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Lost Voices

Porter, Sarah (Book - 2011 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
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Assaulted and left on the cliffs outside of her grim Alaskan fishing village by her abusive, alcoholic uncle, fourteen-year-old Luce expects to die when she tumbles into the icy waters below, but when she instead transforms into a mermaid she is faced with struggles and choices she could never have imagined.
Authors: Porter, Sarah, 1969-
Title: Lost voices
Publisher: Boston : Harcourt, 2011
Characteristics: 291 p. :,22 cm
Notes: "A novel"--Jacket
Summary: Assaulted and left on the cliffs outside of her grim Alaskan fishing village by her abusive, alcoholic uncle, fourteen-year-old Luce expects to die when she tumbles into the icy waters below, but when she instead transforms into a mermaid she is faced with struggles and choices she could never have imagined.
Audience: 013-017
ISBN: 0547482507
9780547482507
Statement of Responsibility: Sarah Porter
Subject Headings: Singing Fiction Interpersonal relations Fiction Supernatural Fiction Mermaids Fiction
Topical Term: Singing
Interpersonal relations
Supernatural
Mermaids
LCCN: 2011008438
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Assaulted and left on the cliffs outside of her Alaskan fishing village by her abusive uncle, 14-yr-old Luce expects to die when she falls into the icy waters below, but when she instead transforms into a mermaid she is faced with struggles and choices she could never have imagined. (Part of a se... Read More »


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Jun 11, 2014
  • nessmr89 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Luce... she lives a painful life, but gets a chance to have another one. Will she trust her new family, and if she does, will they keep that trust or make her miserable like her last family. Starts off kind of slow but is definitely worth reading!

Nov 14, 2012
  • katerys rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I read this book over the summer, if I remember right, and I loved it. It's an almost primal twist on the classic mermaid tales, and you instantly love Luce.

Nov 08, 2012
  • obrads rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

This book was fantastic! It had lots of unexpected turns and twists. I highly recommened this book! :)

I really loved this book!! I agree that the beginning is a little slow, but from there it takes off and gets way better! It is a MUST READ!! I haven't read a book this good in a while actually.. XD

Jul 12, 2012
  • bs_freiheit94 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

Little slow to start but then it took off. Definitely a different approach to mermaids which is awesome because it was a look more at the siren part of it. I'm excited for the next one.

Horrible. Don't bother to read.

i havent read this book yet, but it seems very interesting. The cover is outstanding, and the title really captured me. I cant wait to read this book.

Oct 30, 2011
  • ucblue rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

The book was better than I thought it would be. Definatly not for sheltered people of the real world, the characters were complex and the ending left something to be desired. There needs to be a sequal. Great book.

Sep 10, 2011
  • KKPGIRL rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

I was very disappointed with this book. I really tried to like it and get into it, but I just couldn't. I almost stopped reading it several times, but I was hoping that it would get better. Sadly, it did not, and I wasted my time reading this book. I do not recommend this book at all.

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Sep 10, 2011
  • KKPGIRL rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

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