William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope, by Ian Doescher

William Shakespeare's Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope (William Shakespeare's Star Wars, #4)Title: William Shakespeare’s Star Wars: Verily, A New Hope
Author:
Ian Doescher
Publisher:
 Quirk Books
Publication date: March 6th 2014
Pages: 174
ISBN: 1594746370
Source: Edelweiss
Rating: 3.5/5
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Inspired by one of the greatest creative minds in the English language—and William Shakespeare—here is an officially licensed retelling of George Lucas’s epic Star Wars in the style of the immortal Bard of Avon. The saga of a wise (Jedi) knight and an evil (Sith) lord, of a beautiful princess held captive and a young hero coming of age, Star Wars abounds with all the valor and villainy of Shakespeare’s greatest plays. ’Tis a tale told by fretful droids, full of faithful Wookiees and fearsome Stormtroopers, signifying…pretty much everything.
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Horrorstor, by Grady Hendrix

HorrorstörTitle: Horrorstor
Author:
Grady Hendrix 
Publisher:
 Quirk Books
Publication date: September 23rd 2014
Pages: 243
ISBN: 9781594745263
Source: NetGalley
Rating:  4/5
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Something strange is happening at the Orsk furniture superstore in Cleveland, Ohio. Every morning, employees arrive to find broken Kjerring bookshelves, shattered Glans water goblets, and smashed Liripip wardrobes. Sales are down, security cameras reveal nothing, and store managers are panicking.
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Artemis Fowl Series, by Eoin Colfer

Title: Artemis Fowl Series
Author:
Eoin Colfer
Publishers:
 Miramax, Puffin, and Disney Hyperion
Publication date:  2001 to 2012
Pages: 2794
ISBN: 9781423120377; 1423108361;
1423128192; 1423161610
Source: Myself
Rating: 4/5
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 Twelve-year-old Artemis Fowl is a millionaire, a genius—and, above all, a criminal mastermind. But even Artemis doesn’t know what he’s taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit. These aren’t the fairies of bedtime stories—they’re dangerous! Full of unexpected twists and turns, Artemis Fowl is a riveting, magical adventure.

From the 1st book: Artemis Fowl.

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A Series of Unfortunate Events Series, by Lemony Snicket

Title: A Series of Unfortunate Events Series
Author:
 Lemony Snicket
Publishers:
Harper Collins
Publication date:  1999 to 2006
Pages: 3418
ISBN: 9780061119064
Source: Myself
Rating: 4/5
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In this first book, readers are introduced to the unfortunate Baudelaire children — 14-year-old Violet, 12-year-old Klaus, and their infant sister, Sunny — when they learn they’ve just been orphaned by a terrible house fire.

The executor of the Baudelaire estate — a phlegm-plagued banker named Mr. Poe – sends the children to live with a distant relative: a conniving and dastardly villain named Count Olaf, who has designs on the Baudelaire fortune. Count Olaf uses the children as slave labor, provides horrid accommodations for them, and makes them cook huge meals for him and his acting troupe, a bunch of odd-looking, renegade good-for-nothings. When the children are commandeered to appear in Count Olaf’s new play, they grow suspicious and soon learn that the play is not the innocent performance it seems but rather a scheme cooked up by Olaf to help him gain control of the children’s millions.
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