Waiting On Wednesday: The Fortune of Carmen Navarro


This week's WoW book is The Fortune of Carmen Navarro by Jen Bryant! It will be released on November 9, 2010.

Book Description:


Carmen Navarro rings up customers at the Quikmart, bored to tears. It’s a job, and she needs it. But Carmen’s true love is music: she dropped out of high school to sing with the Gypsy Lovers and land a recording contract, someday. Just a few miles away, Ryan Sweeney hunches over his books, a studious cadet with his eye on West Point. There’s not a single girl at the Valley Forge Military Academy, and that’s fine by him. But when Ryan, on a day pass from campus, spots Carmen, with her shining black hair and snake tattoo, his pulse quickens. Carmen, who normally rolls her eyes at the stiff Academy soldados, can tell this one is different. She slips him a note: “Come hear my band.” A romance begins, unlikely, passionate . . . and quickly imbalanced. In an enthralling narrative of obsessive love, the novel builds to a stunning close. Inspired by the novella and opera Carmen, Jen Bryant creates a strong-minded and alluring heroine in this contemporary tale of tragic love.


Wow, this cover is so pretty and I desperately want to know about this "obsessive and tragic love". Can't wait to get my hands on this book! PUBLISHED ON NOVEMBER 9, 2010!

5 comments:



I Read Banned Books said...

Sounds interesting! Hope you come by and see my WOW!

BrittLit said...

This sounds fairly interesting. I'll have to check it out. Thanks for sharing!

Kelsey said...

Ohh this sounds cool! I'd never heard of it before :)

Fi-chan (Bookish-Escape) said...

sounds pretty interesting, and the cover is indeed pretty! Though I would prefer the smoke thingy to be in another color, this is still pretty :D

Jen Bryant said...

Thanks for posting my latest novel--I'm very excited that it's finally HERE! And thanks for all of these comments-- I hope there will be more after you read the story!

Want to learn more about the book and story behind the book? Want to see the video trailer?
Then check them out here: http://www.jenbryant.com/books/inprint/bk_fortune.html

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