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You met Romeo Prince in the Amazon & USA Today bestselling novel, Sweet Home. Now hear the story from his lips: unbarred, uncensored, and raw to the bone.

It makes me laugh when I hear folks think Molly and I rushed into things too fast, spouting that we couldn't possibly have felt what we did for each other in such a short space of time. I say, how the hell would they
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Kindle Edition, 455 pages
Published January 28th 2014
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Lisa
Jan 31, 2014 Lisa rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, for-review

You can read my full review at Sinfully Sexy .



4.5 "My Sweet Romeo" Stars

“According to C.S. Lewis the greatest form of love is unconditional love. It is argued that this love is the strongest one can express toward another person and it survives no matter any life change or circumstance. It is pure and untainted and will never be shaken or taken.”


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Sweet Rome by Tillie Cole is the follow up book to Sweet Home told from the different point of view of Romeo Prince and is also the second book
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Val ⚓️ Shameless & Bitchy Skanky ⚓️ Steamy Reads Mrs. Danvers-Tate-Snow
When RL stress gets you down? Continue re-reading one of your favorite series...re-read 1 million 10/21/15...

5+++++ Roll Tide Stars


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I DO NOT love the whole second-book-from-his-POV thing that seems to be all the craze these days...but I loved this book, plain and simple.

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Tillie Cole did an awesome job with it, especially being that she was basically telling the same story again while still making it a little bit different.

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But mostly?

I just fucking LOVE Rome.


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Seriously, I want to live in his skin.
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Lisa Jayne
Jan 31, 2014 Lisa Jayne rated it really liked it
FOUR ROME STARS.

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Welcome to 'Sweet Rome, a re-telling of a tale with more than enough heart and soul, I already knew I loved this couple, so this novel was confirmation that this is a story I don't ever want to forget. Tillie Cole has my heart wrapped around this story and I can say with confidence that Rome and Mol flat out deserved my huge four star love for this book. Here are the rest of my 'fan girl' thoughts ...

What's it all about?
Romeo Prince is the university all star quarter back his spe
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Patrycja
Nov 16, 2014 Patrycja rated it it was amazing



Title: Sweet Rome
Series: Sweet Home #2
Author: Tillie Cole
Release Date: 30th January, 2014
Rating: 5 stars
Cliffhanger: No
HEA: (view spoiler)





In only few months that passed from the time I’ve read first book by Tillie Cole my love for her work changed into complete addiction. I have no idea how is it possible for the author to get me hooked so quickly and made me upgrade her from looking forward to to I absolutely have no idea how I would live without next book by her shelf
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Christy
Aug 01, 2014 Christy rated it really liked it
4.5 Sweet Stars!

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There are times when I finish a book that I’ve loved with characters I’ve grown attached to and I sit and wonder… what happens next? I’m not ready for their story to end. Epilogues are great, but a lot of times we only get a few months or a year into the future. Never a clear picture of what their lives will be. Thats what I loved most about Sweet Rome. We got a nice look into Molly and Rome’s future. The last 20% of the book was amazing. Did I mention that Sweet Rome is entirel
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Tillie Cole
Jan 27, 2014 Tillie Cole rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Well, because I wrote this, I'm gonna say it's Amazeballs!!!!

Truth is, this novel was never planned. I wrote this after the fans of Sweet Home asked me to get inside Rome's head, and I thought, how fab! At times I loved writing his PoV. Other times, I wanted to tear my hair out! But in the end, I fell in love with Rome all over again and I ADORE the final result.

Rome and Molly will always hold a special place in my heart, and I hope you all love Romeo as much as me after seeing their story thro
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Catarina
5 “Hey Mol” Stars.

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In this second installment he have Romeo Prince and Molly Shakespeare journey told trough Romeo’s eyes.
There was some aspects, like the struggle with his parents and the whole “engagement” story that we are able to understand better, since we have more details now. It was also very good to be inside Romeo’s head and have a new point of view of their struggle against their ghosts and their pasts. They were definitely two broken souls how healed each other.

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Katy Loves Romance ❤️
5 Stars*****


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First of all I'm not going to review this one but more talk about my thoughts as this is Sweet Home in Rome's POV, also I will say this ~ I'm not usually one for reading the same story different POV in my case it's too many books and not enough time to read the same story but I took a chance on this one because for one I adored Sweet Home.

You can read my Sweet Home review here~https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...

And secondly I LOVE Rome and I Just didn't want to move on so went
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Kristen
3 1/2-Made ME Smile-Stars

I can't justify giving this book, which is Rome's perspective of Sweet Home, a higher rating due to its redundancy to the first book. That said, I loved getting his point-of-view. This book ended with a heartwarming epilogue set in the future and, boy, did it put a huge smile on my face. I don't know what it is about this story or its characters that I love so much, but I do.
J *deep in the heart of Texas*
More Rome and Molly...



Do I love Rome?



