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Star-Crossed Lovers: YA Lit Inspired by Romeo and Juliet

From feuding families to balcony scenes, these novels draw on the best of the Bard.


 

When You Were MineWhen You Were Mine, by Rebecca Serle

Rosaline is head over heels for Rob. Everything seems perfect until Juliet moves back to town. Now gorgeous, unstable Juliet has her sights set on Rob, and Rosaline fears losing him altogether.

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Warm BodiesWarm Bodies, by Isaac Marion

The feud between the Montagues and the Capulets is embodied by the undead versus the living in this zombie romance. When R decides not to eat Julie and instead saves her from his fellow zombies, an unlikely relationship begins.

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Crushing on a CapuletCrushing on a Capulet, by Tony Abbott

A magical library hurls best friends Devin and Frankie right into the middle of the action of Romeo and Juliet. When they learn that Romeo and Juliet have fallen in love despite the ongoing feud between their families, Devin and Frankie decide to help the doomed lovers avoid their tragic end.

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Romeo's ExRomeo’s Ex, by Lisa Fiedler

Romeo’s Ex retells the action of Shakespeare’s play from the perspective of Rosaline, the girl Romeo loved before Juliet. Rosaline falls for Benvolio while the feuding reaches a new intensity, and the couple schemes to bring peace to the Montagues and the Capulets.

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The Juliet ClubThe Juliet Club, by Suzanne Harper

Kate Sanderson enrolls in a summer Shakespeare course in Verona, the Italian setting of Romeo and Juliet, hoping she’ll recover from a recent heartbreak while she’s there. But studying Romeo and Juliet means it’s hard for Kate to escape romance altogether.

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Published on 23 Apr 2015

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