Undertow

Undertow

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Lyric Walker witnessed the arrival of 30,000 Alpha, a five-nation race of ocean-dwelling warriors, on her beach in Coney Island. The world's awe over the Alpha quickly turns ugly and paranoid and violent, and Lyric's small town transforms into a military zone with humans on one side and Alpha on the other. When Lyric is recruited to help the crown prince, a boy named Fathom, assimilate, she begins to fall for him. But their love is a dangerous one, and there are forces on both sides working to keep them apart.
Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2015
ISBN: 9780544348257
0544348257
9780544813199
Branch Call Number: FICTION Buc
Description: 378 pages ; 22 cm
Alternative Title: Under-tow

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Lyric Walker witnessed the arrival of 30,000 Alpha, a five-nation race of ocean-dwelling warriors, on her beach in Coney Island. The world's awe over the Alpha quickly turns ugly and paranoid and violent, and Lyric's small town transforms into a military zone with humans on one side and Alpha on ... Read More »

After the arrival of the Alpha, an underwater race of warriors, on Coney Island, Lyric forms an unusual connection with their crown prince and begins to question everything she thought she knew about her life.


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blue_dog_8329
Aug 10, 2016

This book was really good! The characters didn't have much personality, but it was still a really great read. Hopefully I'll remember to pick up the next one!

blue_turtle_2510 Aug 10, 2016

its an ok book, the description doesn't accurately show how the story begins. it seems that humans have made contact with this creepy race of monsters who are allowed to go to school in coney island Brooklyn.

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trbateman
Jul 24, 2016

Darn. Well-loved author. Interesting concept. Just didn't click with me.

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MayaandMika
Feb 16, 2016

I'm going to say one thing, and one thing only;
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THIS BOOK WAS SO FLUFFIN AWESOME, TYSM RPL FOR BUYING THIS BOOK, IT MADE MY 2 DAYS READING THIS SWAGALICIOUS.

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awsomegirl
Oct 24, 2015

This book is not incredible and you literally can put it down(it's possible). Not worth the read!!!

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staue
Oct 11, 2015

This book is incredible and you literally cannot put it down (it's impossible). Well worth the read!!!

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