Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Waiting on Wednesday

"Waiting on Wednesday" is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine. It lets us all gush about what soon-to-be released books we are jumping-up-and-down excited for.
by  Linda Buckley-Archer

 hitting shelves October 20th, 2015
from Simon & Schuster

An English teen questions all she knows about aging when she encounters a set of journals that date from the present back to the reign of King Louis XIV in this blend of contemporary and historical fiction from the author of the acclaimed Gideon trilogy.

Stella Park (Spark for short) has found summer work cataloging historical archives in John Stone’s remote and beautiful house in Suffolk, England. She wasn’t quite sure what to expect, and her uncertainty about living at Stowney House only increases upon arriving: what kind of people live in the twenty-first century without using electricity, telephones, or even a washing machine? Additionally, the notebooks she’s organizing span centuries—they begin in the court of Louis XIV in Versailles—but are written in the same hand. Something strange is going on for sure, and Spark’s questions are piling up. Who exactly is John Stone? What connection does he have to these notebooks? And more importantly, why did he hire her in the first place?

My thoughts:
Yesssss. Not sure how I missed this one, but I am so excited now!! Linda Buckley-Archer wrote the Gideon Trilogy which hubs and I both loved, and hasn't written anything since the last book came out in 2009. Now I find out she's coming out with a YA historical!! Eeeee! :D 


  1. I've never read anything by the author but this one sounds really interesting. I love historical fiction so that's a plus! :)

  2. I haven't read The Gideon Trilogy but this story sounds fascinating! Good pick!

  3. ChristinaBookAddictMarch 18, 2015 at 5:12 AM

    This does sound awesome. I love YA historical fiction, so this sounds right up my alley. Great pick and thanks for sharing it, Becky!

  4. A new-to-me author who sounds amazing. Great cover, too. Thanks for sharing...and for visiting my blog.

  5. Liz @ Planet PrintMarch 18, 2015 at 9:54 AM

    I love both of these covers! I agree that Jackaby's cover was more eye-catching, but I do like it when things match. And I am so so so excited for Winter. One of my most anticipated books of the year!

  6. Sounds like a book I'd like! Hope you enjoy it!
    My WoW: http://onceuntold.blogspot.com/2015/03/waiting-on-wednesday-work-in-progress.html

  7. This sounds really awesome, thanks for sharing, Becky!

  8. I'm a bit unsure about this cover.. hmm. But the book do sound pretty exciting :D I haven't heard about this author before, but YAY for loving her previous books :D Crossing all my fingers you will love this book Becky. <3 Thank you for sharing about it :)

  9. Ah, yess. <3 SO MUCH LOVE. Winter is SO PRETTY :D And I cannot wait to read it either. <3 It will be perfect. Sigh. So excited :D (I shared the fullsize version of it on my blog today. <3) And yay for sequel to Jackaby cover too :D I haven't read book one, but I do think the covers are pretty ;p Thank you for sharing Becky. <3

  10. oh i love both covers so much

    Winter is amazing ♥

    thanks for sharing

  11. OOOOOOOOH. This sounds so good! Historical is the best! :D