12 Days of YA Book Recommendations: Day 7 – Retelling

12 Days of YA Book Recommendations

 On the seventh day of YA book recommendations, I’m recommending a Pride & Prejudice retelling!


Love Pride and Prejudice? You’re going to want to read Pride! Ibi Zoboi’s Pride is such an excellent, diverse Pride and Prejudice retelling. It’s filled with the important topics of gentrification, class, race, and cultural identity that really align with Jane Austen’s social commentary aspect of her novels. I loved Zuri’s voice, snark, and poetry. I highly recommend listening to this one as an audiobook, as the narrator’s (Elizabeth Acevedo) flow really brings the prose to life. Pride and Prejudice fans will love this remix!

Find the book: Goodreads, Bookshop, Barnes & Noble, Amazon

What are your favorite retellings? Let me know below in the comments!

Follow along during the 12 Days of YA Book Recommendations and check out last year’s retelling recommendation!

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  • I’ve been dying to read Pride ever since I first heard about it, it sounds great! I love retellings and one of my favorites is Geekerella by Ashley Poston.

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