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When You Were Mineby Rebecca Serle
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andlt;Bandgt;An intensely romantic, modern recounting of the greatest love story ever toldand#8212;narrated by the girl Romeo was andlt;Iandgt;supposed andlt;/Iandgt;to love.andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;brandgt;andlt;brandgt;Rosaline knows that she and Rob are destined to be together. Rose has been waiting for years for Rob to kiss herand#8212;and when he finally does, itand#8217;s perfect. But then Juliet moves back to town. Juliet, who used to be Roseand#8217;s best friend. Juliet, who now inexplicably hates her. Juliet, who is gorgeous, vindictive, and a little bit crazy...and who has set her sights on Rob. He doesnand#8217;t stand a chance.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;Rose is devastated over losing Rob to Juliet. And when rumors start swirling about Julietand#8217;s instability, her neediness, and her threats of suicide, Rose starts to fear not only for Roband#8217;s heart, but also for his life. Because Shakespeare may have gotten the story wrong, but we all still know how it ends.
A thrilling retelling of the star-crossed tale of Romeo and Juliet, from the New York Times bestselling author of the Morganville Vampires series.
In the Houses of Montague and Capulet, there is only one goal: power. The boys are born to fight and die for honor and—if they survive—marry for influence and money, not love. The girls are assets, to be spent wisely. Their wishes are of no import. Their fates are written on the day they are born.
Benvolio Montague, cousin to Romeo, knows all this. He expects to die for his cousin, for his house, but a spark of rebellion still lives inside him. At night, he is the Prince of Shadows, the greatest thief in Verona—and he risks all as he steals from House Capulet. In doing so, he sets eyes on convent-bound Rosaline, and a terrible curse begins that will claim the lives of many in Verona
And will rewrite all their fates, forever.
About the Author
andlt;bandgt;Rebecca Serleandlt;/bandgt; is a full-time writer, which means she gets to wear pajamas to work. She went to the University of Southern California, then got her MFA from the New School in NYC. (She likes New York much more than LA, but don't tell anyone that.) Rebecca loves shiny hair, coffee, yoga, and pretending to be British. She, too, experienced heartbreak once. It worked out okay, though, because she turned the experience intoandnbsp;her first novel,andnbsp;andlt;iandgt;When You Were Mineandlt;/iandgt;. Find out more at RebeccaSerle.com.
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