“Waiting” On Wednesday: A Tyranny of Petticoats

Waiting on WednesdayWaiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming releases that we are excited for.

A Tyranny of Petticoats - Jessica SpotswoodA Tyranny of Petticoats edited by Jessica Spotswood

Hardcover: 368 pages
Publication date: March 8th 2016
Publisher: Candlewick Press
Add on: Goodreads

From an impressive sisterhood of YA writers comes an edge-of-your-seat anthology of historical fiction and fantasy featuring a diverse array of daring heroines.

Criss-cross America — on dogsleds and ships, stagecoaches and trains — from pirate ships off the coast of the Carolinas to the peace, love, and protests of 1960s Chicago. Join fifteen of today’s most talented writers of young adult literature on a thrill ride through history with American girls charting their own course. They are monsters and mediums, bodyguards and barkeeps, screenwriters and schoolteachers, heiresses and hobos. They’re making their own way in often-hostile lands, using every weapon in their arsenals, facing down murderers and marriage proposals. And they all have a story to tell.

With stories by: J. Anderson Coats, Andrea Cremer, Y.S. Lee, Katherine Longshore, Marie Lu, Kekla Magoon, Marissa Meyer, Saundra Mitchell, Beth Revis, Caroline Richmond, Lindsay Smith, Jessica Spotswood, Robin Talley, Leslye Walton, Elizabeth Wein

15 Stories of Belles, Bank Robbers & Other Badass Girls! Umm yes please! Who doesn’t love stories of badass girls, plus all these awesome authors! Hella excited!

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Author: Cyn

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12 Replies to ““Waiting” On Wednesday: A Tyranny of Petticoats”

  1. This sounds pretty good – and I agree that the cover is good! Here’s my WoW meme

  2. That tagline pretty much conveys everything and how “badass” it will probably be! Great choice and something I will definitely have to check out!

    My WoW

  3. What a great collection! Thanks for sharing and enjoy. Here’s mine: “THE PERFECT NEIGHBORS”

  4. ohh, I’ve seen this around but never payed muxh attention to it…
    I’d have to research it more…

  5. This book is on my TBR as well. GIRL POWER! 🙂
    Little Librocubicularist

  6. That title and sub-title up the top are TO DIE FOR, they’re so good!! We definitely need more books like this!)

    Here’s mine: http://editingeverything.com/blog/2016/02/17/wow-comfort-zone/

  7. This was my WOW a few weeks ago, so of course I have to say great pick!
    Check out my WOW

  8. oh this sounds very interesting here!! Hope you like it when you get it.

  9. Literary Feline says: Reply

    I love that cover. And the book sounds like it will be good.

  10. Ooo, I love this mash up, and agree the cover is beautiful!

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