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Enter to win the first two books in Gena Showalter’s Everlife trilogy.


Gena Showalter’s Everlife series takes a look at the afterlife in a unique way: Everyone who lives in this world knows that their “firstlife”—when they’re alive—is only a precursor to the life they have after death.

We’re giving away a set of the first two books in the series—Firstlife and Lifeblood—to one lucky reader. Read on for details!

Spoilers, Sweetie: Don’t read the official word on Lifeblood below if you want to remain unspoiled for the first book.


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 …


With her last living breath, Tenley "Ten" Lockwood made her choice and picked her realm in the Everlife. Now, as the war between Troika and Myriad rages, she must face the consequences.

Because Ten possesses a rare supernatural ability to absorb and share light, the Powers That Be have the highest expectations for her future—and the enemy wants her neutralized. Fighting to save her Secondlife, she must learn about her realm from the ground up while launching her first mission: convincing a select group of humans to join her side before they die. No pressure, right?

But Ten's competition is Killian, the boy she can't forget—the one who gave up everything for her happiness. He has only one shot at redemption: beating Ten at a game she's never even played. As their throw-downs heat up, so do their undeniable feelings, and soon, Ten will have to make another choice. Love … or victory.


Photo Credit: Debbie Bunch

Gena Showalter is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of more than thirty books in paranormal and contemporary romances, as well as young adult novels. Her series include White Rabbit Chronicles, Angels of the Dark, Otherworld Assassins, Lords of the Underworld, Alien Huntress and Intertwined.

Her novels have appeared in Cosmopolitan and Seventeen magazines, and have been translated all over the world. The critics have called her books "sizzling page-turners" and "utterly spellbinding stories", while Showalter herself has been called “a star on the rise.”

Get to know Gena on her website, Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest.


To enter, leave a comment below with the fictional world—from books, movies, TV, etc.—you’d most like to live in after your firstlife ends.

We’ll choose a winner at random next Thursday, April 13.

Per the publisher: Giveaway open to U.S. addresses only. The giveaway is now closed.

Mandy Curtis's photo About the Author: Mandy is a small town girl living in a nerdy world, or—if you want to get literal—an editor/writer living in Austin, TX. In addition to yearning for YA books—the more dystopian or fantastical, the better—she can also be found swooning over superheroes, dreaming of The Doctor and grinning at GIFs.