Hello friends! Todays post is my
long, overdue ARC book review of Ocean’s Daughter by Lisa Barton.
**Disclaimer: I received an Advanced Reader Copy from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. This in no way impacted my review.**
Trigger/Content Warning: Plane Crash Resulting in Multiple Deaths, Rape
“You must be Tina Russell,” he finally spoke. His deep voice and his step towards her filled her with renewed fear. “Welcome to Atlantis.”
A mythical story for young adult readers, Ocean’s Daughter follows the life of Tina Russell, a lonely soul searching for meaning of her existence. As she wanders Atlantis, the former place of opportunity, she notices the land is different to how it used to be, leaving Tina determined to change this…
Readers follow Tina’s journey in Atlantis as we see her reunited with her long-lost father and become intertwined in a love triangle with two handsome youths, which turns eventually dangerous…
Jealously, blackmail, magic and mayhem are suddenly everywhere in Atlantis as Tina realises the mythical kingdom will never be the same again. Will Tina ever be able to use her powers and rebuild the Atlantis she once loved? Will she ever be proud again to be known as the daughter of this mythical place?
Inspired by Anthony Horowitz, Gene Roddenberry and Phillip Pullman, this mythical tale will appeal to teenage readers that enjoy Greek mythology and fantasy fiction plus fans of romance novels.
Release Date: April 15, 2016.
I had super high hopes for Ocean’s Daughter. ….yet when I sat down to read it, all of those hopes had crashed and burned.
I’ve got be honest with you about two things: 1. I DNF’d Ocean’s Daughter at 11%. 2., as you may have guessed it already: I truly did not like the 11% that I read. Continue reading