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24 January 2012

Teaser Tuesday (6)



Teaser Tuesdays is a weekly bookish meme, hosted by MizB of Should Be Reading. Anyone can play along! Just do the following:

Grab your current read
Open to a random page
Share two (2) “teaser” sentences from somewhere on that page
BE CAREFUL NOT TO INCLUDE SPOILERS! (make sure that what you share doesn’t give too much away! You don’t want to ruin the book for others!)
Share the title & author, too, so that other TT participants can add the book to their TBR Lists if they like your teasers!


My Teaser Tuesday choice is Juliet Immortal by Stacey Jay.  

 "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.



Teaser:
"I can never love him, no matter how much I might fear the hell he describes.  Fear can force obedience, but it can never transform a heart."
 Page 116


The few pages I read were full of beautiful, captivating words - and from the looks of these two lines it's going to be even better as I read on.  Hope you enjoyed my teaser, and go check this book out!!

(and isn't that cover amazing?!?)

 

5 comments:

  1. Oh wow! What a concept! Thanks for sharing!

    Here's mine: http://duckduckcow.blogspot.com/2012/01/teaser-tuesday-life-of-pi.html

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  2. I recently discovered this book and now it seems like everyone's talking about it! It looks and sounds great.

    My TT

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  3. Beautiful way with words and quite a different take on the story!

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