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Lasera (The Mer Archives, #1)

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I should've died in that pool. A merman saved me.

Seventeen year old Valerie used to want the ripped lifeguards to rescue her, but her perceptions explode after a freak diving accident at the local pool when she’s rescued by a shy, intelligent merman named Wyn. A year before, a drunk driver killed her parents and the only thing that keeps her going is her training—she’s a c
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Paperback, 243 pages
Published June 12th 2015 by Other World Press (first published June 8th 2015)
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Saradia Chatterjee
Dec 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Firstly, I'm going to admit that I don't read a lot of fantasy, but the few that I've read had the same cliches and predictable plots. Lasera was a treat because reading it was a completely different experience. I'm not saying that the regular fantasy or paranormal romance books are bad, they just don't interest me that much. This story is refreshing. But its only achievement is not the fact that it's a little against the grain. Everything about it is near perfect. The characters are extremely l ...more
Harmony Kent
Jul 14, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Disclaimer: I received a free mobi copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Lasera is the first book of a series. While the ending isn't a cliff hanger, it is open ended, and you will need to read the next book for a resolution. This is a YA Fantasy Fiction read suitable for both old and young.

For seventeen-year-old Valerie, diving is both her life and her lifeline. After a devastating tragedy left her numb and hiding from her thoughts and memories, she literally dove into her Olympic
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Adele Goodsell
Feb 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I've read of pirates and princes and dragons and Viking warriors why not a mermaid tale... Or in this particular case - Merman.
Lasera proved to be a delightful and wholesome story from page 1. I could hardly put it down as I kept reading to find out what happened next.
The characters are intriguing and relateable. The relationship bond formed between Valerie and Wyn is sweet and feels natural, a far cry from your typical cliche ya Romance. As to the author, I love the imagery she weaves through
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Jenny
Jan 27, 2016 rated it really liked it
Good Story! Writing is good and its nicely paced.
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