From USA Today, Washington Post and Amazon Charts Bestselling author and Goodreads Best Fiction Finalist Sejal Badani 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?
5 out of 5 stars :
“The book was amazing. I loved every second of it. It had a lot of twist and turns that I was not expecting by any means. Fantastic Job! Will be reading more books by this Author!” – NetGalley Review
“I LOVED it. The characters in this novel struggle with love, friendship, dealing with right vs. wrong, figuring out who they REALLY are and deciding what they’re meant to do in life. The complex characters are truly fascinating…Additionally, the plot is just so intricate and organized…it’s seriously interesting and kept me on the edge of my seat the whole time. I would definitely recommend this book.” — Educator Review NetGalley
5.0 out of 5 stars Loved It!
“The Circle: Taken” is an excellent YA novel that is sure to appeal to the masses of readers. The plot is truly gripping and will keep you guessing and wanting more with each and every turn of the page. The protagonist, Alexia, is a young girl who is struggling to find herself in the midst of chaotic and tumultuous times. This story really has it all: love, loss, strength, courage, chaos, and so much more. Regardless of what your favorite genre is, “The Circle” has something in store for everyone and will make you desperately want answers to all of Alexia’s questions.
5.0 out of 5 stars Amazing story with exciting twists along the journey
The circle taken is an amazing story. I found myself hooked from the first page when I began to read about an 11 year old girl training to be a warrior. Alexia has a secret past and at 16 must now take the test to decide her future. With her talents, she finds herself sent away and forced to train for survival. The story follows the 16 year old alexia as she trains and tried to recover the memories of the past. This is one of the best adventures I have read in awhile. I found the characters to be relatable and believable. I would recommend this one to everyone who likes adventure stories that focus on a female heroine. Check this one out folks it is a really good read.
5 out of 5 stars Must read young adult novel
“The Circle: Taken” is well written, exciting tale following Alexia, a young girl with psychic powers who was abandoned as a child. We follow her as she comes of age in a society where every teen is tested and determined if they are a danger to others. Sage Sask writing brings Alexia and the world around her to life and draws you into the struggles she is facing. This book kept me on the edge of my seat as Alexia tries to conceal her powers and as she is trying to find out more about who she is.
“A diverting, character-driven sci-fi tale with a compelling protagonist…a thoroughly engrossing launch of a prospective series.” — Kirkus Review
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sage s.a.s.k. is a team consisting of a world-wide bestselling author Sejal Badani and group of young adult writers. The young adult writers are the creative force behind the story concepts, editing, social media, marketing, and book trailers for the novel.