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The Glass Mermaid: A Falling in Deep Novella

via Poppy Lawless  “I’m the last mermaid. I’m back on shores of Lake Erie, but the cold waters are silent. There is nothing here for me but ghosts and the beach glass that litters the rocky shore. Long ago, I lived below the waves. Now, I am the sole survivor, and at long last, my […]

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“How to be a Mermaid” : A Falling in Deep Novella

via Erin Hayes A very entertaining read!  Sweet Teen/YA novella about embracing your true self and being comfortable in your own “fin”!   All Tara ever wanted was to be a mermaid. So she takes a year off between high school and college to don a fake tail and tour aquariums across the country in a […]


Scales : A “Falling in Deep” Novella

Via Pauline Creeden Really enjoyed this Mermaid Novella from the story collection “Falling in Deep”.  Verona is very easy to like and I found myself completely absorbed in her story. Can’t wait for the next book in the series! “Verona is a bottom feeder. She is the one mer in her clan who is considered […]

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SurLaLune Fairy Tales: “Mermaid and Other Water Spirit Tales From Around the World”

via Heidi Anne Heiner available on Amazon! “Appearing under many different guises, mermaids have a long, varied history dating back many centuries. Our modern day perception of mermaids is primarily based upon the mermaids and merrows of northern Europe, especially Scandinavia, Scotland and Ireland, as well as the sirens of ancient Greece. However, water spirits of […]


Folk-lore & Legends: The Mermaid Wife

A fable from the Shetland Islands… The Mermaid Wife Shetland Islands   A story is told of an inhabitant of Unst, who, in walking on the sandy margin of a voe, saw a number of mermen and mermaids dancing by moonlight, and several sealskins strewed beside them on the ground. At his approach they immediately […]

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Mermaid World App

“So many beautiful mermaids!! Discover enchanting mermaids and explore their stunning – and previously secret – underwater realm.” A free app for both iPhone and Ipad, in this beautifully colored aquarium view you can develop a luscious underwater home for your mermaid to thrive.  Colorful mermaids abound with lots of fun themes for you to […]


Mermaid Sister

via Mary Ann Fraser “Shelly is tired of her brother, Gordy. She’d much prefer a sister. So when Coral catches a wave to shore, they are instant friends, even if one of them has flippers instead of feet. They dance and play and eat peanut butter and jellyfish sandwiches. It’s great having a mermaid sister! […]

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An Uzupian wedding…

Previously, I told you about the Mermaid of Užupis, in Lithuania, where seven bridges cross the River Vilnelė to the Independent Republic of Užupio, a community of artists.  Perched on the river embankment beneath the central bridge, The Mermaid of Užupis sits… I have since discovered dear readers, that when the people of Užupis are wed, they honor the Mermaid in a very particular and charming way. […]


Rusalochka : The Little Mermaid

For my movie-loving Mer-friends, another take on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid, shot in 1976 – the haunting Russian film “Rusalochka” “As the story opens, a bus-full of tourists are touring Copenhagen. Their guide draws their attention to the beautiful statue at Langelinie. At that, the film’s focus moves below the waterline, where several fish […]

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Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep

by Elizabeth Bear (Author), Neil Gaiman (Author), Caitlin R. Kiernan (Author) and more… OOooh, Merfriends! I am pretty excited about this story collection releasing on April 15th!  Short stories contributed by some truly excellent Sci-fi writers! “The sea is full of mysteries and rivers shelter the unknown. Dating back to ancient Assyria, folkloric tales of mermaids, sirens, rusalka, nymphs, selkes, and other […]