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Gena Showalter

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Gena Showalter is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over thirty books in paranormal and contemporary romances, as well as young adult novels. Her series include White Rabbit Chronicles, Angels of the Dark, Otherworld Assassins, Lords of the Underworld, Alien Huntress and Intertwined.

Her novels have appeared in Cosmopolitan Magazine, and Seventeen Magazine, and have been translated all over the world. The critics have called her books "sizzling page-turners" and "utterly spellbinding stories", while Showalter herself has been called “a star on the rise”.

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“I don't hate you.. I just don't like that you exist”
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“What makes big boobs and perkiness so attractive to boys? I mean, really. Two round, mounds of fat and a fake smile. Yeah, winning attributes.”
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“Ten Things You Shouldn't Say on a Date.
1. You're wearing that?
2. Something smells funny.
3. Where's the Tylenol?
4. And to think, I first wanted to date your brother.
5. I have a confession to make…
6. My dad has a suit just like that.
7. That man is hot. Look at him.
8. My ex, may he rot in hell forever…
9. You're going to order that? Seriously?
10. You're how old?”
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Which series (with 10-12 published books as of 2015) would you like SOS to host as our next series read (one book a month)?

(Members are welcome to write-in any PNR/UF-related series that fits the above criteria)

Tempting Danger (World of the Lupi, #1) by Eileen Wilks
World of Lupi by Eileen Wilks
 
  7 votes, 25.0%

Storm Front (The Dresden Files, #1) by Jim Butcher
Dresden Files by Jim Butcher
 
  7 votes, 25.0%

The Darkest Night (Lords of the Underworld, #1) by Gena Showalter
Lords of the Underworld by Gena Showalter
 
  4 votes, 14.3%

Witchling (Otherworld/Sisters of the Moon #1) by Yasmine Galenorn
Sisters of the Moon/Otherworld by Yasmine Galenorn
 
  2 votes, 7.1%

Bitten (Women of the Otherworld #1) by Kelley Armstrong
Women of the Otherworld by Kelley Armstrong
 
  2 votes, 7.1%

Some Girls Bite (Chicagoland Vampires, #1) by Chloe Neill
Chicagoland Vampires by Chloe Neill
 
  2 votes, 7.1%

Kiss of Midnight (Midnight Breed, #1) by Lara Adrian
Midnight Breed by Lara Adrian
 
  1 vote, 3.6%

Spider's Bite (Elemental Assassin, #1) by Jennifer Estep
Elemental Assassin by Jennifer Estep
 
  1 vote, 3.6%

A Quick Bite (Argeneau #1) by Lynsay Sands
Argeneau by Lynsay Sands
 
  1 vote, 3.6%

One Bite With A Stranger (The Others, #1) by Christine Warren
The Others by Christine Warren
 
  1 vote, 3.6%

How to Marry a Millionaire Vampire (Love at Stake, #1) by Kerrelyn Sparks
Love at Stake by Kerrelyn Sparks
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

When Darkness Comes (Guardians of Eternity, #1) by Alexandra Ivy
Guardians of Eternity by Alexandra Ivy
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Touched by an Alien (Katherine "Kitty" Katt, #1) by Gini Koch
Katherine "Kitty" Katt by Gini Koch
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Kitty and the Midnight Hour (Kitty Norville #1) by Carrie Vaughn
Kitty Norville by Carrie Vaughn
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Pleasure Unbound (Demonica, #1) by Larissa Ione / Eternal Rider (Lords of Deliverance, #1, Demonica, #6) by Larissa Ione
Demonica & Lords of Deliverance by Larissa Ione
 
  0 votes, 0.0%

Shadow Game (GhostWalkers #1) by Christine Feehan
GhostWalkers by Christine Feehan
 
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message 67: by Janice

Janice Thanks for friending me. Have a great day.


message 66: by C

C Hi Gena~thank u for the friend acceptance!~>

Eagerly awaiting for the next LoU book <3

Always happy to hear I found another Vlad enthusiast ((view spoiler))!!




