The co-op bookstore for avid readers
Book Cover for: Humility, Brooklyn Cross

Humility

Brooklyn Cross

He already took everything from me, but now he's back and won't take no for an answer.


In a tale as old as time, a mafia princess fell in love with the wrong boy, or in my case, boys. I am Jasmine Isabella Falcone, and I grew up knowing that I needed to be on my guard from the snakes around me. But, even knowing that, I still fell in love with Angelo Esposito and Dario Lombardi.


Crushed and humiliated, I try to move on, but some ghosts are harder to shake. Now, at twenty-three, I am being forced into an arranged marriage where I'll be expected to fulfill my duties as a wife and mother. But I dream of building something different and crave freedom from the shackles of the patriarchy. So I do the only thing I can and run. On my own for the first time on a picturesque country property nestled between Sinhaven and Beastville, I try to rebuild my life.

But fate proved that just because you run from your past doesn't mean it won't catch up to you.


The fairytales have it wrong. Not every story ends with a knight in shining armor.

Book Details

  • Publisher: Brooklyn Cross Books
  • Publish Date: Nov 14th, 2023
  • Pages: 490
  • Language: English
  • Dimensions: 9.00in - 6.00in - 1.25in - 1.95lb
  • EAN: 9781998015306
  • Categories: Fairy Tales, Folk Tales, Legends & MythologyRomance - PolyamoryRomance - Romantic Comedy
Praise for this book

Such an amazing read from an amazing author. Dark retelling of Aladdin with a RH twist! I loved everything about this book. Brooklyn Cross took it to another level with adding in some characters from past books! (No spoilers here so you gotta read to see it) 😘 - ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


This was such a great retelling! Aladdin is actually one of my absolute FAVORITE movies in the world so I was scared to read it but Brooklyn absolutely did this story good! The dark, why choose, mafia addition to a classical childhood favorite really brings this to an adult new level! If you love dark romance and if you love fairytales, this is absolutely your story to read! I WILL be reading more by this author! - ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


Humility was not what I thought it would be when I saw it was an Aladdin retelling.... it blew my expectations out of the water! Brooklyn did such a fantastic job weaving together a fairytale retelling with a mafia twist. The storyline kept me turning page after page, and the spice was perfection! This is a reverse harem with dark themes. Please read trigger warnings before reading. - ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


The spice, banter, and plot were top notch. The story follows Jasmine who is a mafia princess who has to marry in order to pass on her families legacy. She grew up in a male dominated world, and Jasmine is not about that life. She would rather not get married then be the typical mafia princess. Jasmine is a great FMC, she is so strong and sassy! When she is forced into an arranged marriage, she fights back! - ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️


𝓨𝓮𝓽, 𝓪𝓷𝓸𝓽𝓱𝓮𝓻 5 ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ 𝓫𝓸𝓸𝓴 𝓽𝓱𝓪𝓽'𝓼 𝓶𝓪𝓻𝓴𝓮𝓭 𝓸𝓯𝓯 𝓶𝔂 𝓵𝓲𝓼𝓽 𝓯𝓻𝓸𝓶 𝓜𝓲𝓼𝓼 𝓑𝓻𝓸𝓸𝓴𝓵𝔂𝓷 𝓒𝓻𝓸𝓼𝓼🖤.

𝓘'𝓶 𝓪 𝓼𝓾𝓬𝓴𝓮𝓻 𝓯𝓸𝓻 𝓹𝓻𝓲𝓷𝓬𝓮𝓼𝓼 𝓻𝓮𝓽𝓮𝓵𝓵𝓲𝓷𝓰 𝓼𝓽𝓸𝓻𝓲𝓮𝓼. 𝓢𝓸 𝔀𝓱𝓮𝓷 𝓘 𝓼𝓪𝔀 𝓼𝓱𝓮 𝔀𝓪𝓼 𝓬𝓸𝓶𝓲𝓷𝓰 𝓸𝓾𝓽 𝔀𝓲𝓽𝓱 𝓸𝓷𝓮...𝓘 𝔀𝓪𝓼 𝓵𝓲𝓴𝓮 𝓗𝓮𝓵𝓵 𝓨𝓮𝓪𝓱!

𝓣𝓱𝓲𝓼 𝓭𝓪𝓻𝓴 𝓶𝓪𝓯𝓲𝓪 𝓻𝓮𝓽𝓮𝓵𝓵𝓲𝓷𝓰 𝓸𝓯 𝓐𝓵𝓪𝓭𝓭𝓲𝓷 𝔀𝓪𝓼 𝓼𝓸 𝓯𝓻𝓮𝓪𝓴𝓲𝓷𝓰 𝓰𝓸𝓸𝓭! 𝓘 𝔀𝓪𝓼 𝓼𝓾𝓬𝓴𝓮𝓭 𝓲𝓷 𝓯𝓻𝓸𝓶 𝓽𝓱𝓮 𝓿𝓮𝓻𝔂 𝓫𝓮𝓰𝓲𝓷𝓷𝓲𝓷𝓰. 𝓣𝓱𝓮 𝓹𝓵𝓸𝓽 & 𝔀𝓻𝓲𝓽𝓲𝓷𝓰 𝔀𝓮𝓻𝓮 𝓸𝓷 𝓹𝓸𝓲𝓷𝓽 𝓪𝓼 𝓪𝓵𝔀𝓪𝔂𝓼. 𝓣𝓱𝓲𝓼 𝓫𝓸𝓸𝓴 𝔀𝓪𝓼 𝓯𝓲𝓵𝓵𝓮𝓭 𝔀𝓲𝓽𝓱 𝓪𝓬𝓽𝓲𝓸𝓷, 𝓱𝓪𝓭 𝓽𝔀𝓲𝓼𝓽 𝓪𝓷𝓭 𝓽𝓾𝓻𝓷𝓼, 𝓭𝓻𝓪𝓶𝓪, 𝓫𝓪𝓭 𝓫𝓵𝓸𝓸𝓭, & 𝓵𝓮𝓽'𝓼 𝓷𝓸𝓽 𝓯𝓸𝓻𝓰𝓮𝓽 𝓽𝓱𝓮 𝓼𝓹𝓲𝓬𝓮.

𝓘 𝓱𝓸𝓹𝓮 𝓼𝓱𝓮 𝓬𝓸𝓶𝓮𝓼 𝓸𝓾𝓽 𝔀𝓲𝓽𝓱 𝓶𝓸𝓻𝓮 𝓫𝓸𝓸𝓴𝓼 𝓵𝓲𝓴𝓮 𝓽𝓱𝓲𝓼, 𝓫𝓮𝓬𝓪𝓾𝓼𝓮 𝓘 𝔀𝓲𝓵𝓵 𝓮𝓪𝓽 𝓽𝓱𝓮𝓶 𝓻𝓲𝓰𝓱𝓽 𝓾𝓹!

𝓘 𝓭𝓮𝓯𝓲𝓷𝓲𝓽𝓮𝓵𝔂 𝓻𝓮𝓬𝓸𝓶𝓶𝓮𝓷𝓭 𝓽𝓱𝓲𝓼 𝓫𝓸𝓸𝓴!