What Tomorrow Brings: The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler

Posted February 5, 2015 by Bee in Memes & Features / 8 Comments


What Tomorrow Brings is a feature in which I will share my excitement for upcoming titles that I have read already! When it’s too early to post the review, but still want to create early buzz and hype about the movie, I’ll just share the book in this new feature along with a few reasons why you should get excited about it! What Tomorrow Brings is based on other features like this like Save The Date from The Perpetual Page-Turner and Early Cuddles from Cuddlebuggery!

This week: The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler

What Tomorrow Brings: The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler

The Summer of Chasing Mermaids

by Sarah Ockler
Pages: 413
Published on June 2nd 2015
by Simon Pulse
Genres: Contemporary, Retelling, Romance, Young Adult
Format: eARC
Source: Edelweiss

Also by this author: The Summer of Chasing Mermaids

Sometimes, there are no words…

The youngest of six talented sisters, Elyse d’Abreau was destined for stardom—until a boating accident took everything from her. Now, the most beautiful singer in Tobago can’t sing. She can’t even speak.

Seeking quiet solitude, Elyse accepts a friend’s invitation to Atargatis Cove. Named for the mythical first mermaid, the Oregon seaside town is everything Elyse’s home in the Caribbean isn’t: An ocean too cold for swimming, parties too tame for singing, and people too polite to pry—except for one.

Christian Kane is a notorious playboy—insolent, arrogant, and completely charming. He’s also the only person in Atargatis Cove who doesn’t treat Elyse like a glass statue. He challenges her to express herself, and he admires the way she treats his younger brother Sebastian, who believes Elyse is the legendary mermaid come to life.

When Christian needs a first mate for the Cove’s high-stakes Pirate Regatta, Elyse reluctantly stows her fear of the sea and climbs aboard. The ocean isn’t the only thing making waves, though—swept up in Christian’s seductive tide and entranced by the Cove’s charms, Elyse begins to wonder if a life of solitude isn’t what she needs. But changing course again means facing her past. It means finding her inner voice. And scariest of all, it means opening her heart to a boy who’s best known for breaking them . . .

5 Stars


You bet I did! When I first heard about this book I was like:


And then I finally got approved for an ARC on Edelweiss and I was like:


So I started reading and I noticed the billions of references to The Little Mermaid, Disney AND original fairy tale version and I was like:


Then I met Christian.


And Sebastian, who’s the most adorable little guy ever.


And the romance was so sweet and fantastic so I was like:


But bit by bit Elyse’s backstory was revealed so…


But in the end I could sum it up in one gif:


Are you planning on reading this book?



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