“Waiting” On Wednesday: The Girl at Midnight

Waiting on WednesdayWaiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted at Breaking the Spine. The purpose is to spotlight upcoming releases that we are excited for.

The Girl at Midnight - Melissa GreyThe Girl at Midnight by Melissa Grey

Hardcover: 368 pages
Publication date: April 28th 2015
Publisher: Delacorte Press
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For readers of Cassandra Clare’s City of Bones and Leigh Bardugo’s Shadow and Bone, The Girl at Midnight is the story of a modern girl caught in an ancient war.

Beneath the streets of New York City live the Avicen, an ancient race of people with feathers for hair and magic running through their veins. Age-old enchantments keep them hidden from humans. All but one. Echo is a runaway pickpocket who survives by selling stolen treasures on the black market, and the Avicen are the only family she’s ever known.

Echo is clever and daring, and at times she can be brash, but above all else she’s fiercely loyal. So when a centuries-old war crests on the borders of her home, she decides it’s time to act.

Legend has it that there is a way to end the conflict once and for all: find the Firebird, a mythical entity believed to possess power the likes of which the world has never seen. It will be no easy task, but if life as a thief has taught Echo anything, it’s how to hunt down what she wants . . . and how to take it.

But some jobs aren’t as straightforward as they seem. And this one might just set the world on fire.

Been seeing lots of great advance reviews for this and I’m such a sucker for fantasy, so yup, on my TBR.

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Author: Cyn

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0 Replies to ““Waiting” On Wednesday: The Girl at Midnight”

  1. Me too, anything Fantasy is right up my alley! But this one sounds interesting with its mix of thievery and magical, angel-like people 🙂 ! Hope you enjoy it!
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  2. christine danielle says: Reply

    Echo sounds like an amazing character. <3
    My Waiting on Wednesday

  3. I agree with you on that. Sounds like a great fantasy, and while I’m not such a fan of the cover, I defenitively want to read it!
    My WoW

  4. Oh yes, I am already hearing such great things about this one! It’s on my tbr, too, defintely!

  5. I am looking forward to this one as well!

  6. This is on my reading list! I can’t wait!

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  7. I’ve been waiting on this one for so long, I neeeeeed it! It’s not much longer now, is it?
    -Jon from Bookish Antics

  8. I can’t wait to read this one as well.

    A nice WoW! Sharon – Obsession with Books

  9. I read this book a couple of weeks ago and I LOVED IT!! *-*
    The story and the writing style are awesome and there’s a gay couple that it’s just too OTP *_* I need the 2nd book like NOW! 😀

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