Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly event, hosted by Jill at Breaking the Spine, that spotlights upcoming releases we're eagerly anticipating.
(It's a slightly late post, but I've been having health problems, so I don't really care how late it is or isn't.)
My pick this week is pretty SPOILERY because it's the third book of a trilogy, but I wanted to feature it because I quite like this series. Lost Voices by Sarah Porter entertained me and Waking Storms expanded on almost everything I wanted expansion on, and The Twice Lost looks like it will be a dynamic end to this series. Can't wait!
The Twice Lost
by Sarah Porter
July 2, 2013 (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt)
480 pages (hardcover)
Mermaids have been
sinking ships and drowning humans for centuries, and now the government
is determined to put an end to the mermaid problem—by slaughtering all
of them. Luce, a mermaid with exceptionally threatening abilities,
becomes their number-one target, hunted as she flees down the coast
toward San Francisco.
There she finds hundreds of mermaids
living in exile under the docks of the bay. These are the Twice Lost:
once-human girls lost first when a trauma turned them into mermaids, and
lost a second time when they broke mermaid law and were rejected by
their tribes. Luce is stunned when they elect her as their leader. But
she won’t be their queen. She’ll be their general. And they will become
the Twice Lost Army—because this is war