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Heaven's Waiting Room Has Lousy Magazines

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Dr. Henry Hall, retired professor and stubborn agnostic, has died. After being transported to a dingy, grey waiting room filled with the newly deceased, he waits for the celestial bureaucracy to assign him his fate. Even in an afterlife obviously controlled by the world’s major religions, Dr. Hall refuses to accept any of the officially recognized faiths. At the final judg ...more
Paperback, 294 pages
Published December 31st 2014 by Enlighten Press
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Elena Sands
Jan 04, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Hey Folks,

I'm the author and I wanted to give people a rundown of what to expect from this book. So without too many spoilers, here's what you're in for:

First, this is not a book about religion or one that argues for or against any particular faith. It's really an adventure story and a love story, that just happen to take place in a fictional and comical afterlife.

The main character, Dr. Henry Hall, is a professor of philosophy and an agnostic. During his life he didn't accept any religio
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Solomon Manoj
Mar 02, 2015 rated it really liked it
Note: Though I did not win the giveaway, the author was kind enough to send me the book with a personalized note. Thank you Elena Sands.

If you think that this book is all about religion based on the title, I am sorry it is not. The author has chosen a different premises for a love story with a twist. Leaving the sorrow land, Elena chose afterlife to present the love and action of Henry Hall who is not ready to embrace any religion even after death.

Heaven is depicted as a bureaucracy with all th
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I just won this amazing book in the goodreads giveway. Thanks for the author to provide this book.

I'll surely read it with all my heart and give it the best review i could once i receive it.
Thanks
Barb Wild
Feb 27, 2015 rated it it was amazing
This is written almost like an alternative universe world. I loved it. The different characters in this were really strange. Imagine describing a place you have never seen nor has anyone else ever seen. The message put forth to me was you would do things you never thought you would do, you can love more than one person, the things you have meanings for today can make no difference tomorrow. I loved it.
Sara Winters
Jan 06, 2015 rated it it was amazing
As a busy academic, I don't have a lot of time for pleasure reading, but I made time for this wonderful book. I couldn't put it down. It's just so different than the formulaic mainstream fiction that most are reading and I am eagerly waiting for the next book in the series. This book is witty, smart, and a wonderful idea--imagine heaven as a bureaucracy and demons as fond of blueberry cobbler. Very funny, creative stuff. Kudos Elena Sands!!!
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Elena Sands is originally from west Texas. She has lived in various places around the world, including Hawaii, which was the inspiration for many of the characters and locations in her first novel. She currently lives in a Midwestern state with her family and teaches math to high school students.
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