Book of the Month – February 2016

By Cynthia Ayala

Drum roll please….

The votes are in and the winner of the book of the month is Firstlife (Everlife #1) by New York Times bestselling author Gena Showalter. This novel was one of fifteen that was put into a poll where you, the reader, chose the winning book. This is my way of making it a more interactive way of choosing the book of the month by popularity and anticipation.

Look below for a peek at what the book is about. And, as always, the synopsis is courtesy of Goodreads:

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Tenley “Ten” Lockwood is an average seventeen-year-old girl…who has spent the past thirteen months locked inside the Prynne Asylum. The reason? Not her obsession with numbers, but her refusal to let her parents choose where she’ll live—after she dies.

There is an eternal truth most of the world has come to accept: Firstlife is merely a dress rehearsal, and real life begins after death.

In the Everlife, two realms are in power: Troika and Myriad, longtime enemies and deadly rivals. Both will do anything to recruit Ten, including sending their top Laborers to lure her to their side. Soon, Ten finds herself on the run, caught in a wild tug-of-war between the two realms who will do anything to win the right to her soul. Who can she trust? And what if the realm she’s drawn to isn’t home to the boy she’s falling for? She just has to stay alive long enough to make a decision…”

FIRSTLIFE will enter bookstores on February 23, 2016 by Harlequin Teen and is the first novel in the EVERLIFE series. Happy reading folks!

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