Sixteen-year-old Lyric Walker’s life is forever changed when she witnesses the arrival of 30,000 Alpha, a five-nation race of ocean-dwelling warriors, on her beach in Coney Island. The world’s initial wonder and awe over the Alpha quickly turns ugly and paranoid and violent, and Lyric’s small... show more
Sixteen-year-old Lyric Walker’s life is forever changed when she witnesses the arrival of 30,000 Alpha, a five-nation race of ocean-dwelling warriors, on her beach in Coney Island. The world’s initial wonder and awe over the Alpha quickly turns ugly and paranoid and violent, and Lyric’s small town transforms into a military zone with humans on one side and Alpha on the oth
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
Series: Untitled (#1)
This book didn’t work for me on too many levels. Maybe I needed more exposition on the fish people, but for whatever the reason, my suspension of disbelief didn’t kick in near soon enough for me to buy into this alternate version of reality. I was a full third in before I could even get remotely int...
Book Title: Undertow Author: Michael Buckley Narration: Jennifer Grace Series: Undertow #1 Genre: Fantasy | Dystopian Setting: Coney Island Source: Audiobook (Library) Plot: 4.2/5 Main Characters: 4/5 Secondary Characters: 4/5 The Feels: 3.8/5 Pacing: 4.2/5 Addictiveness:...
Michael Buckley takes the reader to Coney Island, but here the rides are all closed and something from the Ocean has taken over: The lives of everyone who lived on Coney Island changed when 30,000 Alphas emerged from the Ocean and arrived on the beach. The Alpha's are a warrior group from the great...
I received a free kindle copy of Undertow by Michael Buckley, published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Children's Book Group from NetGalley in exchange for a fair review. I gave this debut book from Michael Buckley five stars start to finish. Lyric Walker's life is changed forever when the Alpha, an...
*I received a free ARC in return for a honest review. Thanks to NetGalley and the publishers for the swag*Due to New York state statute BS-101, it is allegorically impossible to hate a book wherein a character named Minerva is mentioned. See also: Maleficent, Ursula, and That One Chick Who Gave Snow...
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