The Reluctant Sacrifice by Kerr-Ann Dempster (Review by Amanda – #NerdGirlWitch)

The Reluctant sacrifice

Title: The Reluctant Sacrifice

Author:  Kerr-Ann Dempster 

Published Date: August 7th 2015

Genre: YA


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Centuries ago, sibling rivalry tore Aramith apart. As punishment, the losers were stripped of their immortal birthright and banished to Earth. There, they wasted away from old age and diseases. However, there is hope…

If a Shaw child, born on the 12th day of the 12th month offers her soul in a public sacrifice, then the exiles will be forgiven and welcomed home to Aramith.

Aubrey Shaw is that child, but dying for the exiles is not on her to-do list. Using her gift as a Jumper, Aubrey leaps between bodies to escape relentless shape-shifting hunters. Only, shedding her skin is not enough. Not when Joshua, her best-friend-turned-hunter, is hell-bent on dragging her to the altar.

Will Aubrey’s love for Joshua change his mind?

Or, will she have to trust the scarred stranger who shows up out of the blue cloaked in lies and secrets? Doing so means giving up on Joshua. But betting on Joshua’s love could do more than break her heart.

It could kill her.

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***Amanda- #NerdGirlWitch’s  Review***
This was an amazing and beautiful read! Kerr-Ann is an incredible author full of heart, imagination, and spunk. I was amazed again and again throughout the book by its incredible heart and grit!

Aubrey Shaw is an wonderful lead character, full of sass, wit and spunk. I liked her from the beginning. She had her flaws, loving Joshua for one and getting down on herself to often but she holds up through it all! all these things make her more real and more relatable to the audience and made me love her right away.

Joshua struggles with his love for his friend and his duty to capture a fugitive. I tried to put myself in his shoes and see his side but I just think he is a butt….lol….I wouldn’t have done any of what he did but I could see his conflict and his pain.

Coy was gruff on the outside and a marshmallow on the inside. He was an amazing person and you could tell he would do anything that had to be done to protect Aubrey. He was my fav person in the book and I would lov know more about his story.

Kerr-Ann is an amazing author and I would read any of her work! don’t miss out on this one for sure!


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