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Welcome! My name is Haley, I'm a 27 year old book-aholic. I'm a book reviewer for the RiverTalk Newspaper. I love reading YA, NA, and adult paranormal mostly, but I do go into other genres on occasion. If you want to talk more one on one about books, please don't hesitate to contact me on facebook or twitter, I love making new bookish friends!

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THIS IS BOOK 2 OF  A SERIES, DO NOT READ REVIEW UNLESS YOU WANT SPOILERS OF BOOK 1. To see my review of book 1 Between the Land and the Sea go HERE

"Come back to me" I whispered , "You were meant to be mine."~Marina

The Moon and the Tide by Derrolyn Anderson

Just when things seem to be all figured out, Marina discovers that there's a lot more going on behind the scenes than she ever imagined. When she learned the truth about her past she thought the drama was over, but she couldn't have been more wrong.

Shocked to discover her whole life has been a lie, Marina is confronted with more than one kind of betrayal, taking solace in a dangerous new habit. After a terrible accident exposes her secret, a dangerous enemy arrives on the scene. Marina's bravery is put to the test once again, forcing her to use all of her new-found skills to protect her family. Can good triumph over evil? Will true love win out over jealousy?


The Moon and the Tide brings us back to the same characters, places and romance we loved from Between the Land and the Sea. This time there are evil plans set in motion for Marina..someone is coming after her..and they'll stop and nothing to get her..

Marina thinks she finally has her life set, she may have found out she is half mermaid...but that's all behind her right? After some crazy events, and finally facing the mermaid concil and telling them she denies her birthright of imortality and being a full mermaid..Marina is given a certain amount of moons till she will permentaly be denied her birth right of being a full mermaid and immortal..Marina knows she will never choose to be a mermaid, but with problems in her relationship with Ethan stirring things up, and her constant want to be in the water..being a mermaid is starting to look more and more appealing..and as if all of this isn't enough on Marina's plate..she also has someone watching her every move..and what they have planned for her and the other mermaids is unthinkable.. 

This was an amazing installement in the Marina's Tales series! I feel everything kicked up in this addition, everything was put up a notch, the romance, the mystery, and the action While everything was being notched up Derrolyn also added a whole new aspect to her series, thrill. The Moon and the Tide had me on the edge of my seat wondering what was gonna happen next, and if the characters I had learned to love were all going to be okay in the end of it all.

Marina's Tales is the first mermaid series I have read, and it just keeps getting better and better! The Moon and the Tide has left me dying for book three in this incredibly romantic and edge of my seat series. 

Wanna Order Between the Land and the Sea or The Moon and the Tide?