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Pop Sonnets: Shakespearean Spins on Your Favorite Songs - Erik Didriksen

I received a copy of this book from Booklikes in exchange for an honest review.

This is a hilarious book that is well written. Didriksen has an amazing talent for imitating Shakespeare's writing.

The reason I gave this book 3-stars was because I really liked the idea more than the execution. While each song was rewritten flawlessly, it got a little boring after a while. This is a book where you read two pages a day and then take a break.

However, for the songs that I actually knew the lyrics for, each line was witty and awe-inspiring in its imitation. There is a good mix of songs spanning from Frank Sinatra's "My Way" to Meghan Trainor's "All About that Bass".

It's a great book to have and page through from time to time, but not necessarily a book you'd read straight through.