Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday: Wentworth Hall

This is a weekly meme hosted by Jill from Breaking the Spine.  "Waiting on Wednesday" spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Wentworth Hall by Abby Grahame
Pub. Date: May 1, 2012

Goodreads says, "Eighteen-year-old Maggie Darlington has turned into an entirely different person. The once spirited teen is now passive and reserved. A change Lord and Lady Darlington can’t help but be grateful for. It’s 1912, and the Darlingtons of Wentworth Hall have more than just the extensive grounds to maintain. As one of Britain’s most elite families, they need to keep up appearances that things are as they have always been…even as their carefully constructed façade rapidly comes undone. Maggie has a secret. And she’s not the only one…the handsome groom Michael, the beautiful new French nanny Therese, the Darlingtons’ teenage houseguests Teddy and Jessica, and even Maggie’s younger sister Lila are all hiding something. Passion, betrayal, heartache, and whispered declarations of love take place under the Darlingtons’ massive roof. And one of these secrets has the power to ruin the Darlingtons forever. When scandalous satires start appearing in the newspaper with details that closely mirror the lives of the Darlingtons, everyone is looking over their shoulder, worrying their scandal will be next. Because at Wentworth Hall, nothing stays secret for long."

*I am so sad Downton Abbey is over for the season, so I am hoping a book like this will give me my fix.  It sounds very similar and reminds me of the Luxe series as well, which I thoroughly enjoyed.  What do you guys think?


  1. This one sounds really good. The cover alone makes me want to check it out!

  2. Great pick! It sounds like my kind of book - can't wait to check it out. Thank you for sharing! :)

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  3. I agree with Leanna. The cover is so beautiful!
    I haven't started the Luxe series, but I read many good reviews.
    Thank you for posting! :)

  4. Great cover. I'll be taking a closer look at the series.

    Safari Poet

  5. This sounds great, it definitely reminds me of the Luxe series too! I'm going to have to check this out!

    My WoW

  6. Oh, I love the sound of this one....hope you enjoy it!

    Here's MY WOW POST

  7. Sounds like a soap opera - great pick!


  8. Love the new layout! This book also reminds me of The Luxe series. Pretty sure I'm going to buy this the day it's published. The more I see it around the internet, the more I can't wait to get my hands on a copy.

  9. I love historical YA and this one is like historical YA, gossip girl style! Can't wait for this one.

  10. Even though I don't watch DA, this does look good.

  11. Thanks for checking out my WoW, everyone! There are so many good books coming out this summer!


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