That Way Madness Lies

That Way Madness Lies

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 (As You Like It), 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).

Title:That Way Madness Lies
Edition Language:English
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  • Melanie

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  • Katie B

    This anthology contains 15 retellings of Shakespeare's works. What's neat about the collection is it was created by YA authors. So most of the retellings have a modern contemporary feel to them and th...

  • Rachel

    I only requested this anthology so I could read the Lear story and move on with my life (in my quest to read every Lear retelling I can get my hands on), but what can I say, once I had it on my Kindl...

  • Dahlia

    So excited to have another anthology coming, and now that eARCs are available, I wanted to do the same thing I did with His Hideous Heart and put CWs in my review in spoiler tags. (Assume "Death and/o...

  • Eva B.

    I did a quick review of each story in my updates, but to summarize: I loved most of the comedies, but the tragedies tended to not be as good. I'd absolutely recommend this to any Shakespeare fan, but ...

  • Emma

    This is everything I've ever wanted out of an anthology....

  • Lea (drumsofautumn)

    I've been screaming ever since this got announced and will be screaming until I have it in my hands!!!...

  • talia ?

    SEVERE WEATHER WARNING - 4/5 okay this was cute as hell...SHIPWRECKED - 3/5 Twelfth Night is one of my favourite Shakespeare plays, but this was not one of my favourite retellings.TAMING OF THE SOUL-M...

  • Andy

    Thank you to Macmillan Audio for an ALC in exchange for an honest review. All opinions are my own. I really enjoyed this anthology, though I wasn't as invested in the stories that came after Dahlia's ...