Rome was



And that ending was



Seriously....

Best. Ending. Ever.

P.S.--I'm not going to lie....I read up until about 30% and then skipped to 80% to get to the end and the new stuff. No matter how much I love a book I just don't like to re-read the same story.

Jennifer Kyle
Feb 02, 2014 Jennifer Kyle rated it it was amazing
5 BAMA STARS

“It only took Romeo one look at Juliet and his fate was sealed. Maybe I’m just like my namesake, and maybe you’re just like yours.”

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I read Sweet Home last week so I did skim the parts in this story that were the same as in the previous book. That being said, Romeo Prince’s pov was terrific!

“I like the way you are with me. I like me when I’m with you. I feel like I could tell you anything, that I could bear my fuckin’ black soul. You make me feel… well… you know… You get me?”

I lo
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Patty Belongs To Kellan~Jesse~Lautner~Miller~Garrett~Dean~Rafe~Liam~Prince Nicholas~Gianluca & Archer
*****4.5 ROMEO LOVING STARS*****
(BR with Mel and Dee)

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I have never had issues with reading a book that is written in another character's POV. Many times they turn out to enhance my experience with the story. Sweet Rome was just what I needed to get the full effect of this incredible love story.



We knew that Rome suffered quite a bit from his upbringing, but not the exact level of abuse he endured at the hands of his truly disgusting and evil parents. It seems as though he never truly received any
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Maria...
OHH MY GOOD!
I just realized I haven't rated this book!!!
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What the hell is wrong with me...????
Rome and Molly would be so disapponted in me!
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I love this book!Not as much as the first one because we know what's going on BUT there were some scenes in the end that I LOVED!Rome and Molly are one of my favorite couples and they've been through a lot so I was even more excited for their HEA and the amazing family they made!
I liked the way Rome was with his kids!He was nothing like his father and that mea
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NMmomof4
5 stars (Originally read 2/1/2014)

5 Stars (Re-read 10/21/2016)

Overall Opinion: I still loved this one! It'll definitely stay on my favorites shelf, and I have no desire to change my rating from 5 stars! I would highly recommend reading Sweet Home first. I read them in order, and I don't think that this packed as a big of a punch as that one did the first time I read it. Don't get me wrong -- this one tapped into my emotions for sure (as Ms. Cole always seems to do), but I think that Molly's P
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Jen
Another favorite read for me, written by Tillie Cole. I am in a bit of a dilemma considering just a few days ago I was still in a "Raze Haze!" Then I decided to start this other series of Tillie Cole's, and lo and behold; I have yet another crush on one of her heroes!!! She is going to cause me to cheat on Raze..I seriously can't decided whom I love more! LOL
Joking aside, I have to say that this is a brilliant series..In fact, I have fallen in love with every book that has been written by this
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AJ
Jul 07, 2016 AJ rated it really liked it
“Sometimes you just know when a person is meant for you, and I always had with her. She got me… She fucking saved me.”

Rome Prince, I love you!!! 4 stars


This book is the retelling of Sweet Home from Rome’s POV, but also goes on to show us more – events immediately follows the first book, and glimpses into the future which were absolutely sensational.

I’m not going to rehash anything because it’s the same story as Sweet Home and I already gushed enough about that book (my review), but I loved the o
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Kelli C ~ Jack Sawyer's Heart
I absolutely loved book 1 so how could I not love book 2...especially since it was Rome's voice guiding me! I know that this read was a duplication of the first book that for many is an issue, well, NOT for me! I read this for what it was...Sweet Home done in Rome's perspective. For me, this was truly amazing....

"What do you want Romeo? "What do you desire most from life?"...There was only one thing keeping me sane, so without thinking, I responded, "You."

"No really, baby what do you want?" "It'
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MELISSA
Sep 20, 2014 MELISSA rated it it was amazing
4.5 Prince Swooning Stars!
(BR with Patty & Dee)

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Sweet Rome is the story of book one told in Rome's POV. Even though most of the story is familiar to me, I enjoyed it so much more coming from Rome's POV. He is downright dreamy in this book! This book had more emotion to it, & made me love Rome even more! We get more details & information throughout the book, but the last 25% of the book for me is what made it golden. It was one of the best HEA's I've ever read! I loved every sappy ha
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Tessamari ♥Many Waters...♥ ~ Sweet Spot Book Blog
Five Stars

"Hey, Mol."
"Hey, you."
"You going to give up that lucky sweet kiss?"
"If that's what you want."
"It most definitely is."


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I was an undeserving motherfucker, completely worthless – I’d been told so all my life – but that only made what she said that much more special. To her, I was worthy.

I don’t think I’ve said it enough, so saying it one more time isn’t going to hurt:

I love you, Romeo Prince…so, so much.
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Le sigh…

I seriously have the silliest smile on my face. I know I must look ridic
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S.M. West
5 "I can't get enough of Rome" STARS

I was head over heels for this story and having it in Rome's POV got me all excited...



