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Of Triton (The Syrena Legacy #2)

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Emma has just learned that her mother is a long-lost Poseidon princess, and now struggles with an identity crisis: As a Half-Breed, she’s a freak in the human world and an abomination in the Syrena realm below. Syrena law states that all Half-Breeds should be put to death.

As if that’s not bad enough, her mother’s reappearance among the Syrena turns the two kingdoms—Poseido
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Hardcover, 246 pages
Published May 28th 2013 by Feiwel & Friends
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Maggie Ross
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Lana AJ lots of "Oh my sweet goodness" and things like "Triton's Trident" - which i assume is equivalent to "goddamn it".
I think maybe in the first book…more
lots of "Oh my sweet goodness" and things like "Triton's Trident" - which i assume is equivalent to "goddamn it".
I think maybe in the first book "jackass" was used once or twice.
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Ashley Chen
Jan 29, 2013 Ashley Chen marked it as to-read
PLEASE! I NEED THIS LIKE I NEED AIR!
Update on Dec 19, 2012 LOVE THE COVERRRR! CUTE, SWEET, ROMANTIC!
Update on Oct 25, 2012 IT IS GOING TO BE A TRILOGY!!!! YESSSS!
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Brianna
Jun 16, 2013 Brianna rated it it was amazing
OHHHMYYYSWEETGODNESS!! I CAN NOT WAIT TO READ THIS BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! AND I ALSO think that Galen has the gift of trident i mean he said that trident cut the sea from either speed or bluh-bluh-bluh anyway and galen is the fastest syrean in history so yeah who knows i cnat wait to read it!
shanti
Jun 01, 2013 shanti rated it it was ok
I REALLY REALLY NEED THIS BOOK!!!!!!!!!!!!!
cover love
finished...i waited soooo long to read this,bit of a let down :(
what happened to the hilarious one liners???just didn't feel like it was a sequel to the awesome book that was of poseidon
really really wanted this to be a 5 star book but thats just my opinion hoping the next is better
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Carmen
Jul 04, 2013 Carmen rated it it was amazing
4.25 stars
(So my rating up there miiiight be a wee bit biased. But this is the more accurate one.)
*slight spoilers

Well, well, after a year of waiting after the drastic events of Of Poseidon, we finally get to Of Triton.

And I'm actually kind of disappointed.

This book is waaaay short. (Terrible grammar use right there.) I'm not kidding, I sat down and what felt like 15 minutes to me (or really half and hour to 45 minutes ish) and I was halfway through. LIKE I NEED MORE MORE MORE MORE MORE.

I reme
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Mandy K
Jun 17, 2015 Mandy K rated it really liked it
Warning: May contain spoilers for book one

This book takes up a few hours after Of Poseidon left off. Galen goes to fetch Grom, and Emma's mom knocks both Emma and Rayna out with chloroform and kidnaps Emma away. Turns out she's convinced she killed Grom in the mine explosion and this whole thing has been one elaborate set up to arrest her. Yeah, if I didn't already think her mother was nuts (who asks her daughter's new boyfriend why he doesn't want to bang her daughter?), this would have fully c
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Meghan Ely
Before Reading:

I. Need. This. NOW!!
Like, ohmysweetgoodness! I seriously do not have any idea how I am going to wait this long for this book. I mean, I think I freaked out for about 10-15 minutes after I finished the first book!


After Reading:

Okay.... This book was--Amazing!
I loved it.
Just like I loved the first one.
It was a great way to continue where we left off in the first book, with that crazy cliffhanger.
And even though this book wasn't as long as the first one, it was still just as good. A
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Melanie
See more reviews at YA Midnight Reads

Thank you Hardie Grant Egmont Australia for sending me this copy. No compensation was given or taken to alter this review.

“I wonder how many tears the ocean has swallowed, how much of the ocean is actually made of tears.”

In a sense, this book is ideal for me to read at this point of the year. The reason behind this random proclamation unpretentiously is because I wanted to see how I have changed as a reader ever since I began to review books. And coincident
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Mitch
Jun 19, 2013 Mitch rated it it was ok
Shelves: no-just-no
Well there was an old merman in a purple polka-dot bathrobe.

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Honestly, I have nothing more to say about Of Triton. I only read this because somebody was a huge fan of Anna Banks and the first one, Of Poseidon, and if you read that, you'd know it ends on a huge cliffhanger (view spoiler).

Interesting setup for a sequel, right? Nope, because THE WHOLE REASON IS SO CONTRIVED AND STUPID AN
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karmgof
4/11

it comes out on May 28th. On my birthday.


it has to mean something, you know.
maybe a hot male Syrena will show up. *swoooooon*
yeah, sure.
Debbie I Heart YA Books
Love The Syrena Legacy series!
QiJia 치쟈
Jun 28, 2013 QiJia 치쟈 rated it it was ok
I was dying to know WHY Emma's mom is on the run, hiding on land since World War II . And guess what?

