Emily Windsnap and the Land of the Midnight Sun
By Liz Kessler
Hi! Have you ever had a nightmare that you just felt was about to come true? Well, Neptune has. Although Neptune is not the main character of this book, he is a very important character. And I bet you already know who Neptune is – he’s the King of the Sea! (Near and far, here and wide, there’s a Lord Neptune under the skies. In the ocean, all around, in the sea but not on ground… Sorry – sometimes I just like to make up songs!)
It all started with a dream. Neptune was having bad nightmares and they felt like memories. He realized they actually were memories and he sent Emily Windsnap and Aaron to go and find them. They went on a long journey and eventually they ended up in The Land of the Midnight Sun.
The Land of the Midnight Sun is called that because the sun shines even at midnight, and they were told to go there and find the person who had stolen Neptune’s memories. There they found memory bubbles. In these bubbles, they saw that Neptune was the one who had taken away his own memories. And Neptune wanted another person to catch something at the last stroke of midnight under the midnight sun.
Aaron figured out that it was rain that froze in the middle of the air and turned to crystal. He tried to catch one by himself but it burnt his hand when it touched it. But, when Emily and Aaron put their hands together, then it stayed there. They had learned a year ago that they could conquer Neptune’s power by holding hands.
But, that was unfortunately the biggest mistake they ever made because with those crystals, they were awakening something dark. Something that was going to threaten the entire human world and mer-world. Even Neptune. He was Neptune’s evil brother!
Will they be able to stop Neptune’s evil brother and his evil plan or will all human world get washed away in the ocean? As I always say, read the book to find out!
I recommend this book to readers who love fantasy. This book is just as much adventure as fantasy. You’ll get sucked up into the book and feel like part of the adventure. You’ll take a share in all of the emotions. You will love this book!
A few helpful things I like to say about the books I read:
“Run and Get Mom” (how I describe the scariness factor): There were a few scary parts, all of which I think that anybody could handle.
“Yucky-Lovey Stuff” (how I describe the romance factor): There was one yucky-lovey part, but it also contained mystery (and that was another big mistake).
I give this book 5 wands.
I loved it! I couldn’t put the book down. It was so amazing! It was the mermaid side of the story and what they think about us humans.