Wednesday, June 17, 2009

Waiting on Wednesday: Now and Then

Hosted by Jill, at Breaking the Spine, Here's my pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection:



Now & Then
Author: Jacqueline Sheehan
Pub. Date: June 23rd
From Amazon:Product Description

Living a dog's life...now and then

Anna O'Shea has failed at marriage, shed her job at a law firm, and she's trying to re-create herself when she and her recalcitrant nephew are summoned to the past in a manner that nearly destroys them. Her twenty-first-century skills pale as she struggles to find her nephew in nineteenth-century Ireland. For one of them, the past is brutally difficult, filled with hunger and struggle. For the other, the past is filled with privilege, status, and a reprieve from the crushing pain of present-day life. For both Anna and her nephew, the past offers them a chance at love.

Will every choice they make reverberate down through time? And do Irish Wolfhounds carry the soul of the ancient celts?

The past and present wrap around finely wrought characters who reveal the road home. Mystical, charming, and fantastic, New York Times bestselling author Jacqueline Sheehan's Now & Then is a poignant and beautiful tale of a remarkable journey. It is a miraculous evocation of a breathtaking place in a volatile age filled with rich, unforgettable, deeply human characters and one unforgettable dog named Madigan.

I LOVED Lost & Found by this author when I read it so can't wait to see if this one is just as good.

What's your W.O.W pick; Please share your link.

15 comments:

  1. I'd want to read that one just because the dog on the cover is so cute!

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  2. I had to read that twice before I got what was going on, ha! I love time travel books though, so I'll be on the lookout for reviews of this.

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  3. I'm adding this one to my list! It sounds great and the cover is cute.

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  4. This sounds really good, thanks for sharing - it's another one to go on my want list.

    Mine is here.

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  5. I love books that have to do with Ireland, so this one looks great to me. Thanks for posting this!

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  6. This sounds interesting... I would never have thought it was about time travel with that cover though!

    Me, I'm waiting not necessarily for a new book but for the paperback release of Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Next week I think.

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  7. I love the cover...now I feel like I have to track down Lost & Found!! Great pick!

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  8. Good One ^^

    www.bloodybookaholic.blogspot.com

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  9. Hey thanks for stopping by my blog.
    Looks like an amazing book. I'm adding it to my tbr pile!

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  10. Yikes! I would not do well in that situation at all, but the book sounds fantastic.

    Thanks for sharing, and stopping by to comment :-)

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  11. Will have to try Lost and Found. Thanks for the recommendation!

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  12. That is a cute cover! And an interesting premise for a book. I'll be anxious to see what you think of it when you get to it, Diane.

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  13. This does sound good. I have Lost & Found on my shelf but haven't read it yet. I just love this cover-that dog is adorable!

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  14. How can you not love that cover? Great find -- story sounds very interesting.

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  15. What?! this is time travel? (Just read Lenore's comment) I think I'll tbr this. THX!

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