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DNFer: Cinders & Sapphires (Leila Rasheed)

The Deets:
Reading level: YA
Pages: 400
Publisher: January 22nd 2013 by Disney-Hyperion
ISBN: 9781423171171
Source: eARC from Netgalley

One house, two worlds...

Rose Cliffe has never met a young lady like her new mistress. Clever, rich, and beautiful, Ada Averley treats Rose as an equal. And Rose could use a friend. Especially now that she, at barely sixteen, has risen to the position of ladies’ maid. Rose knows she should be grateful to have a place at a house like Somerton. Still, she can’t help but wonder what her life might have been had she been born a lady, like Ada.

For the first time in a decade, the Averleys have returned to Somerton, their majestic ancestral estate. But terrible scandal has followed Ada’s beloved father all the way from India. Now Ada finds herself torn between her own happiness and her family’s honor. Only she has the power to restore the Averley name—but it would mean giving up her one true love . . . someone she could never persuade her father …

Cover Appeal: Sirens

This week's Cover Appeal feature is the sultry siren. After reading the Caster Chronicles (and the many mermaid reads this summer), I realized that Sirens don't always have tails. Sometimes they can walk on two legs.