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Emily Windsnap and the Siren's Secret (Emily Windsnap #4)

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The fourth audiobook in the best-selling series about half-mermaid, half-girl Emily Windsnap!

Emily Windsnap’s life on Allpoints Island seems perfect—her family is all together again, and she has both her best friend, Shona, and her new friend Aaron with her there. Somehow, though, it still feels like something—or somewhere—is missing. So when Neptune gives the Windsnaps a
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Published July 12th 2011 by Listening Library (Audio) (first published September 1st 2009)
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Faye
Dec 29, 2012 Faye rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Emily Windsnap and the Siren's Secret is the fourth book in the Emily Windsnap series, and, in my opinion, the best so far. This book is about adventure, love, mermaids, and, of course, the lost sirens.

Emily and Shona have been best friends for ages now, since the day Emily discovered that she was a semi-mer. Now they return on an adventure to find the lost sirens. Sirens are the mermaids who perch on rocks and sing beautiful songs to lead fishermen to their watery graves. Emily and Shona go o
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Kristina Cardoza
Jan 24, 2012 Kristina Cardoza rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Preteens
Emily Windsnap and the Siren's Secret by Liz Kessler, the fourth and final book in the series, is a wonderful story! Emily, everyone's favorite semi-mer, is yet again on a mission--this time to bring peace between merpeople and humans. After moving back to her old town, Brightport, things start to go wrong. Her plans slow down when her best friend, Shona, gets stuck in an underground cavern with a group of unfriendly sirens! Only Emily and her friend Aaron can break the curse that doesn't let th ...more
Sandie
Dec 25, 2015 Sandie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: liz-kessler
This is the final book in this series at this point, I hope that there will be more. As I have mentioned, there have been some parts that seem slow to me and hard to get into, but this book is not geared to a 40 year old women, but young girls. I think most young girls would be delighted with this writer's stories. This final book was very enjoyable and probably my favorite one.

I liked that she brought all the familiar characters back again in this book and how the boy that helps Emily in the t
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Nora Wilcox
Nov 17, 2014 Nora Wilcox rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I think that this book was amazing and I could not stop reading it. The first thing that I liked about this book was it had a lot of emotions not just happy and sad but also frustration, nervousness, and anger. I thought that the emotions really gave a great deal of spice, character, and a set of feelings. To me this book was very effective, because you could deeply feel how Emily was feeling. One of the weaknesses in this book is that some of the words where pretty basic, but overall it was rea ...more
Nilsson
I'm glad they came to there senses and explained things to the humans. It would have been terrible if they were all accidentally killed because they never explained themselves before. It's a good lesson not to have unreasonable expectations of people and reaching compromises. I hope if there's any other races that don't tell us they exist, they will learn from this and speak up, lest something unnecessarily bad happens to them! It's a relief this conflict was resolved the way it was. Thank stars ...more
Grace
Jan 12, 2015 Grace rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This book had it's ups and downs for me, I found I wasn't completely sucked into it as you can see, it took me five days to finish it! I definitely commend Liz for her ability to write out of the blue plot twists! Some parts definitely had me on the edge of my seat! Emily & Aaron's relationship was ADORABLE and was definitely squeal worthy! Not going to spoil the end, but I thought the end was a little cheesy and that it was too easy. It just didn't seem very realistic to me. Especially sinc ...more
Cathy Cramer
This is much like the others in the series - more creative fantasy. I read this after my middle-schooler, and the series is still a favorite.

I almost figured out Mr. Beeston's problem. Right idea, wrong relationship. It also seemed obvious to me what the problem was with Emily Windsnap's grandparents. I can't believe that none of the characters figured that out, especially after what happened to Emily W.'s mom earlier. Maybe they were too busy running from relationship to try to understand.

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Katie V
Dec 22, 2010 Katie V rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy
Emily Windsnap and the Siren's Secret is a wonderful, magnificent fantasy by Liz Kessler. It's the last in the Emily Windsnap series. I love this book because it is full of great adventure, and even a little bit of suspense. This book also has tremendous detail. If you ever see this book, pick it up for the adventure of a lifetime!
Jenny
Dec 15, 2012 Jenny rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: liz-kessler
I think that this book was good. I think so because I like this author who like this book, she wrote. So this book is good because this is a mystery and about a girl that is a mermaid and a human at the same time. This book is about Emily and her friends trying to bring the human and the mermaid together.
Hadessephy
Aug 05, 2015 Hadessephy rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2014, fantasy, mg
So far I think this is my favorite of the series. It held my attention longer then the others and the mystery of the sirens and the incorporation of Mr. Beeston and getting to see more of his story was great. The only issue with this book/series is that the characters are so under developed.
Kamry Flippen
Sep 16, 2016 Kamry Flippen rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The book Emily Windsnap and the Siren's secret, by Liz Kessler, is about a young girl named Emily, who is half Mermaid, half Human. Emily and her two best friends, Shona and Aaron, are sent back to Emily's hometown, by Neptune to bring the human world and mer-world together. Shona's teacher tells her of a group of Sirens that go missing. This book is filled with amazing details, and adventure! This book definitely makes you feel excited and nervous for Emily. There are also parts of the book whe ...more
Deebrownnetwork.Net
Emily Windsnap and the sirens secret by Liz Kessler is an amazing book. Her family is charged by Neptune to bring humans and merpeople together. She heads back to brightport, her old home, and starts looking for the lost sirens with her friend Shona. She gets caught with the sirens while looking for them, will she get out?

