Sapere has always been different. In her tribe, select families are blessed with a gift that is passed through the generations from father to son. But something went wrong when Sapere was born, because she has her family's gift and she shouldn’t.
When Sapere's village is attacked the night of her wedding, the survivors flee to the Wild in hopes of finding refuge in a dangerous place stalked by deadly predators. There they struggle to protect what little remains of their tribe and their traditions, many of which don’t seem to fit into their new life. Out here, Sapere feels like an outsider on the precipice of two worlds, unable to fit into the old way, unaccepted by the new, and terrified of being shunned by both.
Through the survivors' fight for survival, Sapere learns that she can be a victim of circumstance or master of fate. Can she rise above the nature of her birth and mold her own future? Can she be herself and earn the villagers’ respect? Or will she forever be shackled by the anomaly that makes her different?
**I was given a copy of this book in exchange for an HONEST review**
This is the second book this year to go on my favorites list! I was so wrapped up in needing to know what happened next to Sapere, that I had my Kindle read it to me when I had to fix meals and was doing my daily chores! Gripping tale, and very well told! I love that there's a strong thread of a young woman coming into her own in a world where women don't really HAVE an "own" to come into, and the paranormal and mystical side just adds to the overall wonder.
I have the second one and I'm not sure I can wait until tomorrow to dive in!
Bob says: 5 Platypires!!