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Laura Wood does know ow to write an excellent retelling especially set during summerThis is a fun retelling of Much Ado About Nothing William Shakespeare It is predictable yes but then if you are reading a love story set in Italy in 1933 in a villa full of artists you don t want a tragedy So it deliveredIt is perfect if you want something light to read on a sunny or not so sunny day I know that for Laura Wood is definitely a perfect author to read during summer Under A Dancing Star by Laura Wood Disclaimer Laura is my pal But I made Noughts Crosses her be my friend because I m OBSESSED WITH HER BOOKS They re the perfect comfort reads which just speak to my soul This one is no exception a PREUEL to MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING set in THE THIRTIES in ITALY in an ARTIST S COMMUNE UM Excellent In every way Iave so many thoughts about Ben and Bea and the misshapen way they fit together during the book and in the future I want a seuel obviously I LOVED the Much Ado About Nothing film as a kid based of course off of the Shakespeare play This book takes on one of the character paths from this play and follows the story of Beatrice and Benedick who Nikola Tesla for Kids: His Life, Ideas, and Inventions, with 21 Activities (For Kids series) have a loveate relationship throughout the book Bea is a 17 year old girl sent to Italy by Pustahan Tayo Mahal Kita her parents to be watched over byer Uncle who Skyskrapersommer has started to tread slightly down the bohemian path Her Uncle souse wild card Der Traum der ewigen Jugend in Zeiten der Post Apokalypse has becomeome to many artists which is Enqute sur la noblesse how Bea meets Ben and so the journey beginsThe beauty in the words of this book creates a captivating and atmospheric reading experience The setting of a summer in Italy painted the perfect picture for a mesmerising setting in which Bea can really discovererself and Les Nombrils - Tome 5 - Un couple d'enfer (French Edition) her passions She is a fantastic leading lady wanting to break out of the norm thatas been set for Tuntematon Kimi Räikkönen her by society ander parents I felt I wanted to fight fiercely for Handbook of Primary Care Procedures (Orthopaedic Surgery Essentials) her ander rights as a DevOps with Kubernetes : Non-Programmer's Handbook human to be able to do what she wants in lifeI really liked the theme following the artists in and out of Bea s Uncle souse It added another layer to the story and also The Fiddler in the Subway helped to contribute to Bea s passions being truly unearthed This book is very much about finding yourselfaving a fleeting adventure and learning a new approach to life Wood s use of a classic Shakespearean play to retell in this book means it already came with its own atmosphere and feeling but yet she Trumbull Park (Northeastern Library of Black Literature) has still managed to make iters Wood as introduced characters that feel real and wonderful and as put them in a setting to match This book is s a beautiful reading experience that I would Rve, cl de l'identit highly recommend to anyone Another Laura Wood novel that did not disappoint This was just a pleasant surprise and I love every single bit of it Just like A Sky Painted Gold I think I can reread the novel over and over again From today on Laura Wood is one of my auto buy authors I am inead over Exercices de style heels in love with Laura Wood s YAistorical fiction Last year I fell in love with 1920s Cornwall in A SKY PAINTED GOLD and this year I was whisked away to sun swept Tuscany in the 1930sInspired by Much Ado About Nothing with a Cemetery Planet I heroine reminiscent of Sybil from Downton Abbey and a lazy Italian summer setting evoking other works such as Call Me By Your Name UNDER A DANCING STAR is a beautiful novel about a girl findinger place in the world and deciding to take control of Elämän ja kuoleman kentältä – Sotarunoilija Aarni Suursalon vaikutelmia vapaussodasta her life and who she wants to be She also falls in love with a veryandsome artist along the way The lush Tuscan setting was expertly combined with a dazzling cast of characters I m a bit in love with Ursula and the The Reluctant Heiress Lone Star Legacy history includedere and there about the rise of the Les Osismes Peuple de l'Occident Gaulois history includedere and there about the rise of and fascism was really interesting Also I m really appy Wood always adds a bit of LGBT rep to interesting Also I m really appy Wood always adds a bit of LGBT rep to novels there s an older secondary ff couple featured and one of the central cast is bisexual I really Calvinists Incorporated Welsh Immigrants on Ohio's Industrial Frontier University of Chicago Geography Research Papers hope Wood is writing another YAist fic along the same lines as these two. In grey 1930s England Bea The Kitchen Linens Book Using Sharing and Cherishing the Fabrics of Our Daily Lives has grown up kicking against the conventions of the time all the while knowing that she will one dayave to marry someone er parents choose someone rich enough to keep the family estate alive But she longs for so much for adventure excitement travel and maybe even romanceWhen she gets the chance to spend the summer

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them Too big loud too clever Such pretentious exposition affords a reader very little credit And let s not forget those subtle reminders of Bea s searing agency It s time to take my destiny into my own The Gold's Gym Training Encyclopedia hands Her dialogue is contrived ander freuent outrageous sex references as a means to differentiate The Origin of Feces her fromer peers are uite frankly wince inducingThe moral orthodoxy in uestion feels mysteriously archaic for the interwar period serving only to instigate the somewhat conventional narrative of feisty tomboy refuses to marry for moneysecurity She doesn t need rescuing It s also glaringly incongruous with the tone elsewhere Bea s parents and their agenda would fit seamlessly into a Victorian euivalent Come on it s time to break free of these static images of feminismRedeeming features there must be Wood s writing is lively and engaging though at times pretentious whilst Redeeming the Republic Federalists Taxation and the Origins of the Constitution her evocation of the Tuscan landscape is stunning Perhapsad the romance been compelling and less saccharine I may ave enjoyed this But as it stands good guilty pleasure reading With thanks to Scholastic for the Advance Reader s Copy I loved this book It was so uniue It s about a girl named Bea who Lives In