WoW #121 – My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, and Brodi Ashton

Posted April 4, 2018 by Lillian in Features / 24 Comments

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event originally created and hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we are all eagerly anticipating. Jill has been MIA since August of 2016. Despite this, the meme lives on….Hope you come back Jill! Until then I will be joining Tressa at Wishful Endings and her meme Can’t-Wait Wednesday.

Happy Wednesday y’all! It’s been a few weeks since I’ve participated. March was a bit crazy 😉 This week I’m excitedly waiting on My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, Brodi Ashton. I LOVED My Lady Jane! It was the perfect combination of history, satire, and romance. So when I first heard the authors were getting back together for not one but at least two more books, I was excited. Now with a cover, a title, and leading lady, I really can’t wait! I enjoyed the classic Jane Eyre when I read it in high school and again when I read in college. It’s one of the only books I was forced to read that I enjoyed. (Not true…I love the classics!) I’m curious to see what spin the ladies put on this Jane. 😀


WoW #121 – My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, and Brodi AshtonMy Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, Brodi Ashton
Series: The Lady Janies #2
Published by HarperTEEN on 2018-06-26
Length: 464 pages

You may think you know the story. After a miserable childhood, penniless orphan Jane Eyre embarks on a new life as a governess at Thornfield Hall. There, she meets one dark, brooding Mr. Rochester. Despite their significant age gap (!) and his uneven temper (!!), they fall in love—and, Reader, she marries him. (!!!)

Or does she?

Prepare for an adventure of Gothic proportions, in which all is not as it seems, a certain gentleman is hiding more than skeletons in his closets, and one orphan Jane Eyre, aspiring author Charlotte Brontë, and supernatural investigator Alexander Blackwood are about to be drawn together on the most epic ghost hunt this side of Wuthering Heights.

About Brodi Ashton

First-time author Brodi Ashton received a bachelor's degree in journalism from the University of Utah and a master's degree in international relations from the London School of Economics. Brodi has an active following on her blog, which can be found at www.brodisashton.blogspot.com. She lives in Utah with her family.

About Cynthia Hand

Cynthia Hand is the New York Times bestselling author of the Unearthly series with HarperTeen: UNEARTHLY, HALLOWED, RADIANT (an enovella) and BOUNDLESS. Currently she lives in southern California with her husband and two small children. She teaches courses in creative writing at Pepperdine University. Her latest book, THE LAST TIME WE SAY GOODBYE, was released in February 2015. Her next novel, MY LADY JANE, (cowritten with Brodi Ashton and Jodi Meadows) will hit shelves on June 7, 2016.

About Jodi Meadows

Jodi Meadows lives and writes in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia, with her husband, a cat, and an alarming number of ferrets. She is a confessed book addict, and has wanted to be a writer ever since she decided against becoming an astronaut.

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24 responses to “WoW #121 – My Plain Jane by Cynthia Hand, Jodi Meadows, and Brodi Ashton

  1. This is one of my most anticipated books of the summer! I loved My Lady Jane, and I’ve heard this one is even better. I hope you love it! 🙂

  2. Oh, YAAAAAASSS!!! I can’t wait for this one, either!!! I’m a HUGE Jane Eyre fan, and can’t WAIT to see what these authors do with that classic!! AMAZING pick, Lillian!!! Thanks for featuring this book!! 🙂 🙂

    Thanks as well for commenting on my own CWW post!! <3 <3 <3 🙂 🙂 🙂