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Tuesday, January 5, 2016

Waiting on Wednesday: Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye

 "Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that you are eagerly anticipating.

Today, I am waiting on:  
Jane Steele by Lyndsay Faye



From Goodreads:
Reader, I murdered him. 

A darkly brilliant Gothic retelling of Jane Eyre from the Edgar-nominated author of The Gods of Gotham. 



Like the heroine of the novel she adores, Jane Steele suffers cruelly at the hands of her aunt and schoolmaster. And like Jane Eyre, they call her wicked - but in her case, she fears the accusation is true. When she flees, she leaves behind the corpses of her tormentors.



A fugitive navigating London's underbelly, Jane rights wrongs on behalf of the have-nots whilst avoiding the noose. Until an advertisement catches her eye. Her aunt has died and the new master at Highgate House, Mr Thornfield, seeks a governess. Anxious to know if she is Highgate's true heir, Jane takes the position and is soon caught up in the household's strange spell. When she falls in love with the mysterious Charles Thornfield, she faces a terrible dilemma: can she possess him - body, soul and secrets - and what if he discovers her murderous past?
I love retellings and this one sounds like an awesome retelling of Jane Eyre!  Jane Steele is scheduled for release on March 22, 2016, and I can't wait!

What books are you waiting on this Wednesday??


24 comments:

  1. This sounds awesome! I had noe idea about this book so thanks for bringing it to my attention :)

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  2. I like the references to Jane Eyre. Sounds interesting.

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  3. I saw this one the other day and OMG my need for this book, Eva! I love love love Jane Eyre and I'm ready for a murdery Jane!

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  4. I just saw this the other day but felt hesitant over it. Not sure it's my kind of read but hope you love it!

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    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  5. I have never read Jane Eyre but this sounds really interesting! And that cover. Maybe I should actually try to read Jane Eyre too :)

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  6. Wow lots of retellings coming out - love it! Enjoy :)

    Keely @ The Ink Blot

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  7. Jane Eyre is one of my favorite books! A retelling? Yes, please! Great find, thanks for sharing! Adding this to my TBR list! Here's my WoW. Happy reading!

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  8. Great pick, hope you get a chance to read it soon!

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  9. I love Jane Eyre!! I would definitely read a retelling. This looks so good. Here's my wow pick http://angelerin.blogspot.com/2016/01/waiting-on-wednesday-14-days-to-die-by.html?m=0

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  10. This sounds like just the type of book that has been catching my eye lately. I think I tried to get an ARC of this but was unsuccessful. Sounds great and thanks for sharing it!

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  11. I just added this to my tbr last week. I hope we both enjoy reading it!
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  12. This is the first that I've heard of this one but it does sound pretty good. We are currently doing the Victorian Era in my AP English class and I'm LOVING it so I may have to check it out!

    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

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  13. I've never read Jane Eyre but this seems like a great one to look out for!

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  14. "A darkly brilliant Gothic retelling of Jane Eyre"? I'M IN! :D Really sounds amazing!

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  15. This sounds amazing!! Definitely going on my TBR!

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  16. I love retellings so this looks so good. I hope you love it when you get a copy!

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  17. I'm so excited for this book as well! It sounds like a great twist on Jane Eyre :D

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  18. I love Jane Eyre and this book sounds crazy (in a good way)! I'm definitely adding it to my TBR :)

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  19. Haven't heard of this one before, but this definitely sounds awesome! I'm loving the cover and I'm always up for a retelling of Jane Eyre! Great pick, thanks for highlighting this!

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  20. I love the original Jane Eyre, and there's one re-telling I adore. This sounds wonderful, Eva! Thanks for putting it on my radar. :)

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  21. Holy shit, this is a super intriguing twist to the original tale! Adding this to my TBR!

    Blessie @ Mischievous Reads

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  22. I've never read Jane Eyre, but this book sounds intriguing. The cover is also freaking gorgeous.

    C.J.
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