Lily is an unlikely mermaid princess in human form with major insecurities and frizzy hair – not a typical glamour gal. She needs to pick a human to bond with before her eighteenth birthday. Bonding isn’t quite like casual dating – it’s for life – and she seems destined to make the wrong choice.
She has a major crush hunky swim star Brody, but he doesn’t have nearly as much personality as her neighbor Quince. Naturally, she finds Quince annoying. He’s the one who dares to make fun of her, and offers to help her land her crush. Yet, even when she thinks he’s a loser, he’s there when she needs a friend.
I loved Lily’s odd, fishy phrases such as son of a swordfish and slimy-headed vent worm. The water scenes made me want to take a quick dip or go scuba diving. This is a fun read and a YA spin on the Little Mermaid.