Alex & Eliza

Alex & Eliza

A Love Story

eBook - 2017
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1777. Albany, New York. It's one of New York society's biggest events: the Schuylers' grand ball. Eliza Schuyler can barely contain her excitement when she hears of the arrival of Alexander Hamilton, a mysterious, rakish young colonel and General George Washington's right-hand man. Alex is an orphan, and a bastard one at that; only his association with Washington puts him in such esteemed company. And he has arrived at the ball as the bearer of bad news for the Schuylers. But when Alex and Eliza meet that fateful night, so begins an epic love story that would forever change the course of American history.
Publisher: New York : Penguin Young Readers Group, 2017
ISBN: 9781524739638
1524739634
Branch Call Number: EBOOK YA OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource (368 p.)
Alternative Title: Alex and Eliza

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Historical Fiction romance based on Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler’s love story.


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GoneWithTheThread
Aug 11, 2017

For those who like historical fiction, this is an excellent book. Very charming love story about Colonel Alexander Hamilton and Eliza Schuyler. A must read!

Even if you aren't a #Hamilfan, you'll still love this swoony, funny and fantastically researched account of Eliza and Alex. It reads like rom-com fanfic and the banter between Angelica, Eliza, (and Peggy!) make these story fresh.

Also brilliant on audio!

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Rebole
May 26, 2017

Lately, I've been turning away books that hinted it was a romance novel. However, I was intrigued by this book. I've heard great things about Hamilton (I'm not a musical kind of person, but now I want to see it) and I've read some books by Melissa de la Cruz that I've enjoyed, so I thought I would give this book a try. I adored it. I thought it was really cute.

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melmccurdy
May 08, 2017

Alex and Eliza sitting in a tree...
K I S S I N G...
First comes love...
Then comes marriage...
Then comes Hamilton's scandalous affair with Maria Reynolds, and lastly, his death at the hands of Aaron Burr.

But before that, in this YA fictional account, they were the Elizabeth Bennett and Mr Darcy of the Revolutionary set.

I adored this book (and the musical), even if it's a work of fiction and Hamilton turned out to be an adulterer.

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