Waiting on Wednesday #55 – The Shadow Hour by Melissa Grey

Posted June 8, 2016 by Lillian in Features / 24 Comments

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Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we are all eagerly anticipating.

This week I’m anxiously waiting on The Shadow Hour by Melissa Grey. I loved every aspect of the first book in this series, listing it is one of my top reads in 2015. It’s a bit reminiscent of Laini Taylor’s Daughter of Smoke and Bone but wholly unique in the world created by Grey. I honestly can’t wait to read more, especially after the semi-cliffhanger ending!!

Waiting on Wednesday #55 – The Shadow Hour by Melissa GreyThe Shadow Hour by Melissa Grey
Series: The Girl at Midnight, #2
Published by Delacorte Press on 2016-06-12
Length: 432 pages

Everything in Echo's life changed in a blinding flash when she learned the startling truth: she is the firebird, the creature of light that is said to bring peace.

The firebird has come into the world, but it has not come alone. Every action has an equal and opposite reaction, and Echo can feel a great and terrible darkness rising in the distance. Cosmic forces threaten to tear the world apart.

Echo has already lost her home, her family, and her boyfriend. Now, as the firebird, her path is filled with even greater dangers than the ones she's already overcome.

She knows the Dragon Prince will not fall without a fight.

Echo must decide: can she wield the power of her true nature--or will it prove too strong for her, and burn what's left of her world to the ground?

Welcome to the shadow hour.

About Melissa Grey

Melissa Grey, author

Melissa Grey was born and raised in New York City. She wrote her first short story at the age of twelve and hasn't stopped writing since. After earning a degree in fine arts at Yale University, she traveled the world, then returned to New York City where she currently works as a freelance journalist. To learn more about Melissa, visit melissa-grey.com and follow @meligrey on Twitter.

What are you not-so-patiently waiting on this Wednesday?


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24 responses to “Waiting on Wednesday #55 – The Shadow Hour by Melissa Grey

  1. Ruzaika

    I haven’t read the first book yet, but this one sure sounds awesome! Hope you enjoy it!!

    Thanks for stopping by my WoW