Waking Storms by Sarah Porter
(The Lost Voices Trilogy)

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After parting ways with her troubled mermaid tribe, Luce just wants to live peacefully on her own. But her tranquility doesn’t last long: she receives news that the tribe is on the verge of collapse and desperately needs her leadership. The tribe’s cruel queen wants Luce dead. Dorian, the boy Luce broke mermaid law to save, is determined to make her pay for her part in the murder of his family. And while the mermaids cling to the idea that humans never suspect their existence, there are suddenly ominous signs to the contrary.
     But when Luce and Dorian meet, they start to wonder if love can overpower the hatred they know they should feel for each other. Can Luce fulfill her rightful role as queen of the mermaids without sacrificing her forbidden romance with Dorian?

 

About Sarah Porter

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Sarah Porter is the author Lost Voices, Waking Storms, and The Twice Lost. She is also an artist and a freelance public school teacher. Sarah and her husband live in Brooklyn, New York. Visit Sarah's Watery Den online at www.sarahporterbooks.com.
 
Published July 3, 2012 by HMH Books for Young Readers. 405 pages
Genres: Romance, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Nature & Wildlife, Children's Books. Fiction

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Although his entire family was murdered by a savage mermaid shipwreck, Dorian becomes obsessed with finding Luce, the lone mermaid who rescued him.

Jun 15 2012 | Read Full Review of Waking Storms (The Lost Voice...

Examiner

This book results in much more of a sense of urgency to read the third book.

Sep 03 2012 | Read Full Review of Waking Storms (The Lost Voice...

Teen Reads

With a light but not unserious touch, Porter pits Luce against herself, Luce against the elements, Luce against love, and Luce against evil, forcing her to make a series of grown-up decisions that illustrate how no choice is ever entirely free of sacrifices or consequences.Like any good middle no...

Aug 19 2012 | Read Full Review of Waking Storms (The Lost Voice...

City Book Review

The whole book is about the FBI trying to capture the mermaids, and the mermaids trying to remain a secret.

Sep 11 2012 | Read Full Review of Waking Storms (The Lost Voice...

Bookalicious

These elements combine both mermaid and siren mythology, as the mermaids lure the humans into the sea with their beautiful songs.

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