Waiting on Wednesday: The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein

Posted February 21, 2018 by Bee || 1 Comment

Waiting on Wednesday is hosted by Breaking the Spine. It’s a feature where we show off one of our most anticipated reads of the year. Where we tend to add more books to your never-ending TBR.

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Waiting on Wednesday: The Dark Descent of Elizabeth FrankensteinThe Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein by Kiersten White
Published by Delacorte Press on September 25th 2018
Genres: Young Adult, Historical, Retellings

Elizabeth Lavenza hasn't had a proper meal in weeks. Her thin arms are covered with bruises from her "caregiver," and she is on the verge of being thrown into the streets . . . until she is brought to the home of Victor Frankenstein, an unsmiling, solitary boy who has everything--except a friend.

Victor is her escape from misery. Elizabeth does everything she can to make herself indispensable--and it works. She is taken in by the Frankenstein family and rewarded with a warm bed, delicious food, and dresses of the finest silk. Soon she and Victor are inseparable.

But her new life comes at a price. As the years pass, Elizabeth's survival depends on managing Victor's dangerous temper and entertaining his every whim, no matter how depraved. Behind her blue eyes and sweet smile lies the calculating heart of a girl determined to stay alive no matter the cost . . . as the world she knows is consumed by darkness.

why i’m waiting

So far this author’s books haven’t been a great succes with me, but this one just sounds so amazing and spectacular that I just need it in my life. Plus that cover is to die for, honestly.

Are you excited for The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein? What book are you waiting on this week?

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