Lucivania Lobão Hi Gena, how long. Gena fans of The Intertwined series here in Brazil wonder why you gave up on the 4th book in the series. Kisses and thank you.


message 64: by Sharon

Sharon Thank you for accepting my friend request! I absolutely ADOREEE your Lords of the Underworld series, and I can't wait to find out what happens next~ <3


message 63: by Lucivania (last edited Mar 24, 2016 09:52AM)

Lucivania Lobão Gena I am very happy to report that are launching the Lords of the Underworld again here in Brasil.Obrigado for helping our page Séries Que Não Esquecemos, only its leathery worth much.


Lenna  Wright-Berry Question

Will Gilly and Cameo get their stories????


message 61: by Marilyn

Marilyn I'm really enjoying your heartbreaker series very much!!
Will you be doing Dorian Oliver story? I would like to find out how foster care shaped him like it did Jase,Beck and West.


message 60: by Donna

Donna Sweeney Hi Gena, having a needy moment and yet again scouring your GR page for updates. Have you decided when John's book will be coming out ?. God help me....I'm desperate !!. Or any more Angels of the dark ?. I know the Original Heart breakers are priority at the moment (I have all of mine either purchased or pre-ordered) ;0).
But I seriously NEED the others. Any info please would be very much appreciated. You rock big time !!
LOL Donna x


message 59: by Carlae

Carlae Merry Christmas & Happy new year 2015!!



message 58: by Ann

Ann Sutphin Sept 30th can not get here quick enough! I just finished relistening to the the first 2 books and am really tempted to start them again. Maybe the weekend before the last book comes out I will do it again... or now. these will be the longest 12 days EVER..true story :)


message 57: by Matthew

Matthew Fletcher Trevitz I love your books!


message 56: by Chris

Chris Thank you for accepting my friend request. Love; absolutely love your books, especially your Atlantis and The lords of the underworld series. Not to mention that you are my favorite author. Forgive me for being forward, but your absolutely gorgeous as well.


Christine Hatfield Thanks for being my friend


message 54: by J.D.

J.D. Thank you for accepting my request Gena. You are a great author, good luck with your next books.


message 53: by Leonela

Leonela Thanks for the add gena! Love your books <33


message 52: by Libby

Libby Do you know when the darkness eternal cover for alien huntress 1-2 is coming out??????????


message 51: by Libby

Libby Thank you so much for being my friend! Your totally awesome just like your books.


WatermeLoonie Hey Gena!
I just finished Through the Zombie Glass and AUGH IT WAS TOO AMAZING! I stayed up till three in the night just to finish it. I loved it! But I was wondering.... Is this series just a trilogy? I really hope not. :( And what are you going to do for the next books title?!?! You probably shouldn't answer that. ;)


message 49: by Gena

Gena Showalter Mel wrote: "Welcome to Goodreads. I hope you find the site fun and rewarding. Thanks Gena for all the wonderful books you have written. I am especially fond of your newest series featuring the angels. Best ..."

Thank you so much!


message 48: by Gena

Gena Showalter Ethar wrote: "Hi Gena , thank U so much for accepting the friendship request. I got to know U through a friend , but now I `m great fan of yours . I `m going to finish the Atlantis series soon and planing to..."

Thank you so much!!


message 47: by Gena

Gena Showalter Alice wrote: "Hi Gena, I' very shy talking to my favorite writer. I'm reading all the 'Underworld' series. I want to thank you for sharing your talent with us. I can't say which hero I love best, they are all..."

Thank you so much for writing! I so understand the shy thing :) My first few attempts at public speaking...shudder LOL


message 46: by Gena

Gena Showalter Jessica wrote: "Hey Gena, Just finished the first book in your Lord of the Vampire series. LOVED IT! Out of all the authors that I read, you are by far my Fav. The books never lack for anything, and they also have..."

Thank you so much! I'm so glad you enjoyed the book :)


message 45: by Gena

Gena Showalter Melany wrote: "Thanks for accepting Gena. I can't wait for Kane's book!"

