5 Star YA Book “Cry of the Sea” by D. G. Driver

Summary from Goodreads:

Juniper Sawfeather is choosing which college to attend after graduation from West Olympia High School next year. She wants to go to San Diego to be far away from her environmental activist parents. They expect her to think the way they do, but having to be constantly fighting causes makes it difficult to be an average 17 year old high school student. Why do her parents have to be so out there? Everything changes when she and her father rush to the beach after a reported oil spill. As they document the damage, June discovers three humans washed up on the beach, struggling to breathe through the oil coating their skin. At first she thinks they must be surfers, but as she gets closer, she realizes these aren’t human at all. They’re mermaids!Now begins a complex story of intrigue, conspiracy and manipulation as June, her parents, a marine biologist and his handsome young intern, her best friend, the popular clique at school and the oil company fight over the fate of the mermaids.


This book has been personally reviewed by AlliesOpinions! I loved it and I know you will too! To see my 5 star review of this book, click the title.

“Cry of the Sea”

Review Stats

Goodreads: 36 ratings 4.3 average!

Amazon: 31 ratings 4.6 average!

Barnes and Noble: 3 ratings 4 average!

Purchase Links

This book is available in Kindle, Paperback and Nook formats!


Barnes and Noble


Indie Author Spotlight

AlliesOpinions was honored to host Mrs. Driver for an interview. To see the exclusive interview click the link “D.G. Driver’s Spotlight”

About The Author


D. G. Driver is the author of Cry of the Sea, a new YA fantasy novel featuring mermaids, published by Fire and Ice. She also wrote “The Jamaican Dragon” which is featured in the pirate anthology A Tall Ship, A Star and Plunder from Dark Oak Press. As Donna Getzinger she is the author of several nonfiction books. She is a long time member of SCBWI. In addition to writing, she is a teacher and actress.

Sneak Peeks

There is a second book in this series that is up for review by AlliesOpinions! Keep an eye out for the review of “Whisper of the Woods”

I personally recommend this book! It has the AlliesOpinions official stamp of approval!

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