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Remember Doe from the first book? She is the evil cousin who despises all humans. Well, she's back and commands attention in Fins Are Forever. She was exiled and now it is Lily'...
Remember Doe from the first book? She is the evil cousin who despises all humans. Well, she's back and commands attention in Fins Are Forever. She was exiled and now it is Lily's responsibility to help her see the error of her ways. On top of that, Lilly has to deal with the fact that she will be forever relinquishing her title of Princess to be with her true love.
This installment started off a bit slow, but then wrapped me up in Lily's dilemmas. The story was fun and humorous at times. The most impressive part was the amount of character development. All of the characters showed growth. As in the first book, I really enjoyed the visual effects provided by the Tera Lynn Child's writing style. I could imagine myself visiting the underwater land of Thalassinia.
If you have not read Forgive My Fins, I would recommend you start there. Fins Are Forever is a fun read for kids of all ages.
posted by EllzReadz on March 25, 2011Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
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1 out of 3 people found this review helpful.
Awesome sequel though i liked first book better
posted by 17022270 on March 18, 2012Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
Posted September 15, 2011
Makes a Splash!
The Fins series is a complete joy to read. I absolutely loved Lily and Quince in Forgive My Fins, and I was so glad to get to dive back into their world with book two, Fins Are Forever. The mermaid world that Tera Lynn Childs has created is one that completely swept me away. I have loved mermaids since my Disney days, but I think this series is my favorite books about mermaids.
In this book Lily is struggling with SAT prep, college applications, and so much more, when suddenly her childhood nemesis shows up. Doe, her cousin, has been exiled, and it's Lily's last duty as princess to rehabilitate her and teach Doe to love humans. This scenario leads to some hilarious and snarky moments between the two girls who love each, and hate each other, all at the same time. After growing up together, they really know which buttons to push to get the must affect, and push them they do! It's one crazy girl fight you don't want to miss.
Of course, Lily and Quince are also one of my all time favorite book couples and we get to see how their relationship has grown and evolved in this book. I actually wish we had more alone moments between them, but they're relationship was so solidly built in the previous book, and still done so well in this book, it really wasn't needed. I just love them so much I can't help but want more and more scenes with them. What can I say, I'm greedy!
Overall, this was a great sequel to Forgive My Fins and I cannot wait to see where Tera Lynn Childs takes this series and these characters next. The story was a full of laughs, turmoil, and surprises. There are so many great characters, and great relationships, that I couldn't help but become completely invested and I devoured Fins Are Forever in one sitting. If you haven't started this series, I urge you to pick up a copy of Forgive my Fins now! If you have, Fins Are Forever releases today, so rush out and get your copy!
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Posted June 28, 2011
I couldn't stop reading it!!!
I absolutely LOVED Forgive My Fins, the detail and description in the scenery and characters was most riveting!! I loved it so much i just kept reading it over and over again lol. I was so excited when it came out this morning. I love this small series so much, i pre-ordered it MONTHS ago lol. I hope Tera Lynn keeps writing fabulous books like these!! :)
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Posted June 13, 2011
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Posted June 29, 2011
Crabbtastic and Delicious
OH WOW, I love this series!!! This book was Crabbtastic!! In Fins are Forever the story continues right where Forgive My Fins left off with Lily being madly in love with Quince but deciding that she is interested in giving up her crown in Thalassinia as future queen to stay as a human on land forever with her boyfriend Quince and seek out college and a new life.
Forgive my Fins was great and so I had high expectation for Fins are Forever to be equally good!! However, I think that Fins are Forever was better than my expectations! I devoured the book as fast as possible and might even go back through and read it again! You know the author is great when the second book in the series doesn't have the case of "boring middle book" syndrome but is just as exciting as book one!
The new twists of Lily's bratty younger cousin Doe showing up was great! She is one of those characters you hate but find a bit amusing and appealing! The trouble she brings to the book adds a bit of additional humor to the story that is great!
Again, the plot in this series is unlike anything I've ever read and is so engrossing that it is hard to imagine waiting for the additional books in the series to be released! The ending was a bit predictable but still not disappointing in the least.
The romance is of course the most important part of this story and I loved it in Fins are Forever. I wish there were more kissing scenes between Lily and Quince but what Childs gives us is great! There was a mild make-out session between 2 other characters but it was all done very clean and I would say this book is appropriate for any age group!
One of my favorite things about Tera Lynn Childs writing is that her stories are fun, easy going, delightful but so engaging that you are thinking about the story for a long time after reading it and it is hard not to compare every other mermaid book out there to this outstanding series!
This was a great summer read that you should run out and buy even if you are not a young adult! I am almost 30 and this book has made my favorites list! Not sure how I will survive waiting for book 3.
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Posted May 18, 2011
I think I might die waiting for this book. To all the peiple that didn't likee the last one..... go listn to some cee lo green. ( FORGET YOU!!!!)
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Forgive My Fins was just the start. Now its Fins Are Forever! I was hoping this would be on nook soon, and it did! I love how Tera Lynn Childs surprised everyone with her fabulousity (if thats a word). Filled with creative puns, jokes, words, and just an amazing plot, the Fins series is an AWESOME series. Go Tera Lynn Childs! <3Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.
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