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Sacred (Sacred Book #1)

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When Sasha Stryker meets Ariston Kavanagh, she is entranced by his good looks but mystified by his odd behavior. After all, he keeps asking her how she sees him while standing right in front of her. Yet, she can't deny the strange and powerful attraction she feels for him.

Then she discovers a terrifying, heartbreaking truth about him when she is attacked by a lioness one
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Paperback, 394 pages
Published March 23rd 2012 by CreateSpace (first published December 3rd 2011)
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Belinda Flavall
Loved it. Can't wait for the second!
Biblio
Be careful what you wish for as it may just come true; nothing could be truer for fifteen-soon-to-be-sixteen-year-old Sasha Stryker. Just as Sasha is bemoaning her tedious existence, an encounter with Ariston Kavanagh in the park in the middle of the night changes it about a hundred eighty degrees. And alas, her boring life is suddenly riddled with a series of bizarre events that totally defy logic. The very next morning, the first catastrophe strikes, though Sasha would never have guessed that ...more
Biblio
Be careful what you wish for as it may just come true; nothing could be truer for fifteen-soon-to-be-sixteen-year-old Sasha Stryker. Just as Sasha is bemoaning her tedious existence, an encounter with Ariston Kavanagh in the park in the middle of the night changes it about a hundred eighty degrees. And alas, her boring life is suddenly riddled with a series of bizarre events that totally defy logic. The very next morning, the first catastrophe strikes, though Sasha would never have guessed that ...more
Sunnykimmy
I really liked this book. But when I finished it, my thoughts were in complete disarray and I honestly didn't know what to think. There was just so much going through my mind. But the truth is that I really liked it.

First of all, this book started out absolutely awesome. And it immediately gave me material to start thinking up theories of what was going on. I assume you know by now that I always try to figure out the plot from the start, I always have at least one theory and this was no differen
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Radiant
I had randomly stumbled on this..and had no clue what i was about to read...But i have to say it did take me with surprise and i liked it..more than i thought..

Thought the start was confusing ..why/who/what?..but as it progressed it was good..it was entertaining...and the lead - sasha - is the kickass, cocky,innocent yet strong lead...

While Ethan is the BFF who supports Sasha every time ..conner is the brooding jock-ex-friends who wants nothing but to irritate the hell out of her..if only that i
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Brittany
Sacred. What more is there to say when the title says it all?

The characters.
Sasha was a very well written character who I could easily connect with and understand. Actually, she's a lot like me with being a "Potterhead" and over all geek. Since the whole book is from her point of view it's very good that she relatable. Ariston, the love interest was almost as well written save a few small things, like how it's practically instant love for him which doesn't fit with the fact that he is very obvi
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Mandy (I read Indie) Anderson
When I first started the story it seemed I had read this type story a hundred times. You know the ones where geeky girl meets good looking rich male? Then the once upon a time BFF realizes he has feelings for said geeky girl. Yeah, yeah, yeah…love triangle...it's all been said before. Or has it?

Not far in I became enamored with the story. I loved how the author kept me guessing who Ariston was? What was he hiding? And these secrets were revealed in perfect timing. Cause I was seriously about to
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Mandi
this book and i had a love-hate kinda relationship.
THE LOVE: i loved this book, loved the kissing scale(and the fact that SHE did not use it!), loooooove the moscow story(laughed soo hard i had tears streaming down my cheeks), I LOVE THAT THE MAIN CHARACTER DIDNT ENCOURAGE THE LOVE TRIANGLE( gosh i am tired of heroines loving two guys all the time!!!!!! in almost every book!!!!)
AND NOW FOR THE HATE: i HATE that i dont have the second one yet!!
Sara
I loved this book and could not put it down! It had the start of a great romance/triangle, and the end left you hanging with a lot of questions unanswered, but greatly anticipating the next book. My only complaint is the need for better editing. There were words missing or the wrong word down so I had to interpret. Recommend to all my friends, teenagers and adults!
Zada
You read the blurb, you understand yes? dont need to go over it for you? Good.

To be completely honest , I really dont want to say anything about the book for fear of ruining it for some of you .. i think the whole journey of finding out whats going on and who's what is what got me to keep turning the pages as i was just so eager to find out exactly WHO the was the white tiger was and why she was attacked by a lioness and just watching ( or in this case .. reading ) Sasha and Ari's relationship
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Erika
Title: Sacred
Author: Farrah Naseem
Date of Release: December 3rd, 2011
Source: From Farrah for honest review.
Summary from Goodreads:

When Sasha Stryker meets Ariston Kavanagh, she is entranced by his good looks but mystified by his odd behavior. After all, he keeps asking her how she sees him even though he's standing right in front of her. Yet, she can't deny the strange and powerful attraction she feels towards him.

