Friday, February 27, 2015

Flashback Friday #6

Flashback Friday is hosted by Swoony Boys Podcast and Fic Fare.

This Weeks Book Criteria:
1. Must have been published at least two years ago,
2. Preferably still in print or available to read

My pick is...
Juliet Immortal (Juliet Immortal, #1)
Juliet Immortal by Stacy Jay
Published: August 9, 2011

Fans of Maggie Stiefvater's Shiver and Becca Fitzpatrick's Hush will relish this intense paranormal love story featuring Romeo and Juliet, literary history's most tragic couple, who meet again, not as true lovers, but truly as enemies.
The most tragic love story in history . . .
Juliet Capulet didn't take her own life. She was murdered by the person she trusted most, her new husband, Romeo Montague, a sacrifice made to ensure his own immortality. But what Romeo didn't anticipate was that Juliet would be granted eternity, as well, and would become an agent for the Ambassadors of Light. For 700 years, she's fought Romeo for the souls of true lovers, struggling to preserve romantic love and the lives of the innocent. Until the day she meets someone she's forbidden to love, and Romeo, oh Romeo, will do everything in his power to destroy that love.
"These violent delights have violent ends
And in their triumph die, like fire and powder,
Which as they kiss consume."
—Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare

I've seen some mixed reviews, but it still sounds interesting. I haven't read too many Shakespeare retellings, so I'm excited to read this one!

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  1. Gah! This is another novel I missed, but heard great things about. Must add to my list! I love Flashback Friday for this reason! Happy Friday. Liza

    1. It always helps remind me of books that I have forgotten about. I hope you like it! Thanks for visiting!

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    1. It's great to hear that someone loved it! I hope I like it as well! Thanks for visiting!