Just for Fins

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When Lily Sanderson decided to remain Crown Princess Waterlily of the mer kingdom of Thalassinia, she knew she couldn't just coast along in the current. But since she's spent the last couple of years on land, Lily's not sure she has the fins to lead a kingdom. Even her maddeningly pretentious cousin Dosinia seems to know more about ruling than she does.

But Lily has to dive in deep to keep her promise to Tellin, her mer bond in name only, who tells her his kingdom is suffering ...

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Overview

When Lily Sanderson decided to remain Crown Princess Waterlily of the mer kingdom of Thalassinia, she knew she couldn't just coast along in the current. But since she's spent the last couple of years on land, Lily's not sure she has the fins to lead a kingdom. Even her maddeningly pretentious cousin Dosinia seems to know more about ruling than she does.

But Lily has to dive in deep to keep her promise to Tellin, her mer bond in name only, who tells her his kingdom is suffering in the changing ocean climate. Lily knows this is a seven seas–sized problem. They'll need to create some serious waves to make the mer community aware and get it to join together to make things right. Lily has to lead the way, even if that means facing one of the iciest queens in the mer kingdoms.

Just when Lily thinks her double life on land and sea can't get any more complicated, an ancient mer law might separate Lily and her human boyfriend, Quince, after all. It feels as if the pair is up against a solid tsunami wave!

In this third installment in the series that began with Forgive My Fins and Fins Are Forever, Lily will have to find a way to balance safety and justice for the mer people and for the humans she loves.

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Editorial Reviews

VOYA - Kate Conklin
In the third book in the Fins series, half-human, half-mermaid Lily Sanderson is adjusting to life as Crown Princess Waterlily of Thalassinia. After bonding in name only with Prince Tellin of Acropora, she is determined to help save his dying kingdom. When Lily calls a meeting of the kings and queens of the Western Atlantic kingdoms to discuss Tellin's problems, she is embarrassed to discover her huge mistake. The other kingdoms are also suffering, due to pollution and ocean climate change. Lily must find a way to bring all of the rulers together in order to fight the extinction of the mer-people and avoid harm coming to humans. Meanwhile, her own romance with human boyfriend, Quince, is threatened by ancient mermaid laws that insist challenges be completed before their relationship can continue. Childs continues a series that brings eco-advocacy to the forefront in a mermaid teen romance. The plot is fairly predictable but progresses quickly. Characters from earlier books grow and develop in ways that readers will appreciate and might not expect. Fans of the series will be the most likely to enjoy this book, and it may not entice new readers of the series. Reviewer: Kate Conklin
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780062192080
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
  • Publication date: 7/2/2013
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 246
  • Sales rank: 233,162
  • Age range: 13 years
  • Product dimensions: 5.31 (w) x 8.00 (h) x 0.57 (d)

Meet the Author

Tera Lynn Childs is the award-winning author of several books for teens, including the first two books in the Sweet Venom series, the mermaid romances Forgive My Fins, Fins Are Forever, and Just for Fins, as well as another mythology-inspired series, including Oh. My. Gods. and Goddess Boot Camp. Although Tera always dreamed of discovering a secret twin (or triplet), she is sad to report she remains an only child.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 3, 2012

    Seems like a good book

    Yeah it reminds me of that tv show H2O on teen nick.



    6 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 3, 2012

    AMAZING BOOK!!!!!

    This author is amazing!!!! Her books transport you into the world she writting about you forget you even reading!!!! Cant wait to read her next creation

    5 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 23, 2012

    Love it

    I recomend this whole series to anyone who loves twisted love stories. I loved the first two! I cant wait for the third book

    5 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 5, 2012

    Love

    I loved the whole series but the ending was so predictable. I would recomend this to anyone.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 19, 2013

    Just for Fins by Tera Lynn Childs

    Love this series! Looking forward to book 4

    2 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 20, 2012

    :))))

    I loved the first two books and i think this will be even more amazing.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 24, 2012

    This series rules!

    I love mermaids because of this one tv show i watched, so this is like the perfect series for me.;)(:

    1 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted September 30, 2014

    I Also Recommend:

    I really enjoyed this series. I am so hungry for more!

    I really enjoyed this series. I am so hungry for more!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 9, 2014

    Think twice

    This was a good quick read.I gave it five stars. This is the second book I have read of hers.I think she is a good author.she is one of my favorites. This book has 396 pages.keep it up lisa.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 13, 2013

    Ainsldy

    It is ok from what i have read but i think the first one is better.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 6, 2013

    Amanda wrote this

    A bit short for the dollars, but it was pretty good. It was not worth $10.00 though.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 2, 2013

    Wow

    What a great series!!!! Wish there were more!!! It's a quick read!!!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 13, 2013

    Chase

    Walks into room ans sees sam waiting.

    0 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 20, 2013

    I love this book!!!!!!

    Best book i have ever read

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 19, 2013

    ?

    LUV IT. SO RECOMENDING IT.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted April 17, 2013

    Kelsy

    I play with ur boobs while squeezeing them sooooo tight and u slip ur hole hand in

    0 out of 5 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 1, 2013

    Recommended

    Great third installment! Loved every minute of it.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 14, 2013

    Amazing!!

    I absolutly loved the whole series and would reccomend it to anyone!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 19, 2012

    Omg love it totaly awesome!!!!!!

    Omg i love it its totaly corny though (just saying) and...( spoiler alerts) quince gets a tailfin!!!! There is totaly gonna be a 4th book!!!!! + quince has to go through this trial of truth thing thats totally borin at 1st but the last test is totaly funny /awesome i love it i soooooo i want the next book to come out already it leaves u at the edge of ur seat even though its gotta be one of the most corniest endings eva!!! But overall awesome book Tera !!! I am sooo jelous of lily!!! :P

    0 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 5, 2012

    Great book

    Read if ur teen and love mermaids. Trust me its good

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