Waiting on Wednesday #47: Firstlife & Been Here All Along

"Waiting On Wednesday" is a weekly meme hosted by Breaking The Spine where we highlight some of the upcoming books we can't wait to read!

Amber's Waiting On:  

Title: Firstlife (Everlife #1)
Author: Gena Showalter
Genre: Fantasy 
Publisher: Harlequin Teen
Publication Date: February 23rd 2016

ONE CHOICE. TWO REALMS. NO SECOND CHANCE. 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…
 1st: It's Gena Showalter
2nd: It's Fantasy 
3rd: It's Cover
4th: It's Summary 

May I say more? 

Jessica's Waiting On: 

Title: Been Here All Along
Author: Sandy Hall
Publisher: SwoonReads
Publication Date: August 30th, 2016
Paperback, 288 Pages
Summary: Gideon always has a plan. His plans include running for class president, becoming head of the yearbook committee, and having his choice of colleges. They do NOT include falling head over heels for his best friend and next door neighbor, Kyle. It’s a distraction. It’s pointless, as Kyle is already dating the gorgeous and popular head cheerleader, Ruby. And Gideon doesn’t know what to do. Kyle finally feels like he has a handle on life. He has a wonderful girlfriend, a best friend willing to debate the finer points of Lord of the Rings, and social acceptance as captain of the basketball team. Then, both Ruby and Gideon start acting really weird, just as his spot on the team is threatened, and Kyle can’t quite figure out what he did wrong…
I've really enjoyed every book of Sandy Hall's that I've read so far, and I have a feeling that this one will be no different! I really hope that August hurries up, because I need to get myself a copy of this book ASAP!

What are you waiting on this week? Leave your links in the comment so we can stop back!


  1. Love the cover of Firstlife; adding Been Here All Along on my to-read list! Nice picks!

  2. Great picks! I love the cover for Firstlife. I'm really excited for that one. I haven't read anything by Sandy Hall yet, but Been Here All Along sounds good!

    Traci @ The Reading Geek

    1. I read one Sandy Hall book and I really liked it so I am looking forward to Jess's pick as well!

  3. I've seen these books around. *nods* Great picks and I'm of a mind to add them to the TBR list.

    Thanks for stopping by!

  4. I've seen Firstlife around some and it sounds really interesting. I can't wait to take a crack at it myself. Haven't heard of the other title but it sounds kind of sweet.

    1. I am super excited for FIRSTLIFE! It's better because it is a Gena Showalter book too!

  5. omg is it just me or does Been Here All Along remind anyone else of Taylor Swift's You Belong With Me?? I just remember seeing a m/m video version of that song on YouTube that was a lot like that premise. ANYWAYS, it sounds way cute ^_^

    1. OMG yes! I didn't see it until you pointed it out!!! It does, Jess actually put it on my radar this week!

  6. I love the premise of Been Here All Along and I really enjoyed listening to A Little Something Different by her. As for Firstlife? THAT COVER IS GORGEOUS.

  7. I've not heard of the second book! I'm avoiding the first one like the plague because it screams "love triangle". I hope you two enjoy these books when you get a chance to read them!

    Thanks for visiting my blog! Have a lovely week. :)

    Alyssa @ The Eater of Books!

    1. Uh oh, love triangle? That is a bit of an issue now. I'll still give it a shot though!

      Thanks Alyssa!

  8. "Firstlife" has a very unusual, great cover, and the plot is just AWESOME!! Very original concept! I'm definitely adding it to my Goodreads TBR!

    Thanks for dropping by and commenting on my own WOW!! : )

    1. I am so so so excited for it. That cover and summary are killing me!


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