Sunday, January 10, 2016

Deep Blue by Jennifer Donnelly

I recently read the middle-grade fantasy adventure Deep Blue by Jennifer Donnelly, the first book in the Waterfire Saga. It's about a mermaid world just below the surface of our world, so I'd been curious about it for a while.

It was a fun read that moved very quickly. I thought the characters were engaging, and the author fashioned a rich world with its own Atlantean mythology and history. 

I was also drawn in by the cover which was created using a combination of underwater photography and digital effects.

Here's a short video about how they created the cover:

I'm planning to check out the other books in the series, Rogue Wave and Dark Tide soon, too.

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