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Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Waiting on Wednesday - April 28, 2010

Waiting On Wednesday

Waiting On Wednesday is a weekly event that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.

Release Date : September 28, 2010

Description from Amazon

In the second installment of the Century Quartet, Italian author P. D. Baccalario continues the mystery that will take four cities and four extraordinary kids to solve.

Four kids. A wooden top. And four postcards with secret instructions.

New York City, March 15
Another mysterious artifact reunites Harvey from New York, Elettra from Rome, Mistral from Paris, and Sheng from Shanghai in their attempt to save the world. When they meet people who knew Alfred Van Der Berger, the murdered professor who sent them on their quest in Rome, they realize that the challenge is far from over. And when they discover a series of four postcards written in code years ago by the professor himself, their destiny becomes even clearer.

The cards send the kids all over New York City, through old libraries and abandoned tunnels, in search of the Star of Stone, an ancient object fundamentally connected to the earth. But a new set of villains, predators of Manhattan nightlife, will do anything to stop them....   

I just finished reading the first installment of this series, and posted my review a few days ago.  This series is a little juvenile, but it was extremely entertaining and I'm curious to see where the adventures of this little quartet will bring them. 


brizmus said...

Wow, now I'm totally wanting to read the first one! I'll have to go check out your review.

Karissa E said...

Okay now I have to check out the first book because this one sounds great!
Here's my WOW book.