Tuesday, June 12, 2012

Waiting on Wed: The Program by Suzanne Young

Waiting on Wed is hosted by Jill over at Breaking the Spine and spotlights the new and upcoming books that we can't wait to get our hands on.

This week my pick is The Program by Suzanne Young

Expected Publication date: April 30th, 2013
Publisher Simon Pulse
Sloane knows better than to cry in front of anyone.

With suicide now an international epidemic, one outburst could land her in The Program, the only proven course of treatment. Sloane’s parents have already lost one child; Sloane knows they’ll do anything to keep her alive. She also knows that everyone who’s been through The Program returns as a blank slate. Because their depression is gone—but so are their memories.

Under constant surveillance at home and at school, Sloane puts on a brave face and keeps her feelings buried as deep as she can. The only person Sloane can be herself with is James. He’s promised to keep them both safe and out of treatment, and Sloane knows their love is strong enough to withstand anything. But despite the promises they made to each other, it’s getting harder to hide the truth. They are both growing weaker. Depression is setting in.

And The Program is coming for them.

Why I chose this:
So it would seem lately that I've had a soft spot for dystopians which is weird because last year I didn't really care to much for them, but with all of them that are coming out lately it seems that its maybe the new craze. Vampires...who? Societies bent on controlling everyone..Check! This sounds a bit different then most of them, and I enjoyed the authors previous work A Need so Beautiful. I'm hoping I'll enjoy this one just as much. :)

This has nothing to do with the books, but I'm pretty excited about it. My engagement ring I got from Ryan on Sunday. I think we've come to agreement that the wedding will probably be in November of next year. I'm nervous and excited all at the same time.


  1. Love this cover. Check out my WoW.

    New follower. Congratulations on your engagement!

  2. Congratulations!! Great choice in books too :)

    Here's my WoW

    Happy Reading :)

  3. Congratulations on your engagement!!! :) Great choice on the book too! :)

    Lisa @ Lost in Literature
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  4. I'm excited for this one! Sounds really interesting. :D

    Congratulations! ;)
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  5. Oh I am definitely excited for this one! I'm a big fan of Suzanne's writing and this one just sounds fab. Great pick! :)

    Check out my WoW picks!

  6. This sounds like an interesting dystopian.

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  7. I just found out about this book earlier today. It is a great choice. Congratulations on your engagement. What an exciting time. Savor it! - FABR Steph

  8. Nice pick and congrats! on your engagement!



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