This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:
Being Polite to Hitler
Publication Date: January 6
After teaching and raising her family for most of her life, Agnes Scofield realizes she is truly weary of her routine. But how, at 51, to establish a separate identity?
Her newfound freedom may not sit so well with the rest of the Scofields, who operate strictly within the confines of polite Midwestern values. They'd be polite to Hitler if need be. But underneath the façade, private triumphs and tragedies---including struggles with alcoholism and illicit affairs-simmer, and Agnes finds herself becoming even more entangled in the family web.
Being Polite to Hitler is a richly wrought portrait of a woman coming into her own in the middle of her life and a family that experiences passions, joys, and grief against the backdrop of the post-WWII era.
What's your "waiting on" pick this week?
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I hadn't heard of this one before, but the synopsis definitely piqued my interest.
Intriguing pick!! Thanks for hosting this Feature!
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I like the blurb you shared for the book. It can be extremely stifling when you're expected to be and act a certain way. Hope you enjoy the book when it comes out :)
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I haven't heard of this one yet either but it sounds super interesting. I think Waiting on Wednesday is my new favorite thing to do :)
Now that's a title to grab your interest.
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What a title. As Ladybug said, it's certainly attention grabbing. I like the idea of the story and the cover. Interesting pick.
That is an interesting title, and I like that its explained right in the book description. Sometimes books with really creative titles like that leave me wondering even after I read it exactly where the title came from. The book itself sounds interesting as well.
I haven't heard of this one before, it looks interesting. Hope you get to read it when it comes out.
Quite an interesting pick! Makes you wonder how you can be polite to a person like Hitler
I really want to read this one!
I had this one on my wish list Jill, although the title kind of IRKS me...LOL
What a title! Interesting pick
I like the sound of this one, Jill. I love stories about finding oneself, especially when everything already seems set in a particular pattern.
Looks like a great pick. Sounds really interesting.
Attention-grabbing title, to be sure!
Great pick Jill!
Never would have guessed what the book was really about, solely based on the title...the summary makes it sound like something I would really like.
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This sounds like a good pick for my mother-in-law. I'll have to keep in mind for her.
I love the title. It sounds awesome! Hope you enjoy the book when it releases!
Love your pick this week and its too funny that the tea cup is my dinnerware!
I got this recently and I'm really excited about it too!
Oh wow...I never heard of this one before, but that blurb is enticing. Great choice!
That's an amazing title for a book!
I hadn't heard of this one either, but it sounds interesting. Thanks for hosting this!
Interesting title..lol sounds like a good pick.
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Definitely an eye-catching title!
What a title! Sounds like an interesting story, too -- one that lots of women will relate to.
Have not heard of your pick before, hope you get it Jill although not my reading preference because of the time period....
Your pick sounds interesting. I'll have to add it to my list!
I haven't heard of this one but I like the blurb. I'll put this on my to-read list. Thanks!
Great post! I haven't heard of this one before.
Wow! That book sounds really good!! The title just grabbed me
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I NEVER would have guessed this plot based on the title of the book, but it sounds sooooo good to me! It is now a book that I can't wait to be released.
Joined the weekly meme for this. Great idea!
Awesome pick. :]
Hmm, what an interesting book! I shall have to keep this one in mind.
Looks amazing! Love the cover as well :D
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