As I Descended

As I Descended

Book - 2016
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A shakespeare-inspired story of revenge and redemption. Tapping a dark power to prevent the favorite candidate of a distinguished educational prize from winning, school power couple Maria and Lily unleash fatal energies that blur the lines between reality and madness.
Publisher: New York, NY : Harper Teen, HarperCollinsPublishers, [2016]
ISBN: 9780062409232
Characteristics: 370 pages ; 22 cm


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Gender flipped and super queer, very creepy, retelling of Shakespeare's Macbeth.

In this retelling of Shakespeare's Macbeth, Maria and Lily plot against golden child Delilah at their exclusive boarding school, leading them down the path of madness.

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Sep 25, 2016

there is nothing more that i love than a great Shakespeare retelling.

As I Descended is a retelling of Shakespeare's very famous 'Macbeth' that takes place in a very haunted boarding school in Virginia.

ghosts, mysteries, urban legends, and MURDER, this book was pretty hard to put down.

ALSO there was amazing GLBT and POC representation.


if you love Shakespeare and if you love Macbeth, then definitely pick this up!


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