Waiting on Wednesday – Velvet Undercover

This historical fiction looks SO GOOD! A women’s spy group?! Count me in! Coming October 20th!

 

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Velvet Undercover by Terri Brown

 

Samantha Donaldson’s family has always done its duty for the British Crown. In the midst of World War I, seventeen-year-old Sam follows in their footsteps, serving her country from the homefront as a Girl Guide and messenger for the intelligence organization MI5. After her father disappears on a diplomatic mission, she continues their studies of languages, high-level mathematics, and complex puzzles and codes, hoping to make him proud.
When Sam is asked to join the famed women’s spy group La Dame Blanche she’s torn—this could be the adventure she’s dreamed of, but how can she abandon her mother, who has already lost a husband to the war? But when her handlers reveal shocking news, Sam realizes there’s no way she can refuse the exciting and dangerous opportunity.
Her acceptance leads her straight into the heart of enemy territory on a mission to extract the most valuable British spy embedded in Germany, known to the members of LDB only as Velvet. Deep undercover within the court of Kaiser Wilhelm II, Samantha must navigate the labyrinthine palace and its many glamorous—and secretive—residents to complete her assignment. To make matters worse she finds herself forming a forbidden attraction to the enemy-a dangerously handsome German guard. In a place where personal politics are treacherously entangled in wartime policy, can Samantha discover the truth and find Velvet before it’s too late…for them both?
From author Teri Brown comes the thrilling story of one girl’s journey into a deadly world of spycraft and betrayal—with unforgettable consequences.

 

*Cover and description obtained from Goodreads*

 

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Waiting on Wednesday – Between the Notes

This lovely is coming June 16th!

 

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Between the Notes by Sharon Huss Roat

 

When Ivy Emerson’s family loses their house—complete with her beloved piano—the fear of what’s to come seizes her like a bad case of stage fright. Only this isn’t one of her single, terrifying performances. It’s her life.

And it isn’t pretty.

Ivy is forced to move with her family out of their affluent neighborhood to Lakeside, also known as “the wrong side of the tracks.” Hiding the truth from her friends—and the cute new guy in school, who may have secrets of his own—seems like a good idea at first. But when a bad boy next door threatens to ruin everything, Ivy’s carefully crafted lies begin to unravel . . . and there is no way to stop them.

As things get to the breaking point, Ivy turns to her music, some unlikely new friends, and the trusting heart of her disabled little brother. She may be surprised that not everyone is who she thought they were . . . including herself.

 

*Cover image and description obtained from Goodreads*

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Waiting on Wednesday – A Madness So Discreet

Would you LOOK at this pretty?! The cover alone- ALL THE FEELS! Coming October 6th!

 

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A Madness so Discreet by Mindy McGinnis

 

Grace Mae knows madness.
She keeps it locked away, along with her voice, trapped deep inside a brilliant mind that cannot forget horrific family secrets. Those secrets, along with the bulge in her belly, land her in a Boston insane asylum.
When her voice returns in a burst of violence, Grace is banished to the dark cellars, where her mind is discovered by a visiting doctor who dabbles in the new study of criminal psychology. With her keen eyes and sharp memory, Grace will make the perfect assistant at crime scenes. Escaping from Boston to the safety of an ethical Ohio asylum, Grace finds friendship and hope, hints of a life she should have had. But gruesome nights bring Grace and the doctor into the circle of a killer who stalks young women. Grace, continuing to operate under the cloak of madness, must hunt a murderer while she confronts the demons in her own past.

In this beautifully twisted historical thriller, Mindy McGinnis, acclaimed author of Not a Drop to Drink and In a Handful of Dust, explores the fine line between sanity and insanity, good and evil—and the madness that exists in all of us.

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Waiting on Wednesday – Royal Wedding

On Wednesdays, bookish people around the globe gather to gush about their favorite upcoming books. Thier stories are hosted by Breaking the Spine.

 

I FREAKING LOVE THE PRINCESS DIARIES SERIES!

 

Y’all already knew that, though. Meg Cabot, after all, is the author who got me started reading Young Adult Literature in the first place.

 

In junior high and high school, my friends (Including Elizabeth!) and I would all swap the latest story of Princess Mia and then talk about it at lunch. Ummm… Yeah. I was a geek in school. ANYWHO!

 

PRINCESS MIA IS ALL GROWN UP!

 

The latest installment in the Princess Diaries series is actually a NEW ADULT book, following Mia as she and Michael get hitched! AHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!!!!

 

Excuse me. I CANNOT CONTAIN my excitement about this! I just love, love, LOVE this story, and am so thrilled to see it continue with more mature content and deeper themes. Royal Wedding hits shelves on June 2, 2015!

 

Check out the cover (OMG, LOVE it!!!) and description below, and preorder your copy TODAY!

 

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From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of the Princess Diaries series, comes the very first adult installment, which follows Princess Mia and her Prince Charming as they plan their fairy tale wedding–but a few poisoned apples could turn this happily-ever-after into a royal nightmare.


For Princess Mia, the past five years since college graduation have been a whirlwind of activity, what with living in New York City, running her new teen community center, being madly in love, and attending royal engagements. And speaking of engagements. Mia’s gorgeous longtime boyfriend Michael managed to clear both their schedules just long enough for an exotic (and very private) Caribbean island interlude where he popped the question! Of course Mia didn’t need to consult her diary to know that her answer was a royal oui.


But now Mia has a scandal of majestic proportions to contend with: Her grandmother’s leaked “fake” wedding plans to the press that could cause even normally calm Michael to become a runaway groom. Worse, a scheming politico is trying to force Mia’s father from the throne, all because of a royal secret that could leave Genovia without a monarch. Can Mia prove to everyone–especially herself–that she’s not only ready to wed, but ready to rule as well?

Order your copy HERE!!

 

**Cover image and description obtained from Goodreads**
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Waiting on Wednesday – Hidden Huntress

On Wednesdays, bookish people around the globe gather to gush about their favorite upcoming books. Thier stories are hosted by Breaking the Spine.

Only 104 days until the next installment in the munch anticipated Malediction Trilogy releases! Y’all already know how much I LOVED Stolen Songbird (check out my review from Sunday!), so it is a no brainer that Hidden Huntress is at the top of my list of books to get my hot little hands on! Check out the description from Goodreads below, and pre-order your copy today!

hidden huntress

Sometimes, one must accomplish the impossible.

Beneath the mountain, the king’s reign of tyranny is absolute; the one troll with the capacity to challenge him is imprisoned for treason. Cécile has escaped the darkness of Trollus, but she learns all too quickly that she is not beyond the reach of the king’s power. Or his manipulation.

Recovered from her injuries, she now lives with her mother in Trianon and graces the opera stage every night. But by day she searches for the witch who has eluded the trolls for five hundred years. Whether she succeeds or fails, the costs to those she cares about will be high.

To find Anushka, she must delve into magic that is both dark and deadly. But the witch is a clever creature. And Cécile might not just be the hunter. She might also be the hunted…

 Preorder the book HERE!

 

**Cover image and description obtained from Goodreads**
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