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Wednesday, November 2, 2011

“Waiting On” Wednesday: Little Women and Me


“Waiting On” Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted here, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating. This week's pre-publication “can't-wait-to-read” selection is:

Little Women and Me by Lauren Baratz-Logsted

synopsis from GoodReads:
Emily is sick and tired of being a middle sister. So when she gets an assignment to describe what she'd change about a classic novel, Emily pounces on Little Women. After all, if she can't change things in her own family, maybe she can bring a little justice to the March sisters. (Kill off Beth? Have cute Laurie wind up with Amy instead of Jo? What was Louisa May Alcott thinking?!)

But when Emily gets mysteriously transported into the world of the book, she discovers that righting fictional wrongs won't be easy. And after being immersed in a time and place so different from her own, it may be Emily-not the four March sisters-who undergoes the most surprising change of all. Lauren Baratz-Logsted's winning confection will appeal to fans of Little Women as well as anyone who enjoys a modern twist on an old favorite.

Publishing November 8th 2011 by Bloomsbury Publishing.

7 comments:

Christina T said...

I can't wait to read this too! As a teen I always wished that Jo ended up with Laurie, especially after watching the movie.

Giselle said...

This one sounds really cute! Wonderful pick!

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Natalia Belikov @ DazzlingReads said...

this one sounds rgeat! I just saw this book today =9 thanx for sharing ^_^

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Cassy said...

This one looks cute! Can't wait to read it.

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Jess (Gone with the Words) said...

This sounds cute! Great pick! :D

Jess @ Gone with the Words :) (Waiting on Wednesday!)

Booksnyc said...

Thanks for highlighting this one - I love Little Women! Not sure how I feel about the "re-writes" but definitely would like to try it.

Paula Phillips said...

Ive just finished reading this and enjoyed it :)
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