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A Wish After Midnight (Digital Audiobook)

By Zetta Elliott, Quincy Tyler Bernstine (Narrator)

Publication Date: November 19, 2012

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (2/16/2010)
MP3 CD (9/15/2015)


“Although there is plenty of history embedded in the novel, A Wish After Midnight is written with a lyrical grace that many authors of what passes for adult literature would envy.” —Paula L. Woods for The Defenders Online

“Zetta Elliott’s time travel novel A Wish After Midnight is a bit of a revelation…It’s vivid, violent and impressive history.” —Colleen Mondor for Bookslut

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.