Wednesday, July 11, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday~ The Friday Society

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly meme
 hosted by Jill @ Breaking the Spine
where we spotlight books we are eagerly anticipating.

The Friday Society
by Adrienne Kress
Publisher:Dial
Publication date: December 6, 2012
Genre: YA Steampunk Mystery
Purchase: Barnes and Noble/Amazon/Book Depository

An action-packed tale of gowns, guys, guns—and the heroines who use them all
Set in Edwardian London, The Friday Society follows the stories of three very intelligent and talented young women, all of whom are assistants to powerful men: Cora, lab assistant; Michiko, Japanese fight assistant; and Nellie, magician's assistant. The three young women's lives become inexorably intertwined after a chance meeting at a ball that ends with the discovery of a murdered mystery man. It's up to these three, in their own charming but bold way, to solve the murder—and the crimes they believe may be connected to it—without calling too much attention to themselves. Told with Adrienne Kress's sharp wit and a great deal of irreverence, this Steampunk whodunit introduces three unforgettable and very ladylike— well, relatively ladylike—heroines poised for more dangerous adventures.

Doesn't this sound like a fun read? I love steampunk and the mystery aspect has me intrigued. The girls all look and sound unique. Gowns, Guys and Guns! 


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24 Comments:

At July 11, 2012 at 12:41 AM , Blogger Tabitha said...

This book looks great! Just a nice fun read.
Great pick!

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At July 11, 2012 at 5:17 AM , Blogger We Fancy Books said...

Ohh Steampunk! this is definitely going in my list! Awesome pick! ;)

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~Jay
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At July 11, 2012 at 6:07 AM , Blogger Silverlight said...

Oooh, this one looks good! I'm adding it to my pile. I really am just starting to get into Steampunk and what I read so far has been pretty good, thanks for sharing!


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At July 11, 2012 at 6:08 AM , Blogger Nick said...

I absolutely love the sound of this book too ! The girls look so kick-ass ! :D
Great pick, Kimberly ! :)

 
At July 11, 2012 at 6:20 AM , Blogger Book Whales YA Reviews said...

Love the cover! Reminds me a bit of "Sucker Punch"

-Dannielle /TheUnseelieNerd

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At July 11, 2012 at 7:06 AM , Blogger Creations by Laurel-Rain Snow said...

Definitely tempting! Thanks for sharing...and enjoy.

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At July 11, 2012 at 9:24 AM , Blogger Cimmaron @ Talksupe said...

This does sounds like a fun read and I like how they each look & sound unique. We had this book featured on our WoW a few weeks back so we're looking forward to it too.

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-Cimmaron

 
At July 11, 2012 at 9:26 AM , Blogger Christa @ Hooked on Books said...

I am so excited for this book! And the other is a Canadian (which is always a plus in my book!)

 
At July 11, 2012 at 9:46 AM , Blogger Beverley said...

Sounds like a fun steampunk read! I adore the cover because I like kick-ass heroines!!!

Fantastic pick :D

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At July 11, 2012 at 10:27 AM , Blogger Ann @ Tea And Text said...

Yes!! I am so excited for this one too! Ahhhhh steam punk!

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At July 11, 2012 at 10:31 AM , Blogger Tammy Sparks said...

Wow, three bad-ass girls?? This sounds fantastic!!

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At July 11, 2012 at 10:40 AM , Blogger Keertana said...

This sounds great! It's been a long time since I've read any really good steampunk novels, so I'm definitely looking forward to this! Incredible pick!(:

~Keertana
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At July 11, 2012 at 11:23 AM , OpenID booktasty said...

I think it may be time for a little steampunk in my life! This one sounds really fun! :)

 
At July 11, 2012 at 12:45 PM , Blogger Danica Page said...

I don't know why this cover draws me in, but it does. I'm definitely going to have to read this.

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At July 11, 2012 at 1:01 PM , Blogger Kristin @ My ParaHangover said...

How do you find these books???? I've never heard of this one but I'm going to check it out!! Great pick!!!

 
At July 11, 2012 at 1:42 PM , Blogger Cheles Bells said...

I love the sound of this one!! Thanks so much for sharing :D

 
At July 11, 2012 at 2:36 PM , Blogger Heidi@Rainy Day Ramblings said...

I love Steampunk meets the old west. Sounds awesome! Thanks for sharing. Hope you are having a fab time!

 
At July 11, 2012 at 2:51 PM , Blogger Christina said...

I totally want to read this one! Steampunk, western, AND diversity? All over it! It looks like a YA Shanghai Knights or something!

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At July 11, 2012 at 3:16 PM , Blogger Jenea Whittington said...

Amazing pick, it sounds really good... :)

Jenea @ Books Live Forever

 
At July 11, 2012 at 3:26 PM , Blogger Blodeuedd said...

Cool :) I'd read it

 
At July 11, 2012 at 4:04 PM , Blogger Martina Koleva said...

Looks great but I don't like books that are not set in this century or the next few... I have a very specific standards when it comes to when the plot is set and as interesting and entertaining the book sound I think I'll pass. But I hope you enjoy reading it when it comes out.
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~Marti @ The Story Behind the Book Cover

 
At July 11, 2012 at 4:52 PM , Blogger Dani Chapman said...

These books do sound interesting!
Thanks for sharing,
Dani
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At July 11, 2012 at 6:52 PM , Blogger Shooting Stars Mag said...

This sounds awesome...i really do want to read this. I'm glad they showed all three girls on the cover; it allows future readers to see that not all the girls are white and that's great!!

-Lauren

 
At July 12, 2012 at 9:19 AM , Blogger Melissas Eclectic Bookshelf said...

This one does look like a lot of fun!!

 

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