Wishlist Wednesday: Batman: Nightwalker


Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event hosted by Breaking the Spine that spotlights upcoming releases that we’re eagerly anticipating.

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by  Wishful Endings, to spotlight and discuss the books we’re excited about and have yet to read.

This week’s book: Batman Nightwalker

Batman NightwalkerTitle: Batman Nightwalker
Author: Marie Lu
Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers
Publication Date: January 2, 2018

Summary (from Goodreads):

Before he was Batman, he was Bruce Wayne. A reckless boy willing to break the rules for a girl who may be his worst enemy.

The Nightwalkers are terrorizing Gotham City, and Bruce Wayne is next on their list.

One by one, the city's elites are being executed as their mansions' security systems turn against them, trapping them like prey. Meanwhile, Bruce is turning eighteen and about to inherit his family's fortune, not to mention the keys to Wayne Enterprises and all the tech gadgetry his heart could ever desire. But after a run-in with the police, he's forced to do community service at Arkham Asylum, the infamous prison that holds the city's most brutal criminals.

Madeleine Wallace is a brilliant killer . . . and Bruce's only hope.

In Arkham, Bruce meets Madeleine, a brilliant girl with ties to the Nightwalkers. What is she hiding? And why will she speak only to Bruce? Madeleine is the mystery Bruce must unravel. But is he getting her to divulge her secrets, or is he feeding her the information she needs to bring Gotham City to its knees? Bruce will walk the dark line between trust and betrayal as the Nightwalkers circle closer.

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Although I am not a huge Batman fan, I have very high hopes for Batman: Nightwalker. The other book in the DC Icons series so far, Wonder Woman: Warbringer was one of my favourites of the year, and I love the way these books interpret the original stories. Batman: Nightwalker is also written by Marie Lu, one of my all-time favourite authors, so I am sure that it is going to be incredible. I will literally read anything that woman writes. There is still a ways to go until this book is released, so in the meantime, I will be sure to give myself a Batman refresher.

About Marie Lu

Image of Marie LU

I write young adult novels, and have a special love for dystopian books. Ironically, I was born in 1984. Before becoming a full-time writer, I was an Art Director at a video game company. Now I shuffle around at home and talk to myself a lot. 🙂

I graduated from the University of Southern California in '06 and currently live in LA, where I spend my time stuck on the freeways.

16 thoughts on “Wishlist Wednesday: Batman: Nightwalker

  1. Jenea says:

    I haven’t read a lot of super heroes books, but I am thinking that I really should that. Great pick.

    Jenea’s Book Obsession’s CWW

  2. Maria Behar says:

    WOWZA!!!! Bruce Wayne? Batman? Say no more!! I WANT this graphic novel!!!! YAAAAAASSSS!! Besides, it’s written by the AWESOME Marie Lu!! I have heard RAVES about her work, whether in novels or graphic novels! So I’m adding this one to my Goodreads shelves like RIGHT NOW. Thanks for putting this on my Super Duper Vulcan Radar! XD!!

    Thanks as well for commenting on my CWW post!! <3 <3 🙂 🙂

  3. Queen Alchemy says:

    I am so excited for this book! Batman is one of my all time favorite super heroes, and I adore Marie Lu! I got the Wonder Woman book by Leigh Bardugo from this series, and I still have to read that one.

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