Waiting on Wednesday: August 11

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted byBreaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Here's a few to anticipate in the next month or so....

Head in the Clouds by Karen Witemeyer releases September 1, 2010

Adelaide Proctor longs to find a real-life storybook hero to claim as her own. But when a husband-hunting debacle leaves her humiliated, she interviews for a governess position on a remote Texas sheep ranch and vows to leave her silly romantic yearnings behind.

Gideon Westcott left his privileged life in England to make a name for himself in America’s wool industry, never expecting to end up with a child. To his dismay, five-year-old Isabella hasn't uttered a word since she lost her mother. The unconventionality of the new governess concerns Gideon—and intrigues him at the same time. But he can't afford distractions.

While We're Far Apart by Lynn Austin releases September 1, 2010

In an unassuming apartment building in Brooklyn, New York, three lives intersect as the reality of war invades each aspect of their lives. Young Esther is heartbroken when her father decides to enlist in the army shortly after the death of her mother. Penny Goodrich has been in love with Eddie Shaffer for as long as she can remember; now that Eddie's wife is dead, Penny feels she has been given a second chance and offers to care for his children in the hope that he will finally notice her and marry her after the war. And elderly Mr. Mendel, the landlord, waits for the war to end to hear what has happened to his son trapped in war-torn Hungary.

But during the long, endless wait for victory overseas, life on the home front will go from bad to worse. Yet these characters will find themselves growing and changing in ways they never expected--and ultimately discovering truths about God's love... even when He is silent.

The Healer's Apprentice by Melanie Dickerson releases September 3, 2010

An imaginative and romantic retelling of the classic fairy tale Sleeping Beauty! When Rose, a young woodcutter's daughter, falls in love with the village ruler, their relationship is complicated by a curse. Will their shared faith enable them to follow God's will for their lives---even if his plans don't include a happy ending? 272 pages, softcover from Zondervan.


Unknown said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog, Megan!! :o)

I've got all of these on my wish list, too! I always have a particularly hard time waiting for any of Lynn Austin's books to release. She's one of my all-time favorite authors. :o) Did you get a chance to read Though Waters Roar? Excellent book!

Laura at Library of Clean Reads said...

Megan, please contact me. You won in one of my giveaways but I do not have your email.
laura at laurafabiani dot com