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Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday: Juliet Immortal by Stacey Jay

Juliet Immortal

  • Reading level: Young Adult
  • Hardcover: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers (September 13, 2011)
"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

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. 

 Okay this cover alone made me want to read the book! :) I'm interested in this because it sounds different than the usual YA paranormal..and I love the story of Romeo & Juliet. I'm dying to see how Stacey Jay gave it her own twist!
Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event spotlighting upcoming releases we are highly anticipating. It is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.


YA Book Queen said...

Ooh, wonderful choice! I hadn't heard of this one yet. :)

Christina / Book Addict said...

Ahh! I am so excited by all of these fantastic retellings, especially this one. R&J is one of my favorite classics. Plus, that cover is to die for!

Jessica said...

Dude!! That sounds freaking awesome! The original Romeo & Juliet is a strange story IMO, but this sounds amazing!

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Juju at Tales of Whimsy.com said...

OMG I heard about this this morning. I'm in love with the idea. GReat pick!

And the cover! *le sigh* two of my favorite things red dress and ocean :)

Mad Scientist said...

*sigh* I'm waiting for this book even more now that I have been seeing it around all week! I hope it is just as wonderful as it sounds!

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sunonglass said...

Love the original story. This definitely goes on my TBR list!

Nikki (Wicked Awesome Books) said...

This has been on my wishlist since I first saw it a few weeks back. It sounds so good.