Today, I'm (re)reading the fabulous A Mad Wicked Folly! It's an Edwardian tale about a daring girl with dreams of becoming an artist...
Hardcover, 448 pages
Expected publication: January 23rd 2014 by Viking Juvenile
Synopsis via Goodreads:
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?
(Also, memo to BBC: PLEASE make this book into a mini-series!)
What are you reading this Friday?
About the author:
She is a dressage rider and trainer and lives on a 10-acre sustainable farm in Northwest Indiana with her British husband, Mark. Visit her at www.sharonbiggswaller.com.