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Giveaway: The Program by Suzanne Young (US only)

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by Suzanne Young
ISBN: 9781442445802
Release Date: April 30, 2013
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.
About the author:
Suzanne Young currently lives in Tempe, Arizona, where she teaches high school English. When not writing obsessively, Suzanne can be found searching her own tragic memories for inspiration. She is the author of several books for teens, including The Program, A Need So Beautiful, and A Want So Wicked.

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  • Joshua David Bellin
    Joshua David Bellin Wednesday, 08 May 2013

    This book has an amazing premise, and I'm really looking forward to reading it.

    Having never experienced clinical depression, it's really hard for me to answer the question of whether I'd rather keep my emotions or become a "blank slate" with neither positive nor negative feelings. Friends of mine who have suffered from depression--and one who took his own life--would answer, and have answered, very differently from me.

  • Geraldine Choy
    Geraldine Choy Wednesday, 08 May 2013

    I would definitely keep my emotions!

  • Michelle Quinlan
    Michelle Quinlan Wednesday, 08 May 2013

    Although there are days that I hate to be "emotional"...I would definitely not give them up!:D

  • Ashley Rogers
    Ashley Rogers Wednesday, 08 May 2013

    I would definitely rather have my emotions. I am a very emotional person and I would not trade it for the world. It is what makes me so passionate about what I do.

  • Vivien
    Vivien Wednesday, 08 May 2013

    Keep my emotions. They make me who I am .

  • ama ra
    ama ra Wednesday, 08 May 2013

    I will keep my emotions, because when you are sad and something makes you suddenly happy, it´s even more happier because you were sad

  • YABC
    YABC Thursday, 09 May 2013

    There are some days I seriously consider numbing everything out, but, no. I wouldn't give up my emotions if I could. Life would be too boring, otherwise.

  • YABC
    YABC Thursday, 09 May 2013

    On bad days I might be tempted to give them up, but I would never really go that far.

  • YABC
    YABC Thursday, 09 May 2013

    I think I would rather be in a "blank state". It sounds a little harsh, but that's what I would rather do.

  • Guest
    DeShea Jones Saturday, 11 May 2013

    I would rather keep my emotions, definitely. They are what make us human.

  • Kierra
    Kierra Saturday, 11 May 2013

    Gosh, I think I'd rather have a blank slate. I know, it is what defines me, but I couldn't handle keeping my emotions if it were overun with depressed feelings.

  • Guest
    bn100 Saturday, 11 May 2013

    give them up

  • Susan Light
    Susan Light Sunday, 12 May 2013

    Nope, I'll be keeping them.

  • Hannah
    Hannah Sunday, 12 May 2013

    This look awesome :)

  • Tiffany
    Tiffany Sunday, 12 May 2013

    KEEP. We'd all be robots without them.

  • Guest
    Allison Tuesday, 14 May 2013

    I would rather keep my emotions than get a "blank slate".

  • Danielle Schneider
    Danielle Schneider Wednesday, 15 May 2013

    I would rather keep my emotions. Yes, having to deal with depressing and sad emotions can be tedious, but to get rid of the bad feelings the good would have to follow. I don't want to lose out on the good feelings.

  • Rachel Spring
    Rachel Spring Wednesday, 15 May 2013

    There are times when I feel as if I am a blank slate because I feel numb, and no, I would much rather keep my emotions. Happiness is not possible without also experiencing sadness at times. And love can't exist without pain. Sometimes it is hard, but it is so much better to be able to feel, otherwise you wouldn't even really feel alive.

    On another note, this is my #1 most anticipated book of 2013, so I'll keep my fingers crossed!!!

  • Jennifer Greene
    Jennifer Greene Wednesday, 15 May 2013

    Keeping them, they help define who I am.

  • Guest
    Alicia batista Saturday, 18 May 2013

    I would rather hold them in verus become a blank state! Great giveaway! :)

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