Speak Easy, Speak Love by McKelle George

Speak Easy, Speak Love

McKelle George

fiction historical young adult lighthearted slow-paced

368 pages | first published 2017


Six teenagers’ lives intertwine during one thrilling summer full of romantic misunderstandings and dangerous deals in this sparkling retelling of Shakespeare’s Much Ado About Nothing. After she gets kicked out of boarding school, seventeen-year-ol...

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summary of 149 ratings (see reviews)


funny 66%
lighthearted 66%
emotional 33%


slow 75%
medium 25%

Plot- or character-driven?

Plot: 100%

Strong character development?

No: 66% | It's complicated: 33%

Loveable characters?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

No: 66% | Yes: 33%

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