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Of Triton

(The Syrena Legacy #2)

3.97  ·  Rating details ·  24,196 ratings  ·  2,018 reviews
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
Hardcover, 246 pages
Published May 28th 2013 by Feiwel & Friends
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Jun 27, 2012 marked it as to-read
Update on Oct 25, 2012 IT IS GOING TO BE A TRILOGY!!!! YESSSS!
Jul 25, 2012 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!
Jun 19, 2012 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: pnr
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
Grace A
Aug 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The ease at which this book sucked me in page after page was hypnotizing. It was so good, I stayed up past midnight, cos I couldn’t put it down.
Emma, a half-blood, had the gift of Poseidon, the ability to talk to sea creatures. However, there is a centuries long law forbidding the existence of half-bloods. As a matter of fact, it was believed there were no more half-bloods because the same movement that enacted the law, also massacred all half bloods known at the time.
Now the fate of their entir
Mandy K
Jun 15, 2015 rated it it was ok
Shelves: fantasy, ya
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
Meghan Delesky
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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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 coincide
QiJia 치쟈
Jun 28, 2013 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?


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 s
May 28, 2013 rated it it was ok
Shelves: no-just-no
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

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.
Of Triton was pretty good. I guess it helps going into a book with zero expectations. I just hate being disappointed by books. However, I wasn't really disappointed in this one.

So this is the second book in this series and thank god it didn't fall into the second book kind of slump. I just love Emma and Galen's relationship but other than that I really like Toraf and Rayan's too. Now this was fun to see Grom and Nalia's relationship because I almost forgot about them sort of being a couple since
May 31, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ya-addiction, clean, 2015
Cute....cheesy, fun. Full review to come...
Jun 13, 2012 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
Ashley Daviau
While I did enjoy this book for the most part, it wasn’t nearly as good as the first one in the series. I am still very intrigued by the whole concept though so major points to the author for drawing me in like that! I thought the story got a little too complicated and convoluted in this instalment, I started getting confused with all the different names and craziness going on. It got quite hard to keep track of and affected my enjoyment a bit. I am still curious enough to continue with the thir ...more
Remi D.
Sep 06, 2012 rated it it was amazing
That was such a good book!!!!
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
Bonnie Shores
Feb 19, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: supernatural, romance
This review is for all three books—Of Poseidon, Of Triton and Of Neptune—because I read them in quick succession, because I didn't want to stop to write a review. 🤩


This is the "tale" of Emma, a high school senior, who learns that she is half Syrena (it's a mermaid/merman, but don't say that to their face) after meeting Galen, a gorgeous Syrena prince, who is allowed to visit land in order to study humans. Emma literally bumped into Galen on a beach in Florida where she and her best friend were v






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
Jul 02, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: selkie-mermaids
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
May 11, 2014 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! ...more
Apr 21, 2014 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.
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
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.
Jun 03, 2015 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
Jun 20, 2012 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'
Cal  (Cal's Reading Corner)
Apr 29, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: fuckin' nobody, bitch.
Read more bookish goodness on my book blog: Cal's YA Reads


WHY WAS THIS SEQUEL SO BAD??? I rated the first book, Of Poseidon, 5/5 stars!


The writing started off really well, and then all of a sudden it turned to shit.

Nalia, Emma's mother, is the worst. She is poorly written and disturbing. A bit too much like Tris in Insurgent; infuriating.

Quotes I liked:
"feel like my lashes are coated with iron instead of mascara, pulling down my lids with a heaviness I can't fight."

'I like you, young prince
Linda Bakker-Zwakhals
Jun 17, 2018 rated it it was ok
2.5 stars. This felt like a filler book. To plug some holes in the plotline before finishing this story. I really dont understand why this could not have been added to either book 1 or book 3. I will finish the series but this book was a bit of a downer.

I do still like most of the characters and the story setting though, so not all of it was bad.
Aug 13, 2014 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
Natália Lopes
“I wonder how many tears the ocean has swallowed, how much of the ocean is actually made of tears.”
I have to say, I'm surprised at how much I enjoyed this book. I don't know if it's because it genuinely managed to get to me, or if it's because I didn't have any expectations, to begin with. But this is a solid follow-up to the first novel, picking up right where we left off and dealing very well with the consequences of what we learned in the previous installment. The fundaments wer
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