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She has a destiny so great that even the gods fear her.

Constant hallucinations and the frequent conversations with the voices in her head, have earned eighteen-year-old Chloe Clever the not-so-coveted title of "Whack Job" in her home town of Adel, Georgia. Fed up with prescription meds and therapists, she wishes for a life where she is destined to be more than the butt of
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Published March 1st 2012 by Diantha Jones
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Christina (Ensconced in Lit)
Apr 12, 2013 Christina (Ensconced in Lit) rated it really liked it
Shelves: author-request
I was given this book by the author in exchange for an honest review.

Prophecy of the Most Beautiful by Diantha Jones is a wonderful adventure story starring Chloe Clever, who discovers pretty quickly that she is different from other teenaged girls. She hears voices and sees things, and everyone thinks she has a mental disorder. She quickly realizes that she is the Oracle, a being can see and hear the future and has important ties to the Greek myths of old. She meets Stafford Law, who is a demigo
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Stephanie (Bookfever.♥)
Jul 14, 2012 Stephanie (Bookfever.♥) rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorites
I received an e-copy of Prophecy of the Most Beautiful through the author Diantha Jones for review. (I love getting review requests of awesome sound books!) I decided to read it because:
1. It's based on Greek myth. ~ I simply cannot resist that!
2. From reading the synopsis there seemed to be lots of action in it. ~ I love that.
3. There's a mysterious demigod Prince in it. ~ I was already swooning.


I wasn't instantly hooked by Prophecy of the Most Beautiful. The beginning seemed a little slow to
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Lacey
Jun 18, 2012 Lacey rated it really liked it
First Thoughts:

It took me a little bit to get into the story…the beginning just lacked something…I just couldn’t connect with the characters or story but slowly it finally came and the rest of the book was a pleasant and fun experience. I loved the mythology involved, it had small similarities to the “Goddess Test” series when it came to the mythology part but there were definitely huge differences between the two series. This book had a lot of comedy scenes but also tons of serious scenes, it w
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YA Novelties
Aug 17, 2012 YA Novelties rated it really liked it
Shelves: reviewed
Check out this review on our blog!

Greek mythology is universally loved. Myths of the gods and goddesses are extremely similar to the current celebrity gossip that is viral. The Percy Jackson & the Olympians is a prime example of Greek mythology's popularity. After all, it's almost impossible to go wrong with Greek mythology supporting the book. Hilarity is bound to ensue as long as a god or goddess is present to destroy something.

At first as I read Prophecy of the Most Beautiful, I found the
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Jennifer
Nov 01, 2015 Jennifer rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Greek mythology addicts
Prophecy of the Most Beautiful follows Chloe Clever as she struggles with the voices in her head. High school is hell for her and one unlucky day her life changes forever after nearly dying. She's pulled into a world full of Olympian gods and demigods where she discovers she's actually a prophet, the Oracle of St. Delphi. With help from her new demigod friends and the difficult Strafford Law, Chloe sets out to fulfill a prophecy. Battling angry gods, hell hounds and other mythical beings Chloe a ...more
Nina
Nov 23, 2012 Nina rated it really liked it
First of all the cover of Prophecy of the Most Beautiful is stunning. It looks like the girl is from the seventies. Loving it. Second, after reading it I wanted more. This book is a must read.

I loved all of the characters. They were all awesome. The main character Chloe is likeable. At first I thought she was a bit strange and annoying, but after reading a couple of more pages she became more fun to be around with. The ‘team’ of Gods she hangs out with, or shall I say protect her, are awesome.
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Emily V
Jun 13, 2012 Emily V rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2012, for-review
Originally posted over at: http://emily-confessionsofabookaholic...

Cover Rating: 2/5 Stars
Overall Rating: 4/5 Stars
Synopsis: Constant hallucinations and the frequent conversations with the voices in her head, have earned eighteen-year-old Chloe Clever the not-so-coveted title of "Whack Job" in her home town of Adel, Georgia. After living through an attack from her worst nightmare, she awakens to find herself far from home, surrounded by glorious riches and servants…and a few demigods who enjoy k
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Lizzy Lessard
Mar 23, 2013 Lizzy Lessard rated it liked it
Shelves: paranormal, fantasy, ya, myths
There are two things that I didn't like about the book. The romance was way over the top. I was pelted with both sides of the love sick coin with both Chloe and her love interest proclaiming in the narrative upon first sight how much they really wanted the other. If it was written only from Chloe's POV, then I probably wouldn't have minded as much. The mythology is borrowed directly from Greek legends, which I love, but I can't help but compare it to Percy Jackson. The Gods and demigods just wer ...more
Lauren (Sugar & Snark)
Oct 04, 2012 Lauren (Sugar & Snark) rated it really liked it
Shelves: ya, arc
Anything based on Greek mythology is usually something that is going to peak my interest and this book was no exception. This is the first book in a series following a not so normal girl Chloe, she has hallucinations and speaks to voices in her head, who is caught up in the world of Greek gods and demi gods. Cue love, immortality, epic fights and a destiny beyond anything she has ever imagined.

