Antara by by Marilena Mexi Review/Giveaway!!

Name: Antara
Publisher: Lulu
Release Date: March 22, 2011

Peace and tranquility on the island of Aster, home to both humans and 'merfolk', has long been broken by a devastating phenomenon, recurring every five years. A storm including gusting winds and huge waves mysteriously appeared and eradicated much of the population. The misunderstandings, suspicion and hate born of this disaster have torn the two races apart, and the peace loving merfolk are now in a never-ending struggle to prove their innocence and restore peace to the island. On the human side, things are even worse; under the tyranny of cruel king Orestis, the people suffer and all their king cares for is vengeance against the "fish", as he spitefully calls them, executing merfolk after merfolk for just being near his lands. Secrets, intense emotions and strange phenomena will upset their lives forever.-Goodreads

My Review:
Overall, I really enjoyed this book! I have been reading a lot of books lately because of my power outage and this was a really great one!!
I really liked how this story was really orginal and very different then other mermaid stories that I have read. The only complaint that I have with this book is that it felt really rushed and I wish the story was dragged out a little bit more.

Otherwise, I really enjoyed this book and I hope you all will too :)

My Rating:
Four out of Five Stars

3 comments:

Jaime said...

Sounds like a great book and I'm glad you liked it! Count me in for the giveaway! My email is fairlyoddgirl16@aim.com in case you didn't already know.

Aik said...

I'd love to enter this contest! Antara sounds interesting!

aikychien at yahoo dot com

meg1124 said...

This looks like a really good book! Adding to my TBR...it just keeps increasing doesn't it?

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