Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday- A Wounded Name



This is a meme where we show case a book that we are looking forward to coming out. This wonderful meme is hosted by Breaking the Spine.

This week I am choosing A Wounded Name by  Dot Hutchison,  it will be released Sept 1st. I am looking forward to it because it is a Hamlet retelling and that is one of my favorite plays. I read all the retellings I can get my hands on.

Ophelia Castellan will never be just another girl at Elsinore Academy. Seeing ghosts is not a skill prized in future society wives. Even when she takes her pills, the bean sidhe beckon, reminding her of a promise to her dead mother. Now, in the wake of the Headmaster's sudden death, the whole academy is in turmoil, and Ophelia can no longer ignore the fae. Especially once she starts seeing the Headmaster's ghosts—--two of them--—on the school grounds. Her only confidante is Dane, the Headmaster's grieving son. Yet even as she gives more of herself to him, Dane spirals toward a tragic fate—--dragging Ophelia, and the rest of Elsinore, with him. You know how this story ends. Yet even in the face of certain death, Ophelia has a choice to make—and a promise to keep.





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