Friday, December 4, 2015

OMG Shakespeare: Macbeth #killingit & A Midsummer Night #nofilter

 *Thank you Cassie McGinty and Random House for providing bound galleys in exchange for honest reviews*



Macbeth #killingitTitle: Macbeth #killingit
Series: OMG Shakespeare
Publication: January 5, 2016
By: Random House Books for Young Readers 
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Macbeth, one of the greatest stories ever told . . . in texts?!

Imagine: What if that tragic couple, Macbeth and Lady Macbeth, had smartphones? A classic is reborn in this fun and funny adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays!

A prophecy from three witches.
A social-climbing couple committing a murder most foul.
A cover-up that spins way out of control.

and h8. The classics just got a whole lot more interesting. ;)
 
tl;dr A Shakespeare play told through its characters texting with emojis, posting photos, checking in at locations, and updating their relationship statuses. The perfect gift for hip theater lovers and teens.

A glossary and cast of characters are included for those who need it. For example: tl;dr means too long; didn’t read.




A Midsummer Night #nofilter (OMG Shakespeare)Title: A Midsummer Night #nofilter 
Series: OMG Shakespeare 
Author(s): William Shakespeare, Brett Wright Publication: January 5, 2016
By: Random House Books for Young Readers  


A Midsummer Night’s Dream, one of the greatest stories ever told . . . in texts?!

Imagine: What if the fairies and star-crossed lovers of the forest had smartphones? A classic is reborn in this fun and funny adaptation of one of Shakespeare’s most famous plays!

Four lovers who can’t decide who they have a crush on.
One mischievous fairy with a love potion.
Total chaos in the fairy world, the human world, and everywhere in between!

and h8. The classics just got a whole lot more interesting. ;)

tl;dr A Shakespeare play told through its characters texting with emojis, posting photos, checking in at locations, and updating their relationship statuses. The perfect gift for hip theater lovers and teens.



~ My Thoughts ~ 

As with the other two books in this series, YOLO Juliet, and srsly Hamlet, these offer a fresh, fun and modern take on the classics; they're ridiculously fun to read! The Kingdom Chat Room might be my favorite part. 

Read them!

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