Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Mermaid Park by Beth Mayall



Sixteen-year-old Amy rush doesn't expect much from her summer at the Jersey shore, until she stumbles on Mermaid park, an old tourist spot where girls dress in fabulous costumes and put on underwater shows. working at the park changes Amy's life in more ways than she could have imagined. she finds romance, a newfound self-confidence, and discovers breathtaking revelations about long-buried family secrets.

My Review

This Book Took Me For A Loop. In A Good Way. I Was Actually Leaving The Store When I Spotted It On The Shelf And Just WANTED It. Look At That Cover! As I Began Reading, I Realized This Book Is Not At All What I Expected. I Was Expecting Magic, Water, Mermaids, Beauty and Whole Bunch More Peter-Pan Like Characters. Instead It Was An Everyday Family On Vacation Enjoying The Beach. This Is A Wonderful Coming Of Age Teen Book That Anyone Would Enjoy Reading. Amy Can't Seem To Get Along With Anyone, But When You're A Teen It's Kinda Like That. Her Sister Is A Little Bully Who Hides Behind Stories Of Other Peoples Lives. Their Step-Dad Is More Than A Tyrant, And Amy's Mom Is Holding One Big Secret!! She Finds Comfort In One Of The "MERMAIDS" Working At Mermaid Park And A boy Who Cleans Pools And Tanks By The Name Of Dylan. This Book Takes A While To Unravel, But When It Does You're HOOKED. All In All It Really Is A Good Book.

Rating - 4/5

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Jenna said...

I guess you would expect the book to be about mermaids, and magic, and water. It's really interesting to see what people can come up with. if you could answer a question i have on my blog, that would be great. :) x.

Kelsey said...

I saw this book the other day at the library. I'll definitely have to check it out. Since I live near the Jersey Shore it should make this book even more interesting (:

Alice's Aunt said...

Hope you are feeling well, after the surgery.