Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Waiting on Wednesdays: The Girl at Midnight by Melissa Grey

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The Girl at Midnight by Melissa Grey

Publish Date: April 28, 2015
Publisher: Delacorte Press

This sounds great! As a big Mortal Instruments fan, I'm definitely excited about something that calls to it. Plus I love anything connected to it.

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.

19 comments :

  1. Great pick! This is one that I'm really looking forward to, the Avicen intrigue me and I can't to see why it's being compared to Shadow and Bone and City of Bones.

    Hope you get to read it soon!

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  2. This looks great. I will probably pick this one up just because it is related to City of Bones haha. Thanks for sharing!

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  3. I don't read a lot of fantasy, but I think I might try this one.

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  4. I just finished reading this one. The world-of-story is great and OTP factor is definitely reminiscent of The Mortal Instruments. But the plot gets pretty predictable. Hope you enjoy it when it comes out, Alison!

    Courtney @ Storybook Slayers
    My Waiting on Wednesday

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  5. Great pick. I'm excited about this one as well. I don't read a lot of urban fantasy but this one sounds really good.
    Cassi @ My Thoughts Literally

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  6. This one sounds super good. I have been waiting for it forever and it finally comes out next month! Also, I love the purple in that cover.

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  7. I've seen this one around a lot lately! The cover design is so pretty and just makes me wonder what the heck is going on in there! Great pick :)

    Here's my WoW!

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  8. Another one that is new to me, but which sounds awesome...and I love the character's name: Echo.

    Here's mine: “A WEEK AT THE LAKE”

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  9. Love the cover of this one, but can't decide if I want to read it or not.
    Check out my WOW

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  10. I love TMI so this is probably a book for me :) I'm super intrigued by the Avicen and this Firebird and want to know more! Thanks for sharing.

    My WoW
    Zareena @ The Slanted Bookshelf `

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  11. OOooh nice! Just read this one last month! Really liked it! Hope you will too!

    Here's my Wow

    Have a GREAT day!

    Old Follower :)

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  12. Great choice! I've been seeing this one around a lot and it sounds really good. I adore the cover! I hope you enjoy it when you read it. :)
    Krystianna @ Downright Dystopian

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  13. I'm so excited for this one! You can't really compare something to Shadow and Bone and not expect me to tacklehug it.

    CJ
    Sarcasm & Lemons

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  14. This comes out the day before my birthday :) might have to get myself an early present! ;)


    My WoW

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  15. It looks really good! I have high hopes for it! I hope you enjoy it!

    Lizzie @ lizziethesarcasticblonde.blogspot.com

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  16. I'm reading this now and really liking it! The female MC has a lot of spunk and the world building is really good!

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  17. I just finished this one last night, and it was good! It had similarities from other books, but I still enjoyed it. :)

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  18. I have the e-arc on my kindle. I can't wait to read this . It sounds so amazing!

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