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#40: The Program - Suzanne Young

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.




  • Kindle: 1868 KB
  • Print Length: 417 pages
  • Publisher: Simon Pulse; Reprint edition (April 30, 2013)
  • ASIN: B005C7CWQQ

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Suzanne Young is the New York Times bestselling author of The Program series. Originally from Utica, New York, Suzanne moved to Arizona to pursue her dream of not freezing to death. She is a novelist and an English teacher, but not always in that order. Suzanne is the author of THE PROGRAM, THE TREATMENT, and A NEED SO BEAUTIFUL. You can visit her online at www.suzanne-young.blogspot.com.





REVIEW:
This was such a good story that I had a hard time pulling away from it.
I'm not sure about the ending though. It confused the hell out of me. Was it Sloane or Ally? I don't know. I definitely need to read The Treatment to find out though.
This story could be labelled an epic love story or dystopian. For me, it's both. James and Sloane are my favorite couple at the moment, and honestly, I hope they end up together forever.
Too bad I don't have all the answers yet though. I'm literally dying to know what happened. 
Ah well.
As you see, I'm thoroughly intrigued by this story. One you should definitely read.


4.5/5

Comments

  1. James and Sloane did make a great couple and they had me so invested in their story just like you!

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  2. I have seen this book around before and I liked the concept then. Glad to hear it is worth the read. But, drat, why do so many books continue into the next book and the next book?

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  3. I have had this book in my TBR list for so long.

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  4. This sounds like a page turner!

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