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Lullaby

A Watersong Novel (Volume 2)

Amanda Hocking

St. Martin's Griffin

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Harper only wanted a safe, normal life. But when her younger sister Gemma runs off with a dangerous clique of beautiful girls, Penn, Thea, and Lexi, everything changes. Vowing to get her sister back no matter what the cost, Harper must face dangers unlike any she's ever experienced. Fortunately, she has Daniel by her side, a gorgeous guy who's devoted to helping her find her sister—and who's immune to the girls' dark powers.

While Harper searches for her sister, Gemma struggles to adjust to her new life.  Gemma's powers are growing by the day, and the longer she lives with her new "sisters," the harder it is to resist entering their magical world.  It's a realm both dark and beautiful, and where she's plagued by strange hungers and unspeakable needs.  Just as she's drifting far away from her old life,  Harper and Daniel find her...but no one can deny how much she's changed.  All she wants is to return to her family and the mortal world, but how can she do that when she's become something else entirely—and will they still love her once they learn the truth?

Prepare to fall under the spell of Lullaby, the second book in the Watersong series from New York Times bestselling author Amanda Hocking.


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Aftermath
 
 
Harper woke up when the sun was just beginning to set, and squinted at the dim orange light streaming in through her curtains. For one moment—one brief, glorious moment—she’d forgotten about the night before, the night when her little sister had been attacked before turning into some kind of mermaid and disappearing in the ocean.
Then it all came back to her. Her head throbbed at the memory, and she squeezed her eyes shut.
After Gemma had swum away, leaving Harper alone on the dock at Bernie’s Island, Daniel
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  • Lullaby by Amanda Hocking--Audiobook Excerpt

    Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Amanda Hocking's young adult fantasy novel Lullaby, read by Nicola Barber. Lullaby is book 2 in the Watersong series, which started with Wake. Harper wants only a safe, normal life. But when her younger sister Gemma runs off with a dangerous clique of beautiful girls, Penn, Thea, and Lexi, everything changes. Vowing to get her sister back no matter what the cost, Harper must face dangers unlike any she's ever experienced.

  • Lullaby by Amanda Hocking Video Trailer

    Watch the video trailer for Amanda Hocking's Lullaby, book two of the Watersong Trilogy.

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Praise for Lullaby

Praise for Amanda Hocking:

“Readers who devoured Wake will jump right into the second novel in the Watersong series as it picks up and runs. Pithy banter and humor interwoven with suspenseful supernatural and sweetly romantic elements will satisfy fans of this quick-moving, easy-to-read series.” --Booklist

“Hocking hits all the commercial high notes… She knows how to keep readers turning the pages.” –New York Times Book Review

 “[Wake] will please fans and likely win new ones…the well-structured story and strong characters carry readers.” –Publishers Weekly

“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

“Filled with mysteries, realistic characters and lots of action…Wake is the next great book. A worthwhile read.” – RTBOOKREVIEWS

“Hocking’s novel effectively melds myth and contemporary teen life. High school, family, young love, and mythology all combine to create an easy-to-read paranormal suspense story that will have fans eagerly awaiting new installments.” – Booklist

“Amanda Hocking has a gift for storytelling that will grip readers and keep them wanting more…Entrancing.” –Library Thing

 “Explosive and interesting… a nice, smooth story with unique mythology and lovable characters. I thoroughly enjoyed it.” – The Teen Bookworm

 “Pure imaginative brilliance! Wake is full of thrills, eerie suspense and mystery… incredibly difficult to put down.” –The Book Faery

“Real and vibrant. A brand new series that reawakens everything we love in underwater mythology, Wake by Amanda Hocking will certainly leave you with the desire to pick up more of her titles.” – A Cupcake and a Latte

“An amazing story. . . ravishing yet explosive . I am enthralled with the amazing characters and fast-pace plotline. The thrill of the water, the history that propels the reader deeper, Wake is awesome!” – Books with Bite

“Entertaining and surprisingly dark. Amanda Hocking once again had me enjoying her writing and the world she created before my eyes.” – Millie D’s Words

 “Amanda Hocking is like 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

Praise for Amanda Hocking:

“Readers who devoured Wake will jump right into the second novel in the Watersong series as it picks up and runs. Pithy banter and humor interwoven with suspenseful supernatural and sweetly romantic elements will satisfy fans of this quick-moving, easy-to-read series.” --Booklist

“Hocking hits all the commercial high notes… She knows how to keep readers turning the pages.” –New York Times Book Review

 “[Wake] will please fans and likely win new ones…the well-structured story and strong characters carry readers.” –Publishers Weekly

“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

“Filled with mysteries, realistic characters and lots of action…Wake is the next great book. A worthwhile read.” – RTBOOKREVIEWS

“Hocking’s novel effectively melds myth and contemporary teen life. High school, family, young love, and mythology all combine to create an easy-to-read paranormal suspense story that will have fans eagerly awaiting new installments.” – Booklist

“Amanda Hocking has a gift for storytelling that will grip readers and keep them wanting more…Entrancing.” –Library Thing

 “Explosive and interesting… a nice, smooth story with unique mythology and lovable characters. I thoroughly enjoyed it.” – The Teen Bookworm

 “Pure imaginative brilliance! Wake is full of thrills, eerie suspense and mystery… incredibly difficult to put down.” –The Book Faery

“Real and vibrant. A brand new series that reawakens everything we love in underwater mythology, Wake by Amanda Hocking will certainly leave you with the desire to pick up more of her titles.” – A Cupcake and a Latte

“An amazing story. . . ravishing yet explosive . I am enthralled with the amazing characters and fast-pace plotline. The thrill of the water, the history that propels the reader deeper, Wake is awesome!” – Books with Bite

“Entertaining and surprisingly dark. Amanda Hocking once again had me enjoying her writing and the world she created before my eyes.” – Millie D’s Words

 “Amanda Hocking is like 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

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Amanda Hocking

  • AMANDA HOCKING is the New York Times bestselling author of the Trylle trilogy and a lifelong Minnesotan. 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. Lullaby is the second book in her new Watersong series with St. Martin's Press.

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Lullaby

A Watersong Novel

Amanda Hocking

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