Publisher: Turtleback Books
Pages no: 235
Edition language: English
Series: Water (#1)
This was written before the YA Dystopian genre really took off, and I was surprised to see how much dystopian has calcified into a form. I kept being startled by who was helpful and who wasn't, who had ulterior motors and what they were.
It started out cute, enjoyable, nothing special . . . and then everyone died. I fucking kid you not. Like, maybe all of three characters survived, and two of them were villains. I loved the setting,you could tell a lot of world building went into Atlantis, and the way it was done was really enjoyabl...
Nia is a young mermyd, supremely qualified to become an Avatar of the city of Atlantis, and awaiting the day when she is chosen to compete in the trials to become an Avatar. When her less qualified cousin is chosen to represent the Bluefin clan in the trials, she begins to unravel the dark secrets ...
This was just what the doctor ordered to provide a lighter diversion alongside Wolf Hall. I am not regretting spending actual money on the ebook. The intended audience is probably preteen - I would say ages 10-13. But I'm an adult and enjoyed it. The author has created a (mostly) believable underwat...
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