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Wake

Hocking, Amanda (Book - 2012 )
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
Wake


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In the quiet seaside town of Capri, sixteen-year-old Gemma enjoys a close bond with her sister Harper and a growing attraction to next-door neighbor with Alex, but everything changes when, after partying with newcomers Penn, Lexi, and Thea, Gemma discovers she has powers that will force a terrible choice.
Authors: Hocking, Amanda
Title: Wake
Publisher: New York :, St. Martin's Griffin,, 2012.
Edition: 1st ed.
Characteristics: 309 p. ;,22 cm.
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Summary: In the quiet seaside town of Capri, sixteen-year-old Gemma enjoys a close bond with her sister Harper and a growing attraction to next-door neighbor with Alex, but everything changes when, after partying with newcomers Penn, Lexi, and Thea, Gemma discovers she has powers that will force a terrible choice.
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ISBN: 1250008123
9781250008121
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Report This Mar 10, 2014
  • dprodrig rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

I would agree with those who have said that the story was relatively simple and that the characters lacked a certain amount of depth. However, the ending is simply unpredictable and it will be interesting to see how this will get resolved.

Report This Feb 08, 2014
  • rosegold11 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

this was such a great book can't wait to read the next on in the series

Report This Jan 11, 2014
  • Nymeria23 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I thought this book was okay in the beginning, it was strange and unique, but I didn't really like how it changed character point of view so quickly. As I kept reading, that problem got better when it was more of changing points of view for certain chapters. Plus,the book steadily got better. By the end, I was left craving for the next book in the series.

I was alarmed when my 9 year old daughter brought this home from the library. It was in the "Tween" section, and is definitely NOT tween appropriate. There was frequent love content that was way too mature, and a few graphic violence/gore scenes. My daughter thought it was just going to be a nice mermaid/swimming story. Luckily, I saw the book before she got too far into it...

Report This Sep 27, 2013
  • Haven04 rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

I really liked this one :) although i don't see myself readin further on. it seems cliché in a way :\ first books are always the best but sequels, etc are the most annoying parts

Report This Jul 22, 2013
  • YC9 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

The book was alright... it was a nice read and the characters were relatable, but it was way too predictable and the protagonist, Gemma, was too perfect. She had no flaws at all, and right from the start you could tell what the story will be. I had higher expectations for this one. If you're into Sirens and all that, you would instantly pick up on the excess foreshadowing. However, I did really like the relationship between Harper and Daniel. I would read a book in Daniel's or Alex's perspective.

Report This Jul 18, 2013
  • tocch101 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

An addicting first book to a series. I couldn't put it down. The characters are interesting and relatable. I'm looking forward to diving into this world.

Report This May 29, 2013
  • lati2003cb rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

I was not expecting the ending but its going to make the next book really interesting :)

Report This May 11, 2013
  • Hathor rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

In this suspenseful novel, three new girls have come to town, Penn, Lexi and Thea. What is their connection to the dissapearances of young men in their town and their interest in Harper's younger sister Gemma? What will Gemma ultimately choose? This book was hard to put down, but fortunately once I finished, I was able to immediately pick up the sequel Lullaby. Suggested for people interested in Greek mythology or mermaids.

Report This Apr 29, 2013
  • Hazeldeantag rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A slow moving book at first, but when it picks up, you can't put it down. Recommended for teens and young adults.

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Report This Jun 04, 2013
  • violet_rabbit_695 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

violet_rabbit_695 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 15 and 25

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Report This Sep 29, 2012
  • Dimmu16 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Wake book trailer

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