Happy Wednesday! Originally created by Jill at Breaking The Spine, Waiting on Wednesday was adapted to Can’t Wait Wednesday by Tressa at Wishful Endings. It is a weekly meme that spotlights upcoming releases that I’m eagerly anticipating!
This week’s Can’t Wait Wednesday book is…
That Way Madness Lies: 15 of Shakespeare's Most Notable Works Reimagined by Dahlia Adler, Kayla Ancrum, Lily Anderson, Patrice Caldwell, Melissa Bashardoust, A.R. Capetta, Cory McCarthy, Brittany Cavallaro, Joy McCullough, Anna-Marie McLemore, Samantha Mabry, Tochi Onyebuchi, Mark Oshiro, Lindsay Smith, Kiersten White, Emily Wibberley, Austin Siegemund-Broka
Published on March 16, 2021 by Flatiron Books
Genres: Anthology, Retellings, YA, Queer
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Fifteen acclaimed YA writers put their modern spin on William Shakespeare’s celebrated classics!
West Side Story. 10 Things I Hate About You. Kiss Me, Kate. Contemporary audiences have always craved reimaginings of Shakespeare’s most beloved works. Now, some of today’s best writers for teens take on the Bard in these 15 whip-smart and original retellings!
Contributors include Dahlia Adler (reimagining The Merchant of Venice), Kayla Ancrum (The Taming of the Shrew), Lily Anderson (All’s Well That Ends Well), Patrice Caldwell (Hamlet), Melissa Bashardoust (A Winter’s Tale), Amy Rose Capetta and Cori McCarthy (Much Ado About Nothing), Brittany Cavallaro (Sonnet 147), Joy McCullough (King Lear), Anna-Marie McLemore (A Midsummer Night’s Dream), Samantha Mabry (Macbeth), Tochi Onyebuchi (Coriolanus), Mark Oshiro (Twelfth Night), Lindsay Smith (Julius Caesar), Kiersten White (Romeo and Juliet), and Emily Wibberley and Austin Siegemund-Broka (The Tempest).
- Shakespeare! Retellings! SHAKESPEARE RETELLINGS!!!!!!
- I’ve really been enjoying anthologies lately!
- KIERSTEN!!! WHITE!!!!
- A Tyranny of Petticoats edited by Jessica Spotswood
- Toil & Trouble edited by Jessica Spotswood and Tess Sharpe
- All Out edited by Saundra Mitchell
I AM SO EXCITED for this book! What upcoming books are you excited to read? Let me know in the comments and have a splendiferous week!