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Wednesday, July 22, 2015

Book Review: Cry of the Sea by D.G. Driver

Cry of the SeaCry of the Sea by D.G. Driver
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

Book Review: Cry of the Sea by D.G. Driver

(Spoilers? Maybe, I can't be certain what I write isn't a typical review, it's just honest and everywhere.)

This is another fabulous read by Ms. D.G. Driver! If I was ever told that my parents raised me to be exactly like them, I'd freak too! Being a senior and a loser with only one other friend who happens to be your neighbor and every thing bad that linked you, contaminated her too was pure bad luck. But as luck may have it, June finds the adventure and friends for life. With two famous parents of the Indian American culture, Mother Nature is at the top of the totem pole. She's wonderful, great and if anything threatens her and her Nature, the Sawfeather family members are there. June's dad is major environmental activist and her mother is a lawyer for the environment going after big companies and anyone who threatens illegally and inhumanely. Although she's lived a whole 17 years under their lifestyle, it's hard to deny June wants something similar but not exact. Not until she meets Carter. He's a freshman in college and a hunk who doesn't care if she's stinky from dead animals or covered in dirt and sand from the ocean. He sees the pure heart of someone who cares about the world, about their one Mermaid. Going through self realization of who you wanna be, who didn't you want to be, who's your friend and why your reputation and popularity isn't up to par, she finds herself and finally together with her bff/neighbor that being who they thought they wanted to be isn't all that. What's important is rescuing June and Carter's friend the mermaid.
The mermaid wasn't described as legends have painted them to be seem as but they were as lovely and can communicate. I do wonder... Is there more to June than what she knows? How is that she can communicate with the mermaid? Is there a sequel where we find out June is a mermaid too? But then they don't really look all human like Ariel I The Little Mermaid. Will June ever get to meet her mermaid friend again? Were the legends true of the mermaids and the killer whales and is there any magic involved? Can they transform? Why are they surfacing when crisis like oil spills occur but not swim deeper out into the sea? Is there a short story on the history and story of the mermaids and why they're surfacing or a personal story of the legends?
Hearing when a mermaid dies is the saddest part of the story. But knowing this story is so much more.. heritage, high school and popularity drama, finding yourself, knowing who your friends are at the most important moments of your life, caring for the environment and bringing awareness about oil spills and large companies and how they can also corrupt the system and use false lies and hopes to cover up, finding love in the least likely places of all and knowing your parents support your every decision no matter how many mistakes, mishaps or what you choose and they are with you all the way even though the steps there could be bumpy.
And enjoyable fresh read!

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