Wednesday, 4 January 2012

Waiting on Wednesday #64

Scarlet
A. C Gaughen
February 14th 2012


Many readers know the tale of Robin Hood, but they will be swept away by this new version full of action, secrets, and romance. 

Posing as one of Robin Hood’s thieves to avoid the wrath of the evil Thief Taker Lord Gisbourne, Scarlet has kept her identity secret from all of Nottinghamshire. Only the Hood and his band know the truth: the agile thief posing as a whip of a boy is actually a fearless young woman with a secret past. Helping the people of Nottingham outwit the corrupt Sheriff of Nottingham could cost Scarlet her life as Gisbourne closes in. It’s only her fierce loyalty to Robin—whose quick smiles and sharp temper have the rare power to unsettle her—that keeps Scarlet going and makes this fight worth dying for.


I wasn't all that excited for this until a little while ago, when I realised it was a retelling of Robin Hood. Then I was all psyched about it. Also, I've been seeing it on people's lists for 2012 a lot lately and I ave to say I agree. It does look like it's going to be awesome! I love the cover :)


What book are you waiting on the Wednesday?


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine

10 comments:

  1. I have an ARC of this book. I'm looking forward to reading it.

    My WoW.

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  2. Oh. I've seen it a few times. The story sounds quite intriguing! Thank you for sharing it! Great pick!

    Sam
    Books For All Seasons

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  3. Scarlet looks and sounds so interesting! Can't wait for it! My "WOW"

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  4. Ohh this one looks really good! I love the cover and the synopsis is very intriguing! Great pick!

    My WoW picks here

    Jay @ We Fancy Books

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  5. This one sounds interesting :)

    Here's my WOW pick.

    Kat
    Wit and Sin

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  6. I have loved Robin Hood since watching the Disney version with Foxes. I am definitely excited for this adaptation. It will be fun to read the story from a girl's POV. Awesome pick.

    ~Nikki @ My WoW.. Giveaway!

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  7. Many people seem to be waiting on this book, but unfortunately I cannot bring myself to want to read it..with that cover :(

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  8. I am excited about this one too but agree that the cover leaves a little to be desired. Still, I can't wait for it!

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  9. oooh i love Robin Hood. not sure how i feel about these classical retellings/prequels/sequels though

    The Cait Files

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  10. Not completely sure, but I *think* this is on Netgalley? I'm sure I've seen it around.. not a Robin Hood-y person myself though, lol :)

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