The five teenage Midnighters of Bixby, Oklahoma, thought they understood the secret midnight hour—until one morning when time freezes in the middle of the day. The noise of school stops. Cheerleaders are frozen in midair. Everything is the haunted blue color of the midnight hour. As the... show more
The five teenage Midnighters of Bixby, Oklahoma, thought they understood the secret midnight hour—until one morning when time freezes in the middle of the day. The noise of school stops. Cheerleaders are frozen in midair. Everything is the haunted blue color of the midnight hour. As the Midnighters scramble for answers, they discover that the walls between the secret hour and real time are crumbling. Soon the dark creatures will break through to feed at last . . . unless these five teenagers can find a way to stop them.
Publish date: February 6th 2007
Pages no: 378
Edition language: English
Series: Midnighters (#3)
Scott Westerfeld is an author who always has incredibly cool premises. Sometimes, his books don't really deliver on them (e.g. [b:Specials|24765|Specials (Uglies, #3)|Scott Westerfeld|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1390340887s/24765.jpg|3278286]. I mean it's not a bad book, but it was a...
The end of Blue Noon was not the ending I was expecting for the Midnighters series. I never know what to expect with Westerfeld, so I never have expectations, but this was not the way I thought things would go! Which is a good thing, although I will admit I was a little sad with how the long midnigh...
An interesting third book that completes a story arc and leaves room for sequels. The blue time is stretching into daytime and the Darklings seem to have a plan, can the midnighters counter it or will the Darklings win. Rex has to deal with the lingering aftereffects of the Darklings merge with him...
My mood:The characters:Um, what? Okay, so mostly I just wanted to smack them. For the most part, they're stupid(Dess is smart but makes stupid decisions) annoying, frustrating, treat each other like crap, whiney. ARRRGGH. I got no enjoyment from reading about them.Johnathan freaked me out. Seriously...
Gripping, fast-paced and definitely a worthy finish to one of the best series ever written.
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