Growing up in a secret community isn’t easy but Lia Nautilus manages. She goes to school, hangs out with her friends, and has a crush like any other teenage girl. The only difference is that Lia isn’t a normal teenage girl. In fact she’s a distant cousin of the Little Mermaid. Now she must figure out a way to not only keep the land dwelling Mer community safe but also save the life of the human boy that she’s in love with.

 Have we met before?” Clay asks, tilting his head. “I tend to turn up when you’re unconscious.

I would recommend Emerge to anyone who enjoys reading a tale about to true love and of course, Mermaids. This is a fantastic read of what happens to Merpeople after the Little Mermaid’s story ends.