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3.33 out of 53.33 out of 53.33 out of 53.33 out of 53.33 out of 5 3.33 (6 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Zetta Elliott Narrator: Quincy Tyler Bernstine Publisher: Brilliance Audio Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: November 2012 ISBN: 9781469241555
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Genna is a fifteen-year-old girl who wants out of her tough Brooklyn neighborhood. But she gets more than she bargained for when a wish gone awry transports her back in time. Facing the perilous realities of Civil War–era Brooklyn, Genna must use all her wits to survive. In the tradition of Octavia Butler’s Kindred and Madeleine L’Engle’s A Wrinkle in Time, A Wish After Midnight is the affecting and inspiring tale of a fearless young woman’s fight to hold on to her individuality and her humanity in two different worlds. Download and start listening now!

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Kaleen | 1/30/2014

    " I really enjoyed this book. Probably the first book in awhile that I couldn't put down. I really loved Genna, and how honest her thoughts were. She really did sound exactly like a 16 year old. Ms Elliot did an amazing job of showing how people always have two sides. I did not particularly care for Genna's love interest, Judah. My only real complaint with the book was the ending. It left so many questions, but also maybe the possibility for a sequel? "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Samantha | 1/28/2014

    " really liked the ending... I thought it was touching! "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 Aerin | 12/30/2013

    " I hate that I can't rate this book more highly - it had some excellent moments, and overall I love Elliott's style and use of language. For me, it was too close in plot and development to Octavia Butler's Kindred. Wish After Midnight is like the teenage version of Butler's wrenchingly intense novel. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 Tanita S. | 12/15/2013

    " Thirty pages from the end! "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 Susan | 5/18/2013

    " You will be hard pressed to find another YA that has the complexity, accessibility, creativity and social relevance this novel carries. This is reminiscent of Bulter's _Kindred_. Here, the protag is young. If you thought Dana had to bear more than a human being should have to bear, imagine being 15. "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 Allison | 12/14/2012

    " I enjoy both time travel and historical stories, but this one didn't quite meet up to my expectations. "

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About the Author

Zetta Elliott was born and raised outside of Toronto, Canada, but has lived and taught in Brooklyn for more than ten years. An educator and a writer, Elliott has published numerous works of poetry, plays, essays, and children’s books, including Bird, her critically acclaimed picture book, which was released in 2008.