As her seventeenth birthday approaches, half-mermaid Tempest Maguire will have to make a decision. Stay on land? Or give herself to the ocean? The pull of the water becomes as insistent as her attraction to Kona, a gorgeous surfer whose uncanny abilities hint at an otherworldly identity as well.... show more
As her seventeenth birthday approaches, half-mermaid Tempest Maguire will have to make a decision. Stay on land? Or give herself to the ocean? The pull of the water becomes as insistent as her attraction to Kona, a gorgeous surfer whose uncanny abilities hint at an otherworldly identity as well. And when Tempest does finally give in to the water’s temptation, she finds that a larger destiny awaits her—and that the entire ocean’s future hangs in the balance.
Publish date: May 8th 2012
Publisher: Walker Childrens
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
Series: Tempest (#1)
I found a YA mermaid book I didn't hate! This is one of those books I've had on my kindle for a few years now and never got around to reading. Something I picked at random on a slow afternoon. My policy with stuff I've had for ages on my kindle is if I get past the first 10% without wanting to thr...
I was annoyed for most of this book, but I also found it mildly interesting (enough that I didn't want to mark it Did Not Finish or DNF), so that's why it earned 2 stars instead of 1. Tempest relied on everyone to support her or choose for her, making her weak in my eyes. She despised her mother w...
Initial reaction: Cliched, but not terrible. There were times when I followed the narrative well enough, but it's something of a predictable story. Nonetheless, I think I'm going to follow this series through to the end.Full review:Tracy Deebs's "Tempest" series has been on my reading list for a lon...
This cover is so pretty. The water in the backgroud is beautiful. I love the colors of the tail and the tattoo. That would be a really cool looking tattoo. And I love the color purple. I want to be a mermaid even more than I did before if I could have that tattoo and tail. So unlike some paranorma...
Tempest Rising revolves around a teenager, Tempest, who would have the ability to transform into a mermaid when she turns 17. Ever since her mother; who is also a mermaid, left her beloved family to return to ocean, Tempest has hated and dreaded the idea of becoming a mermaid, until she feels a powe...