Jeremy's friend, Mackie Spence, seems different. She doesn't act like the same person he's grown up with all his life. And Jeremy would know. In the last year, he's paid close attention, as that funny little girl suddenly turned into a knockout. But now something is beyond weird. He didn't see much of Mackie during the summer that followed her near-drowning incident. But it's September, she's back at school, and Jeremy can't explain the changes in her. After all, he's a jock who understands science and math, not girls like Mackie. Still, when both of them volunteer at the wild animal shelter, he sees how huge, wounded birds calm to her touch. And that's just the beginning. When Jeremy, who's falling hard for Mackie, starts to feel protective of her, keeping an eye on her as she makes her way through the woods and coves of the small Puget Sound island where both of them grew up, he sees things he finds hard to believe. Mackie is still Mackie, but she's also someone beyond normal human experience. So who is she? Or...what is she? How can Jeremy protect Mackie from her fate? Should he even try, or is he interfering in something so big and so ancient that it doesn't even have a name? And while he may love Mackie, is he going where mere mortals are forbidden? To save the girl he loves, Jeremy must solve puzzles that will not only change his future, but the way he understands life, forever.
I give it - 3.9/5
My review - I enjoyed this story.
It was a little slow for me at some parts but towards the end it was very fast-paced and it was enjoyable.
I liked that it was from Jeremy's POV s as I haven't read many books from a male POV so it was nice change. I also liked the Greek mythology aspects. At first I didn't think it would have anything to do with mythology so it was a nice surprise. It had many references and tied in well with the story.
I really enjoyed the characters of Jeremy and Mackie and their journey throughout the entire story. Jeremy is your typical cute boy but he has his heart in the right place. Mackie has had a rough time in her life and after she almost drowns she goes into a coma. When she wakes up she cannot remember anything and is acting like nothing had happened.
All in all this was an enjoyable story. It's not a very long book so it is an easy read if you're looking for something nice and quick to read. It did take me awhile to get into it but I enjoyed it in the end so I would recommend this book to everyone who loves a bit of mythology.
(Thank you to Merit Press for sending me a copy of this book and for letting me host a giveaway of this book)