I'm sorry this reply is so late (I had no idea there was a wall here :) but I hope you enjoyed the book!


message 44: by Gena

Gena Showalter Sarah wrote: "OMG!

I just realized we're friends! xD

So...

Are you going to come to Canada anytime soon (specifically Toronto)? Will you be at this year's RT convention?"


I have a trip to the Vegas Valley Book Festival planned early this Nov (2013) and will be at RWA next year, but other than that, I've got nothing else planned book signing wise, I'm sorry!


message 43: by Gena

Gena Showalter Lily wrote: "Hi Gena,
Thank you accepting me as a friend!!!! This is an early Xmas gift to me!!! I am one of your fans who looks for your books on line, in the shops and keep rereading your books.
Thank you fo..."


Thank YOU for such a wonderful note!!


message 42: by Gena

Gena Showalter Elaina wrote: "Hi Gena, Thanks for the add. I absolutely loved wicked nights and can't wait to read more of the series. Happy holidays. :)"

Thank you so much!


message 41: by Gena

Gena Showalter Priscilla wrote: "Hi, Gena!
Thanks for the add! I love your writing and collect your books. The one series I have not read yet is the Alien Huntress series, but no worries there, my daughter, bless her heart gave ..."


Thank you so much! And I'm happy to say all of the Alien Huntress book will be available (in print) for under $3 for the month of October, 2013. The promotion might just be running in Walmart, I need to check, but I'm super excited about it!


message 40: by Gena

Gena Showalter Samira wrote: "Hi, Gena!

Thanks for accepting my friend request. :)

I simply love your novel Alice in Zombieland! It's the first book that I've read in the new year!
I hope we can get a glimpse of Through the Z..."


Thank you so much! And I'm happy to say there are lots of teasers for Zombie Glass out there right now :)


message 39: by Gena

Gena Showalter Sophia wrote: "Thank you for accepting my friend request, Gena!

I just discovered your books the year before last and recently got caught up on the LOU series. Now I find myself signed up for the Under the Cove..."


Thank you so much! I hope you enjoy the other books!!


message 38: by Gena

Gena Showalter Roman wrote: "Hi Gena, Thanks for the add. Really. I just finished the three Intertwined novels that are currently out and Omg I loved them. They were the first novels of yours that I've read and the definitly W..."

Thank you so much for your note! I'm so sorry for all you've endured, but I'm so happy you've come through. Right now I don't have any news for the 4th Intertwined book (I'm sorry! We really are trying to figure things out, I promise!)


message 37: by Gena

Gena Showalter Lori wrote: "Hi Gena, Thanks for the add. Love, love, love The Lords of the Underworld!!!"

Thank you so much!!


message 36: by Gena

Gena Showalter Taysa wrote: "Hi Gena! Are you going to run a contest to win ARC of Beauty Awakened? Or is that just a rumour? Can't wait for its release!"

It's my hope to host an ARC contest for every book I have releasing this year, so stay tuned for those!


message 35: by Gena

Gena Showalter Michelle wrote: "Thanks for friending me, Can't wait to make my way through all your books."

My pleasure! And I hope you enjoy!


message 34: by Gena

Gena Showalter Amy wrote: "Hi Gena! Thanks so much for accepting my friend request. Hope you're having a fab day!"

Thank you so much!!


message 33: by Gena

Gena Showalter Jessie wrote: "HI GENA! THX FOR MAKING ME YA FRIEND :)
I ABSOLUTELY LUV ALICE IN ZOMBIELAND
I TOTALLY CAN'T WAIT UNTIL THROUGH THE ZOMBIE GLASS COMES OUT!!!!
SQUEEEEEEEEEEL!!! I CANT CANT CANT CANT WAIT!!!!!!!!!!"


Thank you so much! I'm foaming at the mouth eager for Zombie Glass to come out myself LOL It was a blast to write!


message 32: by Gena

Gena Showalter Becky wrote: "Hi Gena! Thanks so much for accepting the friend request. LOVE the Lords of the Underworld series! Can't wait to read Kane's book. You have created some amazing males with this series..some of m..."

