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I loved that while The Program is a dystopian, it is very much our society as it is today. Suzanne Young dramatizes a very real issue in our society to the point that it has become a ruling aspect of Sloane's world. That world does not seem so farfatched and that was absolutely chilling and frightening.
The Program was a book that brought out all my emotions. I was so captivated by the premise and everything was only heightened as the book went on. I couldn't believe everything that happened and I found my heart breaking on more than one occasion. The premise was very different from what I had originally been anticipating and I loved the surprise that I found around every plot turn Suzanne Young threw at readers.
I loved Sloane and James - what great characters. The idea that the teens aren't allowed to show emotion without the risk of being enrolled in the Program is horrifying, but it adds a much needed element to dramatize the premise even more. James and Sloane having each other is such a helpful thing.
By the ending, I was absolutely stunned. The last few chapters passed in a frenzy of my emotions getting higher and higher - I was so involved and just so impressed at the awesome that had just happened. The sequel to The Program may have just become the book I am most anticipating for next year.
Suzanne Young is such a talented writer and I cannot wait to see what is next for Sloane and the rest of the crew. The narrow world Sloane has known has imploded and with that, the story is only going to get better.