January 23rd 2014
~ Viking Juvenile ~
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Welcome to the world of the fabulously wealthy in London, 1909, where dresses and houses are overwhelmingly opulent, social class means everything, and women are taught to be nothing more than wives and mothers. Into this world comes seventeen-year-old Victoria Darling, who wants only to be an artist—a nearly impossible dream for a girl.
After Vicky poses nude for her illicit art class, she is expelled from her French finishing school. Shamed and scandalized, her parents try to marry her off to the wealthy Edmund Carrick-Humphrey. But Vicky has other things on her mind: her clandestine application to the Royal College of Art; her participation in the suffragette movement; and her growing attraction to a working-class boy who may be her muse—or may be the love of her life. As the world of debutante balls, corsets, and high society obligations closes in around her, Vicky must figure out: just how much is she willing to sacrifice to pursue her dreams?
We need more main characters who are very interested in art!! As someone who loves just being artistic and creative, reading about a character like that is just as awesome! Also, it's set in the 1909s in London! What more do you need? This sounds like the author knew what I want to read and basically wrote a book for me lol :) Yep, debutante balls, corstes, dresses and art, they ARE my favorite things you know!
I do like the background and the placing of the title but the girl and the yellow dress just looks so out of place and badly photoshopped.
So, what do you think of my WoW this week?