Young Adult Titles Inspired by Shakespeare (taken from the TBPL Teen Tumbler) Assorted Plays

various shakespeare poster


Inspired by The Tempest: Tempestuous by Kim Askew; Wondrous Strange by Lesley Livingston; Rough Magic by Caryl Mullin

Inspired by the Taming of the Shrew: The Taming by Eric Walters & Teresa Totem

Inspired by Twelfth Night: The Fool’s Girl by Celia Rees

Inspired by Othello: Exposure by Mal Peet

Inspired by King Lear: A Thousand Acres by Jane Smiley*

Inspired by A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Love in Idleness by Amanda Craig*

Inspired by A Winter’s Tale: Exit, Pursued by a Bear by E K Johnston

Inspired by multiple texts: Wise Children* by Angela Carter; Obsidian Mirror by Catherine Fisher; Eyes Like Stars by Lisa Mantchev; Fool* by Christopher Moore

Featuring Shakespeare himself as a character: Shakespeare’s Stealer series by Gary Blackwood; King of Shadows by Susan Cooper; Love Disguised by Lisa Klein

ones with * are adult books

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