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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...more
Hardcover, 246 pages
Published May 28th 2013 by Feiwel & Friends
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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
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
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
Carmen
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...more
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...more
Melanie
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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 coincidenta...more
Debbie (at) I Heart YA Books
Love The Syrena Legacy series!
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.
Mitch
Well there was an old merman in a purple polka-dot bathrobe.

...

...

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...more
Remi D.
That was such a good book!!!!
Crystal
Apr 21, 2013 Crystal marked it as to-read
Shelves: 2013, arc
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...more
Darlalala
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...more
Cynn


¡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...more
QiJia (Hiding out in Bookalicious) 치쟈
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...more
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 b...more
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
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.
Alice Of Wonderland
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,...more
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....more
Erica
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...more
Kathy Martin
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...more
Evie
Aug 13, 2014 Evie rated it 5 of 5 stars
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...more
Amber Skye
Dec 30, 2012 Amber Skye marked it as to-read
WOAH. COVER REVEAL. YES. JUST YES.
Kristi
i missed these characters! full review to come.
Sashana
This is one of those books that I desperately wanted to like. The synopsis sounded promising, the cover was gorgeous, and reviewers (for the most part) had nothing but positive things to say. Furthermore, whenever I think of mermaids I reminisce about my childhood and that gives me the warmest feeling inside. So yes, I did have extremely high hopes for this one.

Theory:
If the offspring of Ariel and Prince Eric had children, and their lives were turned into a daytime soap opera, then I’m pretty...more
Gabriella
Alright, so this is my spoiler-free review.

First of all: the cover art. It's beautiful, I love it. It keeps well with the first book and that's important to me. It also shows that it's a story about Syrena which is also something I like.

Now, the nitty-gritty. I love the story and plot. I was in search for an underwater adventure, those are my favorite kind. The second book in this trilogy is exciting but more dense with development. The development is quick but perhaps a bit too much? The char...more
Mara
I really adored 'Of Poseidon' and was super excited when my copy of this one shipped early. The thing is, 'Of Triton' isn't necessarily a bad book. What really bugged me and ultimately ended with a 2-star-rating was how one-dimensional the story is. It seemed flat and too much of a children's book to have me bond with it on a level other than "cute". At 21, I'm probably too old for this series. I loved the first book and the characters, and I love Banks, but this wasn't more than a short, okay r...more
Carina
5 Stars!!!



My Opinion Of This Book:Ohmysweetgoodness it was amazing!!



Wow this book is so flippin' amazing!If you haven't read Of Poseidon,read it now!!


Liked:
-Galen & Emma
-Rayna
-Toraf
-Grom
-The whole book


Dislike:
-That it was pretty short



I love this book!! I can't wait for Of Neptune!!!!
Danny
Again this was just as amazing as the first one! I'd have wished for a little more smexy times with Galen. But the story was just entertaining!!
I just love Emma's voice and snarky and sarcastic comments.

Anna Banks just delivered a fantastic sequel
With a phenomenal ending.

Now. Where's book 3 !?
Jan Bethel
Aug 01, 2012 Jan Bethel marked it as to-read
This HAS to be in my hands like NOW!

my goodness! The first books' ending had every cell in my body gone ballistic screaming for more and not just to stop there! Waiting for this book is gonna be torture!
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New York Times Bestselling author of The Syrena Legacy series.

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...more
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