Friday, June 14, 2019

Great Summer Reads Countdown Blitz The Immundus by Christina Enquist Day 10

Christina Enquist is a YA author and aspiring bookstore owner. She lives with her boyfriend and several pets in Visalia, Ca.

Would you sacrifice your humanity to save mankind?

IT’S THE YEAR 2828, and Domus is the last remaining country. Divided into twelve walled cities known as genuses, Domus spans what’s known as the purist lands—lands unaffected by the genetic modifications that killed all other species of mammals. But outside the walls of each genus the Immundus threaten the welfare of those within. From a young age, all citizens of Domus are trained for combat against these intruders.

At sixteen, Nia Luna knows little of the Immundus, except for the citywide alarms that ring any time an Immundus nears the genus walls. What she does know is that her own species is dying—their numbers dwindling as a mysterious disease called allagine kills many before their eleventh birthday. The same disease that ravaged her family when it took her sister.

When Nia is recruited into Genesis, a research company pioneering the path to a cure, she knows that her dream to find a cure for allagine is finally within her grasp. But within weeks of starting at Genesis, Nia witnesses something she shouldn’t have—something that changes everything. As she sets down a dangerous path that uncovers national secrets, Nia will have to decide not only what kind of person she wants to be but also how far she’s willing to go to save humanity.

Top Ten List:

1. I am a singer. When I was in my early 20's I recorded a
dance song which was played on a local radio station. (Here is a link to me
singing and the book trailers)
2. I lived in the Phillipines for 3 months on a business
3. I became PADI certified to scuba dive, while in the
4. I also paint pictures.
5. I am an actress. I performed in theater and had an agent
for awhile. I also performed in a short film which was recently sent to film
6. I wrote a short film screenplay which starts filming July
7, 2018.
7. In addition to writing books I am working on a screenplay based
loosely on the lives of my grandmothers.
8. I was a teen mom. I had my son when I was 18. I became a
single mom when he was one and didn't get married until he was 16.
9. It took me 10 years to obtain an Associates Degree, then 4
more years to obtain a bachelors degree, 1 year to obtain my Masters Degree,
and 4 years to obtain my doctorate, while I worked, raised my son, and dabbled
in the arts.

10. I am allergic to cats and dogs, but I have a dog
(Princess) and cat (Smokey) who I adore so I'm constantly on allergy meds or
wearing a mask around the house. I love animals so much that I'm vegetarian.

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