Monday, June 25, 2012

Melting Pot Monday

Title: Florence
Author: Ciye Cho
Release date: 1st July 2012
Genre: YA Fantasy romance
Formats: eBook & Paperback
Blurb: "Seventeen-year-old Florence Waverley is out of her depth. Literally. Kidnapped and brought down to Niemela--the hidden world of mermaids and mermen--Florence is the ultimate gift for Prince Kiren: a human familiar tied to his side. But nothing is what it seems amid the beauty and danger of the dark ocean.

Every Niemelan has a role to play, from the mermaids who weave towers out of kelp to the warriors who fight sea monsters. But in trying to survive, Florence will end up in the middle of a war between the mer and the Darkness. A conflict that will push her between two brothers: Kiren, the charmer inexplicably drawn to both her and the monsters; and Rolan, the loner who has been pushing her away since the day they met. But in order to take a stand--and find out where she belongs--Florence will have to risk it all: her life, her heart... and her very soul."

Candid (True Images Series) -
Young Adult

Life is simple for high school senior, Sienna Whitfield. With a few good friends, a camera, and a dream, she has everything she needs to be happy. But when Jordan Rubio, the most popular girl at Haskins High, makes her mad, she decides to use the power of photography to right a few social wrongs. As if that doesn’t cause enough drama in her life, she realizes she’s falling for the new guy, Lee Franklin. Strong and protective, he’s just what she needs to survive the craziness she’s stirred up at school. If only she didn’t have to keep her feelings for Lee a secret from her mom…


fredamans said...

I am almost done reading Florence.... it is very good!

Kirthi said...

Hi Elie!
I've read one review so far on Florence, and it wasn't very positive. I'm interested on reading your thoughts on it! I was curious by this post title: what does Melting Pot Monday actually mean? Is it where you just showcase a variety of books?

Happy reading!

Elie said...

Freda~ great, I will watch for your review. I love the cover!

Kirthi~ Melting Pot Monday is a place to showcase a variety of books. I usually get the titles from review requests that I don't review. Either I don't have the time or they are not ones I want to review. Instead of just sending the author away, I try to feature their books to help spread the word!

Juju at Tales of said...

Sounds like a cool addition to the mermaid craze. :)

reviews said...

hhmmm... this is the 2nd mermaid book i found this week. i'm sensing a pattern.=)

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