Real Mermaids Don't Wear Toe Rings
Freak of nature takes on a whole new meaning... If she hadn't been so clueless, she might have seen it coming. But really, who expects to get into a relaxing bathtub after a stressful day of shopping for tankinis and come out with scales and a tail? Most. Embarrassing. Moment. Ever. Jade soon... show more
Freak of nature takes on a whole new meaning... If she hadn't been so clueless, she might have seen it coming. But really, who expects to get into a relaxing bathtub after a stressful day of shopping for tankinis and come out with scales and a tail? Most. Embarrassing. Moment. Ever. Jade soon discovers she inherited her mermaid tendencies from her mom. But if Mom was a mermaid, how did she drown? Jade is determined to find out. So how does a plus-size, aqua-phobic mer-girl go about doing that exactly? And how will Jade ever be able to explain her secret to her best friend, Cori, and to her crush, Luke? This summer is about to get a lot more interesting... "Absolutely fresh and sweet, a quirky coming of age story." -The YA-5
Publish date: 2010-12-01
Publisher: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, Middle Grade
, Young Adult Fantasy
I had a great time with this. Jade is one fantastic girl and the humor portrayed in this book had me shaking with laughter at the time. If I were still 14 and knew Jade, she probably would have been one of my best friends growing up. She is just that kind of girl!The book starts off with what wou...
A good, fast-paced middle-grade novel about (whee!) mermaids. I am a huge mermaid fan and this book had an interesting take on them to be sure. A lot of mermaids, a little puberty stuff, and boys. A.K.A. the trifecta of a good older kids' chapter book.
Due to copy and paste, formatting has been lost.The first book in the Real Mermaids trilogy surprised me. I was expecting a fluffy read about mermaids, which I got. But I didn't expect to actually be enchanted by it. You should know by now that I just adore any type of mythology-- any at all. So I w...
A 4.5 star review.I read this on a whim because I liked the title. Fortunately the book completely lived up to its title. This is YA of the best kind, even if I kept thinking Jade older than she really was (16-17 rather than 13-14) - that's got more to do with the YA books I normally read than her b...
Plot:Jade finds out she is a mermaid. Her best friend spends a lot of time with another girl, and Luke, her crush, why would he ever look at her. There is a lot to handle.My thoughts:This was a short cute book, and I loved the mermaid explanation. That was really original and it almost made me belie...