I have to say that at first this book was a little difficult to get into. I think this was because I di
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Megan Stewart
Apr 02, 2014 Megan Stewart rated it liked it
This book was recommended to me by fellow book blogger, Carrie Slager from The Mad Reviewer. After reading both the book and her review, I came away with a difference of opinion. I went back and forth with this book for the longest time. There were so many enjoyable elements that it was hard to put it down, but there were also some issues that had me struggling to get through certain sections.
I like to start things off on a positive note, so here it goes.

The character of Chloe Clever is very rel
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Christina
Aug 02, 2013 Christina rated it really liked it
Check it out on my blog and also see my interview with the god Apollo here

*4.5 STARS!*

So, I've heard a lot about this book from fellow readers who kept going on and on about it, saying how good it was and I had to read it. So now that I finally got to read it myslef I was not disappointed. A day after finishing the book I found myself stopping at Disney channel to watch the Hercules cartoon cause I was like uh it's Zeus, what can I say, the book just stayed with me even after I finished it, had
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L. Maci
Jul 09, 2013 L. Maci rated it really liked it
I loved this book! It is simple as that. A clever, loyal heroine, Greek mythology, demigods, what's not to love? The beginning is a little slow but not to worry. The action picks up and quickly the book becomes a page turner.

No spoilers here! I'm doing a full review later in the month and I can't wait! On 7/23/13, check out my blog for this review as well as a review of the second book and novella.

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M.A. Bronson
Sep 14, 2012 M.A. Bronson rated it it was amazing
Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

Rating: 5/5 Stars

*Note- this is book 1 of the Oracle of Delphi Series

Chloe is an eighteen year old girl who discovers she is an oracle wanted by the gods.

I really enjoyed this book! Chloe was an interesting main character to follow. People on her hometown assume that her she is crazy because of her visions. So she is odd and has very few friends, until she's discovered by the god, Apollo. The other characters were also interesting and very diverse. All of the guys that
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Cierra (The Book Lover's Report)
This review is from The Book Lover's Report

So, this starts out with Chloe. She is called a 'freak' by everyone around her because she's just finished her fourth suspension(which is a school record), she sees things that nobody else does, she hears voice, and to top it all off, she talks to those voices.

A few pages in, Chloe sees another one of those people that nobody else sees. He's tuff-guy looking and holding a motorcycle helmet. He then threatens her and her family, to 'try' to make her coop
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Carrie Slager
Feb 09, 2014 Carrie Slager rated it it was amazing
[Full disclosure: I found Prophecy of the Most Beautiful on The Masquerade Crew and was so interested in it that Mark Lee put me in contact with Diantha Jones so I could request the book. Yes, I actually requested the book myself.]

Prophecy of the Most Beautiful is what fantasy should be: fast-paced, unique, well thought-out and unpredictable. It’s a book you won’t be able to put down, not only because of the awesome characters, but because the plot takes so many twists and turns you won’t have a
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Masquerade Crew
Dec 29, 2013 Masquerade Crew rated it it was amazing
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Reviewer: Abha

4.5 on the Masq Scale


This book has it all! Think Greek mythology dressed up in today's clothes. You are reminded of Percy Jackson where there are Gods, Demigods, Nymphs and so forth but there in the similarities end. Chloe, the main character is a teenager that hears voices. She kept having these "hallucinations" and no one really understood them. They could only do the thing that made the most sense and that is to call her crazy. It is her coming of age story. Realizing a
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Becca
Jun 23, 2012 Becca rated it really liked it
This book was a completely unexpected fun roller coaster ride that I just devoured in a few days and enjoyed immensely. I love Greek mythology so this book really stood out for me. It is amazingly detailed and just full to the brim with original ideas and completely modernises Greek mythology and the famous Gods of myth. The level of accuracy in regards to some of the tales from mythology in this book just amazed me and really showed me how much work went into the story. It totally reflects the ...more
Sarah
(Source: I received a digital copy of this book for free on a read-to-review basis. Thanks to author Diantha Jones.)
18-year-old Chloe has just set a record for the student with the most suspensions from school, and now she’s extending it by attacking another student on her first day back from suspension.
Everyone called Chloe a ‘Whack job’ as she seems to suffer from hallucinations and delusions and randomly attacks people because of them.

On her way home though Chloe has a run in with a strange
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Liliana
Reviewed on Lili Lost in a Book

I have read A TON of Greek mythology books, but never one that focused on an Oracle, which I really liked about this book!

I think the author did a fantastic job throwing cool little things here and there, such as the Royalty, and all the cool weapons and equipment (Hermes mail!). It was just very clever!

However, there were other parts that made me go, "Hmmm, I don't know about that." You see, because I LOVE my Greek mythology, I am very picky and am always looking
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Mia Darien
Aug 07, 2012 Mia Darien rated it it was amazing
(I gave it a 4.5 on my blog cause I did have a couple little issues, but I did think it was amazing so 5 stars here.)

Something you should know about me. When I was a teenager, I was obsessed with mythology. In Middle School, it was all about the Egyptians. In High School, it was the Greeks and the Norse. (I liked Norse better, but Greek was a close second.)

