The Waiting Room

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Jude and Nina are in love. We’ve all heard this before, the typical love story, but then, Jude dies. He wakes up in a waiting room, just a regular room. Out the windows, he can see Nina living her life, like a reality television show. Her grief, her pain, her moving on….

The receptionist, a grouchy woman named Ruth, won’t give any information, just gives him a pamphlet. Usually you leave the Waiting Room less than an hour after they arrive, but Jude waits year after year.

A few basic principles of the Waiting Room:

-You leave when your name is called.

-You can’t leave any earlier.

-When you leave, you are reborn in a new life.

Most of the book is focused on the Waiting Room. When Nina and Jude are reborn, their lives are only described in a few pages. Then it either skips to the next life…

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About Alysha Kaye Mendez

Author of THE WAITING ROOM, available now on Amazon! 9th grade English teacher, tirelessly trying to save the future from their/they're/there catastrophes (it could be ugly). Teaching writing and being a writer at the same time is harder than it sounds. New goal=be both, better.

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  1. I enjoyed this book so much that I gave it 5 stars on Amazon and Goodreads, when I read it several months ago. I recommend it for its plot and characters. A very interesting read!!

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