After a haunting opening chapter, Amanda Hocking’s paranormal romance begins as most in the genre do --- in a seemingly normal town with a seemingly normal girl. Gemma is a high schooler with a not-so-normal desire to go for late-night swims in the bay by her house. Her talent for swimming along with her beauty and fearlessness catch the eye of Alex, the nerdy boy next door.
"WAKE is a great adventure story with a varied set of characters who are courageous, sensitive and funny. I suspect that it will make waves in the young adult paranormal genre."
Alex, however, is best friends