Book: The Mermaid the Witch and the Sea


Deftly entwining swashbuckling action and quiet magic, Maggie Tokuda-Hall's inventive debut novel conjures a diverse cast of characters seeking mastery over their fates while searching for answers to big questions about identity, power, and ...

  • Author : Maggie Tokuda-Hall
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Release : 05 May 2020
  • Category: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 13 : 9781536204315

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Book The Mermaid  the Witch  and the Sea
Score: 3.5
From 9 Ratings

The Mermaid the Witch and the Sea Book Summary :

In a world divided by colonialism and threaded with magic, a desperate orphan turned pirate and a rebellious imperial lady find a connection on the high seas. Aboard the pirate ship Dove, Flora the girl takes on the identity of Florian the man to earn the respect and protection of the crew. For Flora, former starving urchin, the brutal life of a pirate is about survival: don't trust, don't stick out, and don't feel. But on this voyage, Flora is drawn to the Lady Evelyn Hasegawa, who is headed to an arranged marriage she dreads. Flora doesn't expect to be taken under Evelyn's wing, and Evelyn doesn't expect to find such a deep bond with the pirate Florian. Neither expects to fall in love. Soon the unlikely pair set in motion a wild escape that will free a captured mermaid (coveted for her blood) and involve the mysterious Pirate Supreme, an opportunistic witch, double agents, and the all-encompassing Sea herself. Deftly entwining swashbuckling action and quiet magic, Maggie Tokuda-Hall's inventive debut novel conjures a diverse cast of characters seeking mastery over their fates while searching for answers to big questions about identity, power, and love.

Book: Also an Octopus


Even the most totally awesome story starts with a little bit of nothing. What happens next is up to you ! [4e de couv.]

  • Author : Maggie Tokuda-Hall
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Release : 04 October 2016
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 32
  • ISBN 13 : 9780763670849

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Also an Octopus Book Summary :

Even the most totally awesome story starts with a little bit of nothing. What happens next is up to you ! [4e de couv.]

Book: Sea Witch Rising


Told from alternating perspectives, this epic fairy tale retelling is a romantic and heart-wrenching story about the complications of sisterhood, the uncompromising nature of magic, and the cost of redemption.

  • Author : Sarah Henning
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 06 August 2019
  • Category: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 416
  • ISBN 13 : 9780062931498

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Sea Witch Rising Book Summary :

“The Little Mermaid” takes a twisted turn in this thrilling sequel to villainess origin story Sea Witch, as the forces of land and sea clash in an epic battle for freedom, redemption, and true love. Runa will not let her twin sister die. Alia traded her voice to the Sea Witch for a shot at happiness with a prince who doesn’t love her. And his rejection will literally kill her—unless Runa intervenes. Under the sea, Evie craves her own freedom—but liberation from her role as Sea Witch will require an exchange she may not be willing to make. With their hearts’ desires at odds, what will Runa and Evie be willing to sacrifice to save their worlds? Told from alternating perspectives, this epic fairy tale retelling is a romantic and heart-wrenching story about the complications of sisterhood, the uncompromising nature of magic, and the cost of redemption.

Book: Sea Witch


Wicked meets "The Little Mermaid" in the captivating origin story of the sea's most iconic villainess, perfect for fans of Heartless and Dorothy Must Die.

  • Author : Sarah Henning
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 31 July 2018
  • Category: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 368
  • ISBN 13 : 9780062438812

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Score: 4
From 8 Ratings

Sea Witch Book Summary :

Wicked meets The Little Mermaid in the captivating origin story of the sea's most iconic villainess, perfect for fans of Heartless and Dorothy Must Die. Ever since her best friend Anna died, Evie has been an outcast in her small fishing town. Hiding her talents, mourning her loss, drowning in her guilt. Then a girl with an uncanny resemblance to Anna appears on the shore, and the two girls catch the eyes of two charming princes. Suddenly Evie feels like she might finally have a chance at her own happily ever after. But magic isn’t kind, and her new friend harbors secrets of her own. She can’t stay in Havnestad—or on two legs—without Evie’s help. And when Evie reaches deep into the power of her magic to save her friend’s humanity—and her prince’s heart—she discovers, too late, what she’s bargained away.

Book: The Mermaid and the Sea Witch


The pretty Mermaid Princess Marina lives a happy, sunny life in Bountiful Bay with her parents, the Mer King and Queen, and all her fun-loving friends.

