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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Waiting on Wednesday (6)

WoW is hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine!

I'm really excited about Jackie Dolamore's debut offering: Magic Under Glass! Jackie was awesome enough to send me a summary that was a little more descriptive than the ones I was finding! :) Thanks, Jackie!!

"Nimira is a music-hall girl used to dancing for pennies. So when wealthy sorcerer Hollin Parry hires her to sing accompaniment to a mysterious piano-playing automaton, Nimira believes it will be the start of a better life. In Parry's world, long-buried secrets are about to stir. Unsettling rumors begin to swirl about ghosts, a madwoman roaming the halls, and Parry’s involvement in a group of corrupt sorcerers for whom the rules of the living and dead are meant to be broken for greater power. When Nimira discovers the spirit of a dashing fairy gentleman is trapped within the automaton, she is determined to break the curse. But even as the two fall into a love that seems hopeless, breaking the curse becomes a perilous race against time. Because it's not just the future of these star-crossed lovers that's at stake, but the fate of the entire magical world."

Ghosts? A madwoman? Corrupt socerers? Dashing fairy gentleman? Star-crossed lovers? The fate of the entire magical world!?! Yes, I definitely want this book! I love this kind of historical fantasy young adult blend... I have high, high hopes that it will be AMAZING! Plus, the cover is seriously awesome...


  1. Ooh! This sounds great :)


  2. This one is on my to-read list as well!

  3. This one was my WoW pick for this week as well. :) We have good taste!

  4. I have a high hopes for this one as well. I read about the author on her Tenners profile and am very interested to find out what her writing is like since she was home schooled and never went to college.

  5. I have an award for you on my blog!

  6. Dashing fairy gentleman!!!!!!!!

  7. That looks really good. And I like the cover.

  8. This sounds amazing...and I adore the cover as well.


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