Can’t-Wait Wednesday: Fair Rosaline by Natasha Solomons

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme to spotlight a future release that you’re excited about. It’s hosted by Wishful Endings and was previously hosted by Breaking the Spine.

This week’s anticipated book is:

Fair Rosaline

About the Book:

Title: Fair Rosaline

Author: Natasha Solomons

Page Length: 336

Publication Date: Sept. 12, 2023

Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark

Synopsis: Was the greatest ever love story a lie?

The first time Romeo Montague sees young Rosaline Capulet he falls instantly in love.

Rosaline, headstrong and independent, is unsure of Romeo’s attentions but with her father determined that she join a convent, this handsome and charming stranger offers her the chance of a different life.

Soon though, Rosaline begins to doubt all that Romeo has told her. She breaks off the match, only for Romeo’s gaze to turn towards her cousin, thirteen-year-old Juliet. Gradually Rosaline realises that it is not only Juliet’s reputation at stake, but her life.

With only hours remaining before she will be banished behind the nunnery walls, will Rosaline save Juliet from her Romeo? Or can this story only ever end one way?

A subversive, powerful untelling of Shakespeare’s best-known tale, narrated by a fierce, forgotten voice: this is Rosaline’s story.

LINKS:   Goodreads   |    Amazon

Is Fair Rosaline on your TBR? What books are you excited about? Comment below!

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