Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Waiting on Wednesday: The Beautiful and the Cursed, by Page Morgan

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine to spotlight upcoming book releases that we're excited for.

My pick this week:

Release date: May 14, 2013
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Format: Hardcover, 400 pages

Goodreads description:
After a bizarre accident, Ingrid Waverly is forced to leave London with her mother and younger sister, Gabby, trading a world full of fancy dresses and society events for the unfamiliar city of Paris.

In Paris there are no grand balls or glittering parties, and, disturbingly, the house Ingrid’s twin brother, Grayson, found for them isn’t a house at all. It’s an abandoned abbey, its roof lined with stone gargoyles that could almost be mistaken for living, breathing creatures.

And Grayson has gone missing.

No one seems to know of his whereabouts but Luc, a devastatingly handsome servant at their new home.

Ingrid is sure her twin isn’t dead—she can feel it deep in her soul—but she knows he’s in grave danger. It will be up to her and Gabby to navigate the twisted path to Grayson, a path that will lead Ingrid on a discovery of dark secrets and otherworldly truths. And she’ll learn that once they are uncovered, they can never again be buried

If you've been following me for any length of time, you know that I love historical YA! And creepy, gothic houses. Also, this one is apparently about gargoyles - though I've heard about some books with gargoyles, I've never read one where they play a big role (that becomes more obvious in the description for the audiobook of this novel). So yeah, I'm very curious about this book! And just look at the gorgeous cover :)


  1. Ah, that one again. I have to say, some more and you have me conviced. As for now, it still hasn't captured me quite yet. Nice pick, though. My WoW

  2. Ohhhhh this one sounds awesome! Love that cover too! Great pick!

    Teresa @ Readers Live A Thousand Lives

  3. Yep, I want this too!! Sounds really good!

  4. I like YA books and Historical fiction. This sounds really good! Great Pick. New Follower :-)

    Chelsea @ Starbucks & Books Obsession

  5. I've been dying for this one since I first discovered it. GARGOYLES!!!!! :P And that cover is gorgeous! Great pick!

  6. Yes!! I'm really interested in this one too! I love the London/Paris juxtaposition and the gothic feel makes it even more appealing. And ditto on the gargoyles, I've never read books about the either so I'm very curious!! Gorgeous cover too <3 Fab pick doll :-)

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  8. That's very interesting. Do they have special twin links or is it more than that? I read one with gargoyles, but they were different, or maybe I just don't know much about them