Waterfall Teardrop Lauren Kate Botd

Original author: Lauren Kate


Eureka’s tears have flooded the earth, and now Atlantis is rising, bringing with it its evil king, Atlas. Eureka is the only one who can stop him, but first she must learn how to fight. She travels across the ocean with Cat, her family, and Ander, the gorgeous and mysterious Seedbearer who promises to help her find Solon, an enigmatic lost Seedbearer who knows how to defeat Atlas.

Once on land, Eureka is taunted by gossipwitches, a group of displaced Atlantean sorceresses, and ambushed by locals struggling to survive amid the destruction her tears have wrought. And she feels no closer to facing Atlas or saving the world when Solon lets slip that love is Ander’s weakness, and that any affection he feels toward her makes him age faster.

Trying to make sense of the dark world her sorrow has created, Eureka receives startling insight from an enchanted pond. Her bewildering reflection reveals a soul-crushing secret: if she’s strong enough, Eureka can draw on this knowledge to defeat Atlas—unless her broken heart is just what he needs to fuel his rising kingdom.



The sequel to TEARDROP picks up as the evil king Atlas and his empire begin to rise, turning land to ocean.  Here, it seems like the romance will take a back seat to Eureka learning combat skills, exploring about Ander’s world and the Atlanteans, and fighting the sorrow that swallowed the world.  Will she find a way to defeat Atlas?  Or are we destined for a third installment in this almost-mythic tale?  We’re looking forward to finding out!

We’re unsure where we stand on this cover, as we fell absolutely in love with the TEARDROP cover and the original design for WATERFALL.  This new look has its own appeal (and TEARDROP has its own makeover for its paperback run), but there was a lot to like about the highly magical old look.  However, this design roots the series firmly with current modern YA trends, with Eureka’s face dominating the page, and the title in bold block letters.

Lauren Kate is the author of several YA novels and series, including the beloved THE FALLEN series and THE BETRAYAL OF NATALIE HARGROVE.  She grew up in Dallas, went to school in Atlanta, and started writing in New York. Today, she lives in Laurel Canyon with her husband and hopes to work in a restaurant kitchen, get a dog, and learn how to surf.  Find Lauren online at www.LaurenKateBooks.net!



YA Paranormal Romance

Hardcover & ebook, 336 pages

Published on October 28th 2014 by Delacorte Press (ISBN 0385742673)



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