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Fins are Forever

Lily Sanderson is just getting used to the way her life is. She is about to turn 18 and renounce her title as mermaid princess of Thalassinia, so that she can stay on land with her true love and boy next door, Quince. One day, however, things change for Lily. The day started out just like any other day. She is has just finished up her Trig class when all of a sudden a large earthquake rocks Seaview High. Wait a minute...this is Florida, Florida doesn't have earthquakes! Later that same night, Lily is having a wonderful dinner of Italian takeout with her Aunt Rachel when there is a knock at the door. Thinking it's Quince coming to have dessert, Lily runs and opens the door only to find the person she least expects...her cousin Dosinia. Doe has been exiled by Lily's father the king, but she won't say what she did, it must have been bad, because not only was she exiled, she was exiled without her powers. It's up to Lily to help Doe come to love humans, and she's not quite sure how to do that, but it probably involves Seaview High and maybe even Lily's ex-crush Brody. 

This was a fun book, I thought that Tera Lynn Childs caught the essence of teenage life really well. I like the characters in these books, they seem like they could be real, even if they are mermaids. There were a few mild swear words, but nothing too terrible, and otherwise the book is clean.

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1. Forever
2. Be Thou My Vision
3. The Lord’s Prayer
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Blog Tour - Compassionate Soldier

About the bookCompassionate Soldier illuminates fascinating yet largely unknown stories of men and women whose humanity led them to perform courageous acts of mercy and compassion amid the chaos and carnage of war. Arranged by war from the American Revolution to the Iraq War and global in perspective, it features extraordinary stories of grace under fire from valiant soldiers and noncombatants who rose above the inhumanity of lethal conflict and chose compassion, even knowing their actions could put their lives and liberty at risk.

Included are the stories of Patrick Ferguson, a British officer during the American Revolution who had the chance to kill George Washington but refused to shoot a man in the back; Richard Kirkland, a Confederate soldier during the Civil War who took water to wounded Union soldiers during the battle of Fredericksburg; and Oswald Boelcke, a German WWI flying ace who was one of the most influential tacticians of early air combat and was known for making sure …

Halloween at Disney and Getaway Today Sale

I know I already posted once today, but check out this great deal that Get Away Today is doing right now!
Disneyland really is the Happiest Place on Earth, but what about during the fall? In mid-September, Disneyland turns into the most Spook-tacular Place on Earth during Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort! There is so much to do while at Disneyland during Halloween so I’ve gathered the top 5 things you have to do.

Before you get to the park, you have to book your trip. Let my friends at Get Away Today help you get there. They have discount Disneyland tickets and if you book before August 21st, you can save $13 off your 3-Day Park Hopper tickets with their Lucky 13 ticket sale! Tickets are only valid for travel from September 15 through October 31, 2017.

Now that you know who to book your trip with, let’s talk about all there is to do in Disneyland during Halloween Time.

#1: Take pictures with the fun décor

Disneyland really goes all out with their décor, no matter the season. Hal…