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Book Review: The Wicked and the Just by J. Anderson Coats

16 Apr

Book cover for The Wicked and the Just by J. Anderson CoatsTitle: The Wicked and the Just

Author: J. Anderson Coats

Genre: Historical Fiction YA

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Release date: April 17, 2012

Challenge: YA Historical Fiction Challenge

Source: DAC ARC Tour

Summary: Cecily’s father has ruined her life. He’s moving them to occupied Wales, where the king needs good strong Englishmen to keep down the vicious Welshmen. At least Cecily will finally be the lady of the house.

Gwenhwyfar knows all about that house. Once she dreamed of being the lady there herself, until the English destroyed the lives of everyone she knows. Now she must wait hand and foot on this bratty English girl.

While Cecily struggles to find her place amongst the snobby English landowners, Gwenhwyfar struggles just to survive. And outside the city walls, tensions are rising ever higher—until finally they must reach the breaking point.

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