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review: The Secret Confessions of Anne Shakespeare

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The Secret Confessions of Anne Shakespeare by Arliss Ryan In a death bed confession to her beloved granddaughter, Anne Shakespeare (nee Hathaway) relates the secret life she lead after following her young husband to London when their children were very young. Feeling a burden to her parents-in-law in their already too crowded home, Anne set out to help Will with… Read more »

review: Loving Will Shakespeare

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Loving Will Shakespeare by Carolyn Meyer A young adult novel based around the courtship and marriage of William Shakespeare and Anne Hathaway, this book is also an excellent read on the ways of life in the country at the end of the sixteenth century in England. Agnes (called Anne by Shakespeare) lives a simple life on her family‚Äôs farm. She… Read more »