On My Wishlist #6

On My Wishlist this week once again features a series that I recently stumble to whilst doing my regular "research" on GoodReads. Alethea rated this book and its sequel 5 stars and she said, "This series, IMHO, Westerfeld at his absolute best". To read Alethea's review on this series, do click here

Book Title: The Secret Hour
Author: Scott Westerfeld
Series: Midnighters #1
Pages: 304 pages
Genre: Paranormal
Synopsis (taken from Amazon):
Moving when you're in high school is difficult enough, especially when your parents can't seem to hold their own lives together and your younger sister is being more obnoxious than usual. However, for 15-year-old Jessica Day, these concerns pale when bizarre things start to happen and she discovers that she now has unwanted magical powers. Part science fiction, part horror story, this novel is the first in a series about the midnighters, a select group of individuals whose birth at the stroke of midnight gives them the special ability to move about in a mysterious 25th hour. As Jessica takes her place among these extraordinary teens, she must battle the increasingly dangerous slithers and other darklings that have suddenly become more violent and aggressive.

Other Books in this Series:
(1) Touching Darkness (Midnighters #2)
(2) Blue Noon (Midnighters #3) 

Now let me see what books you've got in your wishlist this week =)

16 comments:

  1. Ooh this sounds quite intriguing. I'll have to check this one out XD

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  2. I've never know about this one. Pretty interesting though..but the horror part makes me think twice..but a great pick for you.. ;p

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  3. I have the whole series, but I've not had the chance to read it yet :) Looks good, though!

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  4. It's been awhile since I have heard anything about the Midnighters books. I have heard things about them. I hope that you will enjoy your book, when you get it. Here's mine.

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  5. I like the sound of this one especially the 25th hour thing very unique.

    Hope you will check out my interview with Sharon Draper

    Have a great weekend

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  7. GREAT CHOICE!!! this book is awesome i loved it!! its unique but totally intriguing!! hope you get it soon!!

    Here's Mine

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  8. I haven't heard of this series before. Sounds pretty good though. Hope you manage to get your hands on it soon :)

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  9. This blurb sounds great! I havent hear of it!

    Thanks for posting!=)


    Here is mine:
    http://lll808.blogspot.com/2010/03/on-my-wishlist-1.html

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  10. Never could quite into this series. I love the new cover, much more appealing.

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  11. Ooh, Midnighters series is definitely one I have been wanting to check out for a while. Great pick there!

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  12. @Chrissie: I've never heard of this book before as well. The only books by Scott Westerfeld I ever heard of are those from Uglies series and Leviathan. This one sounds like a must read for me!

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  13. I loved the Uglies series, and I've been meaning to try this one as well...

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  14. i LOVE this book. i just finished reading it yesterday and i have to wait till my friend finishes reading the second book so that i can borrow it from her.

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