In my opinion I thought the book was very good. It never was boring and always stood out to me. Some books have parts in the book where it slows down and gets boring, but thi
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Emily
Pretty good. I enjoyed Emily Windsnap and the Monster from the Deep better, but this one was a good book too.
Willa
Feb 06, 2011 Willa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
i loved reading this book and about the sierans and the questions i had in the past books about people
Madison Courtney
love love loved this book!! this is one of my favorite series!! I definately recommend this!
Danica
Oct 21, 2014 Danica rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoy these books. Fun children's stories about a half mermaid.
Sydney
Nov 15, 2013 Sydney rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
i didn't like it because was boring.
Meghan
Mar 29, 2013 Meghan rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Winderful!!!
Emily
Yer great
Becky Keir Grace
Moving through the Emily Windsnap series with the fourth book if a lot of fun, and very popular with the middle grade readers at my library. Emily's life is settling into place. Her parents are together, and they are living on Allpoints Island in a unique home that accommodates both humans and the mer. Emily's new friend, Aaron, is adjusting to his new life after being freed from a curse that kept him and his mother in a castle away from everyone.

Odd things begin to happen. People are suddenly
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Shirley
Oct 04, 2011 Shirley is currently reading it  ·  review of another edition
The story is taking about Emily, half girl, half mermaid receives a mission from the king of the sea Neptune, who sends them all back to Bright port, their hometown. After they go back to the Brightport, she realizes that everyone who lives in this town forgets who are they, even thought Emily’s best friends, Mandy who she ever made during the time that she stayed in the human area. As the Neptune uses his own power to force the people to drink the drug which will erase the memories of the peopl ...more
Theresa
Apr 05, 2015 Theresa rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fantasy, young-adult
What an amazing book.

Once again Emily finds herself in a pickle. The humans are invading! And the merpeople are not too happy about that. So Neptune sets her family to the task of bringing the two worlds together.

As the story progresses Emily and Shona find a dwelling of a bunch of Sirens and a long lost secret is revealed. I honestly cried. I don't want to spoil it too much, but absolutely amazing.

The power of love and friendship in this book gave me goosebumps.

And thank you Liz Kessler for en
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Reanne
Dec 21, 2011 Reanne rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Ugh. This whole series is completely forgettable. The author clearly didn't think through a lot of really basic world-building stuff. (Like, can the mermaids breathe underwater? She never really says either way, but whether yes or no, there are parts that don't make sense.) It was quaint enough that I went ahead and read them all, but I almost stopped reading so many times. The logical problems and inconsistencies made this so frustrating to read. And by the end of the last book, the main charac ...more
Akoss
Aug 10, 2015 Akoss rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: all-mg
The fourth book in the Emily Windsnap series sheds a light on secondary characters like Mr, Beeston and some new additions to Emily's family.
Everything I love about the series was present, the writing, the mystery and how not a single fact is revealed without a reason or implications.
The ending was as usual a bit out there for me, but in the world of Emily Windsnap if mer-folks exist then anything is possible, right?
Steph
Jan 05, 2013 Steph rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Only a little better than the third one. I think Liz Kessler (reminds me of a name in Elf) ran out of steam. The plot is thrust on Emily and she does nothing to push it along but worry. Everything goes her way and she does things in less than a day that no one else has been able to do in many years. To me, that's frustratingly unbelievable.

Emily and her family have been charged by Neptune to bring humans and mer people together. Emily then freaks out when her local newspaper shows a picture of h

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Mika Kuhne
another amazing ful of adventure story i think this is such a great book.Emily Windsnap and the Siren's Secret
Nicole Neville
Aug 01, 2014 Nicole Neville rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Loved It

Loved It

I loved this book I would recommend it for people who love fantasy!
However before you read this book you have to read the first ones.
And this one this one is my favorite in the series.
Sylvie Racicot
Mar 07, 2014 Sylvie Racicot rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It was a really good book, but in some parts you didn't sort of want to read it. In some parts, it didn't sound exciting and you just really wanted to know what happened next, not what was happening then.
Juliette Molina
Feb 09, 2015 Juliette Molina rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was a really good book. A touch of romance is just what this book needed! I have read almost every book in the series, and none of the books were as good as this one [out of the ones i read so far]!
Bookworm
Apr 26, 2015 Bookworm rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was a great fourth book. I loved the mystery of where the sirens went and how they lost their...well, you should read it. It is really good!
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Liz Kessler is the author of three novels about Philippa Fisher as well as the NEW YORK TIMES best-selling Emily Windsnap series. She lives in Manchester, England.
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