Our search has the following Google-type functionality:
If you use '+' at the start of a word, that word will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry +Potter
Search results will contain 'Potter'.
If you use '-' at the start of a word, that word will be absent in the search results.
eg. Harry -Potter
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
If you use 'AND' between 2 words, then both those words will be present in the search results.
eg. Harry AND Potter
Search results will contain both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: AND will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'OR' between 2 single words, then either or both of those words will be present in the search results.
eg. 'Harry OR Potter'
Search results will contain just 'Harry', or just 'Potter', or both 'Harry' and 'Potter'.
NOTE: OR will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use 'NOT' before a word, that word will be absent in the search results. (This is the same as using the minus symbol).
eg. 'Harry NOT Potter'
Search results will not contain 'Potter'.
NOTE: NOT will only work with single words not phrases.
If you use double quotation marks around words, those words will be present in that order.
eg. "Harry Potter"
Search results will contain 'Harry Potter', but not 'Potter Harry'.
NOTE: "" cannot be combined with AND, OR & NOT searches.
If you use '*' in a word, it performs a wildcard search, as it signifies any number of characters. (Searches cannot start with a wildcard).
Search results will contain words starting with 'Pot' and ending in 'er', such as 'Potter'.
Ian Deoscher is the New York Times best-selling author of the William Shakespeare's Star Wars series. He holds a BA in music from Yale Universit, an MDiv from Yale Divinity School and a PhD in theology from Union Seminary. A theologically trained social media specialist, he currently works for a marketing agency in Portland, Oregon.
Each page proves that the English language is a playground, and Ian Doescher uses every opportunity to the fullest. --Sweety High Praise for William Shakespeare's The Force Doth Awaken With movie Easter eggs aplenty, Bard babes and Star Wars lovers will be equally enthused. --Brit + Co. Trek forth and secure this forthwith. --Geeks of Doom One of his most gloriously creative books yet. --Paste Magazine Online Praise for William Shakespeare's Star Wars A quirky addition to the genre-busting canon. --Entertainment Weekly A great gift for every geek you know, no matter what their passion. --Huffington Post The book is so brilliant you'll wonder why someone didn't think of it sooner. --Paste Magazine At last, the mother of all mashups is upon us. --CNET.com William Shakespeare's Star Wars is Exactly What You Need For Your Next Geeky Houseparty. --Tor.com Nicolas Delort's woodcut-style illustrations are a fabulous mixture of old and new. --Boing Boing The ultimate fan fic. --ABC News Radio As Shakespeare would say, you might think, this be madness, yet there is a method in 't. --Newsday Praise for William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back Enormous fun. --AVClub.com Good luck getting to the end without rolling off your chairs. This book is a hoot. --McClatchy Tribune So what are you waiting for? Get thee once more to a galaxy far, far away. --Paste Magazine An inspired illustrated mashup that retells the space adventure in artful iambic pentameter and answers the question: What light through Yoda's window breaks? --Tampa Bay Tribune Classic literature blended with fun is the best way to describe William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back. --San Gabriel Valley Tribune Illustrated with beautiful black-and-white Elizabethan-style artwork, [William Shakespeare's The Empire Striketh Back] offer[s] essential reading for all ages. --East Bay Express Praise for William Shakespeare's The Jedi Doth Return If you love 'Star Wars' and Shakespeare, this book is the pinnacle of perfection. --Yoda News A masterful mashup of English lit and pop culture that's hilarious, dramatic and downright mesmerizing. --American Profile For those who enjoyed Doescher's first two retellings, rejoice, for the merriment plays on. --The Free Lance-Star