Star-Crossed by Rachael Wing


Written by Rachael Wing
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This debut is one of our Books' of the Month for January, along with another debut we’re wild about – Darkside. Star-crossed is the real thing – a book by a teenager for teenagers. An enormously talented debut novelist has come up with a fast-moving, compelling and surprising love story of Romeo and Juliet for the 21st Century with a school setting. Readers will love (and love to hate) the characters as they are totally cool, totally entertaining, totally sassy and totally clever.


Star-Crossed by Rachael Wing

Based loosely on Romeo and Juliet, Rachael brings this classic story up-to-date with a contemporary setting in an English school. Told in the unusual second person, the reader will be immediately caught up in the pace, humour and magical plot of Star-Crossed. Rachael's age and her familiarity with teenage life shine though in the realism of her characters and the eventual uplifting outcome of the plot.

About the Author

Rachael Wing

Rachael is based in Oxford and is currently studying for her AS-levels. She has travelled all over the world through her interest in drama and the creative arts.

Rachael may be a very talented teenager, but she still loves spending time MSN-ing with her friends, shopping, and eating Ben and Jerry's ice-cream!

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192 pages


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Publication date

6th February 2014




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