Real Mermaids Don't Wear Toe Rings

Real Mermaids Don't Wear Toe Rings

eBook - 2010
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Freak of nature takes on a whole new meaning...

If she hadn't been so clueless, she might have seen it coming. But really, who expects to get into a relaxing bathtub after a stressful day of shopping for tankinis and come out with scales and a tail?

Most. Embarrassing. Moment. Ever.

Jade soon discovers she inherited her mermaid tendencies from her mom. But if Mom was a mermaid, how did she drown?

Jade is determined to find out. So how does a plus-size, aqua-phobic mer-girl go about doing that exactly? And how will Jade ever be able to explain her secret to her best friend, Cori, and to her crush, Luke?

This summer is about to get a lot more interesting...

"Absolutely fresh and sweet, a quirky coming of age story."
-The YA-5

Publisher: Naperville : Sourcebooks, Inc., 2010.
ISBN: 9781402246753
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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Jun 21, 2018

I loved the story (will definitely read the rest of the series), and I also like that the recipe for Jade's 5-Minute Chocolate Mug Cake is included! Highly recommended for tween and teen girls!

Mar 20, 2013

Super awesome book.

Aug 19, 2012

Great book! So funny and xute :)

sweetjules Jul 24, 2012

I totally agree that this book is amazeing, my heart was pounding every second I was reading it, I just couldnt put it down until I finished it. If your looking for something to read I definately recomend this book. Can't wait for the next ones in the series, and find out about what happens to Micci.(Jades mom) And find out more about Luke. Definately one of the best books ever wirtten on my opinion:)

miracle98fluffy Jan 01, 2012

i like this book. it was very fun to read. im trying to find the sequels!! <3 :)

Oct 24, 2011

Real Mermaids don't wear toe rings is amazing, I absolutely loved it! I can honestly say I can't wait for the sequels! It was funny, realistic and I could connect with the characters. I held my breath the whole way throughout the book - so interesting and gripping and also light enough to make it the BEST read ever!!!

Jan 28, 2011

Real Mermaids Don't Wear Toe RIngs is an okay book. I expected a little more, but it was a fun read.
Jade's mom drowned last summer and was never seen again. One day, she hits puberty and has the most embarrassing day of her life. Her father gives her Epsom salt. And the next thing she knows, she grows a mermaid tail. She discovers the secret about her mom's disappearance and about herself.
It isn't the greatest book I've read, so I'll give 3/5 for the book.

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Jun 18, 2018

readingfairy thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 14

Mar 20, 2013

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Oct 24, 2011

Jade has a crush on this cute guy named Luke and she also discovers that she is a mermaid and that her mother is in fact not dead, like she and her father thought. Will she be able to cope and what will happen to her and the people who love her?


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Oct 24, 2011

I shook my head violently to stop Dad from talking, but from where he stood, I doubted he could see I was talking to a boy. A mildly annoying, but nonetheless cute boy. <...>
This was shaping up to be the Most. Embarrassing. Day. Ever.


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