Wednesday, March 2, 2016

"Waiting On" Wednesday: Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty

"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:


Sons and Daughters of Ease and Plenty
By Ramona Ausubel

Publication Date: June 14

From Amazon:

Labor Day, 1976, Martha's Vineyard. Summering at the family beach house along this moneyed coast of New England, Fern and Edgar—married with three children—are happily preparing for a family birthday celebration when they learn that the unimaginable has occurred: There is no more money. More specifically, there's no more money in the estate of Fern's recently deceased parents, which, as the sole source of Fern and Edgar's income, had allowed them to live this beautiful, comfortable life despite their professed anti-money ideals. Quickly, the once-charmed family unravels. In distress and confusion, Fern and Edgar are each tempted away on separate adventures: she on a road trip with a stranger, he on an ill-advised sailing voyage with another woman. The three children are left for days with no guardian whatsoever, in an improvised Neverland helmed by the tender, witty, and resourceful Cricket, age nine.

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


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22 comments:

Cheryl said...

This one sounds interesting.

Kayla The Bookish Owl said...

This sounds really interesting. Will definitely check it out! :)

Carole Wooten said...

This book sounds different than anything I have read so far. I hope you enjoy it!

Kim@Time2Read said...

This one sounds pretty interesting. I'm going to add it to my list!

AngelErin said...

I don't think this one is for me, but I hope you love it when you get to read it! :)

Lisa Mandina said...

I like the cover and title of this one!

Kay said...

Hmmm...that one sounds like I ought to read it just to find out what happens. LOL

Rummanah Aasi said...

The book has a "We are Liars" vibe to it. I wonder how the family unravels.

londonparismailandbla said...

A great event, I love to participate and get in touch with so many great books !

Susan said...

Sounds intriguing! Thanks for hosting this!

Amber Morrison said...

This title sounds so great!

Amanda Hendricks said...

Sounds interesting. I'll have to check it out. Hope you get it and enjoy!
Happy Readings!
-Amanda @ She's Quite Bookish

Marylou said...
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Marylou said...

I like your choice!
I picked "Join" a science fiction with dystopian qualities mixed with biology. I can't wait to get my hands on it!

Leeanna said...

Sounds like there'll be some tension there. Hope you enjoy!

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Lilivette said...

Well, this sounds like a really interesting pick! But not my type, sadly.

P.S. Came to say that I finally subscribed for the Waiting on Wednesday thingy, after a billion years of doing it! Gah, so sorry, haha!


Nice pick! x

~L. @ Reading Against Time ♥

Brandi Kosiner said...

http://blkosiner.blogspot.com/2016/03/waiting-on-wednesday-wow_9.html

Daniela Ark said...

I live in New England so I love any book set in New England! Hope you enjoy it!
I have TWO Waiting on Wednesday posts

Lady Midnight (The Dark Artifices #1), by Cassandra Clare
http://www.danielaark.com/new-book-release-lady-midnight-the-dark-artifices-1-by-cassandra-clare/

and

Marked in Flesh (The Others #4), by Anne Bishop
http://www.danielaark.com/book-release-marked-in-flesh-the-others-4-by-anne-bishop/

Catherine BookClubLibrarian said...

Didn't see the usual link up in today's WoW post, so I am including my WoW pick below:

http://www.bookclublibrarian.com/2016/03/waiting-on-wednesday-new-anna-quindlen.html

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