Lullaby

Lullaby

Book - 2012
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When Gemma runs off with a dangerous clique of powerful girls, Harper teams up with Daniel and faces unprecedented dangers to rescue her sister, who develops increasingly formidable magical abilities.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Griffin, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9781250005656
1250005655
Characteristics: 290 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.

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TEENREVIEWBOARD
Mar 29, 2017

Aaaand the book just keeps stretching. Sure, there were somewhat interesting parts, but the attitude of the other two sirens to Gemma really made a lot uncomfortable. Meanwhile, Harper (the sister) is fretting about her and is doing her best to fight against the odds, but the author just didn't hook that quite right. The fierce fighting between the new siren and her longings are driving her a bit mad, when will she succumb to them as she will eventually? I feel that this book's good aspects and bad aspects pull it evenly so it lands somewhere in my middle category of "not good, but not that bad". 3/5 stars
- @Siri of the Teen Review Board of the Hamilton Public Library

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green_dove_130
Dec 09, 2016

When I got the page 149 was ripped. Other than that the book was good.

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Truffles125
Jun 22, 2014

I love this book, it has a great setting. The small beach front town.

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jhafrancisco
May 21, 2014

The series is great, but I didn't enjoy the switching of POV's. It was confusing, I enjoy POV styled books but not TOO much.

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Nymeria23
May 02, 2014

Honestly, I liked this book way better than the first one, even if it didn't have as much stuff happen.

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Khekabeka
Sep 09, 2013

This was not my favorite in the series. It certainly assisted in moving the story along, but rather needs a better ending.

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selina81
Aug 09, 2013

love this book along with the first. cant wait for Tidal to come out!!!

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tocch101
Jul 23, 2013

A slightly frustrating ending, but since it is only the second book in the series, I have hope that it will come to a better end with more explanation. Looking forward to see how the characters lives play out.

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lati2003cb
Jun 07, 2013

Loved the first book. Had a hard time finishing this book but glad I did. Now for the next one...

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sandy1725
Mar 15, 2013

Loved the second book as much as the first. cant wait for the third!

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Dimmu16 Jan 15, 2013

Coarse Language: Mostly from Penn,

Dimmu16 Jan 15, 2013

Sexual Content: Penn and Swayer.

Dimmu16 Jan 15, 2013

Violence: Penn beats and kills a few people.

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fr003pa Jun 23, 2013

fr003pa thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

Dimmu16 Jan 15, 2013

Dimmu16 thinks this title is suitable for 14 years and over

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Dimmu16 Jan 15, 2013

In the wake of Gemma`s disapearence. Harper takes to reading books about Sirens hoping to find a clue to were they may have gone. Along with the help of Daniel. Meanwhile Gemma is trying to stay away from the water and the other sirens. Until eventually she begins to lose hair (because of the lack of swimming). Eventually she gives in and goes swimming. Then she goes into town to get away from the other Sirens and ends up killing a rapist named Jason. Thea tells her that she only needs to eat 4 times a year and that the victims don`t even realise because they purr when they eat them and they just don`t realise. Then when the killing gets in the papers, Harper gets the clue and along with Daniel and Alex, they head for gemma (a 10 hour drive that turns into 12). They are able to get Gemma and bring her back. But soon the Sirens come after them. But they do no harm because Gemma tells them that Alex does love her and then she proves it by singing ``Alex Tell me the truth. Do you love me?``. He answers Yes. Thea believes it saying what if they did have something about the curse wrong! They agree to give Gemma time to see if there is a way to break the curse. But then later Penn tells Lexi they should start to look for someone to replace Gemma.

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