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April 8, 2013

Excerpt: Undone by Elizabeth Norris


Unbreakable, the second book in the Unraveling series by Elizabeth Norris, is set to be released April 23rd and I know you guys can't wait. While I haven't had the chance to read this series yet, I hope to soon. I know so many people adore this sci-fi thriller. So here's the blurb and an excerpt of Elizabeth Norris' new novella in the Unraveling Series, Undone (which you can already purchase here):

Undone (Unraveling, #1.5)




Blurb from Goodreads: Before the accident. Before their universes collided. Before they fell in love.
Riveting and romantic, Undone: An Unraveling Novella contains three short stories set in the world of Unraveling, the first book in the gripping sci-fi duology by Elizabeth Norris.
Before Ben Michaels saved Janelle Tenner’s life, Janelle saved Ben when he stumbled through an interuniverse portal into a completely new world. That day, he fell in love with the girl of his dreams. And he never forgot her.
Through three stories told from Ben’s point of view, learn how Ben and his friends discovered their ability to travel between worlds, how Ben first met Janelle, and how he pined for her for years before he actually got the chance to meet her, save her life, and capture her heart. And find out what happens to Ben between the cliff-hanger conclusion to Unraveling and the beginning of its heart-stopping sequel, Unbreakable.
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PROLOGUE

Certain moments in my life are imprinted in my memory.
They’re easy to recall with perfect clarify whether I want to remember them or not. Any small thing can trigger them: a phrase, a smell, a thought. It brings everything back like I’m reliving that moment, a brief scene in the movie of my life, complete with how horrible I felt at the time. And I usually felt horrible in those moments, because for some reason it’s the moments that I want to forget that stick around.
Like in eighth grade when I had my first kiss with Jane Sheriden and my arm got stuck awkwardly between her head and couch: just thinking about it still makes me cringe. Or when Ms. Wittak caught me cheating in Algebra freshman year because I’d saved the formulas I needed to remember in a fake game on my graphing calculator, and she tore up my test in front of the whole class.
Then there were memories that were more significant.
The pivotal moments that changed everything.
Those I don’t want to forget. Now that I’ve had too much time to think about them, to replay them over and over again in my mind, they’re the things I wouldn’t take back, that I wouldn’t do over.
Because of Janelle.
She saved my life when we were ten. She anchored me by being who she was, and somewhere along the line, I fell in love with her.
In just about every significant moment in my life, she’s there. Whether she knew it or not.
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Unbreakable (Unraveling, #2)
Also, I wanted to share some more awesome. Books of Wonder is running an exclusive pre-order opportunity—you can pre-order a signed copy of Unbreakable and get swag as long as the order is placed prior to April 23rd. It's open to all. For details you can go to the Books Of Wonder page.

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