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The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea

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The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea
Written by Maggie Tokuda-Hall
Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9781536215892
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The Mermaid, the Witch, and the Sea

author: Maggie Tokuda-Hall

The pirate Florian, born Flora, has always done whatever it takes to survive—including sailing under false flag on the Dove as a marauder, thief, and worse. Lady Evelyn Hasegawa, a highborn Imperial daughter, is on board as well—accompanied by her own casket. But Evelyn’s one-way voyage to an arranged marriage in the Floating Islands is interrupted when the captain and crew show their true colors and enslave their wealthy passengers. Both Florian and Evelyn have lived their lives by the rules, and whims, of others. But when they fall in love, they decide to take fate into their own hands—no matter the cost.

Maggie Tokuda-Hall’s sweeping fantasy, full of stolen memories, illicit mermaid’s blood, double agents, and haunting mythical creatures conjures an extraordinary cast of characters and the unforgettable story of a couple striving to stay together in the face of myriad forces wishing to control their identities and destinies.

“Blooms into an enchanting, complex tale that explores politics, piracy, and the magic of storytelling itself. . . . A strikingly original and accomplished debut.” —BookPage (starred review)
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Young Adult Novel / Paperback
age range:
14 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
368 / 6" x 9"
grade range:
Grade 9 and up
Juvenile Fiction; Action & Adventure; Fantasy; Mermaids; Romance;
author’s comments:
Maggie Tokuda-Hall is the author of Also an Octopus, illustrated by Benji Davies. This is her first novel. She lives in San Francisco.
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