Waiting on Wednesday: TIMELESS by Alexdandra Monir

Jill over at Breaking the Spine started this and I believe that it's awesome" This blog post is to alert those that visit about "the" book that we cannot wait to get our hands on.

This week I have selected TIMELESS by Alexandra Monir. The cover is beautiful and that immediately got my attention and then the romantic edge to the story synopisis left me salivating for it.

Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers (January 11, 2011)
Hardcover: 288 pages


When her mother is killed in a car accident, Michele Windsor has no choice but to move in with the wealthy grandparents she's never met in New York. Disillusioned by their coldness, Michele retreats into her room, where she discovers her great-great-aunt's journal--and, once she touches its pages, finds herself hurtled back in time.

In the glamorous Gilded Age, Michele learns that a wedding is coming up between the Windsors and another prominent family, the Walkers. But when Michele attends a party, something miraculous happens: while almost no one can see her in this era, one gorgeous young man with sparkling blue eyes can. Drawn together by mutual attraction, the two bond over music and the parents they've recently lost. But when the party is over, Michele learns the truth--the man she just fell for is Phillip Walker. And she, unknowingly, has just inspired him to call off his wedding to her great-great-aunt, prompting a family feud that will last for generations.

As Michele travels back and forth in time, she and Phillip meet over and over, always frustrated by their inability to have more than a few hours together. Michele knows she should try to make a life in the present, but none of the boys at school can hold a candle to Phillip. Finally, Michele tries to end their romance altogether--spurring a tragedy that transcends generations. Has Michele destroyed her chances for happiness? Or is her love for
Phillip . . . timeless?

3 comments on "Waiting on Wednesday: TIMELESS by Alexdandra Monir"

Manda (Manda's Movements) wrote: July 28, 2010 at 3:12 AM

This is up near the top of my most anticipated releases. Sounds so great!


Kate wrote: July 28, 2010 at 4:18 AM

This sounds really good. And I LOVE the cover!


Sarah wrote: July 28, 2010 at 10:12 AM

This sounds absolutely fantastic. Thanks for pointing it out!


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