Thank you so much! (They are fun to write :)


message 31: by Gena

Gena Showalter Elena wrote: "I really really love LOTU. I am starting Atlantis series. Kyaaa.

More booooooks. XDD"


LOL Thank you!!!


message 30: by Gena

Gena Showalter Anna wrote: "Thank you so much for accepting my friend request! I love your books! :)"

Totally my pleasure (and thank YOU!!)


message 29: by Gena

Gena Showalter Lucinda wrote: "Dear Gena Showalter,
I cannot thank you enough for acepting the friendship request here on Goodreads. I really love your work; from the Iron Fey to Alice in Zombieland. I continue to enjoy reading ..."


Thank you so much, Lucinda! The Alice in Zombieland series is one of my faves to write. And I wish I could take credit for the Iron Fey series, but that is all Julia Kagawa (she's amazing, isn't she!)


message 28: by Gena

Gena Showalter Savannah wrote: "Dear Gena,
Are you coming to Wisconsin? and how many books will be in the WRC series? and when will the movie ocme out. Me and my bff love the White Rabbit Chronicle series. I am like you..."


Right now the only stop I have planned this year is the Vegas Book Festival early November. (I'm sorry!) There will be 3 books in the White Rabbit Chronicles :)


message 27: by Gena

Gena Showalter Camile wrote: "Hi Gena :)
I just wanted to ask, do you ever intend to write Torin's story? He's my favorite lord and I cannot wait to read from his pov :D I know its tricky due to his condition but still... :)"


I do! In fact, Torin's book will come out next year (2014) and is titled THE DARKEST TOUCH. It's the next book I write. :)


message 26: by Gena

Gena Showalter Amanda wrote: "Thanks for the add! Reading The Darkest Craving now... a bit different from the other LOTU books, but I like it :-) Can't wait for Through the Zombie Glass :-)"

Thank you so much! Glad you enjoyed the book :) I am BEYOND excited for THROUGH THE ZOMBIE GLASS to hit stores. It's one of my faves!!


message 25: by Gena

Gena Showalter I had no idea there was a wall here LOL I'm so sorry, guys. I never meant to ignore you. I'll try to power through them today :)


message 24: by Amanda

Amanda Zemko Thanks for the add! Reading The Darkest Craving now... a bit different from the other LOTU books, but I like it :-) Can't wait for Through the Zombie Glass :-)


message 23: by Camile

Camile Souza (This Chamber of Books) Hi Gena :)
I just wanted to ask, do you ever intend to write Torin's story? He's my favorite lord and I cannot wait to read from his pov :D I know its tricky due to his condition but still... :)


message 22: by Lucinda

Lucinda Dear Gena Showalter,
I cannot thank you enough for acepting the friendship request here on Goodreads. I really love your work; from the Iron Fey to Alice in Zombieland. I continue to enjoy reading your work, and thank you so much.
Kind Regards
Lucinda x


message 21: by Maria (last edited Jun 06, 2013 03:30AM)

Maria I really really love LOTU. I am starting Atlantis series. Kyaaa.

More booooooks. XDD


message 20: by Becky

Becky Hi Gena! Thanks so much for accepting the friend request. LOVE the Lords of the Underworld series! Can't wait to read Kane's book. You have created some amazing males with this series..some of my favorites!! Thanks again and take care :)


message 19: by Jessie

Jessie HI GENA! THX FOR MAKING ME YA FRIEND :)
I ABSOLUTELY LUV ALICE IN ZOMBIELAND
I TOTALLY CAN'T WAIT UNTIL THROUGH THE ZOMBIE GLASS COMES OUT!!!!
SQUEEEEEEEEEEL!!! I CANT CANT CANT CANT WAIT!!!!!!!!!!


message 18: by Amy

Amy Armstrong Hi Gena! Thanks so much for accepting my friend request. Hope you're having a fab day!


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