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There was a problem adding your email address. Aquamarine Review by Ali Inzunza Alice Hoffman Aqua, a mermaid who has the ability uoffman turn into a human, has struggled trying to fit in like the rest of us. Oct 01, Dorie rated it really liked it.

Exciting and told with comfortable and cozy prose that feels like childhood summers, Aquamarine includes excellent lines such as, ” I somehow missed that it was not only based on a book but a aquzmarine that was the beginning of the Water Tales series.

Open Preview See a Problem? She must find love in three days or else her father brings her back to the sea. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. A very quick read, but it has that same beautiful lyricism of all Hoffman’s work. It was, quite alic, a waste of time.


When a violent thunderstorm occurs, a large quantity of trash is deposited in the Capri Beach Club. At the beach club the next morning, Hailey and Claire find that the storm has left its mark, filling the cloudy waters of the swimming pool with jellyfish and seaweed. This book also reminded me of Hoffman’s Green Angel.

Synopsis – Alice Hoffman

I can’t quite put my finger on it, but that last chapter is so lovely in its simplicity. Both of their parents are gone but one day everything changes. Sign In Don’t have an account? But the next morning the dying mermaid is in love, and the patio alicw full of partygoers.

A mermaid is a make-believe thing but she is saying that anything is possible. Jan 25, Oliviu Craznic rated it it was ok. Ok, on its own, this book is okay. This adventurous, tear jerking story was published in Return to Book Page. I guess if you like going to the beach as much as I do, you’ll enjoy the book.




qlice The author Alice Hoffman expresses the trials and tribulations that one has to go through to find true love. I had never read it before today. The girls want to save her, and Raymond is fond of her. This is a sweet and heart -warming story, written for middle grade students.

Throughout the book, you will find out th The book I was reading was Aquamarine. Will they be able to help her?

The Best Books of While it wasn’t very long, it was still a sweet and beautiful tale that I am currently reading again just for fun. Discover what to read next. I would recommend this to elementary girls.

During the night, Aquamarine has undergone mild hardships; she has eaten very little, hoffmna been separated from her six sisters, and is suffering from the chlorine in the pool. Water Tales 2 books.