Hello and welcome to my stop on the blog tour for Speak Easy, Speak Love! This was one of my most highly-anticipated fall 2017 releases (and one of my most-anticipated debuts of the year), and I’m so happy to be a part of this tour. Read on for my full thoughts, some favorite quotes, and a giveaway! review Oh my goodness, what a refreshingly unique book! Speak Easy, Speak Love had so many of my favorite things going for it– 1920’s New York setting, Shakespeare retelling, hate-to-love romance, a lovable cast of characters– and I’m so happy to say that it delivered on all its promise. Like I mentioned above, this book is a retelling of Shakespeare’s comedy Much Ado […]
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
This book….was such a disappointment. I thought I was going to enjoy this book so much, sooo much. It sounded like it would be right up my alley. I adore poetry books, but this one just fell completely flat for me. There wasn’t a part in this book I really enjoyed. The beginning was okay. It had me intrigued, but then the story turned and I just wasn’t impressed. I do want to say one thing though, this story had some tough issues that it had dealt with. This is something we need in YA and I enjoyed that the author brought some of these to light, but there were way too many at once. She could have focused on […]
Why you would want to pick this up: It’s in verse and if you are a fan of Ellen Hopkins’ books this is for you. The story being told is an empowering one. It is a breath of fresh air in the YA community. You want something quick. Giveaway a Rafflecopter giveaway
ERICA’S REVIEW How exciting does this book sound? So exciting. It’s a book that you have never heard of before…or let me speak for myself, I have never heard of before. Conjoined twins, but…it’s so much more beyond that. The story of Tippi and Grace is wonderful and I will recommend this book (even though my rating is a measly 3 stars). Erica, why only 3 stars if it was such a wonderful story? 1. It was unbelievably predictable and that took away from my enjoyment. 2. The family aspect was a little…”eh.” 3. The. Ending.