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    Review: “Sea Spell,” Jennifer Donnelly

    July 5, 2016

    Sea Spell was an exhilarating finale to Jennifer Donnelly’s Waterfire Saga. I loved experiencing everything come full circle, with memorable characters from throughout the series once again making an appearance for the mers final battle against…

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    Review: “Dark Tide,” Jennifer Donnelly

    July 4, 2016

    Dark Tide was in a word – ‘lovely’. With a bit of apprehension, I went into the third book of The Waterfire Saga, thinking that maybe – just maybe – the second book’s amazingness had been…

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    Review: “Rogue Wave,” Jennifer Donnelly

    July 2, 2016

    Rogue Wave excelled in all the areas Deep Blue did, and then some. An incredible instalment to the Waterfire Saga, Rogue Wave has managed to do what many second books do not – surpass their predecessor.…

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    Review: “Deep Blue,” Jennifer Donnelly

    April 6, 2016

    Deep Blue marks the first book in the ‘Waterfire Saga’. Though I had a few problems getting into the story, I was able to immensely enjoy the world both Disney and Jennifer Donnelly have endeavoured to…

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    Review: “The Siren,” Kiera Cass

    February 7, 2016

    The Siren wasn’t my favourite book of all time, but it wasn’t a bad one, either. After having a very frustrating relationship with Kiera Cass’ other books, I was worried that The Siren would be simply…

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    Review: “Waterfell,” Amalie Howard

    May 11, 2014

    Amalie Howard’s Waterfell was such a pleasant surprise. Being on the constant search for the perfect YA mermaid story, I almost overlooked this one. Waterfell is a fantastically-written page turner with a unique spin on the…

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    Review: “Tides,” Betsy Cornwell

    April 7, 2014

    Full of great Selkie mythology, Tides was a promising read which also dared to tackle a lot of different issues such as same-sex relationships, bulimia and torture. While it was a book I was able to…

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    Review: “Of Triton,” Anna Banks

    July 23, 2013

    Sadly, Of Triton did not redeem Anna Banks’ series for me. I went into this one hoping that my feelings about its predecessor, Of Poseidon, would be changed, but was sorely disappointed. It’s quite possible that…

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    Review: “Of Poseidon,” Anna Banks

    July 14, 2013

    I had high hopes for Of Poseidon: great cover, fresh new author, a surprisingly intriguing blurb… I admit I caved and bought the first two in this series by debut author Anna Banks when I saw…

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    Review: “Wrecked,” Anna Davies

    May 7, 2012

    My main problem with Wrecked was that I didn’t connect to any of its characters. The romance was rushed, the focus was not on the fantasy aspect of the book (which I wanted) and the main…