Waiting on Wednesday: Out of The Easy

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Waiting on Wednesday: Out of The Easy

Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys

Out of the Easy by Ruta Sepetys
Published by Philomel
Pub Date: February 12th 2013
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It’s 1950, and as the French Quarter of New Orleans simmers with secrets, seventeen-year-old Josie Moraine is silently stirring a pot of her own. Known among locals as the daughter of a brothel prostitute, Josie wants more out of life than the Big Easy has to offer.

She devises a plan to get out, but a mysterious death in the Quarter leaves Josie tangled in an investigation that will challenge her allegiance to her mother, her conscience, and Willie Woodley, the brusque madam on Conti Street. Josie is caught between the dream of an elite college and a clandestine underworld. New Orleans lures her in her quest for truth, dangling temptation at every turn, and escalating to the ultimate test.

With characters as captivating as those in her internationally bestselling novel Between Shades of Gray, Ruta Sepetys skillfully creates a rich story of secrets, lies, and the haunting reminder that decisions can shape our destiny.


This book just sounds amaaaaaazing! I seriously can’t wait to get my hands on it. :)


Jess @ Gone with the Words

20 Responses to “Waiting on Wednesday: Out of The Easy”

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    I love the sound of this one too and it’s on my TBR list. I’ve heard great things about the author, so I’m definitely looking forward to it. Great pick!

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      Jess @ Gone with the Words

      I don’t think there’s been much talk about it yet. I’m excited to see what people think!

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    I’ve been really looking forward to this one as well. Ruta Sepetys is such an amazing writer, I loved Between Shades of Gray so I have high hopes for this one. Great pick!
    My WoW Pick!

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      Jess @ Gone with the Words

      I actually haven’t read Between Shades of Gray yet, but I bought it at a book festival where she talked about her research for the book. It was INTENSE! This one sounds different than that one, but still as amazing. :)

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    Alyssa Susanna

    What an interesting choice! I’ve never read anything by this author, so I don’t know what to expect from this book – but I definitely can’t wait for this book. Great pick!

    My WoW

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      Jess @ Gone with the Words

      Yes!! We got to meet her at a festival in town and she was incredibly nice.

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    I’ve read this book twice – I finished it and then immediately started to read it again. IT IS SO GOOD! I can’t wait to hear what you think of it.

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