During this fraught time in their relationship Santi must also ...more
They were the gods of old: he for the ocean, she for the beings in it. She wasn’t his wife, as the mortal legends had told. He wanted to control her, control everything. She would not have it.I really enjoyed this! I love a good mermaid tale and this definitely did not disappoint.
Vividly written in a lushly depicted, diverse and sprawling oceanic world, this book features two female protagonists, each strong in their own way. Their narratives unfold centuries apart, yet they weave together s...more
I am so thankful for the opportunity to read the third installment of this series by S.R. Atkinson, and I am so glad I did. It definitely makes me want to read the first two books so I have a better understanding of what went down in this book, but I had a pretty good idea. It wasn't too bad that I was completely lost and wasn't able to enjoy it, so at least that was something.
In this world, mermaids are k ...more
I did really enjoy this story! It was amazing, and I love how totally unique it is. The whole world that Atkinson has made is incredible and creative.
I especially love the way that he has created what's called a Ku. Everything that lives has a Ku. This is used on one another by allowing someone to hear the others thoughts or used to feel if ...more
Bringing your childhood fantasies about mermaids to life
Remember all the time you spent as a child using your imagination to conjure stories? S.R. Atkinson’s debut trilogy The Siren Anthology brings those fantasies to life. The trilogy, comprised of Breathing Water, Surface Tension, and Treading Waves, follows Santiago, a typical 18-year-old livin ...more
Weaving tales of adventure, magic, and heart, I try to write real-world problems in fantastical situations. I always makes sure females are heroic and family va ...more