That Way Madness Lies: 15 of Shakespeare's Most Notable Works Reimagined by Dahlia Adler

320 pages first pub 2021 (editions)

fiction short stories young adult adventurous medium-paced

Description

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....

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Community Reviews Summary of 353 reviews

Moods

emotional 63%
adventurous 47%
funny 47%
dark 42%
lighthearted 40%
reflective 21%
hopeful 18%
mysterious 18%
tense 18%
relaxing 14%
sad 14%
inspiring 13%
challenging 9%
informative 3%

Pace

medium 60%
fast 33%
slow 6%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 68% | Character: 12% | N/A: 10% | Plot: 8%

Strong character development?

It's complicated: 50% | Yes: 21% | N/A: 16% | No: 10%

Loveable characters?

It's complicated: 58% | Yes: 32% | No: 5% | N/A: 3%

Diverse cast of characters?

Yes: 100%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

It's complicated: 43% | Yes: 36% | N/A: 10% | No: 9%

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3.61

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