Still Star-Crossed by Melinda Taub

Published July 21, 2013 by Ashley Townsend

Just watched the new Romeo and Juliet trailer (for the fifth time) and want to read this story so badly! Here’s my sister Katie’s review of it so you can decide if you want to take the time for a brilliantly-written twist on Shakespeare’s tale.

Books and Wonderful Things


“Still Star-Crossed” by Melinda Taub

4 out of 5 stars.

Romeo and Juliet are gone, their love affair having wreaked irreparable damage on the beautiful city of Verona and her people. Too many souls were lost in this fight between love and hate, and the broken pieces must be put back in their places, hard as that may be. Love didn’t succeed the first time, but second times a charm…

Rosaline, who had spurned Romeo’s advances, feels the heavy weight of guilt upon her shoulders. Little cousin Juliet is now gone, lost to this world because of a bitter and seemingly endless feud; no one even remembers the cause for its birth anymore. Rosaline feels like it was, is, her fault, and maybe if she had accepted Romeo the toll of the death bells would never have echoed down the cobbled streets of Verona. But, still, she is a Capulet…

View original post 908 more words


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Jeneca Writes

Musing of a teenage writer, lifer & artist

The Overactive Imagination

The Writing and Randomness of a Physical Therapist and Sci-Fi/Fantasy Author

Brianna Merritt

Official Website

Tricia Mingerink

Action, Faith, & Adventure

Amy Brock McNew ~Author~

Fantastical tales of love & war



Donna's BookShelf

Sharing my love of books...

Morgan L. Busse

In Darkness there is Light

of words & books

adventures of a writing bookworm who travels sometimes

It's Not Just Make Believe

I just want to write all day in Neverland


You cant buy Happiness, but you can buy Books and that's kind of the same thing.

Mariella Hunt

I will never write enough


Writing Romance

Lisa Gefrides



God. Life. Stories.

Mustard Seed Budget



laugh. art. fashion.

Books and Wonderful Things

There's No Such Thing As Too Many Books

%d bloggers like this: