About

I live in New York City and I'm surrounded by books all day and when I go home I have more books waiting for me. Read my "About" page on top to see what I mean. I just want to share my book experiences and my love of all-things-books, with hopefully the occasional review thrown in. If you wish to contact me, the address is polishoutlanderATgmailDOTcom

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.
My pick for this week is:

Castle Waiting, Volume Two by Linda Medley
Available December 2010 from Fantagraphics Books
The long-awaited return to Castle Waiting! With its long-awaited second volume, Linda Medley’s witty and sublimely drawn fantasy eases into a relaxed comedy of [...]

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.
My pick for this week is:

Available September 2010 from St. Martin’s Press
This is the story of the only woman to ever stand up to the Virgin Queen – her own cousin, Lettice Knollys. Far more attractive than the queen, Lettie [...]

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.
My pick for this week is:
Available August 2010 from Tor Books
The Royal Society of London plays home to the greatest minds of England. It has revolutionized philosophy and scientific knowledge. Its fellows map out the laws of the [...]

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.
My pick for this week is:

Available October 2010 from Crown
From the author’s blog: In January 1611 one of the highest-born members of the Hungarian nobility, Countess Erzsebet Bathory, was walled inside her castle tower and imprisoned for the rest of [...]

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.
My pick for this week is:

Available October 2010 from Small Beer Press
From a wartime brothel to the intricate high society of 1870s Brussels, Under the Poppy is a breakout novel of childhood friends, a love triangle, puppetmasters, and reluctant spies. [...]

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.
My pick for this week is:

Available October 2010 from Berkley Trade
With her father Odysseus gone for twenty years, Xanthe barricades herself in her royal chambers to escape the rapacious suitors who would abduct her to gain the throne. Xanthe turns to her [...]

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.
My pick for this week is:

Available September 2010 from Orbit Books
As they approach adulthood, Cat Barahal and her cousin Bee think they understand the society they live in and their place within it. At a select academy they study new airship technologies and the dawning Industrial [...]

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.
My pick for this week is:

Coming September 2010 from Sourcebooks
In 1173, Roger Bigod is heir to the vast and powerful earldom of Norfolk When his treacherous father, Hugh, loses the family lands and castles in a rebellion against King [...]

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.
My pick for the week is:

Coming June 2010 from Kensington
I found several summaries for this:
Mozart’s Blood is historical fiction based on a real-life character, the opera singer Teresa Saporiti, who created the role of Donna Anna in Mozart’s [...]

Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.
My pick for the week is:

A luscious full-colour graphic novel — written by #1 New York Times bestseller Diana Gabaldon — that offers a completely new look at the original Outlander story!
The Exile retells the original Outlander novel from Jamie Fraser’s point of [...]