Monday, April 23, 2012

[Book Blast] Pretty Crooked by Elisa Ludwig + G!veaway

Pretty Crooked
by Elisa Ludwig
Published: March 13, 2012
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books


Willa’s secret plan seems all too simple: take from the rich kids at Valley Prep and give to the poor ones.

Yet Willa’s turn as Robin Hood at her ultra-exclusive high school is anything but. Bilking her “friends”-known to everyone as the Glitterati-without them suspecting a thing, is far from easy. Learning how to pick pockets and break into lockers is as difficult as she’d thought it’d be. Delivering care packages to the scholarship girls, who are ostracized just for being from the “wrong” side of town, is way more fun than she’d expected.

The complication Willa didn’t expect, though, is Aidan Murphy, Valley Prep’s most notorious (and gorgeous) ace-degenerate. His mere existence is distracting Willa from what matters most to her-evening the social playing field between the have and have-nots. There’s no time for crushes and flirting with boys, especially conceited and obnoxious trust-funders like Aidan.

But when the cops start investigating the string of burglaries at Valley Prep and the Glitterati begin to seek revenge, could he wind up being the person that Willa trusts most?
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Starred Reviews

“This should be an easy sell to fans of Sara Shepard’s Pretty Little Liars books.”
— Booklist

“This debut keeps readers zooming along as a formerly poor girl plays Robin Hood when she strikes it rich…. A solid debut.”
— Kirkus

“Packed with romance, humor, and adventure, PRETTY CROOKED will steal your heart.”
Sarah Mlynowski, author of Ten Things We Did (But Probably Shouldn’t Have)

“Intriguing characters, high adventure, good-hearted heists, and plenty of romance. PRETTY CROOKED has me pining for Willa’s next adventure!”
Jennifer Echols, author of Forget You and The One that I Want

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About the Author

My debut young adult novel PRETTY CROOKED (Katherine Tegen/HarperCollins) will be released in March 2012. Even though I had to extensively research pickpocketing techniques, I am a law-abiding citizen. I live in Philadelphia with my husband Jesse. I'm a proud member of The Apocalypsies, a group of children's book authors debuting in 2012.

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1 comment:

  1. I love the idea of Robin Hood, especially in a YA
    book. Definitely checking this one out further.


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