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There's "Life After Life" for Kate Atkinson's Ursula Todd

This Novel Will Make You Ponder and Fill You With Wonder

What if you had the chance to live your life again and again, until you got it right? Imagine being born, dying and being born again and again. What if there were second chances? And third chances? In fact an infinite number of chances to live your life? Would you eventually be able to save the world from its own inevitable destiny? And would you even want to?

"Life After Life" by Kate Atkinson

The setting is England in the year 1910. It is a cold and snowy night. Ursula Todd is born to a banker and his wife in their homestead named Fox Corner. Sadly, Ursula dies before she can take her first breath. That same night, Ursula is born again and she embarks on a life that is unusual to say the least. Ursula dies and is reborn, again and again, each time coming back with a feeling of déja vu. She is born with the knowledge and foresight to change the outcome of the future.

Fans of the bestselling, and award winning author Kate Atkinson will be thrilled to read her new tale with such a fabulously ingenious premise! Her new novel "Life After Life" is a story that will make you think and maybe shake up what you ever thought of destiny and design, fate, and future. Atkinson weaves an intricate tale that is both haunting and heartwarming. The lives that unfold and the lessons learned in "Life After Life" will cause you to ponder and fill you with a sense of wonder. I highly recommend you get a copy and read more of Ursula's story!


Kate Atkinson was born in York and now lives in Edinburgh. Her first novel, "Behind the Scenes at the Museum" won the Whitbread Book of the Year Award and has been a critically acclaimed international bestselling author ever since. Her most recent four bestsellers featured the former private detective Jackson Brodie: "Case Histories," "One Good Turn," "When Will There Be Good News?" and "Started Early, Took My Dog." Atkinson was appointed an MBE in the 2011 Queen's Birthday Honours List. You can find out more about Kate Atkinson and all of her novels by visiting her website kateatkinson.co.uk. Social media fans can like the Kate Atkinson Official Page on Facebook and find Kate Atkinson on GoodReads.


The Bookalicious Twitter Book Club will be having a #LifeAfterLife chat on Wednesday, April 24th, 2012 starting at 9:30 pm EST. 


Purdy’s Chocolatier is sponsoring the Bookalicious #LifeAfterLife Twitter book club chat. Sixteen lucky book club members will receive a copy of "Life After Life" and a 6-piece box of Milk and Dark Himalayan Pink Salt Caramels! These sweets are the perfect mixture of rich caramel inside and Purdy’s milk or dark chocolate outside, topped with a sprinkling of pure Himalayan pink salt crystals for a delightfully different treat. To become a member of the Bookalicious Twitter Book Club you need to register here. Members can participate in the Life After Life Bookalicious prize pack draw with RT's of #LifeAfterLife tweets from @BookaliciousCA on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 and by adding their Twitter handle in the comments below.


We're giving away 2 prize packs with a copy of "Life After Life" courtesy of Random House of Canada and a 6 pack box of Milk and Dark Himalayan Pink Salt Caramels from Purdy’s Chocolatier! To enter, all you have to do is leave a comment in the "Click Here To Spill It" bubble below and tell us why you would enjoy this prize pack. You have until March 18, 2013 to enter. You must be a YMC member and please be sure you've registered your email address in our commenting system so we can contact you if you win.

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Relish reading,

Wanda Lynne Young