May (Daughters of the Sea Series #2)

May (Daughters of the Sea Series #2)

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by Kathryn Lasky
     
 

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The second book in bestselling author Kathryn Lasky's stunning foray into paranormal romance.

May feels her life drying up. The sea calls to her, but her parents forbid her from swimming. She longs for books, but her mother finds her passion for learning strange. She yearns for independence, but a persistent suitor, Rudd, wants to tame her spirited ways.

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Overview


The second book in bestselling author Kathryn Lasky's stunning foray into paranormal romance.

May feels her life drying up. The sea calls to her, but her parents forbid her from swimming. She longs for books, but her mother finds her passion for learning strange. She yearns for independence, but a persistent suitor, Rudd, wants to tame her spirited ways.

Yet after her fifteenth birthday, the urge to break free becomes overpowering and May makes a life-changing discovery. She does not belong on land where girls are meant to be obedient. She is a mermaid--a creature of the sea.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780545243315
Publisher:
Scholastic, Inc.
Publication date:
02/01/2012
Series:
Daughters of the Sea Series, #2
Pages:
336
Sales rank:
738,746
Product dimensions:
5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.62(d)
Age Range:
12 - 17 Years

Meet the Author


Kathryn Lasky is the Newbery Honor-winning author of over one hundred books for children and young adults. Her beloved Guardians of Ga’Hoole fantasy series has sold more than 4 million copies, and she is the author of the Daughters of the Sea series, the Wolves of the Beyond series, as well as A TIME FOR COURAGE and other Dear America titles. Kathryn has also written a number of critically acclaimed nonfiction titles, such as BEYOND THE BURNING TIME and TRUE NORTH. She lives with her husband in Cambridge, MA.

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May 4.7 out of 5 based on 1 ratings. 31 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love it and so will you! It's a tense story and you can not stop reading it!
Aik More than 1 year ago
May Plum has been constricted within the confines of the Egg Rock Lighthouse ever since she was born. Her father Edgar "Gar" Plum is a nice man who loves her dearly, but her mother Hepzibah "Zeebah" Plum is the exact opposite. Zeebah suffers from an illness - not only of the body but also of the mind. She is constantly complaining about her illness and always orders May around like a servant because she used to be ordered around by her sick mother and grandmother back when they were alive. Vicious cycle, if you ask me. May's relationship with Hugh Fitzsimmons, the Harvard student who studies astrology is rather believable, and their observing the constellations together is rather romantic - I can almost imagine the background music starting to play. On the other hand, I find Rudd, the local boy who is obsessive about controlling May and getting his slimy hands on her repulsive. Ugh. Hannah's story, which was left dangling in the first book, is continued somewhere in the middle of May's, where the sisters finally meet each other and marvel at their resemblance to each other. The plot of this book is so much better than Hannah, and the various elements of this story seems to fit each other perfectly. Overall, it was quite a lovely, charming story. Hopefully the third book will be even better than this one!
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I loved this book, especially the last few chapters. I wish it didn't leave me hanging!
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It was a great book the ending really leaves u hanging
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?.lmao kitty?
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
-.- nvm.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I'm baa-a-aak!!!!!!!!!!!!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is my home
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Love this book!!!!!!!! Not as good as hannah though.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I hope there is a third! The perfect mix of magical, realistic, and romantic
Angie Anderson More than 1 year ago
I can't wait for the third book to come out! I wonder what the third sister is like and what problems she is having. I can only guess how they will all meet.