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Forgive My Fins

Childs, Tera Lynn (Book - 2010 )
Average Rating: 4.5 stars out of 5.
Forgive My Fins
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Seventeen-year-old Lily, half-mermaid and half-human, has been living on land and attending high school, where she develops a crush on a boy but is afraid to tell him of her true destiny as the ruler of the undersea kingdom of Thalassinia.
Authors: Childs, Tera Lynn
Title: Forgive my fins
Publisher: New York : Katherine Tegen Books, c2010
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: 293 p. ;,22 cm
Summary: Seventeen-year-old Lily, half-mermaid and half-human, has been living on land and attending high school, where she develops a crush on a boy but is afraid to tell him of her true destiny as the ruler of the undersea kingdom of Thalassinia.
Audience: 014-017
ISBN: 0061914665
9780061914669
0061914657
9780061914652
Statement of Responsibility: Tera Lynn Childs
Subject Headings: Interpersonal relations Fiction Princesses Fiction Mermaids Fiction
Topical Term: Interpersonal relations
Princesses
Mermaids
LCCN: 2009020614
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17yr-old Lily, half-mermaid and half-human, has been living on land and attending school, where she has a crush on a boy but is afraid to tell him her true destiny. (Part of a series)


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It was a great book, but why the heck was Lily set on Brody? You kinda knew what was going to happen. Well whatever. I love this book and i recommend it everyone.

Jun 04, 2013
  • Kewashere rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

This book was amazing and well constructed. I could not make myself put it down, and I give it 5 stars (even though Lily was very frustrating at times and made me want to jump in the book and smack some sense into her).

lol waitin 4 ma copy...........

Jul 11, 2012
  • hollyheartsYA rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I just have to say that this book fulfilled all my The Little Mermaid fantasies I've ever had. The descriptions of Thalassinia were beautiful and detailed and made me feel like I was actually there. I loved Lily's sense of humor, her toughness, and also her tenderness. She felt like a real teen girl to me with an authentic voice that really helped drive the novel. Oh boy, and Quince *squeal* LOVE! As a reader you can totally tell he's been in love with Lily forever and you are just on your toes waiting for her to realize it! I thought the progression of their relationship was very nicely and realistically paced (well as much as it can after Quince finds out the truth!). Forgive My Fins was such a fun, lighthearted paranormal read and I literally couldn't put it down (stayed up until 6am!). Already super excited to read the next book, Fins are Forever!

Apr 28, 2012
  • PrincessHeather rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Not that great, but not too awful either. Worth a read because it's not very long, but don't hold it above priority on your reading lists. I found the beginning very promising, but the plot radically dwindled half way through.

Jan 26, 2012
  • AJArcher rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

This book is full of romance. So much it's overpowering. So much it gets a bit annoying. It goes back and forth between sea and land, and yet there is next to no adventure at all. I hate the main character (sorry, she annoys me), but the guy pining over her for very wishy-washy reasons is cool. I like him. Well, darn it all, because even though the book has a bad plot, I can't help but like it. I blame it on my teenaged hormones thirsty for any sort of romance, no matter how pathetic and dragged out it is.
Yes, I hate this book.
Yes, I like this book.
I hate myself for liking it.

Jan 16, 2012
  • owllover rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Fun summer read.

Sep 19, 2011
  • pgrod98 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

I loved this book! It was amazing!

Aug 22, 2011
  • Yeldah rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Great book. Just loved it!

Aug 10, 2011
  • Khekabeka rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This was an Excellent Book.

Refreshing ideas, watery concepts but soooo good.

I was thrilled I came across it, and just the cover alone let me know that this was going to be something new.

Well Well worth the few hours to read!

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Jan 26, 2012
  • AJArcher rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

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Aug 01, 2010
  • E_Kazan rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

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Jun 29, 2010
  • thuang26 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

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Aug 31, 2011
  • Yeldah rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

“Oh, Lily," He says shaking his head. "I know about love. About wanting and dreaming and wishing with every part of your soul. I know enough to reconize the parts that are real and teh parts that are only in my fantasy." Ge turns his head slightly to face me,
and I find myself saying,"L-like what?"
"Like when she cries and my heart tears in to little shreds, and all I can think of is making her forget the source of her sadness." His face is blank, emotionless. his words -and the underlying emotion bombarding me through the bond- more than make up for it. "That's real."
my voice is barely a whisper when I ask, "And fantasy?"
"Believing she'll ever feel the same way.”

Aug 01, 2010
  • E_Kazan rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

"Wow," I gasp. "That was..." I can't find the words. He can. "Incredible." My eyes pop open and I am instantly alert. That didn't sound like Brody's voice. That sounded more like-- "Bet Benson could never kiss you like that."

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