IT IS ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST STUPID LAMEST REASON EVER.



The whole story line is weak, there's no substance and supposedly 100-300 years old Syrena are all acting like some childish brainless teenagers.




At the tribunal,all their arguments are so damn funny because it was SOOOOO immature. Seriously , Syrena needs lawyers from land. Or go study 3-4 years of law and earn a law degree,and be a hot sh
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Kelvin
Feb 13, 2016 Kelvin rated it liked it
Holding a grudge is like swallowing poison and hoping the other person dies

Of Triton deserves a different kind of 3 stars than Of Poseidon. On the one hand, the misogyny is toned down as is Galen’s temper, both of these which were the main problem I had with book one. On the other hand though, all the laughs I got from Of Poseidon were gone. I suppose this is typical though of a second book where the tone sombers down (I made that phrase up on the spot) and the characters are out of the “honeymo
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Cynn
Jul 11, 2014 Cynn rated it liked it


¡Por las barbas de Poseidón! esto se pone cada vez más interesante.

En Of Triton nos encontramos,una vez más, con una historia para disfrutar. El primer libro termina de una manera bastante abierta lo que nos deja con mucha intriga. En esta segunda entrega tenemos como nueva integrante a Nalia la “pareja muerta” de Grom, el Rey Tritón y hermano de Galem, que al parecer estuvo viviendo durante muchos años en tierra. Pero eso no es lo más extraño, hay un complot, un complot para separar el reino y
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Crystal
Apr 21, 2013 Crystal marked it as to-read
Shelves: 2013
Of Triton was an awesome addition to this series. It was fun and totally kept the wonderful pacing that its predecessor Of Poseidon delivered.

This sequel takes place right where Of Poseidon left off. Nalia, Emmas mom, is on the run thinking that Galen is trying to arrest her for killing his brother Grom. When Grom and Nalia come face to face for the first time in many many years their love is instantly rekindled. This isn't all fun and games though, Grom is already mated and with Emma being a Ha
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Bekah AwesomeBookNut
Feb 28, 2015 Bekah AwesomeBookNut rated it really liked it
Shelves: ya-addiction, 2015, clean
Cute....cheesy, fun. Full review to come...
Remi D.
Aug 20, 2013 Remi D. rated it it was amazing
That was such a good book!!!!
Ira
WHY DOES THIS COVER HAVE TO BE SO PRETTY?! HOW COME MAY IS NOT YET HERE?!?!?!

THE.

FREAKING.

COVER.

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I don't think I have any feelings regarding the sequel to Of Poseidon.

First of all, this book did not please me at all. I was bored to tears while reading this book and I can't help but compare this book to the previous one. The alternating POVs wasn't also doing this book any favor. The humor which I came to love, was lost !!! How can that be! I was expecting to laugh out loud halfway through the
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Darlalala
Jun 04, 2013 Darlalala rated it really liked it
Shelves: selkie-mermaids
PROS:
Entertaining. I was never bored. Sometimes I'm grinning like crazy, sometimes I'm worried, sometimes I want to roll my eyes due to so much cheesiness.

MCs are clever. I hate hate hate protagonists who are dumb, like everything is so obvious to everybody but the protagonist has no clue what's going on. Really?

Emma is not a damsel in distress. She's freaking smart and brave and doesn't depend on a guy to save her.
Plot twists. They keep the story exciting.
Not typical. Even though it's a mermaid
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Nanna
Jun 04, 2015 Nanna rated it it was ok
I'm not sure I liked this book very much. Almost nothing happened. I'm both sad that it was so short and happy that it was so short.

The writing bothered me a lot. It may be because I've read so many books with such great writing recently that it makes this one laughable. And the writing isn't nearly as bad as Emma: she's immature she was at times. And she would call herself out on it and yet still act childish. I got over her quickly.

Some parts were good and had me glued to the page and other
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Madison
Jun 20, 2012 Madison marked it as to-read
Can't wait to read this book it is killing me to wait. I loved the first one it was so fabulous. Anne Banks it such a fabulous reader.
P.S does anyone know when it comes out?
P.P.S if you loved this book you should read 'The Forrbidden Sea'
Kassidy
May 11, 2014 Kassidy rated it really liked it
Shelves: books-i-own
This book has so much drama!
It was so much fun though. I thoroughly enjoyed this continuation of the series. I especially liked all of the developments in the plot and the twists! I can't wait for Of Neptune.
Ally
bad bad bad!

Whatsup with all these mean authors who torture their readers?

