2015 INTERNATIONAL BOOK AWARDS FINALIST YOUNG ADULT 2015 NEXT GENERATION INDIE BOOK AWARDS FINALIST YOUNG ADULT 2015 BEVERLY HILLS BOOK AWARDS FINALIST YOUNG ADULT Knowing the future can save her city - but not her heart. Born to serve the merciless Oracle, Clio wants nothing more than to break free. But when her entire family is murdered by Mannix, the king's adviser, Clio inherits the Oracle's power, a power she never wanted and doesn't understand. Hunted by Mannix, Clio is forced to flee her home in Sheehan and seek refuge in a foreign city where oracles are forbidden. If she's found out, she will be sacrificed atop its great pyramid. Clio has no choice but to win the trust of Riece, an enemy warrior. Despite the undeniable attraction between them, Clio knows that if he finds out who she really is, he won't hesitate to execute her. Clio tries to hide her budding powers, but the Visions she keeps having of Mannix and his barbarian army slaughtering her people torture her conscience. She alone has the strength and foresight to stop him, but only if she can embrace her destiny and sacrifice everything. "Must-Read Romantic Fantasy" - USAToday.com "Unique fantasy action packed with must-read swoon warrior..." - Pandora's Opened Box Book Blog "I definitely recommend it for people who love female heroines!" - Kiana Nguyen, Rad Reviews "A wonderfully fast-paced, plot-twisting page-turner! This book hit all the right notes: strong female protagonist, love triangle, creative new world. I could not put it down and I cannot wait for the next one!" - Goodreads Reviewer "Recommended for fans of The Winner's Crime/The Winner's Curse" - Goodreads Reviewer "After finishing The Hunger Games trilogy, I tried filling the YA void with the Divergent trilogy, but was left far from satisfied. With Sacrificed, I've found a trilogy I can dig my teeth into with relish." - Goodreads Reviewer KINDLE TOP TEN BEST SELLER TEEN & YOUNG ADULT for NINE MONTHS
- Paperback | 350 pages
- 152 x 226 x 24mm | 419.99g
- 05 Jan 2015
- Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
- Illustrations, black and white
About Emily Wibberley
Emily Wibberley grew up in the South Bay where she spent her formative years battling zombies on her Xbox, watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and voraciously reading everything from The Hunger Games to Jane Austen, where her love for feisty young heroines was born. After graduating from Princeton University Magna Cum Laude in 2014, she began writing. Her debut novel, Sacrificed, was named a finalist in the Young Adult category of the 2015 International Book Awards, the Young Adult category of the 2015 Beverly Hills Book Awards, and in the Young Author category of the 2015 Next Generation Indie Book Awards. Since its release, Sacrificed has spent more than six months as a Kindle Top Ten Teen and Young Adult Bestseller. When she isn't reading the latest YA book, Emily enjoys watching kick-butt action movies with her two rescue German Shepherds, Hudson and Bishop, named after characters from James Cameron's Aliens. Visit her website at www.emilywibberley.com and sign up for her mailing list to hear about exclusive giveaways and news about the upcoming release of The Last Oracle, Book III as well as other young adult books she's writing.