The other day I was invited to see a movie. My companion thought it strange that I wanted to see "Prisoners", but not that day. I was just not into that much intensity at that moment in time. Do the rest of you feel that way too? Or is a movie, a TV show, or a book the same as any other movie, TV show, or book? My mood often dictates what I am going to watch or read on any given day. Does yours? And most of the time it is the heavy stuff, the stuff with lots of violence or sex or both that get put by the wayside. I fear I am always ready for a good laugh and usually ready for a sweet little story.
Tera Lynn Childs' book, Forgive My Fins, is just such a story. Gentle and sweet but with all the angst of high school romance. Completely chaste, this is a great read for the younger people on your gift list.
Forgive My Fins
By Tera Lynn Childs
Published by Katherine Tegen Books
Length 308 pages Source ISBN: 0061914657
From Barnes and Noble: Unrequited love is hard enough when you’re a normal teenage girl, but for Lily Sanderson, there’s no such thing as a simple crush.
Lily has a secret, and it’s not her huge crush on gorgeous swimming god Brody Bennett, who makes her heart beat flipper-fast. Lily’s mermaid identity is a secret that can’t get out, since she’s not just any mermaid—she’s a Thalassinian princess. When she discovered three years ago that her mother was actually a human, Lily finally realized why she didn’t feel quite at home in Thalassinia, and she’s been going to Seaview High ever since. Living on land has its problems—like her obnoxious biker-boy neighbor, Quince Fletcher—but it has that one major perk: Brody. The problem is, mermaids aren’t really the casual dating type—when they bond, it’s for life.