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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (956 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Lenore Appelhans Narrator: Jenna Lami Publisher: Penguin Random House Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Related: The Memory Chronicles Release Date:
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In this gripping exploration of a futuristic afterlife, a teen discovers that death is just the beginning.

Since her untimely death the day before her eighteenth birthday, Felicia Ward has been trapped in Level 2, a stark white afterlife located between our world and the next. Along with her fellow drones, Felicia passes the endless hours reliving memories of her time on Earth and mourning what she’s lost—family, friends, and Neil, the boy she loved.

Then a girl in a neighboring chamber is found dead, and nobody but Felicia recalls that she existed in the first place. When Julian—a dangerously charming guy Felicia knew in life—comes to offer Felicia a way out, Felicia learns the truth: If she joins the rebellion to overthrow the Morati, the angel guardians of Level 2, she can be with Neil again.

Suspended between heaven and earth, Felicia finds herself at the center of an age-old struggle between good and evil. As memories from her life come back to haunt her, and as the Morati hunt her down, Felicia will discover it’s not just her own redemption at stake … but the salvation of all mankind.

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Quotes & Awards

  • “A gripping debut! This utterly unique take on the afterlife poses fascinating questions . . . I can't wait to read the rest of the series to find out the answers!”

    Megan McCafferty, New York Times bestselling author of Perfect Fifths

  • “Absolutely gripping. My heart pounded on nearly every page. You won’t be able to put it down.”

    Mary E. Pearson, award-winning author of A Room on Lorelei Street

  • “Appelhans’ debut shows promise.”

    Publishers Weekly

  • “Appelhans’ storytelling is well paced, tantalizing the reader with hints, and the compelling theme of the necessity of facing the wrongs of the past in order to move forward into the future will appeal to teens.”


  • “Readers will root for Felicia and Neil…The way Appelhans mixes memory with plot is exceptional.”

    RT Book Reviews

  • Appelhans brings the afterlife to a whole new level. . . . A high-voltage thrill ride through love, death, and memory that will leave you breathless.

    Jess Rothenberg, author of The Catastrophic History of Me and You

Listener Opinions

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Cindy | 2/3/2014

    " Though it was a good read, it was a little slow for me. Jumping back and forth between times and sceneries, I expected it be to confusing but it was not. Slow for me because there wasn't much action but good read because of the character builds and the strong emotions. Over all I enjoyed the book. There was a lot of back and forth from the past and present because she was accessing her memories. Reminds me a lot of The Lovely Bones. "

  • 5 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 55 out of 5 by Zoraida | 1/29/2014

    " Immensely original! "

  • 1 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 51 out of 5 by Lucy | 1/27/2014

    " Great premise, poorly executed. I couldn't get past the first few chapters. "

  • 2 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 52 out of 5 by Nathan Barker | 1/23/2014

    " Meh.. I was seriously unimpressed with this title. The flashbacks were better than the current story.. and some of the flashbacks were pretty lame. "

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About the Author

Lenore Appelhans is the author of the Memory Chronicles. She splits her time between Frankfurt, Germany, and Benton, Kansas.