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A School for Unusual Girls: A Stranje House Novel

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A School for Unusual Girls: A Stranje House Novel

A SCHOOL FOR UNUSUAL GIRLS is the first captivating installment in the Stranje House series for young adults by award-winning author Kathleen Baldwin. #1 New York Times Bestselling Author, Meg Cabot calls this romantic Regency adventure "completely original and totally engrossing."
It’s 1814. Napoleon is exiled on Elba. Europe is in shambles. Britain is at war on four fronts. And Stranje House, a school for unusual girls, has become one of Regency England’s dark little secrets. The daughters of the beau monde who don’t fit high society’s constrictive mold are banished to Stranje House to be reformed into marriageable young ladies. Or so their parents think. In truth, Headmistress Emma Stranje, the original unusual girl, has plans for the young ladies --- plans that entangle the girls in the dangerous world of spies, diplomacy, and war.
After accidentally setting her father’s stables on fire while performing a scientific experiment, Miss Georgiana Fitzwilliam is sent to Stranje House. But Georgie has no intention of being turned into a simpering, pudding-headed, marriageable miss. She plans to escape as soon as possible --- until she meets Lord Sebastian Wyatt. Thrust together in a desperate mission to invent a new invisible ink for the English war effort, Georgie and Sebastian must find a way to work together without losing their heads --- or their hearts…
A SCHOOL FOR UNUSUAL GIRLS is Kathleen Baldwin’s first alternate history romantic adventure for teens/young adults. Awarded 2016 Spirit of Texas, it is also a Junior Library Guild selection. Publisher’s Lunch listed it in 2015 YA BookBuzz. Scholastic licensed it for book fairs. Ian Bryce, producer of SpidermanSaving Private Ryan, and other notable films optioned the series for film. Book two in the Stranje House series, EXILE FOR DREAMERS is currently available and book three, REFUGE FOR MASTERMINDS, comes out May 2017.

A School for Unusual Girls: A Stranje House Novel
(Stranje House #1)
by Kathleen Baldwin

  • Publication Date: May 3, 2016
  • Genres: Fiction
  • Paperback: 352 pages
  • Publisher: Tor Teen
  • ISBN-10: 0765376016
  • ISBN-13: 9780765376015