And the ending was AMAZING!



Maria
Feb 06, 2016 Maria rated it really liked it
“Sometimes you just know when a person is meant for you, and I always had with her. She got me… She fucking saved me.”

After I finished “Sweet Home” I couldn’t help but wonder about Molly and Romeo’s future and this second book was the answer I desperately needed.

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“Sweet Rome” retells the story of Romeo and Molly’s relationship, but this time we get Rome’s POV. It was great to relive some of the scenes with Rome’s input and feelings, even though, to be honest, at first, I was a little disappo
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TeriLyn
Jan 04, 2015 TeriLyn rated it it was amazing
**ARC generously provided by the author in exchange for an honest review**

5+++ Stars! Sweet Rome is awesome. I absolutely loved Sweet Home, the first book in this series. Sweet Rome is a re-telling of Romeo and Molly's story but from Rome's perspective. It was awesome! Wait, did I already say that? Just reiterating how much I loved it. Seeing this story play out again from Romeo's perspective is like reading an entirely new story. The author's seamless writing takes us inside the beautifully com
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Dee Montoya
Sep 19, 2014 Dee Montoya rated it really liked it
Shelves: br, h-o-t, sports
**** 4 Sweetest Epilogue Ever!!! Stars****

(BR with Mel and Patty)


I'm going to keep this review short and sweet! This book is basically the same story from Sweet Home but told from Romeo's POV, except for the last 20% which bring us one the most beautiful epilogues I've ever read.

While I did enjoy reading about the story from Rome's perspective, I'm not going to lie, it got boring for me a few times there to read about the same events and I must confess that I was a bad girl and *gasp skimmed a l
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LuvLaw
Aug 31, 2014 LuvLaw rated it it was amazing
Recommended to LuvLaw by: Patrycja
Shelves: awesome-books
Ok the POV of ROMEO PRINCE is as awesome as Sweet Home:

Romeo Prince:

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Molly Juliet Shakespeare:

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Feeling on top of the world, I said gently, " You're not the only one who feels like splitting when times get rough, baby, but from now on, I won't let you run anywhere if I am not there running beside you"

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I loved the added extra story which had not been added in Sweet Home :D

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I loved the way Rome stood by Molly for all they had to endure:

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The book in the end gives you what you just need :D

FOR ME 5
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Blair
5 stars

"We're star-crossed, Shakespeare. Fateful, star-crossed lovers. We have a lifetime to get to know each other, unlike our namesakes."

Dear book,



“I like the way you are with me. I like me when I’m with you. I feel like I could tell you anything, that I could bear my fuckin’ black soul. You make me feel… well… you know… You get me?”



I liked this one even more than the first one.I didn't think it could be possible but looks like it is.Rome's pov is like a gift from God.

Rome



He's PERFECT !!

I love
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*Marsha,Marsha,Marsha* It's always Marsha
5 Achingly Sweet Rome Stars

I started this earlier and forgot to save....lost the whole thing :(:( So here goes again.

I love Rome. I love Molly. This story has always felt SO real to me because I know SEC football and Roll Tide so well! I wasn't sure if a POV from Rome would be a retell or not. Let's face it: some authors are putting 2nd books out there with his POV and simply retelling the story. This is NO one of those books. Yes, we do see and hear some of the same story, but we also hear an
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Barbara
I absolutely LOVED this book. I liked the first one but I was glad to be able to have Rome's thoughts in this one. It just solidified exactly what I knew-he was unequivocally and whole-heartedly in love with Molly. It showed in every thought he had and everything he did.

Rome's story is very tragic. You catch a glimpse of it in Sweet Home. It really shows in this book. I, again, cried big, fat, ugly tears. I hate to see someone mistreated and abused. I said in Sweet Home, his "parents" needed to
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Shania Tasker
Jan 04, 2015 Shania Tasker rated it really liked it
Shelves: definite-swoon
This was so cute!
Romeo and Molly were so cute together! They went through some tough shit and I felt for them the whole time. Pretty much the only time I was annoyed with these characters was when Molly fled to England after all that horrible things happened to them. I understand she was hurt but leaving Rome was not the right thing to do! But they made up and lived happily every after! So everything turned out great!
The epilogue was so fricken adorable! I love seeing characters after a long t
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Suzana
Sep 16, 2014 Suzana rated it it was amazing
5 Romeo and Molly stars!
I have no words to express my feelings ...
Simply amazing ...



The ending ...




Sara
Feb 04, 2014 Sara rated it it was amazing
Way to send out the Princes in style! Review to come
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“My body recognizes you as something that's good for me. My mind recognizes you as someone who's right for me, and my soul recognizes you as someone who is meant for me.” 6 likes
“You’re not the only one who feels like splitting when times get rough, baby, but from now on, I won’t let you run anywhere if I’m not right there running beside you.” 4 likes
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