  • Author : Rosemary Hawkins
  • Publisher : CreateSpace
  • Release : 19 January 2015
  • Category: Uncategorized
  • Pages : 26
  • ISBN 13 : 1507621426

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The Mermaid and the Sea Witch Book Summary :

The pretty Mermaid Princess Marina lives a happy, sunny life in Bountiful Bay with her parents, the Mer King and Queen, and all her fun-loving friends. Until - One Day - the Sea Witch appears upon the scene! See how she hatches a cunning plot to kidnap the Mermaid Princess and drive the Mer-folk from their happy home. But will she succeed, or will the Mer-folk foil her wicked plan?

Book: Squad


SQUAD is a fast-paced and feminist horror story for every girl who’s ever felt like prey, and asks how far a girl should go to hunt the hunters.”—Laura Ruby, author of National Book Award Finalist Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them ...

  • Author : Maggie Tokuda-Hall
  • Publisher : HarperCollins
  • Release : 05 October 2021
  • Category: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 224
  • ISBN 13 : 9780062943163

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Book Squad
Score: 3.5
From 2 Ratings

Squad Book Summary :

“People call them all kinds of names—creeps, jerks. But the right word is predator. And that’s who we hunt. Becca wants what every high-schooler does: to have a group of friends, a squad. But Becca’s new friends are more than a clique, they’re a pack, and this pack is hungry. SQUAD is a fast-paced and feminist horror story for every girl who’s ever felt like prey, and asks how far a girl should go to hunt the hunters.”—Laura Ruby, author of National Book Award Finalist Thirteen Doorways, Wolves Behind Them All Pretty Little Liars meets Teen Wolf in this sharply funny, and patriarchy-smashing graphic novel from author Maggie Tokuda-Hall and artist Lisa Sterle. When the new girl is invited to join her high school’s most popular clique, she can’t believe her luck—and she can’t believe their secret, either. When Becca transfers to a high school in an elite San Francisco suburb, she’s worried she’s not going to fit in. To her surprise, she’s immediately adopted by the most popular girls in school. At first glance, Marley, Arianna, and Mandy are perfect. But at a party under a full moon, Becca learns that they also have a big secret. Becca’s new friends are werewolves. Their prey? Slimy boys who take advantage of unsuspecting girls. Eager to be accepted, Becca allows her friends to turn her into a werewolf, and finally, for the first time in her life, she feels like she truly belongs. But then things get complicated. As their pack begins to buckle under the pressure, their moral high ground gets muddier and muddier—and Becca realizes that she might have feelings for one of her new best friends. Lisa Sterle’s stylish illustrations paired with Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s sharp writing make Squad a fierce, haunting, and fast-paced thriller that will resonate with fans of Riverdale, and with readers of This Savage Song, Lumberjanes, and Paper Girls.

Book: In Deeper Waters


“A frothy confection of sea-foam, young love, and derring-do.” —NPR A young prince must rely on a mysterious stranger to save him when he is kidnapped during his coming-of-age tour in this swoony adventure that is The Gentleman’s ...

  • Author : F.T. Lukens
  • Publisher : Simon and Schuster
  • Release : 20 April 2021
  • Category: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 320
  • ISBN 13 : 9781534480520

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In Deeper Waters Book Summary :

“A frothy confection of sea-foam, young love, and derring-do.” —NPR A young prince must rely on a mysterious stranger to save him when he is kidnapped during his coming-of-age tour in this swoony adventure that is The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue meets Pirates of the Caribbean. Prince Tal has long awaited his coming-of-age tour. After spending most of his life cloistered behind palace walls as he learns to keep his forbidden magic secret, he can finally see his family’s kingdom for the first time. His first taste of adventure comes just two days into the journey, when their crew discovers a mysterious prisoner on a burning derelict vessel. Tasked with watching over the prisoner, Tal is surprised to feel an intense connection with the roguish Athlen. So when Athlen leaps overboard and disappears, Tal feels responsible and heartbroken, knowing Athlen could not have survived in the open ocean. That is, until Tal runs into Athlen days later on dry land, very much alive, and as charming—and secretive—as ever. But before they can pursue anything further, Tal is kidnapped by pirates and held ransom in a plot to reveal his rumored powers and instigate a war. Tal must escape if he hopes to save his family and the kingdom. And Athlen might just be his only hope…

Book: Mermaid Moon


An award-winning author tells of a mermaid who leaves the sea in search of her landish mother in a captivating tale spun with beautiful prose, lush descriptions, empathy, and keen wit.

