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Young, Suzanne.

New York : Simon Pulse, 2014
ISBN 1442445807

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This dystopian novel is different from the other ones youíve read. In this world, the epidemic is suicide, and the cure is The Program. Sloane desperately wants to avoid The Program because she has seen one too many of her friends return from it completely blank. It cures you, but part of the cure is erasing your memories. So Sloane spends all her energy trying to hide the depression that is looming, except when she is with James. She can be herself with James, and heís sworn to keep them both out of The Program.  

But what Sloane and James donít realize, is that The Program may not be the worst fate. They presume that the alternative to
The Program is suicide, but it isnít; in fact, the fate for teens who escape both The Program and the suicide epidemic is far, far worse than Sloane and James have imagined. (The Program #1)  (Booktalk by Kristin Roper.  Colorado Blue Spruce Award, 2016)

SUBJECTS:    Brainwashing -- Fiction.
                        Love -- Fiction.
                        Love stories.
                        Memory -- Fiction.
                        Science fiction.
                        Suicide -- Fiction.

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