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Giveaway: The Program by Suzanne Young (US only)

Giveaway: The Program by Suzanne Young (US only)

 

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.
 
 
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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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Comments 46

 
Joshua David Bellin on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 11:52

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.

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 on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 12:02

I would definitely keep my emotions!

I would definitely keep my emotions!
Michelle Quinlan on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 12:12

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

Although there are days that I hate to be "emotional"...I would definitely not give them up!:D
Ashley Rogers on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 17:14

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.

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 on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 17:42

Keep my emotions. They make me who I am .

Keep my emotions. They make me who I am .
ama ra on Wednesday, 08 May 2013 19:38

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

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 on Thursday, 09 May 2013 00:12

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.

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 on Thursday, 09 May 2013 09:40

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

On bad days I might be tempted to give them up, but I would never really go that far.
YABC on Thursday, 09 May 2013 18:42

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

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 on Saturday, 11 May 2013 11:43

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

I would rather keep my emotions, definitely. They are what make us human.
Kierra on Saturday, 11 May 2013 17:47

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.

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 on Saturday, 11 May 2013 18:39

give them up

give them up
Susan Light on Sunday, 12 May 2013 17:12

Nope, I'll be keeping them.

Nope, I'll be keeping them.
Hannah on Sunday, 12 May 2013 17:57

This look awesome :)

This look awesome :)
Tiffany on Sunday, 12 May 2013 23:30

KEEP. We'd all be robots without them.

KEEP. We'd all be robots without them.
Guest - Allison on Tuesday, 14 May 2013 08:52

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

I would rather keep my emotions than get a "blank slate".
Danielle Schneider on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 01:49

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.

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 on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 07:20

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!!!

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 on Wednesday, 15 May 2013 14:20

Keeping them, they help define who I am.

Keeping them, they help define who I am.
Guest - Alicia batista on Saturday, 18 May 2013 01:03

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

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

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