So, when Ms. Jones asked me to review this story and I saw that it was all about Greek mythology, I was like: yes, please!

She did not disappo
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Deborah
Aug 15, 2013 Deborah rated it it was amazing
Shelves: mythology
Chloe Clever has had it rough: her father left her family a few years ago, she's plagued with hallucinations of the scariest kind and she's her high school's resident freak.

By the second chapter we know why: Chloe is the Oracle of Delphi, and the voices she hears and visions she sees are real. She's saved in the nick of time from certain death at the hands of an evil Ker by the children of... Apollo. Turns out the god of prophecy has some very good reasons to want to protect the Oracle, but Chlo
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Julie (Books and Insomnia)
Jul 12, 2013 Julie (Books and Insomnia) rated it really liked it
**I received a digital copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.**

I haven’t read a mythology-themed story about the Oracle of Delphi before now so this book is a first for me. The usual stuffs were retellings about gods and goddesses or adventures of demigods. I’m glad PROPHECY OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL offers something new. I’ve always thought the Oracle is an important and powerful character in the Geek myth but oftentimes she was downplayed as an ordinary seer, operating
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S.M. Blooding
Aug 27, 2013 S.M. Blooding rated it liked it
This book was a lot of fun, and I love the play on the Greek mythologies. There’s just so much to play with in that mythology, it’s great. It was fast-paced and an easy read.

I didn’t believe the romance. It felt rushed, but I can kinda see why. There wasn’t a lot of room for it. But I’m not a believer in love at first sight. There are some books that make me believe it. This wasn’t one of them. I think it was that it wasn’t shown. I didn’t feel it. I was told about the instant pudding love, whic
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RaeBeth
Jun 03, 2012 RaeBeth rated it really liked it
Prophecy of the Most Beautiful by Diantha Jones is a creative and captive read. The plot runs smoothly and the characters are interesting. The setting surrounds Greek Mythology and action. There's action and adventure throughout the entire book, which pulled me right in. I'm not normally one to read books within this genre but I must say that I am glad I read this one.



I fell in love with the main characters and found myself going through a variety of emotions thorough out the book. I found myse
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Josiphine
Apr 03, 2014 Josiphine marked it as not-interested
Wouldn't it be interesting and original if just one of these Greek myth spin-offs ACTUALLY TOOK PLACE IN ANCIENT GREECE?

*headdesk*
The Bookwhore Diaries
Jul 21, 2014 The Bookwhore Diaries rated it it was amazing
This book has all the bells, whistles, wind chimes and fireworks that a reader could ever want.
I honestly can't stop reading it.
I'm rarely into demigods, goddesses and gods (except for Mythology by Edith Hamilton) when it comes to novels. I already find the stories, relationships and trysts of the gods and goddesses with human beings interesting. That is why, I am really not used to those YA novels featuring these gods at a better light.

UNTIL NOW.
Prophecy of the Most Beautiful centers on Chl
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Erikan9
Jul 18, 2014 Erikan9 rated it really liked it
The complete review on my blog: http://wonderfulmonsterbook.wordpress...

That Chloe was a “special” girl it can be intuited from the start: she hears voices in her mind and has constant hallucinations. But this is not due to a mental illness, but to the fact that she is an oracle which is responsible for the realization of a prediction: The Prophecy of the Most Beautiful. To accomplish this task must – first and foremost – discover a world that lies beneath what we all know, the fact tat Gods (as
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Amanda Zelaya
Jul 16, 2014 Amanda Zelaya rated it liked it


She has a destiny so great that even the gods fear her.
Constant hallucinations and the frequent conversations with the voices in her head, have earned eighteen-year-old Chloe Clever the not-so-coveted title of "Whack Job" in her home town of Adel, Georgia. Fed up with prescription meds and therapists, she wishes for a life where she is destined to be more than the butt of everyone's jokes and mockery.

Be careful what you wish for has never rung more true.
After a vicious attack and learning that h
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T.H. Hernandez
Jul 16, 2014 T.H. Hernandez rated it really liked it
I love Greek mythology so I jumped at the chance to read this young adult book by Diantha Jones. It started off slower than I would have liked, but once it got moving, it took off. Initially, I wasn't sure what to make of Chloe Clever. Her use of the word "retard" repeatedly early on, turned me off to her immediately. For one, that word is loathsome, for another, her fear of being lumped in with kids in special education classes showed her ignorance. But her character growth was more profound as ...more
Ayanami Faerudo
Feb 07, 2015 Ayanami Faerudo rated it really liked it
I love reading anything about mythology and the gods of any pantheon. But the Grecian ones would always hold a special place in my interests. Not surprising really since they're the first ones I learned about.

Aphrodite used to be my favorite, back when all I've read when I was still a kid, were the edited versions to spare the delicate sensibilities of young minds. But when I read the uncensored versions and the gods were revealed to me as they were, well, they're all bloody wankers and I don't
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Oracle of Delphi (4 books)
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  • Solar, Defeated (Mythos, #1; Oracle of Delphi, #2.5)
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