Waiting on Wednesday: A School for Unusual Girls by Kathleen Baldwin

Waiting on Wednesday is a meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.
It spotlights upcoming releases that we're excited about!

A School for Unusual Girls by Kathleen Baldwin
May 19th, 2015
It’s 1814. Napoleon is exiled on Elba. Europe is in shambles. Britain is at war on four fronts. And Stranje House, a School for Unusual Girls, has become one of Regency England’s dark little secrets. The daughters of the beau monde who don't fit high society’s constrictive mold are banished to Stranje House to be reformed into marriageable young ladies. Or so their parents think. In truth, Headmistress Emma Stranje, the original unusual girl, has plans for the young ladies—plans that entangle the girls in the dangerous world of spies, diplomacy, and war.

After accidentally setting her father’s stables on fire while performing a scientific experiment, Miss Georgiana Fitzwilliam is sent to Stranje House. But Georgie has no intention of being turned into a simpering, pudding-headed, marriageable miss. She plans to escape as soon as possible—until she meets Lord Sebastian Wyatt. Thrust together in a desperate mission to invent a new invisible ink for the English war effort, Georgie and Sebastian must find a way to work together without losing their heads—or their hearts...
Why I can't wait for A School for Unusual Girls:
This sounds so much like Gail Carriger's Finishing School series, so I'm all in! I'm determined to add more historical fiction to my reading list this year, and I cannot wait to dive into this one!
What are you waiting on?


  1. I'm definitely intrigued by this one! It's on my watch-list for sure! Hope you enjoy it once you read it!

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  2. I just learned about this one recently and wow, it sounds so good! I totally agree it sounds the Finishing School Series and the Gemma Doyle trilogy a little bit too. I'm hoping to check it out. Great pick!
    Cassi @ My Thoughts Literally

  3. I haven't heard of this before but it does sound exciting! Thank you for putting it under my radar, I hope you enjoy this read once it comes out - great pick <3 Benish | Feminist Reflections

  4. I haven't heard much about this book but that cover I beautiful.

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  5. Can't wait to read this. I hope you like the book! Check out my WoW!


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