I need this book. Like now!

it one out of five because there is no release date

Update: July 12, 2013



Publication: May 28, 2013
Publisher: Feiwei & Friends
Source: ebook

After long days, weeks, and months of unwavering patience, I am horribly disappointed by Of Triton. It's a highly anticipated sequel to Of Poseidon, the first book in the series. Of Poseidon started off beautifully. Every word, every sentence, every page,
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Mundie Moms & Mundie Kids
4.5 stars I REALLY Enjoyed it.

Nothing beats a hot summer read like a well written undersea romance. Every summer reading list should have at least one book on it that contains mermaids and an exciting undersea mythology. OF TRITON should be on your lists. Like with Of Poseidon, Anna Banks delivers another fabulous read with Of Triton. With it's snark, sizzling romance, and characters who spring to life, I couldn't help but fall in love with the world and mythology she's created, all over again.
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Erica
Jan 18, 2013 Erica rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars

Anna Banks doesn't waste a moment jumping right back into the action that was left interrupted at the brutal ending to Of Poseidon. Back with another witty tale, Anna Banks will take readers by storm with this excellent sequel to Of Poseidon.

From the first page, things are intense and action packed. Even as the book comes to a close, it doesn't let up at all. I read straight through this one in about two hours, my eyes glued to the page. There is such a good mix with this book - funny m
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Kathy Martin
May 18, 2013 Kathy Martin rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed OF TRITON because I really enjoyed the main character Emma's voice. I liked the way she tried to be her best self despite all sorts of setbacks. After all, finding out that the love of her mother's life wasn't her father and then meeting him would be enough to rock most people. I also liked the way she was torn between wanting to believe her mother and wanting to believe Galen who is the mer-man she loves.

This story begins with Emma's mother Nalia running from and then reunitin
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Marianne Morales
Mar 27, 2015 Marianne Morales rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015-read-books
It was yet such an exciting read, filled with thrilling adventures but with challenging events taking place as the Syrena society underwater becomes more chaotic when Emma's mom who actually happens to be Nalia, the long lost princess of the Poseidon shows herself up underwater. However, not majority of the population are convinced that she is indeed the long lost queen or princess of the poseidon and instead perceive her more as a stranger. Also, with the conspiracy thats been plotted against t ...more
Evie
Aug 13, 2014 Evie rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: People who love mermaids, humor in books, drama.

God, how I love this series.

After reading and absolutely loving Of Poseidon, I couldn't wait to jump straight into Of Triton. I was a bit worried I wouldn't love it as much as I did the first book, and I guess I did like the first book just a teeny tiny bit more, but overall Of Triton was just as exciting, entertaining, hilarious and swoon-worthy as the previous book. Once again, I found myself frantically turning pages, laughing out loud and staying up late to finish.

Of Triton picks up exa
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Ariel
May 15, 2014 Ariel rated it really liked it
Fantastic! The only reason I'm not giving this book 5 stars like book one is because this felt like more of a finalization of the ideas in book one, more of a tie together. It finished the plot points of the first book up, but it didn't really open any new ones, and the ending wasn't a cliffhanger at all. However, it was in most ways just as enjoyable as the first - lots of plot twists, I still love the characters, and we got to learn more about the interesting mythology!
Kristi
Mar 03, 2013 Kristi rated it really liked it
Shelves: own-arc
i missed these characters! full review to come.
Brooke ♥booklife4life♥


Basic Info

Format:
Audio
Pages/Length: 7hrs and 42mins.
Genre: Young Adult; Merpeople.

At A Glance

Love Triangle/Insta Love/Obsession?:
Obsession.
Cliff Hanger: eh
Triggers: n/a
Rating: 1.5 stars

Score Sheet
All out of ten


Cover: 8
Plot: 5
Characters: 3
World Building: 5
Flow: 5
Series Congruity: 8
Writing: 6
Ending: 5

Total: 4

In Dept

Best Part:
It ended.
Worst Part: Dumbs MC!
Thoughts Had: Shut up; don't do it!; you dead!

Conclusion

Continuing the Series:
yes, only because i need O titles for Scrabble!
Recommending:
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Grew up in a town called Niceville. No, seriously. I graduated from Niceville High School. So did J Lo's second husband. And the guy that plays Aqua Man on Smallville dated my best friend.

Now I indulge my tendency to lie by writing the lies down and selling them to publishers. Well actually my agent sells it, so she's an accomplice to
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Other Books in the Series

The Syrena Legacy (3 books)
  • Of Poseidon (The Syrena Legacy, #1)
  • Of Neptune (The Syrena Legacy, #3)

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“My dad always told me that holding a grudge is like swallowing poison and expecting the other person to die.” 98 likes
“I wonder how many tears the ocean has swallowed, how much of the ocean is actually made of tears.” 73 likes
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