Waiting to Start a Cinderella Assembly Line (Waiting on Wednesday)

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Weekly book Meme hosted by Breaking the Spine.

TITLE: The Glittering Court
AUTHOR: Richelle Mead
RELEASE DATE:April 5, 2016
Genres:Young Adult, Fantasy
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“Big and sweeping, spanning the refined palaces of Osfrid to the gold dust and untamed forests of Adoria, The Glittering Court tells the story of Adelaide, an Osfridian countess who poses as her servant to escape an arranged marriage and start a new life in Adoria, the New World. But to do that, she must join the Glittering Court.

Both a school and a business venture, the Glittering Court is designed to transform impoverished girls into upper-class ladies capable of arranging powerful and wealthy marriages in the New World. Adelaide naturally excels in her training and even makes a few friends: the fiery former laundress Tamsin and the beautiful Sirminican refugee Mira. She manages to keep her true identity hidden from all but one: the intriguing Cedric Thorn, son of the wealthy proprietor of the Glittering Court.
When Adelaide discovers that Cedric is hiding a dangerous secret of his own, together, they hatch a scheme to make the best of Adelaide’s deception. Complications soon arise—first, as they cross the treacherous seas from Osfrid to Adoria, and later, when Adelaide catches the attention of a powerful governor.
But no complication will prove quite as daunting as the potent attraction simmering between Adelaide and Cedric. An attraction that, if acted on, would scandalize the Glittering Court and make them both outcasts in wild, vastly uncharted lands. . .”


I'm kind of a sucker for the whole 'pretending to be a servant/nobel when I'm actually a noble/servant' trope. And the whole 'training servants to act like nobility' trope. So this looks like it's going to be fun!

What is your Waiting On Wednesday pick this week?
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  1. Yes!! I can't wait for this one as well. And I just love that cover too! Here's my WoW http://angelerin.blogspot.com/2016/01/waiting-on-wednesday-burning-world-warm.html

    1. The cover is beautiful, isn't it?

      Thanks for stopping by and commenting!

  2. I love Richelle Mead, and I cannot wait to see what this novel is all about. Definitely one of my most highly anticipated releases of this year!
    here's my WoW!

    1. It's always exciting when a favorite author puts out a new book! This one seems like it will be a fun read :)

      Thanks for reading and taking the time to comment!

  3. Great pick! I'm really excited for this one. I will read anything by Richelle Mead and this one sounds good.

    Traci @ The Reading Geek

    1. I'm not the hugest Mead fan, but this book does seem like it could be really good.

      Thanks for the comment, and happy reading!

  4. I just read my first Richelle Mead book (Vampire Academy) and I really liked it! I'm looking forward to trying more of her work! Great choice. My WoW.

    1. I liked Vampire Academy, but I didn't really like Rose, so it's not one of favorite books. That said, this book just seems like so much fun!

      Thanks for reading and commenting!


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