Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday

This meme is hosted by Breaking the Spine and is meant to highlight some great pre-publication books we all can't wait to get our grubby little mitts on.

For me, I can't wait to read: The American Heiress by Daisy Goodwin. The book is being released by St. Martin's Press on June 21, 2011.

Amazon says this about the book: Be careful what you wish for. Traveling abroad with her mother at the turn of the twentieth century to seek a titled husband, beautiful, vivacious Cora Cash, whose family mansion in Newport dwarfs the Vanderbilts’, suddenly finds herself Duchess of Wareham, married to Ivo, the most eligible bachelor in England. Nothing is quite as it seems, however: Ivo is withdrawn and secretive, and the English social scene is full of traps and betrayals. Money, Cora soon learns, cannot buy everything, as she must decide what is truly worth the price in her life and her marriage.

Witty, moving, and brilliantly entertaining, Cora’s story marks the debut of a glorious storyteller who brings a fresh new spirit to the world of Edith Wharton and Henry James.


  1. This one caught my eye as well. Those Newport mansions are awesome.

  2. I'm excited about this book too. I've been watching for it to come out and I think the cover is just glorious. Hoping the inside is as beautiful! LOL

  3. I'm looking forward to this one too!


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