Authentic Books May 2021 Spoilers!

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We have the May 2021 Authentic Books, a subscription that sends books and self-care items! DEADLINE to grab this box is 5/5.

Receive a new, highly anticipated book each month, paired with self-care items that relax and immerse you in the book.

Here are the books this month:

đź“šThe Soulmate Equation by Christina Lauren

The New York Times bestselling author of The Unhoneymooners returns with a witty and effervescent novel about what happens when two people with everything on the line are thrown together by science—or is it fate? Perfect for fans of The Rosie Project and One Plus One.

Single mom Jessica Davis is a data and statistics wizard, but no amount of number crunching can convince her to step back into the dating world. Raised by her grandparents—who now help raise her seven-year-old daughter, Juno—Jess has been left behind too often to feel comfortable letting anyone in. After all, her father was never around, her hard-partying mother disappeared when she was six, and her ex decided he wasn’t “father material” before Juno was even born. Jess holds her loved ones close, but working constantly to stay afloat is hard…and lonely.

But then Jess hears about GeneticAlly, a buzzy new DNA-based matchmaking company that’s predicted to change dating forever. Finding a soulmate through DNA? The reliability of numbers: This Jess understands.

At least she thought she did, until her test shows an unheard-of 98 percent compatibility with another subject in the database: one of GeneticAlly’s founders, Dr. River Peña. This is one number she can’t wrap her head around, because she already knows Dr. Peña. The stuck-up, stubborn man is without a doubt not her soulmate. But GeneticAlly has a proposition: Get to know him and we’ll pay you. Jess—who is barely making ends meet—is in no position to turn it down, despite her skepticism about the project and her dislike for River. As the pair are dragged from one event to the next as the “Diamond Match” that could launch GeneticAlly’s valuation sky-high, Jess begins to realize that there might be more to the scientist—and the science behind a soulmate—than she thought.

Funny, warm, and full of heart, The Soulmate Equation proves that the delicate balance between fate and choice can never be calculated

đź“šMalibu Rising by Taylor Jenkins Reid

From the New York Times bestselling author of Daisy Jones & The Six . . . Four famous siblings throw an epic party to celebrate the end of the summer. But over the course of twenty-four hours, their lives will change forever.

“One of the most anticipated [books] of the year—and rightfully so. . . . It’s a must-read.”—Parade

Malibu: August 1983. It’s the day of Nina Riva’s annual end-of-summer party, and anticipation is at a fever pitch. Everyone wants to be around the famous Rivas: Nina, the talented surfer and supermodel; brothers Jay and Hud, one a championship surfer, the other a renowned photographer; and their adored baby sister, Kit. Together the siblings are a source of fascination in Malibu and the world over—especially as the offspring of the legendary singer Mick Riva.

The only person not looking forward to the party of the year is Nina herself, who never wanted to be the center of attention, and who has also just been very publicly abandoned by her pro tennis player husband. Oh, and maybe Hud—because it is long past time for him to confess something to the brother from whom he’s been inseparable since birth.

Jay, on the other hand, is counting the minutes until nightfall, when the girl he can’t stop thinking about promised she’ll be there.

And Kit has a couple secrets of her own—including a guest she invited without consulting anyone.

By midnight the party will be completely out of control. By morning, the Riva mansion will have gone up in flames. But before that first spark in the early hours before dawn, the alcohol will flow, the music will play, and the loves and secrets that shaped this family’s generations will all come rising to the surface.

Malibu Rising is a story about one unforgettable night in the life of a family: the night they each have to choose what they will keep from the people who made them . . . and what they will leave behind.

The Mini Experience box includes:

  • Newly released Book (most will be signed by the author)
  • Soy Candle (exclusive to Authentic Books)
  • Self Care item
  • Custom Bookmark
  • Custom Matches
  • Book Music Playlist
  • Booklet (recipes/journal prompts)

The Full Experience box includes:

  • Mini Experience box
  • (2) more self care items
  • Your choice of cocktail or tea

The Premium Experience box includes:

  • The Full Experience Box
  • (1) more self care item
  • artisan chocolate bar

Authentic Books is a monthly immersive book subscription that lets you experience reading with all your five senses! The subscription starts at $40 per month, and available in 3 membership types – Mini Experience ($40 per month), Full Experience ($50 per month), and Premium Experience ($60 per month).

How it works:

  • Pick Your Experience Referring to the five senses, we curate a box of self-care items with deep connections to your book. Each box also comes with a custom bookmark and other book experience enhancers.
  • Choose Your Book Pick from 2 newly released hardcover books. No settling for a book you might not like. Genres of each book will vary each month. Boxes ship the last week of the month.
  • Enjoy & Skip Whenever It’s here! Cozy up to your next favorite book, light your aromatic candle, taste your decadent treats, listen to your custom playlist, and experience books like never before.

Here’s what you get:

A unique reading experience that touches all of your senses & surrounds you with the sights, sounds and smells from your book:

  • Sight – Pick from two newly released, hardcover books.
  • Taste – Drinks & treats with flavors inspired by your book.
  • Smell – Hand poured candles that capture the scents from your book.
  • Touch – Treat yourself to relaxing boutique beauty items that connect to your book.
  • Sound – A custom playlist that transports you into your book.
  • Heart – 5% of your membership supports children’s education.

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  • Jen
    05.05.21

    This one looks interesting. Would love to see a review.