Waiting On Wednesday (281) Alex and Eliza: A Love Story by Melissa de la Cruz

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Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Breaking The Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we are eagerly anticipating.

I've been participating in Waiting on Wednesday for over 5 years because Wednesday is my favorite day of the week! I love sharing and discovering new books.

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Expected publication: April 11th 2017 by G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers

Synopsis from Goodreads:

1777. Albany, New York.

As battle cries of the American Revolution echo in the distance, servants flutter about preparing for one of New York society’s biggest events: the Schuylers’ grand ball. Descended from two of the oldest and most distinguished bloodlines in New York, the Schuylers are proud to be one of their fledgling country’s founding families, and even prouder still of their three daughters—Angelica, with her razor-sharp wit; Peggy, with her dazzling looks; and Eliza, whose beauty and charm rival that of both her sisters, though she’d rather be aiding the colonists’ cause than dressing up for some silly ball.

Still, she can barely contain her excitement when she hears of the arrival of one Alexander Hamilton, a mysterious, rakish young colonel and General George Washington’s right-hand man. Though Alex has arrived as the bearer of bad news for the Schuylers, he can’t believe his luck—as an orphan, and a bastard one at that—to be in such esteemed company. And when Alex and Eliza meet that fateful night, so begins an epic love story that would forever change the course of American history.

In the pages of Alex and Eliza, #1 New York Times bestselling author Melissa de la Cruz brings to life the romance of young Alexander Hamilton and Elizabeth Schuyler.

I've never read anything by this author before. I know nothing of Hamilton the musical. I just thought this book sounded interesting.

What are you waiting on this week?


  1. Cute pick! Seeing a lot of this one! Hope you love it once you read it!

    Here's my WoW

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

  2. Amazing pick! I'm going to be listening to this book soon, so hopefully it's as good as it sounds :D Hope you love it as well :D

    Brittany @ Brittany's Book Rambles

    1. I hope you enjoy listening to this, Brittany. Thanks for stopping by today.

  3. There are a lot of people waiting on this one. Have fun reading it.

    My WOW

  4. I'm excited for this one too. It just sounds perfect! I hope you enjoy it when you get to read it. :)

    1. I hope we both like reading this, Suzanne. Thank you for stopping by today.

  5. Oooh! This book does sound interesting!

    Here’s my WoW!

    Ronyell @ Rabbit Ears Book Blog

  6. I'm very excited for this one! So made when I thought I was downloading it on Netgalley, only to find it was just a sampler! I hate when that happens. Great pick! Thanks for stopping by my Wednesday post on Lisa Loves Literature earlier!

  7. I actually haven't hopped on the Hamilton bandwagon but I love all of the excitement for the show and this book! I hope you enjoy it when you get the chance to read it!

    Have a lovely weekend, Sandra. =)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!


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