Synopses & Reviews
is the first book in a new, never-before-published series by million-copy bestselling author Amanda Hocking. Fall under the spell of the new Watersong
series and lose yourself in the magic.
Gemma Fisher lives an ordinary life in the quiet seaside town of Capri, where she shares a close bond with her sister Harper and a budding attraction with her gorgeous neighbor Alex. But everything changes when three stunningly beautiful girls arrive in Capri and seem to cast a spell the whole town.
After a chance encounter with them, Gemma wakes up alone on the beach with no memory of what happened, and a sneaking suspicion that they somehow bespelled her.
Now Gemma has a host of new powers she can't control or understand. She's growing more beautiful every day, and she has a strange effect on men that makes them unable to resist her, especially when she sings. But shes also overwhelmed by strange cravings that feel all wrong, and she begins to suspect the girls have a dark side that goes beyond anything she ever knew existed.
The girls, she discovers, are sirens and now shes about to enter a strange new world brimming with dark beauty, and unimaginable secrets.
"There is no denying that Amanda Hocking knows how to tell a good story and keep readers coming back for more. More is exactly what they will be looking for once they've turned the last page." Kirkus Reviews
"Hocking hits all the commercial high notes....She knows how to keep readers turning the pages." New York Times Book Review
"Amanda Hocking has a gift for storytelling that will grip readers and keep them wanting more....Entrancing." Library Thing
"A breath of fresh air in the young adult paranormal market." That Bookish Girl Blog
"Amanda Hocking is an author whose storytelling skills keep getting better and better." Bewitched Bookworms
"Amanda Hocking surpasses all expectations." Smart Bookworms
Fall under the spell of Wake the first book in an achingly beautiful new series by celebrated author Amanda Hocking and lose yourself to the Watersong.
Gorgeous. Fearless. Dangerous. They're the kind of girls you envy; the kind of girls you want to hate. Strangers in town for the summer, Penn, Lexi and Thea have caught everyone's attention but it's Gemma who's attracted theirs. She's the one they've chosen to be part of their group.
Gemma seems to have it all she's carefree, pretty, and falling in love with Alex, the boy next door. He's always been just a friend, but this summer they've taken their relationship to the next level, and now there's no going back. Then one night, Gemma's ordinary life changes forever. She's taking a late night swim under the stars when she finds Penn, Lexi and Thea partying on the cove. They invite her to join them, and the next morning she wakes up on the beach feeling groggy and sick, knowing something is different.
Suddenly Gemma is stronger, faster, and more beautiful than ever. But her new powers come with a terrifying price. And as she uncovers the truth, she's is forced to choose between staying with those she loves or entering a new world brimming with dark hungers and unimaginable secrets.
About the Author
Amanda Hocking is a lifelong Minnesotan. She is the author of the USA Today bestselling Trylle trilogy and six additional self-published novels. After selling over a million copies of her books, primarily in eBook format, she became the exemplar of self-publishing success in the digital age.