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The Theory of the Leisure Class (Modern Library Classics)
Thorstein Veblen, Alan Wolfe
At His Majesty's Convenience - Jennifer Lewis Sensible, workaholic Andi is about to quit her beloved job because she's in love with her boss, the King of Ruthenia. But just before she leaves, she hits her head and loses her memory. When the king comes across her, he realizes how important she is to him. Taking advantage of her amnesia, he tells her that they're engaged. Bemused, Andi goes along with the charade for a day--but then her memory returns. The king asks her to give him just three days to convince her to stay. At the end of the three days, Andi flees, sure that he's just marrying her for convenience. Naturally, this makes him realize he's in love with her, and makes a dramatic public declaration. The series ends with her 7 months pregnant, and Queen of Ruthenia.

This book is too lightweight to have many thoughts about it. The most entertaining aspect was how twisted everyone's logic had to be to satisfy the romance requirements. Like, Jake (aka the king!) has to marry one of the glamorous bratty noblewomen in order to keep his country happy. But he doesn't want to marry them, because he doesn't love them. Then he decides to marry Andi to keep her working for him, and rationalizes it by thinking that a marriage doesn't require love; after all, his parents didn't love each other. bzuh? This kind of nonsensical, constantly changing characterization is typical of the book.