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Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Waiting on Wednesday JUST FOR FINS by Tera Lynn Childs @teralynnchilds @harperteen

"Waiting On" Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases that we're eagerly anticipating.


This week's pre-publication "can't-wait-to-read" selection is:



Book Description

July 3, 2012 Fins
When Lily Sanderson decided to remain Crown Princess Waterlily of the mermaid kingdom Thalassinia, she knew she couldn’t just coast along in the current. But since she’s spent the last couple of years on land—with gorgeous human Quince by her side—Lily’s not sure she has the fins to lead a kingdom. Even her maddeningly pretentious cousin Dosinia seems to know more about ruling than she does.

But Lily has to dive in deep to keep her promise to Tellin, her mer bond in name only, whose kingdom is suffering in the changing ocean climate. Lily knows this is a seven seas–sized problem: from sea animals dying to oil spills and threats to humans. They’ll need to create some serious waves to make the mer community aware and get it to join together to make things right. Even if that means facing one of the iciest queens in the mer kingdoms.

Just when Lily thinks her double life on land and sea can’t get any more complicated, an ancient mer law might separate Lily and Quince after all. It feels as if the pair is up against a solid tsunami wave!

In this third installment in the series that began with Forgive My Fins and Fins Are Forever, Lily will have to find a way to balance safety and justice for the mer people as well as for the humans she loves.

About the Author
Tera Lynn Childs always dreamed of being a mermaid but never got closer than a career as a competitive swimmer and countless hours in the nearest body of water. She still hopes that one day her legs will magically turn into fins. When stuck on land, Tera can be found writing in coffee shops across the country, prowling for cool mermaid gear on Etsy, and spending way too much time online.



Details

  • Reading level: Ages 13 and up
  • Hardcover: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books (July 3, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0062192159
  • ISBN-13: 978-0062192158




I adore this series!  I don't remember if this is a trilogy, but I hope not.  I really have enjoyed the previous books. 



6 comments:

  1. I haven't started this series yet, so many series. I always want them when I see the books though!

    Our WoW is at Book Sake. –Jessica

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  2. That cover is GORGEOUS. I've never heard of this series before, but clearly that's something I've got to fix!

    My WoW

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  3. I have been wanting to start this series, I just need to find the time lol. Great pick and I hope that you have a nice day!

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  4. Not had the chance to read any in this series yet, but it does interest me. The cover is stunning. Thanks for sharing you WOW pick this week.

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  5. I haven't read this series at all but it sounds really cool! I'm going to go look up the first book :)

    My WoW

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  6. I haven't heard about this series before! But it sounds super interesting, Mermaids? YES!!

    My WoW

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