Wednesday, 3 April 2013

Wishlist Wednesday...

I am delighted to be part of wishlist Wednesday which is hosted by Dani at pen to paper

The idea is to post about one book each week that has been on your wishlist for some time, or maybe just added.

So what do you need to do to join in?

Follow Pen to Paper as host of the meme.

Pick a book from your wishlist that you are dying to get to put on your shelves.

Do a post telling your readers about the book and why it's on your wishlist.

Add your blog to the linky at the bottom of her post.

Put a link back to pen to paper (http://vogue-pentopaper.blogspot.com) somewhere in your post.




My Wishlist Wednesday book 



When Nights Were Cold

by

Susanna Jones

When Nights Were Cold


Published March 2nd 2012 by Macmillan, Mantle 



Blurb from Goodreads



As Queen Victoria’s reign reaches its end, Grace Farringdon dreams of polar explorations and of escape from her stifling home with her protective parents and eccentric, agoraphobic sister. But when Grace secretly applies to Candlin, a women’s college filled with intelligent, like-minded women, she finally feels her ambitions beginning to be take shape. There she forms an Antarctic Exploration Society with the gregarious suffragette Locke, the reserved and studious Hooper and the strange, enigmatic Parr, and before long the group are defying their times and their families by climbing the peaks of Snowdonia and planning an ambitious trip to the perilous Alps.

Fifteen years later, trapped in her Dulwich home, Grace is haunted by the terrible events that took place out on the mountains. She is the society’s only survivor and for years people have demanded the truth of what happened, the group’s horrible legacy a millstone around her neck. Now, as the eve of the Second World War approaches, Grace is finally ready to remember and to confess...



This book has been on my wishlist for a while now. I was initially captivated by the picture of the young woman on the cover and more than a little intrigued by the idea of intrepid young women in their quest for adventure.

 I am optimistic by the good reviews this book has had, and I'm sure I'll gett to read it before too long !

6 comments:

  1. Oooh. Sounds amazing. I think I love everything about it, just from reading the synopsis -- must go add it to my wishlist right now!

    Lisa
    My WW

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    1. Hi Lisa - it does sound a great read - I'm tempted to DL it now !!

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  2. This one sounds really good! I hope you get it soon!
    Brittany @ Spare Time Book Blog
    My WW: http://sparetimebookblog.blogspot.com/2013/04/wishlist-wednesday-41.html

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    1. Hi Brittany - thanks for visiting. Hope you get your WW book soon too!

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  3. This sounds like a lovely book and exactly the type of novel I would pick up. I am adding this to my want to read shelf on Goodreads.

    My WW

    Ingrid @ Le Chat de Bibliothèque

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    1. Hi and welcome Ingrid. Glad you are as intrigued by this book as I am. Let me know when you get to read it !

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Thanks for taking the time to comment - Jaffa and I appreciate your interest.