Diverse Books Tours Presents: The Summer of Chasing Mermaids by Sarah Ockler

Buy the Cover is pleased to welcome Sarah Ockler on her blog tour for The Summer of Chasing Mermaids, presented by Diverse Book Tours. If you’re interested in a modernized, retelling of the Little Mermaid, then please check out the summary below, as well as the links to purchase:

The Summer of Chasing MermaidsThe Summer of Chasing Mermaids

Sarah Ockler

ISBN:978-1481401272

Publisher: Simon Pulse

Pages: 403

Genre: YA, Contemporary Realistic, Romance, Fairytale Retelling, Magic Realism

Plot Summary:

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…

Book Links

Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/Summer-Chasing-Mermaids-Sarah-Ockler/dp/1481401270/

Barnes & Noble:  http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/the-summer-of-chasing-mermaids-sarah-ockler/1120488443

Goodreads: https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22840182-the-summer-of-chasing-mermaids

Indie Bound:http://www.indiebound.org/book/9781481401272

Author Informationinterview-with-sarah-ockler[1]

Sarah Ockler is the bestselling author of six young adult novels: Twenty Boy Summer, Fixing Delilah, Bittersweet, The Book of Broken Hearts, #scandal, and The Summer of Chasing Mermaids. Her books have been translated into several languages and have received numerous accolades, including ALA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults, Girls’ Life Top 100 Must Reads, Indie Next List, Amazon Top Movers and Shakers, and nominations for YALSA Teens’ Top Ten and NPR’s Top 100 Teen Books. Her short work has appeared in the anthologies Dear Teen Me and Defy the Dark.

Sarah Ockler is the bestselling author of six young adult novels: Twenty Boy Summer, Fixing Delilah, Bittersweet, The Book of Broken Hearts, #scandal, and The Summer of Chasing Mermaids. Her books have been translated into several languages and have received numerous accolades, including ALA’s Best Fiction for Young Adults, Girls’ Life Top 100 Must Reads, Indie Next List, Amazon Top Movers and Shakers, and nominations for YALSA Teens’ Top Ten and NPR’s Top 100 Teen Books. Her short work has appeared in the anthologies Dear Teen Me and Defy the Dark.

She’s a champion cupcake eater, tea drinker, tarot enthusiast, night person, and bookworm. When she’s not writing or reading at home in the Pacific northwest, Sarah enjoys hugging trees and road-tripping through the country with her husband, Alex. Fans can find her on Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, and at sarahockler.com.

Author Links

Website: http://sarahockler.com

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/sarahockler

Twitter: https://twitter.com/sarahockler

Goodreads:https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/22840182-the-summer-of-chasing-mermaids

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