Monday, July 25, 2011

Question of the Moment 22

Recently i have been hearing of a few books that deal with mermaids as their paranormal/mythological creature, and so i was wondering how you guys felt about this. Which bring me to this weeks QotM...

What do you think of mermaids? Do you think they are good paranormal/mythological creatures to write about or do you think YA authors are taking it too far? Have you ever read a book about mermaids and if so what book and did you like it?

My first reaction to mermaids was that i thought authors were taking it too far to create the next "big" paranormal creature. I thought it was silly to write about mermaids, because when i think of mermaids i think of Ariel, but as I'm becoming more and more aware of mermaid popularity I'm thinking maybe these authors know something i don't. I have read one book with a mermaid, but it didn't play the main feature. It was a nice warm up to the idea and I'm thinking I'm going to like mermaids =]

So what are you thoughts on these sea creatures? And don't be afraid to give YA mermaid related recommendations. Or any other YA recommendations for that matter =D Let me know in the comments below =]


  1. I think mermaids is a classic for poaranormal. I am sure most of us growing up seen the little mermaid and dream of being like her, Well at least me.. LOL

  2. I love it!! Though I've always been a fan of mermaids, sirens and anything dark and mysterious under the sea. You must read Siren!! It's one of my favorites.

  3. I actually haven't read many books about mermaids lately (although there are a bunch on my TBR pile!), but I adored The Little Mermaid when I was a kid!

    Mermaids are plain awesomeness :)

  4. I've been really looking into that book. It sounds good and the cover is beautiful so im thinking of giving it a try. Glad to hear to like em =D

  5. I still dream of being like her!! haha


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