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Real Mermaids Don’t Wear Toe Rings by Helene Boudreau
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Jul 13, 2011

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Read from July 13 to August 15, 2011

This was a good read. Likeable characters and an interesting plot. I'm always buzzing for budding relationships and Jade and Luke had me smiling whenever they were together. The relationship felt authentic with just the right amount of awkwardness. I especially liked the fact that it wasn't corny and over the top, which I often see in young adult fiction.

There was a huge twist I didn't see coming involving Luke, which I won't give away, and although it did surprise me, I didn't take well to it. I would have preferred it not to have ended the way it had, but that's just my opinion. Overall, a worthwhile read.
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Reading Progress

07/13/2011 page 35
16.0% "I'm loving this so far. It's a great laugh :)"
07/22/2011 page 64
29.0% "I see minor faults in the plot but maybe it will come together by the end. I'm still enjoying it :)"
08/14/2011 page 130
58.0% "Luke is so sweet :)"
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Liz Fichera I may have to read this book based on the title alone! This story sounds adorable.

Alecia It is rather adorable. It was a comfortable read.

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