  • Author : Susann Cokal
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press (MA)
  • Release : 03 March 2020
  • Category: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 496
  • ISBN 13 : 9781536209594

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Mermaid Moon Book Summary :

An award-winning author tells of a mermaid who leaves the sea in search of her landish mother in a captivating tale spun with beautiful prose, lush descriptions, empathy, and keen wit. Blood calls to blood; charm calls to charm. It is the way of the world. Come close and tell us your dreams. Sanna is a mermaid -- but she is only half seavish. The night of her birth, a sea-witch cast a spell that made Sanna's people, including her landish mother, forget how and where she was born. Now Sanna is sixteen and an outsider in the seavish matriarchy, and she is determined to find her mother and learn who she is. She apprentices herself to the witch to learn the magic of making and unmaking, and with a new pair of legs and a quest to complete for her teacher, she follows a clue that leads her ashore on the Thirty-Seven Dark Islands. There, as her fellow mermaids wait in the sea, Sanna stumbles into a wall of white roses thirsty for blood, a hardscrabble people hungry for miracles, and a baroness who will do anything to live forever. From the author of the Michael L. Printz Honor Book The Kingdom of Little Wounds comes a gorgeously told tale of belonging, sacrifice, fear, hope, and mortality.

Book: Love in the Library


Set in an internment camp where the United States cruelly detained Japanese Americans during WWII and based on true events, this moving love story finds hope in heartbreak.

  • Author : Maggie Tokuda-Hall
  • Publisher : Candlewick Press
  • Release : 11 January 2022
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 40
  • ISBN 13 : 9781536204308

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Love in the Library Book Summary :

Set in an internment camp where the United States cruelly detained Japanese Americans during WWII and based on true events, this moving love story finds hope in heartbreak. To fall in love is already a gift. But to fall in love in a place like Minidoka, a place built to make people feel like they weren't human--that was miraculous. After the bombing of Pearl Harbor, Tama is sent to live in a War Relocation Center in the desert. All Japanese Americans from the West Coast--elderly people, children, babies--now live in prison camps like Minidoka. To be who she is has become a crime, it seems, and Tama doesn't know when or if she will ever leave. Trying not to think of the life she once had, she works in the camp's tiny library, taking solace in pages bursting with color and light, love and fairness. And she isn't the only one. George waits each morning by the door, his arms piled with books checked out the day before. As their friendship grows, Tama wonders: Can anyone possibly read so much? Is she the reason George comes to the library every day? Beautifully illustrated and complete with an afterword, back matter, and a photo of the real Tama and George--the author's grandparents--Maggie Tokuda-Hall's elegant love story for readers of all ages sheds light on a shameful chapter of American history.

Book: The Sea Witch


You have certainly already heard of the Sea Witch, but do you know her real story? Though she works as a palace maid, Serena is no ordinary mermaid. From birth she manifested the magical powers of a sea witch, just like her mother, Moira.

  • Author : S. J. Valfroy
  • Publisher : Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Release : 10 October 2015
  • Category: Uncategorized
  • Pages : 216
  • ISBN 13 : 1517719518

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The Sea Witch Book Summary :

Have you ever wondered why villains are what they are? Is a villainous heart instilled at birth, or do decisions and actions warp a good heart into a villainous one? You have certainly already heard of the Sea Witch, but do you know her real story? Though she works as a palace maid, Serena is no ordinary mermaid. From birth she manifested the magical powers of a sea witch, just like her mother, Moira. But Serena does not want to be like her mother, cruel and selfish, so she rejects her magical powers. At least until her ever growing love for the unattainable Prince Triton pushes her to her breaking point. Just when it seems he's taken notice, that she could actually win his heart, his mother, Queen Amphitrite, makes it clear her son will never marry a palace maid, much less the daughter of a sea witch with a seedy reputation. Serena's dreams are slipping through her fingers, and she must decide if she is willing to embrace her magical powers and take her dreams by force. Magic could solve all her problems, or so she thinks, but at what price?

Book: The Little Mermaid


The Little Mermaid is one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairytales. This new edition lets the reader delight in Peter Madsen's fabulous illustrations, which compliment the beautiful tale of the mermaid and her unrequited love.

  • Author : Hans Christian Andersen
  • Publisher : Lindhardt og Ringhof
  • Release : 01 July 2016
  • Category: Juvenile Fiction
  • Pages : 64
  • ISBN 13 : 9788711657737

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The Little Mermaid Book Summary :

The Little Mermaid is one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved fairytales. This new edition lets the reader delight in Peter Madsen's fabulous illustrations, which compliment the beautiful tale of the mermaid and her unrequited love.