England And in England and parents ship er off to live with Plato and Parmenides: Parmenides' Way of Truth and Plato's Parmenides her uncle in Italy so she can become ladylike it s set in the 1930 s In realityer uncle is engaged and Il metodo dell'ovulazione. Atlante his fianc is friends with a bunch of painters and writers who also live with them Bea joins them and it s basically a bunch of people living together andaving a lot of fun There is romance obviously and it s SO cute It made me laugh out loud and say awww at all the cute parts At one point the love interest says I think you re extraordinary So if that doesn t convince you to read the book then I don t know what will Also there is a party for Jupiter to make it rain OK With Krishna's Eyes how cool is that It s no secret that I love Much Ado About Nothing Italy and books with artsy people Thisad all three of those plus an absolutely stunning cover and I really enjoyed this overall First off Bea and Ben is one of my OTPs and I loved this take on their relationship any form of fake dating can get it I also liked that this addressed some of what appened in 1933 but I think it remained too simplistic while trying to portray various points of view same as with Bea not adhering to the traditional image of femininity This wasn t perfect but it didn t need to be that for me A dreamy and romantic summer read with a little seriousness than I was expecting but that s certainly no criticism considering the time in which it is set Plus Much Ado is my favourite Shakespear. With their new friends gleefully setting the rules for their fling Bea and Ben can agree on one thing at least they absolutely positively will not cannot fall in loveA long ot summer of kisses and mischief unfolds but storm clouds are gathering across Europe and Yoga in the Workplace home is calling Every summeras to end but for Bea this might be just the beginni. ,

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you see this would a seuel 3 a solid 45 stars I read Laura Wood s debut YA A Sky Painted Gold earlier in 2019 and fell in love with it It was my perfect idea of a book L'ORTHOGRAPHE FACILE - ORTHOGRAPHE D'USAGE, REGLES GRAMMATICALES, HOMONYMES, DICTIONNAIRE ORTHOGRAPHIQUE historical fiction with a romance to die for and a femaleeroine it was impossible not to fall in love with Laura Wood even started my love for Eva Ibbotson s books and I Capture the Castle by Dodie Smith which I ll forever be grateful forSo it s safe to say I was a tiny bit excited to read Under a Dancing Star And by a tiny bit I mean I thought about reading it at least five times a day without fail every day It s been my most anticipated release of 2019 especially as it too sounded like my perfect idea of a book a Much Ado About Nothing re telling my favourite Shakespeare play set during Italy in the 1930 s AmazingI read Under a Dancing Star within the space of a few Dictionnaire Le Robert de poche 2020 hours because I could not put it down It was impossible to tear myself away from Wood s mesmerising proseer witty lines and incredibly realistic characters I was torn between wanting to read it all and not wanting it to end but eventually I settled on practically inhaling it and will most definitely be revisiting it line for line word for word very soonBea our The Mark of Cain heroine is a science loving uick witted sometimes clumsy protagonist who does Shakespeare s Beatrice proud Shead my Les Chevaliers du Zodiaque : St Seiya, tome 27 heart from the moment she turned up clutching a jam jar full of glow worms and I loved being able to explore the different layers toer character the weight Found in Translation her parents expectations place oner Folktales from the Moose of Burkina Faso her desire to make something ofer life I didn t think it was possible to take Shakespeare s Beatrice and make Jeou p'ou t'ouan ou la chair comme tapis de prire her even rounded but Wood manages to do this with ease and Beatrice follows in the footsteps of Eva Ibbotson s Ruth Berger The Morning Gift and Sarah Perry s Cora Seaborne The Essex Serpent All characters Iave Frankenstein; or The Modern Prometheus huge respect and a slight envy for My favourite aspect of Wood s novels is watching theeroine come into er own and discover who she really is Even though on the surface Under a Dancing Star is about the burgeoning romance between Bea and Benedick at its eart is Bea s journey to realising Do No Harm her true self a journey that I think is so vital for teenager s to see The romance which was just as swoonworthy as Lou and Robert s in A Sky Painted Gold was out of this world amazing Keeping the acerbic wit I love most in Shakespeare s Much Ado About Nothing it alsoad a tenderness and sweetness that I wasn t expecting It s never clich or forced but as natural as breathing Setting also plays a The Poseidon Adventure huge part in Under a Dancing Star set in Italy you can feel theeat of the Italian summer sun rising out of each page I loved reading about the plants and birds and insects that Bea came across I loved the descriptions of the food and the weather in contrast to Bea s native England And most of all Wood How to Stop Drinking Alcohol and End Drug Addiction has a way of describing the sky that is second to none She makes me want to climb atop a roof in Florence and gaze at the stars something no authoras ever achieved beforeI thought it was going to be impossible to beat A Sky Painted Gold but Laura Wood Le tour du monde en uatre vingts jours has achieved the almost impossible a perfect second novel that compliments the first in totalarmony whilst having a style and charm that is completely its ownLaura Wood s books make me believe that a style and charm that is completely its ownLaura Wood s books make me believe that can achieve anything as long as I believe in myself and am prepared for the journey to get there Pure magic from first page to last The best book I m likely to read in 2019 and maybe just the best YA book I ve ever read Wood evidently strives to emulate Shakespeare s acerbic wit but strays instead into the obnoxious and that s why Under a Dancing Star made me gag a littleThe plot is very much derivative of Much Ado About Nothing as opposed to using the source material as. N Italy with The Iron Raven (The Iron Fey: Evenfall, her bohemian uncle andis fiancée a whole world is opened up to Bea a world that includes Ben a cocky young artist who just The Kindest Lie happens to be infuriatinglyandsome too Sparks fly between the uick witted pair until one night under the stars a challenge is set can Bea and Ben put aside their teasing and ave the perfect summer romance. ,