A legendary sea creature having the head and upper body of a woman and the tail of a fish. Mermaids appear in the folklore of many cultures worldwide, including the Near East, Europe, Africa and Asia. The first stories appeared in ancient Assyria, in which the goddess Atargatis transformed herself into a mermaid out of shame for accidentally killing her human lover.

New Releases Tagged "Mermaids"

Gods & Monsters (Serpent & Dove, #3)
The Untameable (Even Mermaids Drown, #1)
Josephine Against the Sea
Synchronized Sorcery (A Witchcraft Mystery #11)
A Hex for Danger (An Enchanted Bay Mystery #2)
The Slaughtered Lamb Bookstore and Bar (Sam Quinn #1)
Born of Water (Elemental Origins, #1)
The Mermaid of Black Conch
Riden's Chapter (Daughter of the Pirate King, #1.5)
Poor Unfortunate Soul (Villains, #3)
All the Tides of Fate (All the Stars and Teeth, #2)
Dead in the Water (Gemini, #1)
The Fate of Stars (Sea and Stars, #1)
The Surface Breaks
Sea Witch (Sea Witch, #1)
Synchronized Sorcery (A Witchcraft Mystery #11)
A Spell for Trouble (An Enchanted Bay Mystery #1)
Bay of Sighs (The Guardians Trilogy, #2)
Julián Is a Mermaid (Julián, #1)
Head Above Water (Gemini, #2)
Of Poseidon (The Syrena Legacy, #1)
Forgive My Fins (Fins, #1)
Of Triton (The Syrena Legacy, #2)
To Kill a Kingdom
Deep Blue (Waterfire Saga, #1)
Monstrous Beauty
Lost Voices (Lost Voices, #1)
Wake (Watersong, #1)
Tempest Rising (Tempest, #1)
Lies Beneath (Lies Beneath, #1)
Everblue (Mer Tales, #1)
Into the Drowning Deep (Rolling in the Deep, #2)
The Tail of Emily Windsnap (Emily Windsnap, #1)
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68 books — 74 voters

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57 books — 200 voters
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652 books — 968 voters

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