Hello and welcome to another episode of Top Ten Tuesday, you guys! I think this one marks my 52nd one, so hey, that’s a whole year of TTTs. This week’s theme is books you read because of a recommendation.
Happy Friday, guys! I’m one day late but I’m still super excited to show you the second part of Team Periwinkle’s Book Blogger Creativity Project (BBCP) 2016: Match Made in the Pages! Here’s a recap, if you missed the introduction post last week:
MATCH MADE IN THE PAGES is a two-part feature where I’ll be setting up one of my favourite characters on a blind date with characters from other books — with your help. 😈
Part 1: I’ll be asking my character a couple of questions to get to know them and see what kind of things they might like.
Part 2: In a week, I’ll be taking the character you suggested and imagine the kinds of dates they will enjoy (or not) with my character! You’re here right now. 🙂
Title: My Lady Jane (2016)
Author: Cynthia Hand, Brodi Ashton, Jodi Meadows
Genre: Young Adult, Historical, Fantasy
Extent: 491 pages
Release Date: June 7, 2016
Edward (long live the king) is the King of England. He’s also dying, which is inconvenient, as he’s only sixteen and he’d much rather be planning for his first kiss than considering who will inherit his crown…
Jane (reads too many books) is Edward’s cousin, and far more interested in books than romance. Unfortunately for Jane, Edward has arranged to marry her off to secure the line of succession. And there’s something a little odd about her intended…
Gifford (call him G) is a horse. That is, he’s an Eðian (eth-y-un, for the uninitiated). Every day at dawn he becomes a noble chestnut steed—but then he wakes at dusk with a mouthful of hay. It’s all very undignified.
The plot thickens as Edward, Jane, and G are drawn into a dangerous conspiracy. With the fate of the kingdom at stake, our heroes will have to engage in some conspiring of their own. But can they pull off their plan before it’s off with their heads?
I actually picked up My Lady Jane more or less on a whim. The cover didn’t interest me. The synopsis didn’t interest me. The authors didn’t interest me. But after hearing so many of my trusted bloggers say that this book was surprisingly funny and unique, I just couldn’t resist — and let me tell you right now that it was the right decision. 😛