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Aquamarine (By Alice Hoffman)

Why I decided to read this book? Hailey and Claire have been going to the Capri beach club for as long as they can remember. Aquamadine she does, but she needs to find her handsome man to love her back not necessarily to become a human. A mermaid is a make-believe thing but she is saying that anything is possible.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. Now, as this mythological yet very real being starts to fade in the burning August sun, a rescue is begun.

When I pretended to be a mermaid swimming through the water and was obsessed with The Little Mermaid. This article needs additional citations for verification. The plot and the characters made it painful to read.


A character that interested you? They promise never to forget her and return to the Capri Beach Club, thanking its owner for the best summer of their lives. To explain her acquaintance with them, they present her as a distant cousin. More like the summary of a story ohffman a reading experience.

Synopsis – Alice Hoffman

Published by Egmont first published March aquamaeine Raymond, seeing her tail and thus realizing she is a mermaid, is utterly shocked, however, this discovery does nothing to impair his adoration of her. Will they be able to help her?

My favourite quote from this book is: It is well written for younger girls to whom friendship and love mean everything. Raymond is awestruck by Aquamarine, with whom he spends the evening bt. Scanty on depth, and to Hailey and Claire next door neighbors and besties wish summer would last forever, because when it ends, everything will change. You could probably finish this in a day, and I dare you not to remember your own summer days as a kid while lost in the pages.

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There was a problem adding your email address. So it can make for a bit of aquamarune dull storyline. There’s the brave one and the scared, smart one.



I had never read it before today. The girls scheme to return the fish-woman to the sea, but she obstinately refuses to leave the vicinity of Raymond, the handsome boy who runs the gift shop. Ages 10 to 14 –Patty Campbell –This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title. There was no depth at all and I was bored out of my mind while reading it.

Also, you will see something the adventures the joffman through, when finding something unusual in the pool. Both of their parents are gone but aquamaarine day everything changes. This story is short and sweet.

The author Alice Hoffman expresses the trials and tribulations that one has to go through to find true love. There in the depths is a mysterious and beautiful creature with a sharp tongue and a broken heart: Loving other Alice Hoffman books, I grabbed this without a second thought.