Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Wishlist Wednesday #10

There's nothing I am waiting on this week, so it's going to be Wishlist Wednesday only.



 

Wishlist Wednesday is a book blog hop hosted @ Pen to Paper where we will post about one book per week that has been on our wishlist for some time, or just added (it's entirely up to you), that we can't wait to get off the wishlist and onto our wonderful shelves.



This week's 'Wishlist Wednesday' is:

by Libba Bray


It's 1920s New York City. It's flappers and Follies, jazz and gin. It's after the war but before the depression. And for certain group of bright young things it's the opportunity to party like never before.

For Evie O'Neill, it's escape. She's never fit in in small town Ohio and when she causes yet another scandal, she's shipped off to stay with an uncle in the big city. But far from being exile, this is exactly what she's always wanted: the chance to show how thoroughly modern and incredibly daring she can be.

But New York City isn't about just jazz babies and follies girls. It has a darker side. Young women are being murdered across the city. And these aren't crimes of passion. They're gruesome. They're planned. They bear a strange resemblance to an obscure group of tarot cards. And the New York City police can't solve them alone.

Evie wasn't just escaping the stifling life of Ohio, she was running from the knowledge of what she could do. She has a secret. A mysterious power that could help catch the killer - if he doesn't catch her first.


Reasons why I would love this book are quite complicated to explain to be honest. I mean I am a fan of both Libba Bray and Maureen Johnson without having read a single book for them. Mainly for their person and their tweets on twitter. So, I don't know. I saw this and recognized the name and thought to check it out. I found it intriguing and now I am looking forward to reading it!

What's your WW?



4 comments:

  1. I love the cover, it's pretty!
    I don0t tknow the author but I will check it out :)

    My WW

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  2. Ow pretty cover and interesting synopsis. Will have to check it out.

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  3. Hi Aliaa - Great choice! This was my Wishlist Wednesday pick a few weeks ago! :) Just got my copy from the library, can't wait to read it.

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  4. Ermergerd! This has such a lovely cover

    Here is my Wishlist Wednesday
    Lauren @ Northern Plunder

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