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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Waiting on Wednesday: We Shall Not All Sleep by Estep Nagy

 "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:  
We Shall Not All Sleep by Estep Nagy



From Goodreads:
The entangled pasts of two ruling class New England families come to light over three summer days on an island in Maine in this extraordinary debut novel.

1964. The Hillsingers and the Quicks have shared the small Maine island of Seven for generations. Though technically family—Jim Hillsinger and Billy Quick married Park Avenue sisters Lila and Hannah Blackwell—they do not mix. Now, on the anniversary of Hannah’s death, Lila feels grief pulling her toward Billy. Jim, a spy recently ousted from the CIA, decides to carry out the threat Lila explicitly forbid: to banish their youngest son, twelve-year-old Catta, to the neighboring island of Baffin for twenty-four hours in an attempt to make a man out of him.

Set during three summer days, Estep Nagy’s debut novel moves among the communities of Seven as longstanding tensions become tactical face-offs where anything is fair game for ammunition. Vividly capturing the rift between the cold warriors of Jim’s generation and the rebellious seekers of Catta’s, We Shall Not All Sleep is a richly told story of American class, family, and manipulation—a compelling portrait of a unique and privileged WASP stronghold on the brink of dissolution.
This sounds so good! We Shall Not All Sleep is scheduled to be released on July 4, 2017, and I can't wait!

What books are you waiting on this Wednesday??


8 comments:

  1. That's a new to me one. Doesn't really sound like my kind of read but I hope you will enjoy it once you read it!

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  2. This sounds good, I really hope it turns out to be great for you!

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  3. Hmm... The description of this book really intrigued me! :D

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  4. Oooo, CIA spy. :D You know, I've not seen too many books set in 1964! That could be simply because I live under a rock. ;) I hope you enjoy this book when you get a chance to read it!

    Have a fabulous week, Eva. =)

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  5. Wow! I've never heard of this book, but it sounds interesting!

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  6. I love stories like this. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. I haven't heard of this one yet. It sounds so good though!! Definitely adding to my TBR. 😀

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