American Princess: A Novel of First Daughter Alice

American Princess: A Novel of First Daughter Alice Roosevelt A sweeping novel from renowned author Stephanie Marie ThorntonAlice may be the president s daughter, but she s nobody s darling As bold as her signature color Alice Blue, the gum chewing, cigarette smoking, poker playing First Daughter discovers that the only way for a woman to stand out in Washington is to make waves oceans of them With the canny sophistication of the savviest politician on the Hill, Alice uses her celebrity to her advantage, testing the limits of her power and the seductive thrill of political entanglementsBut Washington, DC is rife with heartaches and betrayals, and when Alice falls hard for a smooth talking congressman it will take everything this rebel has to emerge triumphant and claim her place as an American icon As Alice soldiers through the devastation of two world wars and brazens out a cutting feud with her famous Roosevelt cousins, it s no wonder everyone in the capital refers to her as the Other Washington Monument and Alice intends to outlast them all


10 thoughts on “American Princess: A Novel of First Daughter Alice Roosevelt

  1. says:

    3.75 starsYou are a rare woman, Alice Roosevelt Nick leaned forward as if to tell me a secret In fact, I think I might be falling in love with youAlice Roosevelt, eldest daughter of Theodore Roosevelt is about to experience the surprise of a lifetimeFather s going to be president, I


  2. says:

    American Princess A Novel of First Daughter Alice Roosevelt is a historical fiction, first person account of Alice Roosevelt, President Theodore Roosevelt s eldest daughter Admittedly, my knowledge about this time period and both Roosevelt administrations was limited I always claim to enjoy


  3. says:

    Oh my goodness, Alice Roosevelt What a character She is the gum chewing, rough around the edges daughter of a president She s no wallflower Alice wants to stand out in Washington She tests the boundaries of every interaction she has Alice ends up entangled with a congressman, and she gets her heart b


  4. says:

    4.5 starsThis historical fiction novel about Alice Roosevelt was a real treat I didn t know much about her prior to reading so quite a few things about her life surprised me Definitely a fascinating woman.Alice Roosevelt is the oldest child of President Teddy Roosevelt and even in a town like Washington D.C s


  5. says:

    Received an ARC for the possibility of a cover quote, which I was delighted to give Teddy Roosevelt s swashbuckling daughter Alice springs to life in AMERICAN PRINCESS Presidential darling, America s sweetheart, and national rebel Whether smoking cigarettes on the White House roof or cutting political enemies and jeal


  6. says:

    Alice Roosevelt, daughter of the president, wife of the Speaker of the House, mistress of a Senator america s princess This was a compelling book about a remarkable woman Alice Roosevelt was bold and brash and blunt She realized in order for A woman to be noticed in Washington she needed to shake things up, so shake things up


  7. says:

    Theodore Roosevelt s election launched his eldest daughter into the national spotlight Alice became America s sweetheart and her dress styles were copied and sold using her name During her father s presidency, she was constantly followed by the press and she often rebelled with her headstrong and non conforming personality Alice s life


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    They say that it s the mistakes that make lifeinteresting If that s the case, then I ve led the world s most interesting life AMAZING I loved this novel Like always Thornton has brought history to life What I love most about her novels is that each of her characters has their own unique voice Alice was a woman before her time She challenged the


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    Alice Roosevelt Daughter of a president Wife of a Congressman Mistress to another Media sensation Outspoken Strong willed An icon She lived to the age of 96 and passed away having always lived life on her own terms, no matter what the cost Sledding down the white house stairs on a lunch tray with her brothers Smoking cigarettes on the roof of the white


  10. says:

    In a powerful story of the dark and light sides of her life, the unconventional, unapologetic, and uninhibited Alice Roosevelt shines through the pages of Stephanie Marie Thornton s American Princess A Novel of First Daughter Alice Roosevelt This is a story of a truly incredible woman that I admit I knew very little about before reading this book I m so glad I h


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