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Eva and Addie started
out the same way as everyone else—two souls woven together in one body,
taking turns controlling their movements as they learned how to walk,
how to sing, how to dance. But as they grew, so did the worried
whispers. Why aren’t they settling? Why isn’t one of them fading? The
doctors ran tests, the neighbors shied away, and their parents begged
for more time. Finally Addie was pronounced healthy and Eva was declared
gone. Except, she wasn’t…
For the past three years, Eva has
clung to the remnants of her life. Only Addie knows she’s still there,
trapped inside their body. Then one day, they discover there may be a
way for Eva to move again. The risks are unimaginable–hybrids are
considered a threat to society, so if they are caught, Addie and Eva
will be locked away with the others. And yet…for a chance to smile, to
twirl, to speak, Eva will do anything.
intensely romantic, modern recounting of the greatest love story ever
told, Romeo’s original intended—Juliet’s cousin Rosaline—tells her side
of the tale.
What’s in a name, Shakespeare? I’ll tell you: Everything.
knows that she and Rob are destined to be together. Rose has been
waiting for years for Rob to kiss her—and when he finally does, it’s
perfect. But then Juliet moves back to town. Juliet, who used to be
Rose’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 doesn’t even stand a chance.
Rose is devastated
over losing Rob to Juliet. This is not how the story was supposed to
go. And when rumors start swirling about Juliet’s instability, her
neediness, and her threats of suicide, Rose starts to fear not only for
Rob’s heart, but also for his life. Because Shakespeare may have gotten
the story wrong, but we all still know how it ends…
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