At the same time, her ex-best-friend-current-nemesis Connor Macho starts show
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Elsa Carrion
The second story can’t be out fast enough!!!!
Sasha Stryker is a nerdy geeky brace wearing skinny female with glasses. Until she meets Ariston Kavanagh and she thinks that he is only talking to her because he is new in town. She believes that once he meets the air heads in school he would forget all about her and ignore her like everyone else. But she is sooooo wrong!!! Asiston is a little different; he is good looking with an athletic physic and falls for the geeky female after meeting her alon
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Dara
To start off,I got this book as a kindle edition from the author. Thank you, Farrah.

Overall the book was good. Just good, but not wonderful. The love part of the story was adorable, a little over-done and rushed, but executed properly. With the almost love-triangle between Sasha, Ariston and Connor, it made just enough suspense in the book as necessary, but not too much, as to be overwhelmed annoyed with the love-triangle. I did like the semi-new idea of Weres and their kingdom as well as the ne
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Genea
I was emotionally spent from reading a lot of emotionally intense Realistic Fiction lately and decided to go back to my roots(lol) and read something paranormal; it's usually less intense right? Maybe not, but at least it can give me that escape I might need sometimes. Do not remember how I came across Sacred but the synopsis sounded interesting and all of a sudden I was purchasing it for my Kindle. I am so glad I did. Read it not long after, it didn't sit on my to-read shelf collecting dust.

Sac
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Tiffany
Since I signed up for this book, I had myself read through it all. Honestly, I love the plot and story line but the writing style made it hard for me to finish. The main character is a bit excessive, as were the side characters with the mom being more super nag than normal mothers and childish, the father basically not really caring about much but to always take his daughter's side, and the daughter's thoughts working like a Mary Sue character. Many parts in the writing could be reworded into so ...more
Lauren
Farrah Naseem has created a wonderful story with and interesting group of characters. I found myself smiling at some of the situations and jokes, which I absolutely love in books, it draws you even more into the story. The book follows Sasha Stryker as she navigates high school, friends and enemies, next door neighbours, first boyfriends and the occasional were-creature, not to mention the fey who are trying to kidnap her. I loved the story I found it fresh and was wondering where the story was ...more
Allison
Apr 16, 2012 Allison rated it 5 of 5 stars
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Wow . I really enjoyed reading this book. So much so that I read it all on my tiny IPhone .
The plot was refreshing and not at all predictable . .
Ariston the main love interest is such a charming hottie ..
I would recommend this to anyone that likes a good Ya or paranormal romance
Sky
I bought this book in February 2012,via amazon , it was only kindle edition at that time.

I really enjoyed all the characters and book,it is a great and different story. So I liked it.
I will like more if Farrah release the next book ASAP.
Victoria meyer
all I can say is wow. this was an awsome book I really loved it and I can not wait for the second book to come out.
Elaine gore
loved this book, it was a surprise favorite and i can't wait for the next part
BookHookup
Christina's original review can be found HERE on The Book Hookup.

**Note** An eBook of this title was submitted by the author to The Book Hookup, but did not influence this review in any way.

The Lowdown: Sasha Stryker is a fifteen-going-on-sixteen-year-old girl who lives in a rural area. She’s the resident geek at her school, but doesn’t really have any qualms about it. She’d rather have her brain than all the beauty because being dimwitted isn’t all that special really. Besides, who needs popula
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Christina
My original review can be found HERE on The Book Hookup.

**Note** An eBook of this title was submitted by the author to The Book Hookup, but did not influence this review in any way.

The Lowdown: Sasha Stryker is a fifteen-going-on-sixteen-year-old girl who lives in a rural area. She’s the resident geek at her school, but doesn’t really have any qualms about it. She’d rather have her brain than all the beauty because being dimwitted isn’t all that special really. Besides, who needs popularity when
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Marie Crowder
Okay, so I liked this book. I really do think it was a good piece, but the main character wouldn't stop saying she's smart, and therefore has to be dressed in geeky clothing, and can't be social, and all this other stuff that is completely untrue. I understand that you are smart. I'm smart too, but that doesn't mean that I have to compromise my fashion sense because of it. I guess like high school musical you want to stick to the status quote?

Another small thing about this book that has gotten u
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Dodi
I did not particularly like this book but it peaked my curiosity. I truly hope the next book is edited. Bad grammar greatly deters from the story that's trying to be told.
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