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D Aunt Violette bestowed at her christening She will die at the age of eighteen Although she lives something horrible happens on. Accidentally read the 2nd book of a series first which I hate doing but it didn t really affect the story for me at all It is supposed to be some kind of twist on the fairytale Sleeping Beauty When Alice is born all of her aunts give her gifts like one aunt wants her to have grace so she gives her a statue of a dancer and she has like 12 aunts who give her gifts and then of course there is one horrible weird aunt the dreaded Violette who shows up and basically curses Alice to never grow old but instead be extinguished like a candle on her 18th birthday So something horrible happens but the book is following her recovery she basically lays in her bed all day not talking to anyonealmost like she is dead and then near the end of the book you find out what the terrible thing is that happened And things also start to turn around for Alice and her family A kiss helps to revive her eh eh sleeping beauty get it

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Watching the Roses

Her eighteenth birthday And as a result Alice falls into a trancelike state and refuses to speak to anyone Will she ever recove. Watching the Roses explores the essence of fairy tales sexuality and memories as we experience Alice s life through her memories leading up to a trauma that changed her life The reader travels with Alice to the places in the recesses of her mind to experience each thought touch and fear along with her Watching the Roses will be a continued favorite to pull off the shelves when you want to take in some elements of the seriousness of life excited with the essential satisfying fairy tale ending we all want

Adèle Geras Ø 2 Read

In this retelling of Sleeping Beauty Alice seems destined to lead a princess's life except for the frightening curse that dreade. definitely preferred it to the tower room not a bad story


10 thoughts on “Watching the Roses

  1. says:

    Wow Heavy subject matter for such a short story Unlike The Tower Room this was definitely easy to trace to the fairy tale it was inspired by Sleeping Beauty But the imagery was none too subtleMore engaging than its predecessor although the plot

  2. says:

    definitely preferred it to the tower room not a bad story

  3. says:

    So bored I wanted to pull a real life Sleeping Beauty

  4. says:

    This book is almost like a fariytale gone bad Alice Bella and Megan were eaglely awaiting Alices 18th birthday This birthday was promised to be the most magnificant and beautiful party they have ever been to Just before this party her nana was telling her of her aunts one in particular Dreaded Aunt Violet All her aunts has given Alice a gift at birth all were nice except Aunt Violets gift was the worst gift ever Yet After this

  5. says:

    Accidentally read the 2nd book of a series first which I hate doing but it didn't really affect the story for me at all It is supposed to be some kind of twist on the fairytale Sleeping Beauty When Alice is born all of her aunts give her gifts like one aunt wants her to have grace so she gives her a statue of a dancer and she has like 12 aunts who give her gifts and then of course there is one horrible weird aunt the dreaded Vio

  6. says:

    The second boo

  7. says:

    Watching the Roses is book two in Egerton Hall Trilogy All three books are modern Fairytale retellings of three girls Megan Bella and Alice Alice’s story is based on Sleeping Beauty The book is very short narrated by Alice who is locked awa

  8. says:

    A metaphorical Sleeping Beauty tale which has a young lady raped on her eighteenth birthday due to a curse from one of her numerous aunts Unable to overcome the shock she lies in her bed day after day almost in a comatose state The house she lives in is surrounded by roses which her father allows to become overrun since the rape of his daughter A young man she has been corresponding with overcomes the rose mess and wins

  9. says:

    Watching the Roses explores the essence of fairy tales sexuality and memories as we experience Alice’s life through her memories leading up to a trauma that changed her life The reader travels with Alice to the places in the recesses of her mind to experience each thought touch and fear along with her Watching the Roses will be a continued favorite to pull off the shelves when you want to take in some element

  10. says:

    the 2nd book in the egerton hall series is a retelling of sleeping beauty geras is creative with the way she makes the story fit a mod