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For centuries magical beings have hidden in the darkness, waiting. Some good, some evil. A battle is brewing, and only twins, Grasiella and Tatiana, have the power to stop it.

A secret that has been kept since the dawn of time is about to be revealed with devastating consequences. It’s the summer of the year 2045, and sixteen year old Latina twin's Grasiella and Tatiana pl...more
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Published (first published April 3rd 2011)
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Laurie
Sixteen-year-old twins Grasiella & Tatiana are visiting their Grandmother in Hawaii for the summer. Soon after their arrival, an evil fairy is released from an old family heirloom. The fire goddess Pele goes into a slow simmering rage, and the twins become the focus of her displeasure.

Pele’s grandsons, Kye and Kana’I, who are cousins, each find themselves unexpectedly attracted to a sister. Kana’i attempts to distract Grasiella in order to hide and protect her from Pele’s Wrath. His plan bac...more
Brittany
I received this book through the giveaway at first reads. It is the summer of 2045 and sixteen year-old-twins Grasiella and Tatiana are sent to Kauai,Hawaii to visit their grandmother "G".They each know of their special abilities but what they find out and who they met during their stay on the island will make their holiday something they will never forget.In This fast-paced book,I was treated to mystery,magical creatures,gods and goddesses,secrets and age old battles.The book's prologue drew me...more
Ana
The cover to me represents a lot of what the story is about. I am not sure if it is Tatiana and Grasiella who are on the cover, or just Grasiella, but I like how in the back of the girls is the picture of Mauna Kea, the volcano in the story.

Tatiana and Grasiella are sent to one of the Hawaiian islands to spend the summer of 2045 with their grandmother, who they call “G.” Tatiana and Grasiella know the story about their ancestors and how they came to possess the magic from fairies, but there is...more
Tracy Michelle
I received a copy of this through a first reads giveaway.

When this book appeared in my mailbox I was really excited. The cover is gorgeous and the synopsis on the back makes this sound good. Unfortunately when I began reading I discovered that this wasn't as wonderful as I was hoping.
As a whole the book showed promise and potential but turned out messy and confusing. The writing needed work, I'm not going to lie. It felt as if M. M. Shelley was rushing through this and skipped revisions complete...more
aobibliophile™
[E]very time a child says, "I don't believe in fairies," there is a fairy somewhere that falls down dead. - James Matthew Barrie, Peter Pan


it is the summer of 2045 and sixteen-year-old twins Grasiella and Tatiana are sent to Kauai, Hawaii to visit their grandmother "G". they each know of their special abilities but what they find out and who they meet during their stay on the island will make their holiday something they will never forget.
in this fast-paced book, i was treated to some mystery, m...more
Lily
Mishap and Mayhem by M.M Shelley
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For centuries magical beings have hidden in the darkness, waiting. Some good, some evil. A battle is brewing, and only twins, Grasiella and Tatiana, have the power to stop it. It’s the summer of the year 2045, and sixteen year old Grasiella, along with her twin sister, Tatiana plan to visit their grandmother in Hawaii. They have no idea that when they arrive on the island of Kauai, they are about to be drawn into a secret,...more
Lindsay Paige
Title Thoughts: I think it fits the book really well.

Cover Thoughts: Love the volcano erupting in the back ground and how one girl is really there and the other looks like a ghost.

WARNINGS: There might be one or two cuss words.

This book had me hooked. It was late when I picked it up and before I knew it I was half way done. It was getting late, so I told myself I would only read one more chapter...I ended up finishing the book. I was caught up in Shelley's writing, her characters, and the story...more
1000 +
Now this book was kind of interesting. It involved a whole bunch of different magical beings, myths, Greek gods, faires and things of that sort. Kind of was a hodge podge of everything paranormal or supernormal. I'm not really sure that I liked this book that much, it was kind of enjoyable but kind of not, there were a lot of things about it that.. I had higher hopes.. lets just say.

I don't know. It seemed like the start of the book was they were going to Hawaii to visit their Grandmother, their...more
Missy (Missy's Reads & Reviews)
This is one of those books where it catches your attention right off the start and doesn't let go until you're closing the book upon completion. The plot was completely unpredictable and had me guessing through the entire book. With every chapter came something new. Every time I tried to sit this book down, I would end up picking it back up moments later just to see what happened next.

The twins, Grasiella and Tatiana, are two great female leads that go out of their comfort zones on many occasion...more
Asriani
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This book grabbed my attention only in its few pages. It took me to the story about one faerie who was trapped on earth and its sad story. It also told me little bit about The Cinerians, frightening creature who hunted the humans and made them become slaves. Grasiella, a woman with great magical power was also introduced here. Three of them made the prologue become so interesting.

Then the first chapter brought me to Tatiana and Grasiella, the twin, in sum...more
Stephanie Cover2CoverBlog
Background: Grasiella and her twin Tatiana have been sent to one of the Hawaiian islands to stay with their grandmother. While there they learn of their family legacy and how it is immersed in magic and ancient beings.

Review: I was surprised at how this book picked up, the first few chapters were a little slow for me, I think it was because I was confused about some things that were not addressed until about half way through...but anywho, this was a fun story.

The twins are easily likable, but t...more
Donna
I really loved this story and the characters. The author has created an interesting world where magic is real and can help or hinder even the best intentions. Even the background story/history about the Cinerians is interesting and would make a good series.

There are a lot of secrets in Hawaii and most of the time Grasiella and Tatiana really dont know much of what they are looking for but they stay strong and pull together and solve the mystery while learning not only secrets of these ancient be...more
Kadie
I received this free as a first reads goodreads giveaway a while ago. I had previously posted a review, but I guess it got deleted accidentally. I must admit I did not completely enjoy it the first time I read it. I loved the plot, but it was just a bit confusing to follow along. I just finished rereading and I found it much easier to follow. I definitely recommend this book.
Diane Stavrum
A fairie tale takes place in Hawaii....a fun read.
Victoria
I just loved this book! :)
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