Waiting on Wednesday: Week 54

The Education of Bet by Lauren Bartaz- Logsted

Bet is sixteen, very intelligent, but only knows as much as her limited education will allow. In Victorian England, girls aren't allowed to go to school.

Will is also 16, and though not related by blood, he and Bet act like brother and sister. In fact, they even look like brother and sister. And though they're both raised under the same roof, by the same kind uncle, Will has one big advantage over Bet: He's a boy, and being a boy means he isn't stuck in the grand house they call home. He gets to go out into the world--to school.

But that's not what Will wishes. He wants to join the military and learn about real life, not what's written in books.
So one night, Bet comes up with a plan. She'll go to school as Will. Will can join the military. And though it seems impossible, they actually manage to pull it off.

But once Bet gets to the school, she begins to realize the education she's going to get isn't exactly the one she was expecting.

I enjoyed Lauren's previous novel, Crazy Beautiful, so I'm hoping I'll like this one just as much, if not more. Though, I don't have an worries because the summary makes the book sound amazing and I LOVE the cover!
The Education of Bet will be released July 12, 2010!


  1. !! Victorian Cross-dressing heroine!! Am solddddd~

  2. I have this in my to read pile, it looks good.

  3. That sounds like an excellent book-I can't wait until July!

  4. Lovely pick!

    I really like the sound of this book--anything Victorian period and I'm in :)

  5. Looks good. I like the cover.

  6. This sounds so good! Love the cover(:

  7. This one's on my wishlist. Can't wait to read it. Great pick!

  8. I really like the sound of this. I love historical novels and the fact that it is set in ictorian London is just briliant!


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