York Times (Summer Reading Pick)
“The characters should all be familiar: the heir to the British throne, his mischievous younger brother, his granny and the pretty commoner he meets in college. But in this version by bloggers Cocks and Morgan (a.k.a. the Fug Girls), the girl is American. Nick and Bex’s love story is so fun and dishy, you’ll hope for a sequel–with royal babies.” —People
“Lively and quippy…a breezy, juicy novel that’s like The Princess Diaries with fewer made-up countries and more sex—the kind of book you can imagine Pippa sneaking into Kensington Palace.” – Entertainment Weekly
“Hysterical” — #3 on Entertainment Weekly‘s Must List, in the April 3, 2015 issue
“Readers should prepare to lose their hearts to The Royal We, a loving satire that is scandalously funny and wonderfully romantic.” – BookPage
“Royal watchers and chick-lit fans alike will delight in this sparkling tale. Pure fun.” – Publishers Weekly
“Pages of biting humor and breathtaking glamour rewrite a fairy tale into something more satisfying than a stack of tabloids.” – Kirkus
“The authors hit all the right notes in this funny, smart, emotional tale.” — Library Journal, starred review
“Cocks and Morgan tackled their first dip into mainstream fiction for adults and nailed it. The Royal We a ‘wonderful tale of young love, peppered with animated characters, difficult hardships and self-discovery.” — RT Book Reviews
“This delightful spin on the story of Prince William and Kate Middleton is the perfect beachy, weekend read for anyone who loves love stories with a healthy dose of humor…. Part fairy tale, part cautionary tale, the novel is pure fun from start to finish.” — Library Reads (Top 10 Pick for April, 2015)
“The Royal We is full of love and humor, and delicious in too many ways to mention in one little blurb. I read this novel as quickly as I could, relishing any few minutes I had to turn back to its pages. An absolute delight.”
“A joy from start to finish. The Royal We is that rare novel that makes you think, makes you cry, and is such fun to read that you’ll want to clear your schedule until you’ve turned the final page. But be warned–Cocks and Morgan have created a world so rich, a romance so compelling, and characters so funny and alive, that you’ll be terribly sad to see them go.”
“The Royal We is as engrossing and deeply satisfying as any royal wedding documentary, and it’s a thousand times more fun, from the fairy tale to the inevitable foibles. You will want Bex Porter to be your best friend. You will feel the same way about Cocks and Morgan, who are warm, witty, hilarious, and moving in their depiction of a very complicated relationship indeed.”
“A heartfelt exploration of a life lived in the spotlight, The Royal We balances dishy decadence with an honest look at the sacrifices required to stay princess to Prince Charming.“