The Rose Bride

The Rose Bride

A Retelling of "The White Bride and the Black Bride"

Book - 2007
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A retelling of the tale about a girl who strives to claim her estate from her greedy stepmother.
Publisher: New York : Simon Pulse, 2007.
Edition: 1st Simon Pulse ed.
ISBN: 9781416935353
1416935355
Branch Call Number: YA FICTION Holder Nancy
Characteristics: 245 p. ;,18 cm.

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sapphicatthedisco
Oct 18, 2013

It has too many adjectives, the second I opened it, too many descriptive words jumped out into my face. Otherwise a good book

ChristchurchLib Oct 01, 2013

"After Rose's father's new wife, Ombrine, moves in with her evil daughter, the two will stop at nothing to ruin her life, so when they attempt to destroy the relationship between Rose and King Jean-Marc and tear out her late mother's beautiful garden, Rose's only inspiration for living lies in the beauty of a single blossom that survived the attack." Teen Scene October 2013 newsletter http://www.nextreads.com/Display2.aspx?SID=5acc8fc1-4e91-4ebe-906d-f8fc5e82a8e0&N=684197

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tocch101
Dec 09, 2012

A fun story. I've never read or heard of the original, but this was interesting and had good characters and motives.

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Kurisutaru
Apr 27, 2011

Good book

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Captain_America Aug 30, 2011

My bounty is as boundless as the sea, my love is as deep. The more I give it to thee, the more I have, for both are infinite. (William Shakespeare)

Captain_America Aug 30, 2011

"You are loved." the voices insisted. "No, I was loved." she said bitterly.

Captain_America Aug 30, 2011

“You loved boldly and freely in the face of certain death. Your love is true and you know that it is true. You know love for what it is and what it is not. You are truly the Best Beloved of the goddess, and I charge you, Rose Marchand, to accept nothing less than true love from one who would walk in the garden with you. For while men themselves may be imperfect, they can strive to love you perfectly. When one struggles to love in this way, one is a lover worthy of you. Else, you must bid him goodbye.”

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