What’s Next? (59) – Precious Golden Program

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Here are a few I have to (or want to!) read soon. Which first?

Golden Boy

Thirteen-year-old Habo has always been different— light eyes, yellow hair and white skin. Not the good brown skin his family has and not the white skin of tourists. Habo is strange and alone. His father, unable to accept Habo, abandons the family; his mother can scarcely look at him. His brothers are cruel and the other children never invite him to play. Only his sister Asu loves him well. But even Asu can’t take the sting away when the family is forced from their small Tanzanian village, and Habo knows he is to blame.

Seeking refuge in Mwanza, Habo and his family journey across the Serengeti. His aunt is glad to open her home until she sees Habo for the first time, and then she is only afraid. Suddenly, Habo has a new word for himself: Albino. But they hunt Albinos in Mwanza because Albino body parts are thought to bring good luck. And soon Habo is being hunted by a fearsome man with a machete.

To survive, Habo must not only run but find a way to love and accept himself.

The Program (The Program, #1)

In Sloane’s world, true feelings are forbidden, teen suicide is an epidemic, and the only solution is The Program.

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.

Precious Blood (The Blessed, #1)

From the author of the New York Times bestselling ghostgirl series, the start to a dark and thrilling trilogy about three girls who become entangled with an enigmatic boy. Previously published as The Blessed.

What if martyrs and saints lived among us? And what if you were told you were one of them? Meet Agnes, Cecilia, and Lucy. Three lost girls, each searching for something. But what they find is Beyond Belief.

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8 Comments

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    Nikki Wang

    July 11, 2013

    THE PROGRAM THE PROGRAM OMG THE PROGRAM SO MUCH THE PROGRAM IT HAS TO BE THE PROGRAM DON'T YOU DARE READ ANYTHING BUT THE PROGRAM

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    Wing

    July 11, 2013

    The Program!:)

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    Sierra Abrams

    July 11, 2013

    The Program!! I seriously need to get my hands on it…I'm DYING to read it! :)

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    meg

    July 11, 2013

    The Program!

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    Sarah Skilton

    July 11, 2013

    I'm reading GOLDEN BOY right now, and it's phenomenal :)

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    Kaede

    July 11, 2013

    THE PROGRAM!

    I've heard good and bad things about it, and I'm really interested to see what you think!

    Enjoy!

    Kaede @ Wake Up at Seven

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    Becca Bee

    July 14, 2013

    The Program – it's good. :D

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    Angelica Joy

    July 17, 2013

    It would seem that The Program is a clear winner! I won this for a giveaway just awaiting for its arrival so my vote goes to The Program.

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