Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Wish List Wednesday

Out of boredom one day I decided to troll around while at work. I have the attention span of a small child so I constantly need to be doing about 3 things at once in order to stay focused. While browsing I came across this cover and was automatically intrigued. I love anything set in a different time period; there is simply something amazingly romantic about lords, ladies, corsets, and gloves. If the cover alone didn't capture my attention, than the summary did. 

Welcome to the world of the fabulously wealthy in London, 1909, where dresses and houses are overwhelmingly opulent, social class means everything, and women are taught to be nothing more than wives and mothers. Into this world comes seventeen-year-old Victoria Darling, who wants only to be an artist—a nearly impossible dream for a girl.

After Vicky poses nude for her illicit art class, she is expelled from her French finishing school. Shamed and scandalized, her parents try to marry her off to the wealthy Edmund Carrick-Humphrey. But Vicky has other things on her mind: her clandestine application to the Royal College of Art; her participation in the suffragette movement; and her growing attraction to a working-class boy who may be her muse—or may be the love of her life. As the world of debutante balls, corsets, and high society obligations closes in around her, Vicky must figure out: just how much is she willing to sacrifice to pursue her dreams? 
I am super excited to begin reading this book. Only problem is, I currently have about 15 books in my que--damn my friends for loaning me things! So, I've added this to the new feature on the blog, Wish List Wednesdays. Books that I plan on reading and reviewing ! Feel free to leave comments about the books on your Wish List. I'm always looking for new suggestions. 



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