"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:
Fin and Lady
By Cathleen Schine
Publication Date: July 9
It’s 1964. Eleven-year-old Fin and his glamorous, worldly, older half sister, Lady, have just been orphaned, and Lady, whom Fin hasn’t seen in six years, is now his legal guardian and his only hope. That means Fin is uprooted from a small dairy farm in rural Connecticut to Greenwich Village, smack in the middle of the swinging ’60s. He soon learns that Lady—giddy, careless, urgent, and obsessed with being free—is as much his responsibility as he is hers. Fin and Lady lead their lives against the background of the ’60s, the civil rights movement, and the Vietnam War—Lady pursued by ardent, dogged suitors, Fin determined to protect his impulsive sister from them and from herself.
What's your "waiting on" pick this week?
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Yes, I've heard about this book and it sounds so gorgeous and awesome! Great pick! I love the sixties!
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Haven't heard of this, but it sounds like a good book.
Yours sounds like a really good read! Mine is for Hero.
Tressa @ Tressa's Wishful Endings
This sounds delightful
Sounds like a great book and an interesting era to set the story in!
Looks like I found a new book! Sounds pretty nice. Good pick!
Hogof @ Books and Coffee
LOL, this sounds so ridiculously entertaining! Thanks for sharing!
Sounds good! :)
Added my link to the list. ^^
I like the sound of this one.
A great pick! :-)
I like the sound of this one.
A great pick! :-)
Wow, love the sound of this one! Thanks for sharing.
Love the cover! Great pick!
I haven't heard of this one but it sounds really good!
See my WoW pick at Read. Sleep. Repeat.
I haven't read a book that is set on the 60s! Adding this to my list. Thanks for sharing. :)
Nina @ The Book Confections
I love the sound of this as its set in the years when I was growing up. Great pick!
I love books set in the 60's!
I haven't heard of that one but it sounds interesting. Here's mine:
Fin and Lady sounds really interesting
I must add this book to my tbr list. It is one that I would like to read - different from anything I've read lately and set in a different era is a plus.
Ooohh great choice!
havent heard of that book
Oh this is a new one for me but it sounds really compelling & unique!!
Thanks for sharing :)
Micheline @ Lunar Rainbows
Ooh, sounds good!
Wow, Fin & Lady sounds like a great read, thanks for sharing :) I've add it on my wishlist!
Great pick, Jill! I love the setting and the era--should be a good read.
Great pick. I like the sound of it.
Pretty unique sounding books!
CeCe @ Steaming Mug of Books
Thanks for sharing this one
This sounds interesting.
Ellen @ Always YA at Heart
Haven't heard of this one. Sounds good though!
This sounds really good. Thanks for sharing!!
Have to add this one to my TBR pile. Thanks for sharing.
Great pick! I've never read any books about this decade before it might be worth looking into. :-)
Sounds like a great pick and I like how it takes place the year I was born :) It amazes me how many have linked up but don't comment. Have a great week Jill!
Looks like a great read!!!
This is such a fun weekly event. I just started my blog and was happy to find this!
Love the cover.
Hey I loved your idea of 'Waiting on Wednesday' so much that started it on my blog too. I filled out the entry but not sure whether it was registered or not (with the same name as here)...please let me know if it's not..thanks:)
I hadn't heard of this book, but it definitely looks interesting. This may sound odd, but I think I'd be racing to this book faster if it wasn't set in the 60's.
That sounds like a lot of fun. I'll have to make sure the library where I work is getting a copy. :)
This sounds very interesting. Thanks for sharing.
I do love books that use the actual history or time period as a big part of the story. Sounds great!
i adore the cover!
here's mine for this week: http://birthofanewwitch.wordpress.com/2013/04/10/waiting-on-wednesday-week-78/
This had to be my favorite meme...love learning about new up and coming books
I love books set in this era. My WoW is Just one Day by Gayle Forman
Looking forward to being a part of this!!
I've heard such good buzz about this one! Good pick :)
I haven't heard of this book, but it sounds like it might be really good!
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