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Anyone But You: A Modern-Day Spin on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet - Kim Askew, Amy Helmes
Anyone But You: A Modern-Day Spin on Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet
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Power, passion...and pizza The Montes love Italian food. And they hate the Caputos, That's how it is. It's been that way for sixty years. Every time the Caputos start to get a reputation for great pizza (and who knows? It could be better than the Montes!) there's "an accident" and Cap's is... show more
Power, passion...and pizza The Montes love Italian food. And they hate the Caputos, That's how it is. It's been that way for sixty years. Every time the Caputos start to get a reputation for great pizza (and who knows? It could be better than the Montes!) there's "an accident" and Cap's is knocked back on its knees. What nobody knows is that the family teenagers are sick of their parents acting like schoolyard bullies, when nobody even remembers why the fight started! Gigi Caputo and Roman Monte, the son and daughter, are secretly in love. Determined to put a stop to their parents' vicious feud, they risk their parents' livelihood and their own lives. In this nod to Romeo and Juliet, will love win? Or vendetta?
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781440570018 (1440570019)
Publisher: Merit Press
Pages no: 222
Edition language: English
Series: Twisted Lit (#3)
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Megan @ The Book Babe's Reads
Megan @ The Book Babe's Reads rated it
3.5 Anyone But You
Other reviews at The Book Babe's Reads. Romeo & Juliet is one of my least favorite Shakespeare plays. I just can't get over the stupidity of the entire story, and I really don't find it romantic. Insta-love, then everyone dies. That's a real winner there. Which is why I was pleasantly surprised to...
Reflections
Reflections rated it
5.0 Star-crossed lovers in an updated Romeo and Juliet incarnation
This smart, gripping, sigh-inducing update of Romeo and Juliet takes on serious issues but still manages to be fun. Anyone But You is the third entry in the wonderful Twisted Lit series based on Shakespeare--each story is independent and doesn’t need to be read in sequence--and so far the books jus...
Better Than Broccoli With Cheese
Better Than Broccoli With Cheese rated it
3.5 R&J with a slice of pepperoni
I really enjoyed this book. Over all I found it entertaining, cute and a good update from the source material. So Anyone But You is a modern version of Romeo and Juliet by William Shakespeare. I love Shakespeare and just like any teenage girl I had a period of time where R&J was my favorite of hi...
Bookfever
Bookfever rated it
4.0 Anyone But You: The Third in the Twisted Lit Series
Ever since I discovered this series on Goodreads I've been intrigued by them. I love Shakespeare's stories although I haven't read Romeo and Juliet yet. I've wanted to start the Twisted Lit series but I never really got my hands on any of the books until I got contacted with a review request for the...
arielavalon
arielavalon rated it
By request of the authors, this review will be posted closer to the release date. Check back on January 18th, 2014!
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