When You Were Mine By: Rebecca Serle is a modern day story of Romeo and Juliet with a twist. Rosaline aka Rose is the main character. Her and Rob have been best friends for years. Senior year is finally here and Rose is hoping that Rob will finally take her on a date and kiss her like she had been hoping for. When Rob finally asks her out on a date, it is perfect and they even have the perfect kiss that Rose was hoping for, but it soon all falls apart when her cousin Juliet moves back into town and steals Rob from her.
So far senior year is not going the way Rose planned, she lost Rob, and on top of that she is partners with Len in Bio. The one person that she can’t stand is Len, but when Rose’s grade in Bio goes down a lot she has to volunteer to help out with the school play for extra credit because the Bio teacher just so happens to be the Director as well. Rose ends up working on lighting with no other than, Len. After spending all that time with Len could her feelings possible change towards him? But what is happening with Rob? You are going to have to read the book to know what happens.
I would rate this book an A. It was amazing. I loved it. It was funny because when I got the book we had just started to read Romeo and Juliet in English class.