Waiting on…PRETTY CROOKED by Eliza Ludwig

Posted 30 November, 2011 | Mary @ TheBookSwarm | | 10 Comments

While I’m not a huge fan of the cover — the purple spotted background reminds me of the early 80’s and is that a furry purse or dog under her other arm? — PRETTY CROOKED by Elisa Ludwig looks cute.

2012 Debut Author
YA Contemporary
386 pages
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books/HarperCollins

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 haves 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 thefts at Valley Prep and the Glitterati begin to seek revenge, could Aidan wind up being the person that Willa trusts most?

Waiting On is a meme hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine.

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10 Responses to “Waiting on…PRETTY CROOKED by Eliza Ludwig”

  1. I’m really excited about this one, I got an ARC last week. Can’t wait to read it :o)

    Here’s my WoW for this week.

    Vicky @ Books, Biscuits & Tea

  2. I love a good Robin Hood-esque story, I’m super excited for this one too! And Scarlet. Both of those are on my “must read right this minute” list:)