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Announcing March's read-along choice

Here it is... that long awaited moment when I deliver some life altering news.

Well, okay, maybe not life altering like winning the lottery or announcing the discovery of a new solar system, but something pretty awesome all the same-- our first read-along choice for the virtual book club.

Yep, polls have closed and we have a winner (by 1 vote). In March we will be reading, The Lost Girl by Sangu Mandanna.

I'll be announcing more information about the VBC (virtual book club) on the 25th. That gives you plenty of time to get your copy ready!

The offical read-along will begin on March 4th. If you feel so inclined, I would appreciate the help spreading the word... maybe a Tweet or sharing the button? What ever tickles your fancy.




Eva's life is not her own. She is a creation, an abomination--an echo. She was made by the Weavers as a copy of someone else, expected to replace a girl named Amarra, her "other," if she ever died. Eva spends every day studying that girl from far away, learning what Amarra does, what she eats, what it's like to kiss her boyfriend, Ray. So when Amarra is killed in a car crash, Eva should be ready.

But sixteen years of studying never prepared her for this.

Now she must abandon everything and everyone she's ever known--the guardians who raised her, the boy she's forbidden to love--to move to India and convince the world that Amarra is still alive.

What Eva finds is a grief-stricken family; parents unsure how to handle this echo they thought they wanted; and Ray, who knew every detail, every contour of Amarra. And when Eva is unexpectedly dealt a fatal blow that will change her existence forever, she is forced to choose: Stay and live out her years as a copy or leave and risk it all for the freedom to be an original. To be Eva.

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