In a modern world ruled by territorial Greek gods, the human race has been oppressed, exploited and now, nearly destroyed by the constant infighting of gods.
However, a human girl with the power of a goddess is coming of age. Alessandra is the Oracle of Delphi – the last prophesized – and bears the mark of the double omega. Soon after she turns eighteen, Alessandra is told her destiny: to step between the warring gods and the human race and save her world from certain ruin.
For the gods, her appearance marks the beginning of the end – their end. They and the Triumvirate – leaders of the human elite – who serve them will stop at nothing to preserve their power.
Alessandra emerges from the forest where she spent her life hidden from gods and men and immediately plummets into a race against time, gods, and herself to discover who and what she is in a world where everyone she meets has a hidden agenda, and those pulling the strings remain in the shadows.
Before she can determine exactly what kind of savior her world needs, she must first master her power by completing three trials devised by the Triumvirate to enslave her.
One lone girl stands between warring gods and the people she’s destined to protect, but it’s the battle to understand who she is that she must win first.
I LOVE it!!! The cover is very beautiful and befitting in every department. Let’s just take some time to admire how Alessandra looks in the cover. (*solemnly meditating or whatever you call it*)
It started kind of interesting. Coz really, Alessandra’s characteristics is new to me. I’ve read of heroines being stubborn or ignorant or geniusly genius (like June from the Legend Trilogy), but she’s first to be very brave with the right amount of stubbornness, humor and impulsiveness. Same with the hero, Adonis, he’s gorgeous with all the godly aspects and yet author Lizzy managed to twist him a little uglier to make him more perfect.
It got a bit slow-paced after that up to 2/3 of the book. But when the turning point started kicking, my adrenaline rush raged at full speed up to the last page. I can’t think of anything other than diving into this world with Alessanra. Actually, there’s nothing much I would like to say or recommend in this book coz it’s already perfect. So perfect that it left me hanging on a line barely breathing.
“I’m a human burrito!” I said cheerfully. “Do you eat human?”
That part had me laughing in the library.
For the romance part… how do I say it? It’s special. It doesn’t have anything PG in it but it still made me blush furiously in public. Yes, I was giggling and squealing in public and I’m not ashamed of it. (*stops typing for a moment coz fangirling*)
I’m okay now. (*squeals again because FEELS*)
A guarded smile tugged up the side of his lips. “You love me.”
I flushed. “No. Baby Alessandra did. I think… I think we might one day get along, so long as you don’t decide to kill me.”
OTP!!! (*hyperventilating coz fangirl FEELS*)
I’m sorry but I have to stop right here coz I gotta go pet the book. Oh, and I’ll be dying here waiting for the sequel. Which is next year.