Waiting on Wednesday: Prom and Prejudice

Dec 22, 2010
Waiting on Wednesday was created by Jill over at Breaking The Spine. It's a weekly post for you to share what upcoming books you can't wait for!
From goodreads.com:
After winter break, the girls at the very prestigious Longbourn Academy become obsessed with the prom. Lizzie Bennet, who attends Longbourn on a scholarship, isn’t interested in designer dresses and expensive shoes, but her best friend, Jane, might be — especially now that Charles Bingley is back from a semester in London.
Lizzie is happy about her friend’s burgeoning romance but less than impressed by Charles’s friend, Will Darcy, who’s snobby and pretentious. Darcy doesn’t seem to like Lizzie either, but she assumes it’s because her family doesn’t have money. Clearly, Will Darcy is a pompous jerk — so why does Lizzie find herself drawn to him anyway?
Will Lizzie’s pride and Will’s prejudice keep them apart? Or are they a prom couple in the making? Whatever the result, Elizabeth Eulberg, author of The Lonely Hearts Club, has concocted a very funny, completely stylish delight for any season — prom or otherwise.


January 1, 2011

I am a huge fan of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen and this book sounds really cute! I am a bit nervous because I have high expectations since it is based on one of my favorite books... I've heard wonderful things about Elizabeth Eulberg though, so hopefully she won't let us Austen fans down!

7 comments:

  1. This is on my wish list too - it looks cute!!
    Our pick is at BookSake.

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  2. Just the title alone is terribly clever haha! Love it :) Here's my WoW

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  3. I am excited about this one too. Sound like a fun read.

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  4. It does look cute...hope you like it.

    Here's mine:

    (click on my name)

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  5. A fabulous pick! It looks really good. Merry Christamas and Happy Reading :)
    Check out what I'm Waiting On Wednesday


    Mia @GrippedintoBooks

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  6. How to Knit a Heart Back Home
    By Rachael Herron
    Publication date: March 1, 2011

    Lucy Harrison sells books by day and volunteers with the Cypress Hollow fire department by night. Her life is just the way she likes it—full, even-keeled, and smooth—until bad-boy ex-cop Owen Bancroft comes back to town. Lucy has always been fearless, never scared about diving in to help others. When it comes to risking her heart, however, she realizes she's absolutely terrified.

    In a small town like Cypress Hollow, everyone knows your business—and there is nowhere to hide. Then Lucy and Owen are thrown together by the discovery of the lost work of local legend, knitting guru Eliza Carpenter. Now Owen, adrift and struggling to redefine himself as a civilian without a badge, will have to learn how to open himself up to life's new possibilities . . . while Lucy decides just how much of herself she's willing to gamble on love.

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  7. I've never actually read Pride and Prejudice. *ducks from all the thrown books* I want to, of course, but I just never got around to it. This, from the synopsis, does sound good, though! :) Great pick!

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