Waiting On Wednesday (The Wicked and the Just)

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. Every Wednesday participants choose a book that they are "waiting on" or hasn't been released yet. This week I'm waiting for some house-drama:

The Wicked and the Just by J. Anderson Coats

Publisher: Harcourt Children's Books
Publication Date: April 17, 2012
Pages: 384
PreOrder It: Amazon
Cecily longs to return to her beloved Edgeley Hall, where her father was lord of the manor. But now he has completely ruined her life. He is moving them to Caernarvon, in occupied Wales, where he can get a place for almost nothing, since the king needs good strong Englishmen to keep down the vicious Welshmen. At least Cecily will get to be the lady of the house at last—if all goes well.

Gwenhwyfar knows all about that house. Once she dreamed of being the lady there herself, until the English came and destroyed the lives of everyone she knows. Now Gwenhwyfar must wait hand and foot on this bratty English girl who has taken what should have been hers.

While Cecily struggles to find her place amongst the snobby English landowners, Gwenhwyfar struggles just to survive. And meanwhile the Welsh are not as conquered as they seem. Outside the city walls of Caernarvon, tensions are rising ever higher—until finally they must reach the breaking point. --Goodreads
This one sounds pretty good.  A bit of house drama, I suppose.  No sure what the whole thing will be about yet so I don't want to say much.  This sounds like something I'd definitely enjoy to read.  What about you?  It's historical, which is always a plus in my book and it sounds like there may be some fighting going on.  Sounds pretty good.  What are you waiting for on, this fine Wednesday?

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  1. It has a very cool cover, but I don't know about the blurp.

    Beth ^_^

  2. I really like the cover. The book sounds interesting. I like historical fiction- so from the blurb I think I would like it.