Thursday, December 2, 2010

All I Want For Christmas Is...


This is a feature/meme created by Danya @  A Tapestry of Words where you choose a book each week leading up to Christmas and say why it's made it onto your wishlist – and I'd love to see what books everyone else is hoping to get! So if you want to make your own blog post about it, please link up here. :)

My pick for this week is...


"The Diamond Secret: A Retelling of Anastasia" 
by Suzanne Weyn
Series: Once Upon A Time
Genre: Fairy-Tale Romance, Fantasy
Pages: 240
Author's website: http://www.suzanneweynbooks.com
Published: June 2009 by Simon Pulse

Goodreads Blurb:
A Retelling of "Anastasia"Nadya is a mischievous kitchen girl in a Russian tavern. Having nearly drowned in the Iset River during the turmoil of the Revolution, she has no memory of her past and longs for the life she cannot remember.PThen two young men arrive at the tavern and announce that Nadya's long-lost grandmother has sent them to find her. Yearning for family and friendship, she agrees to accompany them to Paris for the joyful reunion. Nadya eagerly embarks on her journey, never dreaming it will be one of laughter, love #151; and betrayal.

Why I added this one to my Christmas wishlist:
I have wanted to read this book for a long time. I have a love for fairy-tale retellings and fantasy so I think I would really enjoy this book and I also want to read some of the others in the series which are all based on a different fairy-tale. And of course the cover! Did you get a look at this beautiful cover? Anyone that knows me knows I'm a sucker for a beautiful cover. =) hehe


6 comments:

Reading Lassie said...

Haha. I am a sucker for beautiful covers too! Hope you find this underneath your Christmas tree!

Chrizette @ All the days of said...

I agree with you guys - that cover is absolutely beautiful!
Chrizette

rosejaejoong said...

nice cover but is the story worth reading?I'm looking for a nice book to read at the moment.Maybe i should just give it a try :D

Danielle @ Romance Book Junkies said...

@ rosejaejoong, This book has good reviews on Goodreads so I'm hoping its going to be good.

Carol L. said...

The cover is beautiful. I definitely have to put this on my TRL. I love the retelling of any and all fairy tales as well.Thanks for sharing.
Carol L
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danya said...

Oooh, gorgeous cover - love the tones of icy blue. And I am a fan of fairy tale retellings too! Hope you find this one under your tree :)

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