Kissed by the Wave - Serena Gilley

I requested this ARC through NetGalley, had the feeling of Little Mermaid spin-off erotica.  I like fairy tales and retellings, so I went with "why not?"  Saucy re-tellings can be lots of fun.


I gave up on this book maybe 50 pages in, at most.  I just couldn't do it.  It was too painful to read.  The writing is undeveloped and the story unengaging. Even the constant lust and longing is untitillating.


I don't like describing characters as "Mary Sues" but I'm not sure what else to use, such sparkling innocent feminine perfection with absolutely no substance.  Maybe it got better a few chapters in, I just couldn't stomach it to that point.  Just so much no.