I noticed this book in a magazine I was flipping through at Indigo a few days ago and mentioned the book to Adrienne. It will be released on July 1st. The story sounds very interesting to us, as we like mermaid stories.
Here is the description from Amazon:
"When Adrianne comes face-to-face with the mermaid of Windwaithe Island, of whom she has heard terrible stories all her life, she is convinced the mermaid means to take her younger sister. Adrianne, fierce-willed and courageous, is determined to protect her sister from the mermaid, and her family from starvation. However, the mermaid continues to haunt Adrianne in her dreams and with her song.
Yet, when the islanders find out about Adrianne's encounters with the mermaid she is scorned, for this small and superstitious community believes the mermaid will bring devastation to the island if Adrianne does not give herself to the sea.
A powerful and lyrical story of one girl who must choose between having everything and having those she loves. "
Find out more about The Forbidden Sea here and here.