The Circle: Taken by Sage Sask is a YA Dystopian of a life-threatening test, survival, and a psychic ability.
“From USA Today, Washington Post and Amazon Charts Bestselling author and Goodreads Best Fiction Finalist comes an exhilarating new YA series.
Abandoned at eleven with no memory of her family, Alexia seeks her true identity. Under the new government’s regime, sixteen year-olds are evaluated for their desire to harm others. Throughout the test, Alexia struggles to conceal her psychic ability to read the past and future of anyone she touches. When her secret is revealed, Alexia is taken to an island where other highly skilled agents and readers like her train to survive.
As Alexia gains more control over her abilities, she desperately tries to piece together her elusive past. In her quest for the truth, Alexia’s loyalties are tested when forced to make an impossible choice between those she loves and the family she can’t remember.
A spell-binding adventure of friendship, love, unforeseen twists and learning that our most dangerous enemies are often the people we trust the most. A captivating novel filled with forbidden romance and shocking betrayals that demands the question – Can One Decision Determine Your Destiny?”
If you are a fan of dystopian worlds, this book should be next of your TBR!
We fall into a world where on your 16th birthday, you are tested whether you may become a criminal or not, and if you are found to be the later, today becomes your death day.
So when the main character is about to be tested, her whole world comes into focus. But when a random woman saves her from a rebellion attack, maybe all she’s ever known isn’t as what it appears?
The book is filled with survival, friends, family, and a mission. The characters vibe well with the plot leaving you twisting and turning through special abilities, training, and tons of questions about her world and where she came from.
I gave this book 4 out of 5 stars. The writing style was catchy and drew me in rather quickly leading me to finish it within a few sittings. There are some elements to the story that I found to be a little clique in YA, but it still presented with a unique twist that was fun to read.
Published: 7 March 2019
Genre: Young Adult Dystopian
How I Read It: eARC from NetGalley
*Disclaimer: I requested this book through NetGalley in exchange for an honest review. All my reviews contain my honest opinions only and are not influenced in any way*
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