Darcy Swipes Left (Omg Classics) – Jane Austen and Courtney Carbone

51asrn31gkl  Darcy Swipes Left (Omg Classics) – Jane Austen and Courtney Carbone, Random House, (9781101940525), 2016

Format: Hardcover

Rating: 1- 5 (5 is excellent or a Starred review) 3

Genre: Humor

What did you like about the book?   Jane Austen’s beloved young characters tell the well-known story through emojis, text messages, Facebook posts, and more.  The antics of the young Bennet sisters lend themselves especially well to this modern storytelling style.  Readers familiar with the original will enjoy the fresh humorous take.  

Anything you didn’t like about it?   No

To whom would you recommend this book?  Fans of the classic Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen may enjoy this light-hearted modern retelling.

Who should buy this book? Public libraries

Where would you shelve it?  YA fiction

Should we (librarians/readers) put this at the top of our “to read” piles?  No

Reviewer’s Name, Library (or school), City:  Catherine Coyne, Mansfield Public Library, Mansfield, MA

Date of review: 10/21/16            

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