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Mermaid: A Twist on the Classic Tale - Community Reviews back

by Carolyn Turgeon
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Tiny Library
Tiny Library rated it 9 years ago
Mermaid is a retelling of Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tale, The Little Mermaid. Lenia is the youngest sister of five mermaid princesses who are granted just one day to travel to the surface and observe what the world is like for humans. On her eighteenth birthday, she takes her opportunity but...
Zoraida Cordova Likes Books
Zoraida Cordova Likes Books rated it 9 years ago
Kind of took my breath away.
A_TiffyFit's Booklikes
A_TiffyFit's Booklikes rated it 9 years ago
A re-telling of A Little Mermaid. I really loved it and got sucked into the world easily. I love retelling of fairy tales; some of my favorites have been by Robin McKinley. This one just notched a place on my bookshelf. Lenia, the mermaid, longs for the world above. Mira has lost her heart to the en...
I, the booklover
I, the booklover rated it 10 years ago
Foi um livro interessante, mas prefiro realmente o conto original.
beccabee
beccabee rated it 10 years ago
This had so much potential. And then it all went haywire.So many loose ends, such little connection to the material. It was just a disappointment.
Theseprettywords
Theseprettywords rated it 10 years ago
Originally posted at These Pretty Words.I love me a good fairy tale. While I don’t consider myself an annoying girly-girl in that I need everything to be pink and frilly, I do concede the point that I’m a bit of a princess. I collect Cinderella memorabilia and find myself wandering into the Disney s...
Reading Wolf
Reading Wolf rated it 10 years ago
This was a retelling of one of my favorite sub-genres, fairytales. I loved the complexity and emotion behind this book. I love how the author took HCA's Little Mermaid and expanded it to a full length novel with real purpose and meaning behind the mermaid's sacrifice. And even though it doesn't end ...
Angels With Attitude Book Reviews
Angels With Attitude Book Reviews rated it 10 years ago
The story of two very different women, one mortal, one mermaid, and the clash between worlds best kept apart... It is a cold day at the end of the world when a young woman, a princess in hiding, looks out across a Northern sea and sees something she could not have seen. It looks...it can't be. It lo...
Angels With Attitude Book Reviews
Angels With Attitude Book Reviews rated it 10 years ago
The story of two very different women, one mortal, one mermaid, and the clash between worlds best kept apart... It is a cold day at the end of the world when a young woman, a princess in hiding, looks out across a Northern sea and sees something she could not have seen. It looks...it can't be. It lo...
Rachel's books
Rachel's books rated it 10 years ago
A 1.5 star book. Prince Christopher is an ass of a hero. Fickle little boy. I also had a problem with Lenia having to marry Christopher to obtain the soul she wants so badly. "...a priest must cleave his soul to you. That is the only way for you to gain a human soul." So it's depend on someone...
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