Saturday, August 24, 2013

Cover Reveal + Giveaway: Anyone But You

Love re-tellings? Authors Kim Askew and Amy Helmes have put their own spin on Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet in their new Shakespeare-inspired YA novel, Anyone But You! The third book in their Twisted Lit series is being published by Merit Press, Anyone But You will be released in January, and is currently available for pre-order at, Barnes & Noble and Powell’s.
From the authors' website
Authors Kim Askew and Amy Helmes
Last year. I read both Twisted Lit #1 and #2 and enjoyed them very much! Tempestuous - Twisted Lit #1 is inspired by Shakespeare's Tempest and Exposure - Twisted Lit #2 is a modern-day Spin on Shakespeare's Macbeth.
Read my reviews of the books here:
Check out the cover for Anyone but you!
Title: Anyone But You: A Modern-Day Spin on Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet (Twisted Lit #3)
AuthorsKim Askew & Amy Helmes
Expected publication: Jan 18 2014-Merit Press
Two Italian restaurants, both alike in dignity, in Chicago’s Little Italy where we lay our scene... After her family’s struggling eatery, Cap’s, falls prey to another of the Monte clan’s vicious and destructive pranks, sixteen-year-old Gigi Caputo finds herself courting danger during a clandestine encounter with Roman Monte, the very boy whose relatives have brought her family such grief. When the daughter and son of these two warring factions fall for each other, their quest to mend this bitter family feud turns out to be a recipe for disaster. Their story is irrevocably linked to the summer of 1933, when two twelve-year-olds, Benny and Nick, hop the turnstile at the Chicago World’s Fair. While enjoying some of the fair’s legendary amusements, Nick has a “love at first sight” encounter with Stella, a young girl who unintentionally causes a lasting rift between the two boyhood pals. Deftly winding its way through past and present day, this modern take on Shakespeare’s Romeo & Juliet has much to do with hate — but more with love.

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The prize will be sent to the winner by the authors.
A huge thank you to the authors for sponsoring this giveaway, I'm looking forward to read Anyone But You! :) 


  1. Hey! Thanks for the giveaway(: I love retellings, especially Shakespeare ones! Have you ever read When You Were Mine? It's a Romeo and Juliet retelling with Rosaline as the MC(:
    Happy reading

  2. I love Jane Eyre re-tellings. My favorite is Jane by April Lindner. I hope this re-telling doesn't have quite the tragic ending that Romeo & Juliet does. I hate that ending! Thanks for sharing! :)

  3. OOOH! I can't resist romeo and juliet stories!

  4. My favorite retellings are usually fairy tale based but this looks real interesting!

  5. I love retellings especially with a twist and a modern setting.

  6. I love retellings!!
    Thanks for the chance to win!

  7. I know it's a little melodramatic but I do love some Shakespeare!!!! ♥
    I think retellings definitely have the potential to be something spectacular!


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