Tuesday, March 22, 2011

Me on Waiting on Wednesday (18)

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted every week by Jill at Breaking the Spine. :)

Title: The Girl in the Steel Corset
Author: Kady Cross
Release Date: May 24, 2011
Publisher: HarlequinTeen

From Goodreads:

She thought there was something wrong with her. She was right.
Finley Jayne has known for quite some time that she isn’t ‘normal,’ but when she beats up the son of her employer and is forced to flee, she stumbles into a world where there are bigger freaks than her. They take her in, treat her like family and demand her trust. How can Finley trust them when she can’t trust herself? And why is she drawn to the powerful Griffin as well as the dangerous Jack? She has to get herself under control before she gets into trouble she can’t get out of.

Griffin King is one of the most powerful men in Britain but he couldn’t save his best friend from almost dying. He is determined to save Finley and help her become the person he knows she can be, but there’s evil afoot in London. Machines have attacked humans under the orders of a nefarious criminal called The Machinist. He has sworn to protect his country against such a threat, but he’s never faced any foe like this. However, when he discovers The Machinist’s connection to his past, Griffin vows to end the villain once and for all — but he’ll need the help of all his friends, including the beautiful Finley Jayne – the girl in the steel corset.

This both looks and sounds awesome. I love the idea of steampunk, the world building and the different machines, even if I can't quite write it. ;)

I've been a Harlequin reader for years (their Blaze series) and I love the fact that their YA imprint is taking off and is publishing a bunch of really good books like Rachel Vincent's Soul Screamers series, Mara Purnhagen's Past Midnight, and Aimeé Carter's The Goddess Test. You can bet I'll be requesting this on NetGalley soon. :)


  1. I love steampunk novels and this one sounds soooo good.

  2. We have the same WoW this week. Great pick!

  3. Cannot wait to red this one either. Great pick!

  4. Great WOW! The cover is amazing!

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  5. I haven't read in this genre, but it does have an intriguing twist to it...hope you enjoy this one.

    Here's MY WOW POST

  6. I hope when you get it, it will be everything you hope it to be. Check out what I am Waiting On Wednesday for.

  7. Great pick!! I have this from NG and I can't wait to start it. I really love Harlequin Teen!! Here's my WoW!

  8. This is a popuylar choice this week. Love it! Here's my WOW Happy reading!

  9. It looks really good. Can't wait to read it. I love the cover.