Wednesday, July 22, 2015

"Waiting On" Wednesday: The Hours Count

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted here, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:

The Hours Count

By Jillian Cantor
Publication Date: October 20

From Amazon: 

On June 19, 1953, Ethel and Julius Rosenberg were executed for conspiring to commit espionage. The day Ethel was first arrested in 1950, she left her two young sons with a neighbor, and she never came home to them again. Brilliantly melding fact and fiction, Jillian Cantor reimagines the life of that neighbor, and the life of Ethel and Julius, an ordinary-seeming Jewish couple who became the only Americans put to death for spying during the Cold War.

What's your "waiting on" pick this week?

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16 comments:

Verushka Byrow said...

This sounds like a very intense read. I always marvel at authors who can mesh fact and fiction. The amount research involved would be immense!

Cheryl said...

This sounds like a fascinating read. Thanks for sharing.

Tina's Blog said...

I guess great minds think alike!

Laura said...

Sounds like a good one. Hope you enjoy it!

Rachel said...

This sounds like an intense but interesting read. I really like WWII novels that explore other perspectives. Thanks for sharing!
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Kay said...

This book sounds really intriguing - a fictionalized version of the Rosenbergs' story. Sign me up!

Lisa Mandina said...

Sounds like an interesting historical fiction! Great pick!

kathryncooperwrites.com said...

This book sounds very interesting. I don't think I've read a book set in the 50s! My WoW this week is for my book coming out in September! I've been a book blogger for years, and now I get to be the author. I'm excited!
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Renee said...

This books sounds really really good! I'm adding it to my TBR. Thanks for hosting!

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Jessica L. Brooks (coffeelvnmom) said...

Okay I don't read much adult fiction (as I've said before), but I would DEFINITELY read this. I love when books meld fact and fiction together; and I love learning about this sort of history! :) Thanks for sharing, Jill! <3

Eri O. said...

I did learn about the Rosenburgs in my history class, so I am definitely intrigued! Espionage history is always really fascinating and I hope this book lives up to the infamous couple.

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Jill Hoke said...

This one sounds really good. I love fictional biography.

Laurie Brown said...

Your book sounds fascinating!

Sarah Appleby said...

Thank you for hosting, as always! ^-^

Leeanna said...

I don't think I've seen a historical fiction about them before. Good pick!

Leeanna said...

I don't think I've seen a historical fiction about them before. Good pick!