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The Taming of the Drew

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Cass McKay is fresh out of high school and ready for adventure as she takes on an internship with Shakespeare at Dunmore, performing The Taming of the Shrew. When the angry lumberjack that rear-ended her on the drive to Vermont turns out to be the brooding actor Drew—Petruchio to her Kate—she knows it’s going to be a long summer. Her new room mate inexplicably reveals a crush on the cranky actor, and Cass can’t bear to see her hurt by another jerky boy. So she hatches a plan to use their script as a guidebook to “tame the Drew” into the perfect boy. But plans don’t always go the way you want them to.

This is a quick read, mostly because you have to be fast to keep up with Cass’ sharp tongue. It begins enthusiastically, as Cass throws herself recklessly into her first adult venture. I wouldn’t use Cass as an example of good decision-making, because she makes some stupendously poor choices, but she has such an abundance of personality, it’s hard not to like her. Verbal play ensues as heated arguments turn to friendly banter, and the Shakespeare-obsessed actors quote liberally from various plays. A fun new twist on one of the Bard’s more difficult works.

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Author:
Stephanie Kate Strohm
Star Count:
5/5
Format:
Hard
Page Count:
304 pages
Publisher:
Sky Pony Press
Publish Date:
05-Apr-2016
ISBN:
9781510702158
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Issue:
June 2016
Category:
Young Adult
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Publication Date

05-Apr-2016

Format

Hard

Publisher

Sky Pony Press

Issue

June 2016

Page Count

304 pages

ASIN

1510702156

ISBN

9781510702158

Star Count

5

Book Author

Stephanie Kate Strohm

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