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Monday, April 29, 2013

Hello, there. It's Monday. Again. I know, right? It seems like it was just Monday yesterday. This Monday is particularly stressful for me because IB testing starts this week. Not fun. I hate studying. Sigh. But anyway. You don't read my blog to hear my endless complaints, probably. Well, the book this week is good at least. It's one of my all-time favorites! In honor of that the excerpt I chose this week is extra-long. I did cut out some things in the middle but it's still longer than usual. It's also one of my favorites.

The Rose Throne
Mette Ivie Harrison
Publisher: Egmont USA
Release Date: May 14, 2013
"You will kill us," he said, and then he leaned closer to her, inch by inch, until at last it was she who had to cross the distance between them. The kiss was hot and hard. […] It should have been wonderful. It should have been perfect. Instead, it was the most exquisitely painful thing she had ever experienced. Because she knew it had to end.

So, there you all go. I love, love, love this quote. It just makes my heart really happy and warm. I love this book hardcore. I really, really do. I haven't loved a book this much in forever. I literally want to take this book and like display it on a pedestal or something. I love it so freaking much.

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Good luck, muffins. I am starting to get all giddy over how much I love this book, so I should probably shut up and leave before I weird y'all out too much. So, have a fantastic week dearests!



  1. Thanks for sharing! This book sounds awesome :) Good luck on your studies!

  2. Great quote! Now I'm curious why it was painful. Thanks for the chance to win!

  3. Thank you for the chance to win. Grear quote to draw people in, I can't wait to read this book!

  4. I love that quote it's so romantic and now I want to read this one so much <3333 sorry about the stressful week, I have testing this week too and it's so annoying I'm supposed to get my braces off this week too! I was so excited omgg

    But anyhoo, amazing giveaway, Twinny! :) the rose in the title made me think of you <33


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